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Lenny Carpenter — Wawatay News

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.

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.

Province asking First Nations to fill out juror questionnaires

The Ontario government is asking First Nations people who receive juror questionnaires to fill them out so that there may be more representation in the 2015 jury roll.

Province asking First Nations to fill out juror questionnaires

The Ontario government is asking First Nations people who receive juror questionnaires to fill them out so that there may be more representation in the 2015 jury roll.

Mushkegowuk grand chief by-election candidates announced

The Mushkegowuk Council has announced there are seven candidates vying for the grand chief position in the upcoming by-election.

Police investigating suspicious death of Moosonee woman

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is asking for the public’s assistance as it investigates the death of a young Moosonee woman.

Metatawabin memoir shortlisted for Governor General literary award

The memoir of a St. Anne’s Residential School survivor has been shortlisted for a Governor General award.

Former Grassy Narrows leader running for national chief

Simon Fobister of Grassy Narrows First Nation announced he is running for national chief in the upcoming election slated for December.

Sachigo Lake student dies in Thunder Bay

Students and staff at Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School and the community of Sachigo Lake are reeling from the loss of Daniel Randall Levac.

Memoir of St. Anne's survivor shortlisted for Governor General award

Up Ghost River: A Chief’s Journey Through the Turbulent Waters of Native History, a memoir by Fort Albany First Nation’s Edmund Metatawabin, was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award in the non-fiction category along with three other books.

Feds keeping track of protests, demonstrations in Canada

By its own admission, the federal government has been keeping tabs on rallies and demonstrations since 2006, including many related to First Nations.

Angeconeb ends five day hunger strike

Garnet Angeconeb ended a hunger strike after a resolution was reached with Lac Seul First Nation chief and council.

Trick or Treaty? premiere stirs mixed emotions

The premiere of Trick or Treaty?, a documentary by Alanis Obomsawin, drew a mixture of emotions for the First Nation leaders in attendance.

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.