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We have the tools to fight diabetes

I just experienced something that opened my eyes. I read stories now and then about how serious the situation is for Canadians and in particular for Native People’s when it comes to diabetes. However, I am shocked after attending the Timmins Diabetes Expo.

ᑯᒋᒋᐣᐠ ᐅᐡᑲᑎᐢ ᑭᐅᑕᐱᓇ ᒋᑭᑭᓄᐦᐊᑯᓯᐨ ᐸᐡᑲᐧᐣᐠ ᑐᐦᐁᐃᐧᐣ ᑲᑕᔑ ᑭᑭᓄᐦᐊᒪᑎᓇᓄᐊᐧᐠ

ᑯᒋᒋᐣᐠ ᑲᐅᐣᒋᐨ ᑕᔾᓴᐣ ᒪᐧᕑᓱ ᒪᐊᐧᐨ ᐃᑯ ᐸᐱᐦᐅ ᒋᒪᒋ ᑭᑭᓄᐦᐊᒪᑯᐨ ᑕᔾᑯᕑ ᐅᐟᐢ ᑲᑭᐱ ᑭᑭᓄᐦᐊᒪᑯᐸᐣ ᐁᐧᑎ ᑲᑭᐅᑕᐱᓇᑲᓄᐨ ᐦᐊᐣᐠ ᐦᐁᓂ ᒍᓂᔪᕑ ᐸᐡᑲᐧᐣᐠ ᑐᐦᐁᐃᐧᐣ ᑭᑭᓄᐦᐊᒪᑐᐃᐧᑲᒥᑯᐠ.

Treaty 3 teenager heading to golf school

Couchiching First Nation’s Tyson Morrisseau is looking forward to training with Tiger Woods’ former swing coach after being accepted into the Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy.

ᑕᐸᓭᓂᒧᐃᐧᓂᐠ ᐃᓀᑫ ᑭᐃᔑ ᐊᐧᐸᐣᑎᓂᐁᐧᒪᑲᐣ ᐱᓀᓯ ᐱᒧᓭᐃᐧᐣ

ᐁᑲᐧ ᒣᑲᐧᐨ ᐅᐸᐅᐃᐧᐱᓯᑦ 22, ᐊᒥ ᐊᐱ ᓫᐊᔭᓫ ᑲᑭᔭᓂᒪᒋᐦᐊᑐᐨ ᐁᐧᑎ ᐯᓫᐃᑲᐣ ᐸᐧᓫᐢ ᐊᐧᓂᓇᐧᐊᑲᐠ ᐊᐱᐣ ᐁᐃᐧᐃᓇᐦᐊᑐᐨ ᑕᐣᑐᕑ ᐯ ᐦᐊᔾ ᐢᑯᓫ. ᐅᐁᐧᓂ ᑕᐡ ᑲᑭᐅᐣᒋᐃᔑᒋᑫᐨ: ᐁᐃᐧᑭᑫᐣᑕᒧᐦᐃᐁᐧᐨ ᑲᐊᐧᓂᐊᐸᒋᒋᑲᑌᑭᐣ ᒪᐡᑭᑭᐣ ᐊᔕ ᒥᔑᐣ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᐊᐧᐠ ᑲᔭᓂᒥᐦᐃᑯᐊᐧᐨ ᐅᑌᓇᐠ ᒥᓇ ᑭᐁᐧᑎᓄᐠ ᑕᔑᑫᐃᐧᓇᐣ ᑲᐃᔑᑲᐯᔑᐊᐧᐨ. ᐊᒥ ᑲᑭᐃᔑᓂᑲᑕᐣᐠ ᐅᐱᒧᓭᐃᐧᐣ ᐱᓀᓯ ᐱᒧᓭᐃᐧᐣ ᑲᑲᑫᐧ ᑭᐱᑎᓂᑲᑌᐠ ᑲᐊᐧᓂᐊᐸᒋᒋᑲᑌᑭᐣ ᒪᐡᑭᑭᐣ.

Penasi Walk humble experience

On Aug. 22, Lyle took his first steps at Pelican Falls in Sioux Lookout to begin his walk to DFC in Thunder Bay. His goal: to raise awareness of prescription drug abuse that has plagued First Nations people in the city and northern communities. He called it the Penasi Walk Against Prescription Drug Abuse.

ᑲᐧᔭᐠ ᐅᑐᐣᒋ ᑭᑭᓄᐦᐊᒪᑯᓇᐊᐧ ᐅᐡᑲᑎᓴᐠ ᑲᑭᐱᒧᓭᐃᐧᓂᑫᐊᐧᐨ

ᐊᒥ ᐊᔕ ᓂᐦᓱᓂᐱᐣ ᐁᑐᑕᒧᐊᐧᐨ ᑕᓱᓂᐱᐣ ᐱᒧᓭᐃᐧᐣ ᑲᐃᔑᒋᑫᐊᐧᐨ ᐁᐃᐧᐅᐣᒋ ᑭᑭᓇᐊᐧᐸᐣᑎᓂᐁᐧᐊᐧᐨ ᐁᐱᒧᓴᑕᒧᐊᐧᐨ ᑲᐃᔑᐊᓂᒧᑕᒧᐊᐧᐨ ᑲᐱᒥᓂᔕᐦᐊᒧᐊᐧᐨ ᒥᓄᐱᒪᑎᓯᐃᐧᓂ.

Walk for Good Life ‘incredible journey’

The 3rd Annual Walk for Good Life was an opportunity to walk your talk.

Canadian Rangers play key role in evacuations

A total of 55 Canadian Rangers went on active duty in five communities and another 136 on standby status in 14 communities during the recent evacuations of about 3,500 residents of First Nations threatened by forest fires in northern Ontario.

Return of Bunnuck

Bunnuck was in love? And he’s now on Facebook? Whatever happened to his old shack? He reveals all in this exclusive interview with Wawatay News.

Protecting water from oncoming development

At least for the time being, water continues to serve its purpose to provide life-giving water to Mother Earth as it flows freely, creating paths to hydrate all forms of existence on this elaborately created planet.

Making films an unexpected career

On a cold afternoon in February 2009, I logged on to the Ontario College Application Services website to apply for college.

Saying goodbye never easy to do

It is never easy to walk away But that’s exactly what I’m preparing to do.

Kasabonika man to swim 15 kilometres with one arm

Kasabonika’s Chris T. Anderson is planning a 15-kilometre swim from his community on Kasabonika Lake to the old settlement July 30.