Wawatay News, July 23, 2009, Volume 36, No. 15
Regional Chief Angus Toulouse, centre, was re-elected to serve another three years by the Chiefs in Assembly at the All Ontario Chiefs Conference in Batchewana July 8.
Andrea Rae, right, speaks to the audience at the residential school healing session at Pelican Falls First Nations High School last week.
Paul Beardy, left, didn’t let losing parts of his fingers and legs stop him from an active lifestyle. His family will mark the one-year anniversary of his passing with a feast.
Native Language Instructors Program graduate Helen Roy sings one of her Anishinabemowin pop songs during the 30th anniversary of the Lakehead University summer program.
Junior Canadian Ranger Raphael Sutherland hit two bullseyes at Camp Loon’s archery range during training exercises held July 12 to 26 by the Canadian Rangers near Geraldton.
A group of men sit and enjoy an afternoon meal in Sachigo during a baseball event, date unknown.
Dozens of police officers from services around the province attended the funeral service of Nishnawbe Aski Police Service Sr. Const. Wilfred Chum in Moose Factory July 18.
Celebrating her 110th birthday in Pickle Lake the day before, Clara Ash came to Pelican Falls to share her life story in her Native language at the Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s residential school survivo
Gordon Pemmican, left, and his son Elijah talk outside of the Oski Pawachiken residential school healing gathering at Pelican Falls First Nation High School last week.
Sandy Lake’s Angel Goodman peeks back at the camera while taking in a presentation from Chief Adam Fiddler and former Lieut.-Gov. James Bartleman, in background, at the community school July 16.
Sandy Lake Chief Adam Fiddler takes aim high into the bush as ladies 18 and over wait to chase down, find the arrow and cash in on the $100 prize.
Ahnisnabae Art Gallery owner Louise Thomas remembers helping her husband Roy Thomas stretch the canvas for Spiritual Relatives, one of the pieces of art by regional artists on display in the Thunder B
A Canadian Ranger pulls the canoe out of the water while another Canadian Ranger and a Junior Canadian Ranger anchor the canoe at both bow and stern.
Junior Canadian Ranger Ardel Taylor rides along a bush trail during an off-road training exercise at Camp Loon.
Junior Canadian Ranger Ariana Wesley takes aim at Camp Loon’s rifle shooting range during training exercises held July 12 to 26 by the Canadian Rangers near Geraldton.
Nishnawbe Aski Police Service is planning to run bicycle patrols in many of its communities this summer.
Lac Seul Chief Clifford Bull gives a speech following the Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs Chuck Strahl’s announcement that Lac Seul and Cat Lake First Nations will be receiving new schools.
Derek Miller performs at Scuttlebutts in 2008 in Thunder Bay. He will be performing at Sandy Lake’s Muddy Water Music Festival July 29 to August 12.
The grand scale of the wind turbines is easier to comprehend when scaled beside average sized men.