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Rick Garrick — Wawatay News

Cree language project on Aviva Community Fund voting list

Swampy Cree N dialect-language learning materials and curriculum are among the education projects up for voting at this year’s Aviva Community Fund competition.

Birchbark canoe built in Kenora

Lac Seul Elder Kitty Everson and her granddaughter Dennise Pemmican recently helped build a 16-foot birchbark canoe in Kenora.

Matawa First Nations building an Aboriginal workforce

Matawa First Nations is building an Aboriginal workforce through the Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment and Training Services (KKETS) Ring of Fire Aboriginal Training Alliance (RoFATA) training programs.

Whole community needs to work together to build bridges

Lac Des Mille Lac Elder Jim Chicago called for Thunder Bay residents to come together to build bridges during CBC Radio One’s Building Bridges community forum.

Residential school students honoured at Orange Shirt Day

Three sisters walked in honour of their mother during the Every Child Matters Indian Residential School Awareness Walk in Thunder Bay.

Cree language project on Aviva Community Fund voting list

Swampy Cree N dialect-language learning materials and curriculum are among the education projects up for voting at this year’s Aviva Community Fund competition.

Joseph Esquega Health Centre opens in Thunder Bay

Holistic care for patients with opioid addictions is now available at the Joseph Esquega Health Centre in Thunder Bay.

Jordan’s Principle issues raised during SLFNHA AGM

First Nations child advocate Cindy Blackstock recently called for equality during the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority Annual General Meeting at the Lac Seul Event Centre.

Lakehead University celebrates teepee repair with painting

Lakehead University hosted a community teepee painting during its annual Fall Harvest to celebrate the repair of a teepee that was slashed and damaged last year.

Borscht served with pride by Hammarskjold student

Two Aboriginal students were among those involved with Hammarskjold High School’s inaugural Harvest Friday celebration of two school garden projects.

Fall Harvest celebration teaches students about culture

Couchiching’s Bill Perrault shared his knowledge of fishing with students at the 2014 Fall Harvest celebration at the Fort William Historical Park in Thunder Bay.

Noront distributes hundreds of t-shirts designed by youth

Noront Resources has printed and distributed hundreds of prize-winning t-shirts designed by two students from Long Lake #58 and Webequie.

North Star Air expands services to nine more communities

North Star Air has expanded its Flex Flight passenger services to nine additional communities via two new routes, effective Sept. 15.

Walking With Our Sisters exhibit opens in Thunder Bay

Two stories about missing or murdered women or girls were featured during first day of the Walking With Our Sisters exhibition at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery.