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Elders need to share traditional knowledge

Mishkeegogamang’s Erin Bottle called for Elders to share more traditional knowledge with youth during a Lakehead University Elders and Youth Round Table.

Walking With Our Sisters art installation coming to Thunder Bay

Christi Belcourt’s Walking With Our Sisters (WWOS) commemorative art installation for missing and murdered Indigenous women of Canada will be in Thunder Bay this September at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery.



Full Moon Memory Walk co-founder honoured at LUNSA Annual Powwow

The life of Full Moon Memory Walk co-founder Lynne Sharman was honoured during a special dance at the Lakehead University Native Student Association’s Annual Powwow.

Youth check out entrepreneurship and business opportunities

Entrepreneurship for youth was the focus of Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund’s recent Nishnawbe Kids Business Program at the Landmark Inn in Thunder Bay.

Wasaya Airways is OK: CEO Tom Morris

Wasaya Airways CEO Tom Morris says the 25-year-old First Nations airline is not in financial straights as indicated in a December 2013 letter to the ownership chiefs.

Cities hold Valentines Day walk for missing and murdered Aboriginal women

The sixth annual Valentines Day Memorial Walk, which honours missing and murdered women in Canada, was held in about 20 cities across the country.

Thunder Bay renewing Aboriginal Liaison Strategy

Calls for an Aboriginal ombudsman were made during a Feb. 3 Aboriginal Liaison Strategy renewal meeting in Thunder Bay.

Cedar mask carving lessons underway in Thunder Bay

Weekly cedar mask making workshops by Nigigoonsiminikaaning artist Perry Perrault are featured on Saturdays at the Blue Sky Community Healing Centre in Thunder Bay.

Embrace Life Forum 2014 to feature U.S. singers and speakers

Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s Embrace Life Forum 2014, which begins today (Feb. 18) will feature two evenings concerts featuring award-winning gospel singers and motivational speakers from the United States.

Wapekeka student most popular human book in Thunder Bay

Wapekeka’s Nicole Quedent recently shared her life experiences during the third Human Library project in Thunder Bay.

Action against Thunder Bay racism called for at Building Bridges event

Wikwemikong’s Donna Simon called for more dialogue between Thunder Bay residents during the Jan. 20 Building Bridges community gathering at Lakehead University.

DFC library receives Kobo’s

Dennis Franklin Cromarty First Nations High School students now have access to 50 Kobo Touch eReaders thanks to a donation through Frontier College, Kobo and Free The Children.

Walk-A-Mile Project close to fundraising goal

The documentary project aimed at bridging the cultural gaps in Thunder Bay is close to reaching its fundraising goal.

KI artist focuses on family connections

Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug’s Jean Marshall focused on family members in her latest art exhibition, Surface and Symbol, which is on exhibition from Jan. 10-Feb. 15 at Definitely Superior Art Gallery.