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First Nations Day Gospel Concert a success

Muskrat Dam’s Roy Thunder enjoyed the music at the First Nations Day Gospel Concert and Let the Healing Waters Flow-2 Conference.

‘Racist’ election ad sparks outrage

An election ad printed by local Libertarian party candidate Tamara Johnson in a Thunder Bay newspaper has sparked outrage from numerous First Nations leaders and groups who deem the contents of the ad to be racist.

First Nation artists participate in Waterfront Art Sale

First Nation artists Jean Marshall and Christian Chapman had a shorter winter than most artists in northwestern Ontario due to their seven-week group residency in Alberta.

RoFATA trainees aiming for Ring of Fire careers

Better career options are the goal for many of the Matawa First Nations trainees currently pursuing Ring of Fire Training Alliance (RoFATA) Tier 2 and 3 training.

Raphael Moses leads medicine walk at Boulevard Lake

Pic Mobert’s June Desmoulin enjoyed learning more about traditional medicines during Raphael Moses’ June 14 medicine walk at Boulevard Lake in Thunder Bay.

Feathers of Hope’s original members pass on reins

The Feathers of Hope youth group held an open house at the northern office for the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth where they not only welcomed guests but also four new youth amplifiers.

Fort William continues court battle against wind project

Fort William First Nation recently achieved success after an Ontario court decided it would not intervene in Horizon Wind’s application to construct a wind farm near the community.

ᐸᐧᐟ ᐃᐧᓫᐃᔭᑦ ᐅᐱᒥ ᓇᑲᐡᑲᓇᐊᐧ ᑲᐃᐧᐅᔑᒋᑲᑌᐠ ᓄᑎᐣ ᐃᐡᑯᑌᑫᐃᐧᐣ

ᐸᐧᐟ ᐃᐧᓫᐃᔭᑦ ᐃᐡᑯᓂᑲᓂᐠ ᓄᑯᒥᑫ ᑭᔕᑯᒋᒋᑫᐸᓂᐠ ᐊᐱ ᐅᐣᑌᕑᐃᔪ ᑎᐸᑯᓂᑫᐃᐧᓂᐠ ᑲᑭᐅᐣᒋ ᐅᓀᑕᑲᐧᑭᐸᐣ ᐁᑲ ᐃᒪ ᒋᑭᐅᐣᒋᐅᓀᑕᑲᐧᐠ ᒋᓇᑲᓇᐡᑲᐊᐧᑲᓄᐨ ᐦᐊᕑᐊᔾᓯᐣ ᐃᐧᐣᐟ ᑲᑭᑲᑫᐧᑌᐸᐣ ᒋᐅᓇᑭᑐᒋᐣ ᓄᑎᓄᐠ ᐃᐡᑯᑌᑫᐃᐧᐣ ᐯᔓᐨ ᐃᐡᑯᓂᑲᓂᐠ.

Sequin arts and crafts show held in Thunder Bay

Wauzhusk Onigum’s John Paul Lavand is looking forward to showing his art at the upcoming Northern Ontario Aboriginal Fine Arts and Crafts Exhibition and Sale in downtown Toronto.

Wagamese receives honourary degree from Lakehead University

Acclaimed First Nations author Richard Wagamese received an honourary Doctor of Letters from Lakehead University on May 31.

Three Lakehead University alumni honoured with awards

Lac Seul artist Ahmoo Angeconeb and two other First Nation Lakehead University alumni were among the five honoured at the 2014 Lakehead University Alumni Awards Dinner.

Raise Awareness golf tourney enters fourth year

The fourth annual Raise Awareness Together golf tournament is set to tee off on June 27 in Thunder Bay.

Ring of Fire development a hot topic in election campaign

Developing the Ring of Fire was a hot topic just before the leadership debate on northern Ontario issues began on May 26.

Daniel Beardy’s life commemorated at Lakehead University

The life of Regional Chief Stan Beardy’s late son Daniel was commemorated during a $1,500 cheque-signing ceremony at Lakehead University.