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Ontario government plans special meeting with grand chief

Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Stan Beardy will meet with Ontario Finance Minister Greg Sorbara in the coming weeks regarding First Nation issues.

Tea & Bannock

Now for something lighter … February 10, 2005: Volume 32 #3 Outhouse dig yields earthly clues

National achievement recipients announced

Among the 14 national achievement award recipients is Dr. Thomas Dignan announced the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation Feb. 2.

Business conference set for February date

Those interested in developing their business skills are in for a treat.

Dialysis care in the northwest

Some northern patients must leave their communities to undergo weekly dialysis treatments while others can learn how to do their own treatments and remain at home.

Five years on dialysis

Lenny Mekanak, a 35-year-old Bearskin Lake band member, has been on dialysis for the past five years.January 13, 2005: Volume 32 #1

Pikangikum leader dies at 38

Former Pikangikum Chief Lewis Quill passed away on Dec. 30 at the age of 38.January 13, 2005: Volume 32 #1

Pikangikum leader dead at 38

Former Pikangikum Chief Lewis Quill passed away on Dec. 30 at the age of 38.

Sioux Lookout OPP set to solicit public opinion

Beginning next week, the Ontario Provincial Police in Sioux Lookout will conduct a random community telephone survey to find out how they're doing on the job and to get people's perceptions of safety.

$125 ticket will help fund treaty commemoration

Nishnawbe Aski Nation is hosting a Jan. 20 gala to kick off a massive fundraising drive aimed at ensuring that next year's 100th anniversary of the historic signing of Treaty #9 is commemorated.

Treaty 3 communities' 2005 wish list

Setting aside budget or timeline constraints, we asked leaders from four Treaty #3 communities what they would like to see improved for their respective communities in the coming new year.

Children's treatment centre captures donation

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, in the case of the George Jeffrey Children Children's Treatment Centre, taking pictures is worth $3,400.

Seine River gets more provincial protection

A new provincial water flow plan for the Seine River will continue to benefit all parties, Natural Resources Minister David Ramsey said Dec. 16.

Meno-Ya-Win hires new vice-president of corporate services

Doug Moynihan has high hopes that his vast experience within the human resources field will help employees of the Sioux Lookout Meno-Ya-Win Health Centre begin marching to same beat.

Better grades and ultimate fighting

The ancient sport of wrestling is playing an important role in the lives of two Mishkeegogamang youth who say the sport is a physical expression of how they feel inside.