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Wahgoshig, Detour sign IBA

By signing an impact benefit agreement with Detour Gold, Wahgoshig First Nation will be able to participate in economic development opportunities involved with the Detour Lake project.

Committee hears plight of women abuse

Two-thousand-one-hundred-twenty-five. It is the population of some First Nations. It is about four percent of the total population of Nishnawbe Aski Nation.

Nault case dismissed

The Superior Court judge overseeing the trial of Robert Nault dismissed the case against the former Indian Affairs minister by Pikangikum First Nation.

Warm weather slows winter road construction

While work is underway on many sections of the winter roads, those efforts are being hampered by warm weather.

ᒪᑕᐊᐧ ᑕᔑᑫᐃᐧᐣ ᑲᐃᐧᐣ ᓂᑕᑯᓂᑯᒥᐣ ᐅᑎᓀᐣᑕᓇᐊᐧ ᐃᒪ ᐱᐊᐧᐱᑯᑫᐃᐧᐣ ᑲᐱᒪᓄᑲᑌᐠ

ᐅᑭᒪᑲᓇᐠ ᐃᒪ ᒪᑕᐊᐧ ᐊᓂᔑᓇᐯ ᐃᐢᑯᓂᑲᓂᐠ ᐊᒥ ᐱᑯ ᑭᔭᐸᐨ ᐁᐃᔑ ᐱᒥ ᒪᒋᓭᐊᐧᑫᐣᑕᒧᐊᐧᐨ ᐁᑲ ᑲᑕᑯᓇᑲᓄᐊᐧᐨ ᐃᒪ ᐅᓇᒋᑫᐃᐧᓂᐠ ᒥᓇ ᑲᐱᒪᓄᑲᑌᐠ ᐃᐁᐧ ᐱᐊᐧᐱᑯᑲᐣ ᒣᑲᐧᐨ ᑲᐱᒥᐊᓂᒧᑌᐠ.

Matawa communities feeling left out of Ring of Fire

Chiefs of the Matawa First Nations continue to express dismay over a lack of inclusion in planning and development in the Ring of Fire area.

Shannen’s Dream honours Koostachin

Shannen Koostachin’s campaign for a new school in Attawapiskat, her accidental death in May and the Shannen’s Dream Campaign is among Wawatay’s youth stories of the year.

Mamakwa female newsmaker of the year

For being chosen by her own peers to lead the northern Ontario region of the Anglican Church, Lydia Mamakwa of Kingfisher Lake is Wawatay’s female newsmaker of the year for 2010.

Lewis Nate male newsmaker of the year

For leading a proactive battle against the ills of prescription drug abuse, Eabametoong Chief Lewis Nate is Wawatay’s male newsmaker of the year for 2010.

Sandy Lake youth raises funds for homeless

A Sandy Lake member’s ambition to help the homeless in Winnipeg is one of Wawatay’s youth stories of the year.

OPP helps patrol Aroland

NAPS juggles ‘shortfalls’

New Arrival

Noah Meekis weighed a healthy nine pounds, nine ounces when he was born Jan. 1 at the Meno Ya Win Health Centre in Sioux Lookout. He’s the first New Year’s delivery for the new hospital. Mom Megan Meekis is from Deer Lake First Nation.

KI says no to De Beers

Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug has decided not to allow De Beers to conduct mineral exploration on its traditional lands.

Wassaykeesic still looking into mother’s death

Mishkeegogamang’s Gary Wassaykeesic has been making some progress in his search into the 1976 death of his mother Sophie Wassaykeesic.