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August 8th, 2014

Indian Status: Playing the race card, literally

I remember being a child, walking into this office seeing the flashing lights of a camera and this woman working at a desk with an old fashioned typewriter, being as careful as can be when typing on a small piece of paper.

Fort William begin construction of new powwow facility on Mt. McKay

Fort William First Nation has broken ground on its “state-of-the-art” powwow grounds facility on Mt. McKay-Anemki Wajiw.

Beading workshops being held prior to art installation

Community events are being held in Thunder Bay by Walking With Our Sisters (WWOS) local organizers before the main event in September.

Four sacred medicines planted

The four sacred medicines of tobacco, sage, sweetgrass and cedar were included in this year’s Ontario Native Women’s Association community garden.

Community led database launched for missing and murdered women

A community led database that documents the lives of missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada has been launched.

Careers in natural resources exposed to First Nations Youth

A group of 30 First Nations youth have taken part in a six-week program to help broaden their views of different employment opportunities in the Natural Resource sector.

Nibinamik youth retreat features environmental monitoring

Micro-invertebrates training and the effects of climate change were among the topics shared by RoFATA environmental monitoring students at the 16th annual Nibinamik Youth Retreat.

Wabun Youth Gathering changing lives

Jean Lemieux and Mike Archer of Wabun Tribal Council Health Services took the healing dream of the late Elder Thomas Saunders and made it a reality with the creation of the annual Wabun Youth Gathering.

Elders and youth go strawberry picking near Thunder Bay

Strawberry picking was the focus of a July 15 intergenerational program at the Thunder Bay Indian Friendship Centre.

Environmental monitoring training underway at Matawa

This year’s science and environment workshops at the Nibinamik Youth Retreat were part of the training for the RoFATA Environmental Monitoring Training Program.

Youth share stories through Photovoice

About 35 First Nations youth from various communities gathered in Thunder Bay to participate in Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s safeTALK and Photovoice workshops.

July 25th

ᐊᓴᐸᐱᑯᐡᑭᓯᐊᐧᑲᐣᐠ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᐊᐧᐠ ᑭᔕᑯᑕᑯᓇᐊᐧᐠ ᑭᒋᐅᓇᑯᓂᑫᐃᐧᑲᒥᑯᐠ

ᐊᓴᐸᐱᑯᐡᑭᓯᐊᐧᑲᐣᐠ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᐊᐧᐠ ᑭᔕᑯᑕᑯᓇᐊᐧᐠ ᑲᓇᑕ ᑭᒋᐅᓇᑯᓂᑫᐃᐧᑲᒥᑯᐠ, ᑭᑭᔕᑯᓂᑲᓄᐊᐧᐣ ᐅᐣᑌᕑᐃᔪ ᐅᑭᒪᐃᐧᐣ ᐁᐸᑭᑕᔓᐊᐧᓱᐨ ᒋᐸᑭᑎᓇᑭᐣ ᐊᓄᑭᐃᐧ ᒪᓯᓇᐦᐃᑲᓇᐣ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᐃᐧ ᑎᐯᐣᒋᑫᐃᐧ ᐊᐦᑭᐠ.

Grassy Narrows loses Supreme Court decision

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled against Grassy Narrows First Nation, in a decision that means Ontario can continue to grant leases on First Nations territory in the province.

Inquiry into deaths of NAN youth delayed

The joint inquiry scheduled to examine the deaths of seven First Nations youth in Thunder Bay has been delayed by the Office of the Chief Coroner.