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April 17, 2014 Volume 41 Number 8

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With an energetic dance performance, QE student Brandon Quoquat set the tone for an assembly to celebrate the announcement of a new high school for Sioux Lookout.
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Discussing Sioux Lookout’s future high school outside the current one are QE students, from left, Charlene McDonald (Deer Lake First Nation), Evan Suggashie (Deer Lake), Nigel Morris (Muskrat Dam), and Kerri Fiddler (Bearskin Lake). “I enjoyed it,” Morris said of a festive assembly in the QE gym, where students learned a new school will be built. “The environment felt really good.”
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Eva Kakepetum has written a book, Alive Again - A Journey From the Storms of Life, which features her healing journey to help others with their own healing processes.
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Eva Kakepetum has written a book, Alive Again - A Journey From the Storms of Life, which features her healing journey to help others with their own healing processes.
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Photo courtesy of Melissa Knapp

After giving a birthday cake to his mother, Moose Cree’s Stan Wesley was caked in icing as he emcee’d the TRC national event in Edmonton from March 27-30. The incident brought a lot of “good laughs,” Wesley said.
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Graduates from the Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment and Training Services’ Aboriginal Skills Advancement Pilot Program toss their graduation caps following ceremonies. About 46 adult learners completed the program and graduated on April 4.
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A young athlete makes his landing in the standing long jump during NAN’s track and field skills development camp held on April 5 and 6. More than 55 youth took part on the first while 40 participated on the second day. It was the first event of its kind and 11 First Nations were represented.
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Keywehnini of Mishkeegogamang and Dr. Paul Berger of Lakehead University were among those who held a protest against the TransCanada Energy East Pipeline project on April 10.
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A snapshot of entries related to love in the Moose Cree dictionary that was launched on March 31 in Moose Factory.
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NAN Deputy Grand Chief Goyce Kakegamic after NAN released its Declaration on Our Inherent and Treaty Right to Education last November.
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Students of Queen Elizabeth District High School spray confetti to celebrate their announcement that a new high school will be built in Sioux Lookout. The new 100,000 square foot facility will feature space allocated for several major partners in the project, including a new campus for Confederation College. About 60 per cent of the 480 students currently attending Queen Elizabeth belong to a First Nation.
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Morris Carpenter Jr. (front left), Johnny Carpenter (right) look out for geese while Morris Sr. calls them in during the 2007 spring hunt near Moosonee. Photo originally appeared in the 2007 summer issue of Sagatay, the in-flight magazine for Wasaya Airways.

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