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June 22nd, 2015

Wawatay News wins four awards

Wawatay News took home four individual honours from the 2014 Ontario Community Newspaper Association...

A generation gone

There was an odd feeling when I arrived in Moosonee this spring for the goose hunt.

Kashechewan uncertain about future after another evacuation

After another year of evacuations, the community of Kashechewan remains uncertain over whether it will stay in its location or be relocated to another site.

ᑭᔐᒋᐊᐧᓄᐠ ᑲᑲᐯᔑᐊᐧᐨ ᐊᐧᐊᐧᓀᑕᒧᐠ ᐊᓂᐣ ᑫᐃᐸᓂᐦᐃᑯᐊᐧᐨ ᐊᓂᓂᑲᐣ ᐊᔕ ᒥᓇᐊᐧ ᑲᑭᐃᐡᑲᐧ ᒪᒋᔭᒧᐦᐃᑕᐧ

ᐊᔕ ᒥᓇᐊᐧ ᑭᒪᒪᒋᔭᒧᐦᐊᑲᓂᐃᐧᐊᐧᐠ ᓄᑯᑦ ᑲᑭᓯᑲᐧᓂᐠ ᐁᑲᐧ ᒪᐊᐧᐨ ᐅᐊᐧᐊᐧᓀᑕᓇᐊᐧ ᐃᒪ ᑭᔐᒋᐊᐧᓄᐠ ᑲᑲᐯᔑᐊᐧᐨ ᑭᐡᐱᐣ ᑭᔭᐱᐨ ᐃᒪ ᒋᑭᑕᔑᑲᐯᔑᐊᐧᐸᐣ ᓇᐣᑕ ᒋᑭᓂᑲᑌᑯᓯᐊᐧᐸᐣ.

ONWA launches Mocc Walk 2015, hopes to continue success

Schools from Geraldton and southern Ontario have joined in on the fun with the Ontario Native Women’s Association Mocc Walk.

Wagamese, Boyden speak out on mental health

Award-winning authors Richard Wagamese and Joseph Boyden recently discussed mental health issues at the Canadian Mental Health Association’s The Fine Print: Writers Talk Mental Health.

ᒣᐡᑭᑲᐧᑲᒪᐠ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᐊᐧᐠ ᑭᐃᓇᐦᐊᑐᐊᐧᐠ ᑕᐣᑐᕑ ᐯ ᐁᑭᐱᒧᓭᑕᒪᐊᐧᐊᐧᐨ ᑲᑭᐊᐧᓂᐦᐊᐊᐧᐨ ᐅᐊᐧᑯᒪᑲᓂᐊᐧ

ᑕᐣᑐᕑ ᐯ ᑭᐃᓇᐦᐊᑐᐊᐧᐠ ᒣᐡᑭᑲᐧᑲᒪᐠ ᑲᑭᐅᒋᒪᒋᐦᐊᑐᐊᐧᐨ 650 ᑭᓫᐊᒥᑐᕑ ᑎᐸᐦᐊᑲᐣ ᑭᐊᐱᓯᓇᑲᐧᓂ ᑲᑭᐃᓇᐦᐊᑐᐊᐧᐨ, ᐊᑎᐟ ᐅᐱᒧᓭᐠ ᑭᑕᑲᐧᐦᐊᑐᐊᐧᐠ ᐁᑭᐱᒧᓭᑕᒪᐊᐧᐊᐧᐨ ᒥᓇ ᐁᐅᒋᑲᓄᑫᐣᑕᐊᐧᐊᐧᐨ ᐅᐃᐧᒋᑕᒪᑲᓂᒥᐊᐧ ᑲᑭᓀᐱᒋᐊᐧᓂᐦᐃᒥᐨ ᓇᐣᑕ ᒥᓇ ᑲᑭᓂᓯᒪᑲᓄᓂᐨ.

Mishkeegogaming walks for justice in Thunder Bay

After a 650-kilometer trek from the community of Mishkeegogamang First Nation to Thunder Bay, a group of walkers have completed their mission to honour the memories of community members who have gone missing or have been murdered.

November 19th, 2014

Attawapiskat police searching for male after gunshot fired

UPDATE: At about 12 p.m., NAPS were able to get the male suspect into custody without further incident.

November 13th

ᐁᐧᐱᑫᐧ ᐅᑭᒪᑲᐣ ᐅᑭᑲᓄᑕᐣ ᑲᐧᔭᐠ ᒋᔑᓇᑲᐧᐠ ᐃᐧᑕᓄᑭᒥᑐᐃᐧᐣ ᐱᐊᐧᐱᑯᑲᓂ ᒪᐊᐧᒋᐦᐃᑐᐃᐧᓂᐠ

ᐁᐧᐱᑫᐧ ᐅᑭᒪᑲᐣ ᑲᓀᓂᔭᐢ ᐊᐧᐸᐢ ᐅᑭᑲᓄᑕᐣ ᐁᓇᑕᐁᐧᑕᑲᐧᐠ ᑲᐧᔭᐠ ᒋᔑᓇᑲᐧᐠ ᐃᐧᑕᓄᑭᒥᑐᐃᐧᓇᐣ ᒣᑲᐧᐨ ᐊᐱ ᑕᓱᔭᑭ ᑲᑭᒪᐊᐧᒋᐦᐃᑐᐊᐧᐨ ᐊᔕ ᓂᐃᐧᔭᑭ ᐅᐁᐧ ᑲᐅᒋᒪᐊᐧᒋᐦᐃᑎᐊᐧᐨ ᐱᐊᐧᐱᑯᑲᓂ ᒪᐊᐧᒋᐦᐃᑐᐃᐧᓂ ᐅᐱᒪᐦᐊᒧᐃᐧᐱᓯᑦ 28 ᒥᓇ 29 ᑲᐃᓇᑭᓱᐨ ᐁᐧᑎ ᑕᐣᑐᕑ ᐯ ᐅᑌᓇᐠ.

Sachigo Lake, Muskrat Dam receive revenue payments from North Star Air

Months after the two First Nations signed partnerships with a small airline, Sachigo Lake and Muskrat Dam received their first revenue sharing payments on Nov. 7.

The Thing That Flies

I recall my early infatuation with “kah-mee-nah-mee-kok,” literary translated from Cree as “the thing that flies” or in modern English as “airplanes.”