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Former prime minister focuses on Aboriginal education

Towards the end of his term as the Canadian prime minister in 2005, Paul Martin and his Liberal government worked with Aboriginal leaders to develop what would be known as the Kelowna Accord.

Aboriginal trades high school coming to Thunder Bay

Nishnawbe Aski Nation education leaders are looking to establish an Aboriginal trades high school in Thunder Bay.

Walmart welcomes customers in Ojicree

Thunder Bay Walmart stores have become the corporation’s first outlets in North America to welcome customers in an indigenous language.

Traditional teachings featured at Thunder Bay school

Popped wild rice, fried moose meat and corn soup were a hit at Ecole Gron Morgan’s May 24 cultural celebration of First Nation and Metis traditions.

Youth awards celebrate achievements

Two past Aboriginal Youth Achievement and Recognition Awards winners gave back to today’s youth at the 2013 AYARA award ceremony: Fort William Chief Georjann Morriseau and Moose Cree’s Shibastik.

DFC celebrates 21 new graduates

While laptop computers and even a pickup truck were the big awards at the Dennis Franklin Cromarty First Nations High School graduation, many graduates are still focused on their future education goals.

Next step on inquest announced

The hearing date for standing at the joint inquest into the deaths of seven Nishnawbe Aski Nation high school students in Thunder Bay has been set for June 21.

First Nations organizations contribute over $50 million to Thunder Bay economy

According to a survey conducted by a committee of representatives from local Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) organizations, 12 NAN First Nations businesses and organizations in Thunder Bay contributed an estimated $51.8 million to the economy in the last fiscal year.

All-Aboriginal fashion shoot hits Thunder Bay

In March, five First Nations youth took part in all-First Nations photo shoot for Thunder Bay clothing shop The Urban Boutique. The shoot, first thought up by Tony McGuire for Theymedia, was the first of its kind in the city.

Aboriginal paintings introduced at Thunder Bay hospital

Aboriginal paintings and an Aboriginal Advisory Committee were recently introduced at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, but ongoing efforts are needed to improve Aboriginal health care.

Elder abuse videos launched in Thunder Bay

Eabametoong’s Ma-Nee Chacaby called for an end to Elder abuse in a recently released Thunder Bay Police Elder Abuse video.

ᑭᒋᔭᐦᐊ ᑲᒪᒋᑐᑕᐊᐧᑲᓄᐃᐧᐨ ᒪᓯᓇᑌᓯᒋᑲᐣ ᑭᐸᑭᑎᓂᑲᑌ ᐃᐃᒪ ᐃᐧᑫᐧᑐᐣᐠ

ᐃᔭᐱᒪᑐᐠ ᑲᐅᒋᐨ ᒪᓂ ᒐᑲᐱ ᐅᑭᐃᐧᑕᐣ ᐊᔕ ᒋᑭᑭᐱᑎᓂᑲᑌᑭᐸᐣ ᑭᒋᔭᐦᐊ ᑲᒪᒋᑐᑕᐊᐧᑲᓄᐃᐧᐨ ᐁᐦᐊᐠ ᐃᐧᑫᐧᑐᐣᐠ ᔑᒪᑲᓂᔑᐃᐧ ᐱᒧᒋᑫᐃᐧᐣ ᑲᑭᐸᑭᑎᓇᒧᐊᐧᐨ ᐅᐅᐁᐧᓂ ᑭᒋᔭᐦᐊ ᑲᒪᒋᑐᑕᐊᐧᑲᓄᐃᐧᐨ ᒪᓯᓇᑌᓯᒋᑲᐣ᙮

Mocc Walk Challenge for diabetes prevention

Talk4Healing coordinator Robin Haliuk and seven other Talk4Healing staff are looking forward to exercising regularly during this year’s Mocc Walk Challenge.