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Wawatay News, August 2015, Volume 42, No. 3

Maggie Sofea honoured with this year’s NAN Woman Award

Nibinamik’s Maggie Sofea is honoured to be this year’s NAN Woman Award recipient at the 2015 Keewaywin Awards in Aroland.

Rock the Vote encourages First Nations to cast ballots

Ochiichagwe’Babigo’Ining’s Tania Cameron hopes to encourage First Nations people to become registered with Elections Canada early to be eligible vote in this upcoming federal election with her Rock the Vote campaign.

Alvin Fiddler elected as NAN Grand Chief

Nishnawbe Aski Nation has completely renewed its executive leadership, with a new grand chief and three new deputy grand chiefs.

My experience with type 2 diabetes: and the nutrition that is saving me

Sometimes no news is good news and other times bad news can actually change a life for the better. About 10 years ago I never thought I would get devastating news from a doctor that would change everything in an instant and alter my perceptions on disease, nutrition and the way I live my life.

Wasaya Airways celebrates the graduation of three First Nation pilots

Wasaya Airways recently celebrated three First Nation pilots who successfully completed the company’s Aiming High - The Sky’s the Limit Project.

Jonathon Solomon elected Mushkegowuk Council Grand Chief

Mushkegowuk Council held its election for Grand Chief and Deputy Grand Chief on Saturday, August 15, 2015. The Council of Chiefs and staff welcome the newly elected Grand Chief, Jonathon Solomon and Deputy Grand Chief, Rebecca Friday.

Rock the Vote clinic held at Timmins Friendship Centre

Canada’s federal election is taking place on October 19, 2015. Our rights and privileges as citizens of Canada and as First Nations that we have taken for granted must be used for the future of our extended family that is Canada. Are you ready to vote?

Oshki Musselwhite graduates of 2015

North Caribou Lake’s Chantal Chikane is looking to follow in her mother’s footsteps in the mining industry thanks to Oshki-Pimache-O-Win’s Aboriginal Mining and Skilled Trades Entry Project (AMSTEP).

Wabun Tribal Council marks 25th anniversary in 2015

Wabun Tribal Council marked its 25th Anniversary in April 2015. From its creation by the Chiefs of Wabun, the Tribal Council has provided administrative and Health Care administration through a variety of services which are guided by Wabun executive and staff. The Council has also employed many individual Wabun members who are community based.

Maggie Sofea honoured with this year’s NAN Woman Award

Nibinamik’s Maggie Sofea is honoured to be this year’s NAN Woman Award recipient at the 2015 Keewaywin Awards in Aroland.

Regional Chief Isadore Day plans to fulfill his four pillars mandate

Regional Chief Isadore Day plans to fulfill his mandate of securing a future for First Nations youth after being elected on June 17 in Wauzhushk Onigum.

Wabun Youth Gathering All About Hope

Life for a young person today is a challenge. They live in such a fast paced world where much is expected of them...

We Need To Be More Responsible In Harvesting Wildlife On The Land

We somehow still believe that there is a lot of wildlife on this planet...

ᑲᑭᐱᒋᐁᐧᐱᓂᑲᓂᐊᐧᐠ ᐊᓂᔑᓇᐯ ᐊᐢᑭ ᑲᑭᐸᑭᓇᑫᐊᐧᐨ

ᐊᔕ ᑭᑭᔑᒋᑲᑌ ᑲᑭᐱᒋᐁᐧᐱᓂᑲᓄᐊᐧᐠ ᑭᒋᐅᑭᒪᑲᓂᑫᐃᐧᐣ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᐯ ᐊᐢᑭ ᐱᒧᒋᑫᐃᐧᓂᐠ, ᑭᐸᑭᓇᑫ ᑕᐡ ᐅᐡᑭ ᑭᒋᐅᑭᒪᑲᐣ ᒥᓇ ᓂᐦᓯᐣ ᐅᐡᑭ ᑭᒋᐅᑭᒪᑲᓀᓴᐠ.