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Local First Nations-focused book on healing now available

Dennis Franklin Cromarty First Nations High School Elder Eva Kakepetum has written a book featuring her healing journey to help others with their own healing processes.

Former PC candidate’s comments prompt call for apology, boycott

The online and public comments made by a former PC Party candidate in Thunder Bay about First Nations ‘advantages’ prompted a small group of protesters to attempt to confront her at her business.

Matawa signs framework agreement with Ontario

Matawa First Nations and Ontario have signed a framework agreement that the two parties say will ensure the First Nation communities benefit from the proposed Ring of Fire development.

The D’s of Dodgeball

With the alarm set extra early, the captain of the Dodgemauls wakes up an hour and 15 minutes late. The ghost alarm would only go off from Monday to Friday, not the Saturday morning she needed it to.

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.