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September 3rd, 2014

Non-profit organization seeking more Aboriginal artists

Aspiring artists, musicians, and writers, grab your work because Weird Canada is looking for you.

More work is still needed to understand the legacy of the Indian Residential School system

I quite understand why you might pass on taking the time to read our recently released report exploring the abuse that occurred between students at Indian Residential Schools in Canada (even though it is freely available at

NLIP students teach cultural games to children at LU

Children’s games integrating culture and language were held on July 22 by third-year Native Language Instructors Program students at Lakehead University.

Meegwetch to all the people of Anishinaabe-Aki

This summer I spent 50 days traveling through Anishinaabe-Aki in my canoe.

Late Mushkegowuk grand chief plays big role in Treaty 9 documentary

Acclaimed Aboriginal filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin said that the late Mushkegowuk grand chief Stan Louttit is a key figure in her latest documentary, Trick or Treaty? which premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, Sept. 5.

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

I awoke today to the sad news that Robin Williams had passed away...

‘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.