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Missing and murdered women featured in Magnus Theatre play

Murdered and missing Aboriginal women were brought to life during Magnus Theatre’s presentation of The Hours that Remain, a play by local Metis playwright Keith Barker.

DFC partners with Confederation College to provide trades

Dennis Franklin Cromarty First Nations High School has partnered with Confederation College to provide four dual-credit trades courses through a pilot project beginning this fall.

Letter to the Editor: Cowboys and Injuns

I just read the most recent issue of Wawatay News and the story about the federal government keeping track of protests and demonstrations.

Canadian Rangers complete OPP search and rescue course

A group of 14 Canadian Rangers from several remote First Nations from across the Far North of Ontario have completed a specially designed Ontario Provincial Police ground search and rescue operator’s course.

Research shows Biwaase’aa program helps youth succeed

The Aboriginal presence provided by Biwaase’aa youth outreach workers at seven elementary schools in Thunder Bay has increased success rates among Aboriginal students.

Minister of education visits Sioux Lookout school

Lac Seul educators are looking forward to better lab equipment and comfort levels for students once Sioux Lookout’s new $30 million high school opens in 2017.

NAN Games planned for February 2015 in Thunder Bay

Nishnawbe Aski Nation is planning a NAN Games for Grade 9-12 students in February 2015 at Lakehead University’s 50,000-square-foot Hangar track and athletics facility.

Leadership challenged to be fitness role models

Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy has issued a fitness challenge to First Nation leaders across the province.

Environment conference features wind power project

Kasabonika Lake’s renewable energy partnership with the University of Waterloo was highlighted during the Northern Ontario First Nations Environment Conference, held Sept. 30-Oct. 2 in Thunder Bay.

Gen7 messengers participate in Motivate Canada training

Motivate Canada recently provided leadership and public speaking training to nine Gen7 messengers and 28 youth in sport delegates from across Nishnawbe Aski Nation.

NAPS seize $23,000 in drugs, alcohol in Kashechewan

While on routine patrol, members of the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) Kashechewan Detachment seized more than $23,000 worth of drugs, alcohol and cash on Oct. 13.

Death of Moosonee woman no longer deemed suspicious

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) concluded its investigation into the death of a young Moosonee woman.

Mushkegowuk grand chief by-election candidates

The Mushkegowuk Council has announced there are six candidates vying for the grand chief position in the upcoming by-election.