Rising waters following the break up of the Attawapiskat River has led Attawapiskat First Nation to evacuate some of its residents while other James Bay communities go back to normal following another spring thaw.
Following another spring of evacuations and flood scares along the James Bay coast, Mushkegowuk Tribal Council leaders are calling on the federal and provincial governments to improve infrastructure in the northern communities.
The chief of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) has invited the judge and Ontario’s former Aboriginal Affairs minister involved in sentencing him to jail into his community in an effort to show that there are no hard feelings.
The Registered Nursing Association of Ontario (RNAO) held a ‘Take Your MPP to Work” event May 10, where Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell toured the Meno Ya Win Health Centre, Northwestern Health Unit and the William A. George Extended Care Unit in Sioux Lookout.
According to a survey conducted by a committee of representatives from local Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) organizations, 12 NAN First Nations businesses and organizations in Thunder Bay contributed an estimated $51.8 million to the economy in the last fiscal year.
In March, five First Nations youth took part in all-First Nations photo shoot for Thunder Bay clothing shop The Urban Boutique. The shoot, first thought up by Tony McGuire for Theymedia, was the first of its kind in the city.
A member of a Junior Canadian Ranger team representing Ontario in a national shooting contest in Quebec City returned home with an award for showing the best competitive but friendly spirit of all the competitors.