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Lenny Carpenter — Wawatay News

Former Attawapiskat co-manager charged with theft, fraud

The former co-manager of Attawapiskat First Nation’s finances has been formally charged with theft and fraud.

NAN track and field event featured more than 50 youth

Sandy Lake’s Jeffrey Kakegamic said it was a thrill to try out the shot put for the first time during NAN’s track and field skills development camp in Thunder Bay.

Former Attawapiskat co-manager charged with theft, fraud

Clayton Kennedy, 62, was charged on March 26 with Fraud over $5,000 and Theft over $5,000, according to Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS).

Cree teenaged superhero from Moose Factory unveiled by DC Comics

A First Nations superhero was officially announced as one of several characters in a new series by DC Comics.

On the Rez in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug

When four youth in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) First Nation decided to send an open invitation for average Canadians to come spend five days in their remote community in northwestern Ontario to build bridges across culture and get a clearer sense of what life on a remote reserve is like, many in the community did not take them seriously.

Grade 5 student spends day as chief of Lac Seul

A Grade 5 student spent the day as chief of Lac Seul after winning an essay contest.

Racism awareness week

In recognition of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21, two separate committees are hosting anti-racism awareness weeks within Sioux Lookout and Thunder Bay respectively.

Mishkeegogamang under distress following house fires

Community members in Mishkeegogamang First Nation are still struggling to cope with a house fire that led to the death of a mother, her two young daughters and her nephew on Feb. 13.

NAN and Northern Ontario School of Medicine release report

A community-based approach to establish emergency care services in isolated and remote First Nation communities has been identified in a new report from researchers at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM).

Team Ontario seeking athletes for NAIG 2014 before March 31 deadline

Aboriginal Team Ontario is seeking young athletes to register for the the upcoming North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) set to take place July 20-27 in Regina, Sask.

Omushkegowuk walkers reach Parliament Hill

After walking 1,700 kilometres over 49 days, the Omushkegowuk walkers completed their journey of walking from Attawapiskat to Ottawa.

Oskapewis: Helpers support the walkers

A journey 1,700 kilometres in length and featuring over 20 walkers would not be successful without on-site support of helpers.

Reclaiming Our Steps: A spiritual journey

From the very start, Danny Metatawabin declared that the Reclaiming Our Steps: Past, Present and Future journey was a spiritual one.