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Reflecting on the 60s Scoop

Ruth Robbins shares her story of her childhood as part of the 60s Scoop.

Good year for Eabametoong hunter, shoots four moose

While two Eabametoong women were unsuccessful so far this fall on their moose hunt, a band councillor managed to get four during the first three weeks of October.

Blessing ceremony closes historical site, makes way for construction

The Anishinabek Nation’s Northern Superior Chiefs held a blessing ceremony at the McKenzie 1 archaeological site Nov. 10.

Anishnawbe Keeshigun

The 2011 Anishnawbe Keeshigun Aboriginal Festival was held at Fort William Historical Park in Thunder Bay Aug. 19-21. Festivities included a powwow, bannock bake-off contest, arts and crafts vendors, artisan demonstrations, live music, canoe rides and traditional food samples.

Camp attracts Junior Rangers from across the Far North

Camp Loon attracted 145 Junior Canadian Rangers from 18 First Nations from across the Far North of Ontario.

Walkers begin trek to TRC event in Halifax

Residential school memories flooded back for Patrick Etherington Sr. at the beginning of his latest walk

Generating economic, governance success

Titus Semple and Alanna McKenzie are looking to create greater success for First Nations people.

ONWA gets new home

Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s Corinne Fox is pleased with the new Ontario Native Women’s Association location in Thunder Bay.

Book provides messages of hope

In Honorary Indian: A Daily Inspirational Guide to help you find your own Inner Strength and Power with Tradition of the Majestic Warrior Anishnabequek Sandi Boucher challenges us to think, to laugh, to enjoy life, to not mollycoddle our children and not enable them to slough their responsibilities.

Continuing the Healing Process

NAN hosts residential school gathering

Boyce urges residential school survivors to open up

Returning to the site where atrocities were done to him while at residential school has proved to be therapeutic for a Thunder Bay resident.

Gospel concert alternative to powwows

It was standing room only at this year’s First Nations Day Gospel Concert in Thunder Bay.

Guided by the beat of the drum

Dancers show off their different dancing styles July 3 at the Mount McKay Powwow in Fort William First Nation near Thunder Bay.