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March 19th, 2014

NAN Legal looking to provide Gladue workers in communities

Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services is looking to provide Gladue workers in Nishnawbe Aski Nation communities through recently announced Legal Aid Ontario funding.

Solar power system installed at Deer Lake Elementary School

Deer Lake recently completed the largest solar project undertaken in the Sioux Lookout zone by installing a solar power system in the community’s elementary school.

Team Ontario seeking athletes for NAIG 2014 before March 31 deadline

Aboriginal Team Ontario is seeking young athletes to register for the the upcoming North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) set to take place July 20-27 in Regina, Sask.

Jet vets get boost from young speedsters

The Bushtown Jets from Eabametoong brought a fresh look to the Northern Bands Hockey Tournament and left as champions.

Expanded polystyrene foundations to be introduced to north

Moose Cree’s William Small is planning to introduce a new polystyrene foundation system to First Nation communities through his company — Eco Fab Structures Inc.

Long Lake #58 signs onto land management agreement

Long Lake #58 is looking to get more businesses off the ground by signing on with the federal government’s Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management.

Four in a row for Eagles in Northern First Nations Hockey Tournament

The Lac Seul Eagles soared to their fourth consecutive championship Sunday at the Northern First Nations Hockey Tournament in Sioux Lookout.

Eight-goal outburst for Nibinamik Wolves’ Yellowhead in B-side

Ezra Yellowhead, a centreman for the Nibinamik Wolves, dominated the start, finish and most of the play in-between.

Weecobeyang overcomes cold start to secure C-side championship

Hockey players from Cat Lake must have been happy just to be playing indoors, never mind in a championship game.

Full Moon Memory Walk co-founder honoured at LUNSA Annual Powwow

The life of Full Moon Memory Walk co-founder Lynne Sharman was honoured during a special dance at the Lakehead University Native Student Association’s Annual Powwow.

Gearldton youth wins award for multiple-choice ending book

Geraldton’s Lennox Michon recently won an award for his multiple-choice ending book Impossible at the 4th Annual Writing Contest in Thunder Bay.

Refuse to live quietly!

“I think you’re holding back. Tell them they’re wrong and tell them why they’re wrong,” he said to me.

Lac Seul Elder teaches trapping in northern Ontario

The first animal Kaaren Dannenmann ever trapped was a martin.

Free, prior and informed consent applied to forests

The Forest Stewardship Council has added the concept of free, prior and informed consent to its forest management standards around the world.