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June 26th, 2014

Feathers of Hope’s original members pass on reins

The Feathers of Hope youth group held an open house at the northern office for the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth where they not only welcomed guests but also four new youth amplifiers.

Young athletes set to take part in indigenous games

This year’s North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) will take place in Regina this summer and will feature plenty of First Nations youth from Ontario, including Couchiching First Nation’s Tyson Morriseau.

Oshki-Pimache-O-Win celebrates 22 graduates

Lac Seul’s Gina Wesley is considering a career in law after graduating from Oshki-Pimache-O-Win Education and Training Institute’s Aboriginal Financial and Economic Planning program.

Pikangikum forest ecosystem management graduates celebrated

Pikangikum’s Warren Keeper is looking forward to working in the field after graduating from Confederation College’s two-year Forest Ecosystem Management Technician program.

Start something that matters for social enterprise

Keewaywin’s Barb Monias and Homer Vincent are looking to develop a social enterprise — an Internet cafe — to provide youth with a safe place to socialize.

June 12th

Residential Schools: The Pain that Keeps on Giving

The Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission recently completed four years of public hearings recording story after story of appalling physical and sexual abuse, neglect and selective cultural genocide.

Residential Schools: The Pain that Keeps on Giving

The Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission recently completed four years of public hearings recording story after story of appalling physical and sexual abuse, neglect and selective cultural genocide.

Heavens Above

I am dazzled by the starry night sky.

Fort William continues court battle against wind project

Fort William First Nation recently achieved success after an Ontario court decided it would not intervene in Horizon Wind’s application to construct a wind farm near the community.

ᐸᐧᐟ ᐃᐧᓫᐃᔭᑦ ᐅᐱᒥ ᓇᑲᐡᑲᓇᐊᐧ ᑲᐃᐧᐅᔑᒋᑲᑌᐠ ᓄᑎᐣ ᐃᐡᑯᑌᑫᐃᐧᐣ

ᐸᐧᐟ ᐃᐧᓫᐃᔭᑦ ᐃᐡᑯᓂᑲᓂᐠ ᓄᑯᒥᑫ ᑭᔕᑯᒋᒋᑫᐸᓂᐠ ᐊᐱ ᐅᐣᑌᕑᐃᔪ ᑎᐸᑯᓂᑫᐃᐧᓂᐠ ᑲᑭᐅᐣᒋ ᐅᓀᑕᑲᐧᑭᐸᐣ ᐁᑲ ᐃᒪ ᒋᑭᐅᐣᒋᐅᓀᑕᑲᐧᐠ ᒋᓇᑲᓇᐡᑲᐊᐧᑲᓄᐨ ᐦᐊᕑᐊᔾᓯᐣ ᐃᐧᐣᐟ ᑲᑭᑲᑫᐧᑌᐸᐣ ᒋᐅᓇᑭᑐᒋᐣ ᓄᑎᓄᐠ ᐃᐡᑯᑌᑫᐃᐧᐣ ᐯᔓᐨ ᐃᐡᑯᓂᑲᓂᐠ.

Sandy Lake, Pik youth showcase dance moves

More than 20 youth from four different First Nation communities took part in Outside Looking In (OLI)’s 7th Annual Show in Toronto this past May at the Winter Garden Theater.

Mushkegowuk Grand Chief Stan Louttit passes

Mushkegowuk Grand Chief Stan Louttit, a James Bay leader who has been involved in First Nations politics for more than 30 years, died in the early hours of June 10.

Crime as a Spiritual Crisis

Hard, honest discussions between First Nation leaders and members of the legal profession are not common, in my experience, but they do happen.