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Operation Thunderbird rallies for indigenous women outside Thunder Bay police headquarters

Members of the Anonymous group Operation Thunderbird came to the city of Thunder Bay to hold a rally outside of the Thunder Bay Police Services (TBPS) headquarters.

Operation Thunderbird rallies for indigenous women in Thunder Bay

A rally for indigenous women was held outside the Thunder Bay police headquarters on Apr. 6.

Hope built at youth conference

Addressing issues like health, education, culture, identity and suicide were on the agenda for youth delegates from 91 First Nations communities during the week of March 25 in Thunder Bay.

DFC ᑭᑭᓄᒪᑎᐎᑲᒥᐠ ᑭᑭᓄᒪᐗᑲᓇᐠ ᑲᐯᔑᐎᑲᒥᐠ ᑭᐎᒋᑲᑌ

ᑌᓇᐢ ᐸᕒᐊᐣᓬᐃᐣ ᑲᓇᒧᕒᑎ ᑭᑭᓄᒪᐗᑲᓇᐠ ᑲᐯᔑᐎᑲᒥᐠ ᑭᐅᓇᒋᑲᑌ ᒋᑕᐎᓂᑲᑌᐠ ᐊᓂᒪᒋᑭᑭᓄᒪᐗᑲᓀᐗᐨ 2015-16 ᒋᑲᐯᔑᐗᐨ 150 ᑭᑭᓄᒪᐗᑲᓇᐠ ᒥᓇ ᐊᑯᓇᐠ 50 ᐅᓂᑭᐦᐃᑯᒪᐠ᙮

DFC student living centre announced

The Dennis Franklin Cromarty Student Living Centre is scheduled to open for the beginning of the 2015-16 school year with accommodations for 150 students and up to 50 family members.

Wawatay wins Canadian and Ontario awards

Stephanie Wesley’s series of articles on prostitution in Thunder Bay have been awarded Best Feature Series by the Canadian Community Newspaper Association (CCNA).

Human traffickers target Aboriginal girls, women

The reality of the sex trade in Canada, which involves for the most part victimized young girls hidden in underground sex trade and human trafficking networks, was a topic of discussion during two separate events held in Thunder Bay this March.

Lakehead celebrates 25th annual powwow

Nathaniel Moses of Pic River can remember the first powwow organized at Lakehead University in 1988.

Filmmakers audition potential actors in Thunder Bay

Joshua Bigblood and Dylan Fobister were enjoying the Lakehead University powwow on March 16 when they were approached by filmmakers to audition for a feature-length film.

Understanding the past and present key to better future for NAN women

Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Women’s Council hosted a three-day conference called “Exploring our Past, Present & Future: Supporting the Women of the Nation” on the weekend of March 15.

Starlight tour claims untrue

Allegations of a starlight tour made by a First Nations youth against members of the Thunder Bay police have turned out to be untrue.

Thunder Bay starlight tour allegations untrue

Allegations against the Thunder Bay police that a 19 year old man was dropped on the outskirts of the city have turned out to be untrue.