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September 4, 2014 Volume 41 Number 18

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David Meekis of Deer Lake and his family, including his wife Joyce, daugher Cassie Turtle and grandson Hody Meekis.
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Rick Garrick/Wawatay News

Tug of war was a popular game for youth at the Native Language Instructors Program mini-culture and language camp, held July 22 at Lakehead University.
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More work is still needed to understand the legacy of the Indian Residential School system
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Jasmine Kabatay/Wawatay News

Fitness program being brought to northern communities
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Fort Frances SYR Assistant Team Lead Kelli Cole (left) and SYR James Gesic (right), clear a portage on a traditional canoe route in the Fort Frances area.

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SYR Mitchell Jones-Foy (left) and Gesic (right) work together to strip bark from willow branches, which will be used to make natural tobacco.
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Wawatay file photo
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Promotional poster for Alanis Obomsawin’s latest documentary — Trick or Treaty?. The film features the late Mushkegowuk grand chief Stan Louttit.
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Photos by Sgt. Peter Moon/Special to Wawatay News

Master Corporal Leslie Anderson of Kasabonika kneels as soldiers take him prisoner. The 33 Rangers, from Kashechewan, Fort Albany, and Kasabonika Lake, were part of Exercise Stalwart Guardian 2014, which saw 2,000 troops, including some from Britain and the U.S., engaged in a week-long exercise during which the Welland Canal was successfully defended by Canadian soldiers from an attack by a foreign country.
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Photos by Sgt. Peter Moon/Special to Wawatay News

Ranger Paula Nakogee of Fort Albany keeps her hands in the air while playing the role of a prisoner of war.
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Fossil found in Fort Hope along the shore of Eabamet Lake.
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Sgt. Peter Moon/Special to Wawatay News

Rangers Thomas Hookimawillillene (left) and Paula Nakagee (centre), both of Fort Albany, received Canadian Forces Decorations for their long and dedicated military service from Col. Brock Millman (right), commander, 31 Canadian Brigade Group. The presentation was made during a military exercise.
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Webequie Chief Cornelius Wabasse
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