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September 3rd, 2014

Webequie chief says Ontario moving ‘unilaterally’ ahead on Ring of Fire development

The chief of Webequie First Nation said the Ontario government is failing to live up to its commitment with his community after the province announced the establishment of an infrastructure development corporation on Aug. 28.

August 25th

ᐸᐸᑲᐣ ᓂᑲᒧᓇᐣ ᑭᐃᓀᐧᐁᐧᒧᒋᑲᓄᐊᐧᐣ ᑲᑭᒪᒪᐃᐧ ᑭᑐᒋᑫᐃᐧᓂᑲᓄᐊᐧᐠ

ᐅᑭᑐᒋᑫᐠ ᐊᓂᓂᑯ ᐁᓇᑲᓀᓯᐊᐧᐨ ᑭᐃᔕᐊᐧᐠ ᓀᑲᐃᐧᓴᑲᐃᑲᓂᐠ ᑕᓱᓂᐱᐣ ᑲᑭᑐᒋᑲᓄᐊᐧᐠ ᐊᔕ 32 ᑕᓱᔭᑭ ᐃᔑᒋᑲᓄᐊᐧᐣ ᒪᑎ ᐊᐧᑐᕑ ᒥᔪᓯᐠ ᐯᐢᑎᐳ ᐁᐃᔑᓂᑲᑌᐠ.

The Legacy Of Laughter

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‘Your problems with me are not my problems’

We are coming down to the last couple of weeks of summer...

Games, music at Hudson Bay Lowlands gathering

Hundreds of members from Fort Severn, Weenusk and other communities gathered in Peawanuck to take part in the Hudson Bay Lowlands Cree Gathering from Aug. 14-18.

No charges laid in death of Omushkegowuk walker

Although the circumstances behind the death of Paul Mattinas remain unknown to the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), it has determined that are no reasonable grounds to lay charges against any Timmins police officer.

Documentary on Treaty 9 signings to premiere at TIFF

A documentary film about the signing of Treaty 9 and the First Nations’ claim they were deceived will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) on Sept. 4.

By-election for Mushkegowuk grand chief set for fall

A by-election to select a new Mushkegowuk grand chief is scheduled to take place on Nov. 14. Approved in principle by the chiefs of the Mushkegowuk communities in July, the by-election will fill the grand chief position.

Grassy Narrows, NDP call for action on mercury poisoning

Grassy Narrows and the New Democratic Party are calling for “real action” on mercury poisoning in the Treaty #3 community.

NAN signs relationship protocol with Cancer Care Ontario

Nishnawbe Aski Nation is looking for enhanced cancer care services through a recently signed relationship protocol with Cancer Care Ontario (CCO).

Inquest into youth deaths postponed to early 2015

The Chief Coroner for Ontario said that the inquest into the deaths of seven youth in Thunder Bay will definitely not happen in 2014.

Grow, learn, expand, repeat.

If I’m ever brave enough to get a tattoo it would say, “The only constant is change”. Change is inevitable. Sometimes it takes us by surprise, sometimes its out of necessity and sometimes we barely notice it’s happening. But it’s always there no matter what we would like to believe.

Aboriginal sports organization holds summer camps

More youth in Thunder Bay enjoyed summer camps at Lakehead University this month, thanks to ActiveU partnering with the Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario (ASWCO).