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May 30th, 2014

Ontario Votes 2014: Party Leaders

Wawatay News asked each party leader questions on issues affecting First Nations in northern Ontario.

Pelican Falls’14 graduates earn diplomas

Fourteen students graduated from Pelican Falls First Nations High School on May 15.

In Honour Of Mechanics

I am not much of a mechanic but I am handy enough to be able to do basic maintenance on my truck and motorcycle.

Women’s Health

Through my experiences as a physician and a woman, there are some women’s health topics that I think are important to talk about.

Beardy hired as junior hockey GM & coach

Dean Beardy of Sachigo Lake First Nation wrote on his K-Net web page that he would need a three-piece suit and a haircut for the Greater Metro Hockey League (GMHL) player draft.

Meekis’ plan finishes fifth out of 160

Sandy Lake’s Scott Meekis finished fifth in the 2014 Enter the Den business plan competition after an unusual flight to the May 22 event in Thunder Bay.

Day of Resistance draws 1,000 in Ottawa

More than 1,000 people gathered on Parliament Hill for a protest on May 14 for the National Day of Resistance, with protests also being held in several cities and towns nation-wide.

Nearly 1,200 cases of missing, murdered women

The RCMP released a report on May 16 confirming 1,181 documented cases of missing or murdered Aboriginal women in Canada from over the last three decades.