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Rick Garrick — Wawatay News

FASD Awareness Day held in Thunder Bay

“We owe our future to our unborn.”

Memory walk offers closure to families

Alec Oombash spoke about two family members he lost during the 5th Annual Full Moon Memory Walk Sept. 4

Candace Twance to compete at NCI Jam

Candace Twance is looking forward to competing at the 23rd Annual NCI Jam in Winnipeg.

Ontario launches Aboriginal energy programs

Aboriginal communities interested in developing and owning renewable energy facilities have been given a boost by the Ontario government.

Researcher questions polar bear status

A Fort Severn researcher is questioning Ontario’s declaration of the polar bear as a threatened species.

KI denies Platinex access to land

Platinex’s Aug. 26 attempt to resume mineral exploration in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug territory was thwarted by traditional fishing activities.

Sandy Lake helping prescription drug abusers ovecome addiction

Thirteen Sandy Lake community members are undergoing treatment for prescription drug addictions out on the land.

Collaboration key for Executive Council

Deputy Grand Chief Les Louttit loves strumming the guitar.

Poplar Hill man dies from stabbing

A 20-year-old woman has been arrested in the stabbing death of a Poplar Hill man.

Ginoogaming re-elects Chief Celia Echum

Ginoogaming has re-elected Chief Celia Echum for her second two-year term.

Stop Bill 191 Song hits airwaves

The Stop Bill 191 Song is growing in popularity across Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN).

Walkers commended for 610 kilometre trek

A group of walkers from Thunder Bay were highly praised Aug. 12 after arriving at the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Keewaywin Chiefs Conference in Chapleau Cree First Nation.

Wawia honoured by Ontario Public School Boards' Association

Lakehead University professor Dolores Wawia appreciates the recognition she recently received from the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association.

NAN Veterans Flag unveiled

Two Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) veterans unveiled the new NAN Veterans Flag along with Grand Chief Stan Beardy at the Keewaywin Chiefs Conference in Chapleau Cree First Nation.

Sandy Lake elder receives NAN leadership award

Jonas Fiddler spoke about a photograph he has of Emile Nakogee and two other Elders when he was presented with the Emile Nakogee Award for Outstanding Leadership.