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Rick Garrick — Wawatay News

More job training for northern youth announced

On-the-job training and real work experience for northern Ontario's youth were given an $8.1 million boost by the provincial government.

Dakota Lands wins music contest

Dakota Lands’ positive brand of hip hop music earned him top honours at the Aboriginal Music Tour in support of youth and Mother Earth.

October is child abuse prevention month rally

Drumming, singing and marching were featured during the October is Child Abuse Prevention Month Rally in Thunder Bay.

Nylin White finishes third at NCI Jam

Whitefish Bay’s Nylin White won third-place honours at the 23rd annual NCI Jam.

H1N1 flu vaccine to be first offered to those at risk

The H1N1 flu vaccine will be offered first to people at risk, which includes First Nations people living in isolated and remote communities.

Missing 40-year-old woman found safely in Thunder Bay

Eileen Lewis has been found safe and sound. The 40-year-old Native woman had been missing since she left The Office Bar in Thunder Bay with two other women Oct. 10 at 2 a.m.

At-risk population to receive H1N1 vaccine

The H1N1 flu vaccine will be offered first to people at risk, which includes First Nations people living in isolated and remote communities."They will be in that first group to be offered that

Bending Lake Iron Group offering training

Tom Palosaari and Jeff King are learning about prospecting on-site at Bending Lake Iron Group’s mining claims near Ignace.

Wasaya Group to help tourist camps

Wsaya Group Inc. is looking to step in and provide services to First Nation-owned tourist camps after the Northern Ontario Native Tourism Association folded.

Rat Portage approves $7-million settlement

Wauzhushk Onigum has approved a more than $7-million settlement for lands surrendered to the Crown in 1886 for a profitable gold mine.

Alvin Fiddler joins NADF as advisor

Now working on energy, mining projects

Shoal Lake planning cottage development

Shoal Lake 39 is making progress with its proposed 40-lot cottage development on Shoal Lake.

Albert Diamond's passion was Air Creebec

Cree man ‘worked tirelessly’ for benefit of First Nations

Buffy Sainte-Marie rocks Lakehead

“Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.”

Mining firm holds open house, discusses past, present

The Bending Lake Iron Group is looking to develop an open pit iron-ore mine and a merchant pig iron facility at Bending Lake and Atikokan.