Matawa First Nations CEO David Paul Achneepineskum called for First Nations involvement in Ring of Fire mining developments during the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce’s APEX Aboriginal Partnership Exchange.
Folk music artist Nick Sherman is in the midst of a national tour to promote his sophomore album, Knives and Wildrice. The album was completed after a very successful fundraising campaign launched last December.
Five Nishnawbe Aski Nation men have countered sexual abuse by sharing their stories in the 29-minute documentary film, Survivor’s Rowe. Although Joshua Frogg was “very apprehensive” about being involved with the film, he soon realized it was important for him to discuss what had happened to him as a child.
Deputy Grand Chief Goyce Kakegamic was pleased with the May 21 turnout for Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s Commonalities meeting with a range of organizations from Thunder Bay. NAN initiated the meet-ing to follow through on a chiefs resolution to address the health, well-being and safety of NAN students in the city.