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Lenny Carpenter — Wawatay News

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.

Fort Albany members call for appeal of election results

Members of Fort Albany First Nation are calling for the appeal of its recent election results and the chief electoral officer said the “chances of granting such an appeal is good.”

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?

Attawapiskat announces name of new school: Kattawapsikak Elementary School

After a community vote, Attawapiskat First Nation has selected a name of its new school: Kattawapiskak Elementary School.

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.