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Critical times facing Ojibwa and Cree nations; corporate interests and governments have to share benefits

There have been critical times facing the Ojibwa and Cree Nations throughout their history and have been capable of adapting to changing circumstances.

Chance encounter during travels leads to promise to share story with others

Only God knows how hard addictions are to fight. I was asked to share this story of a young man. I met him during my travels along and he wishes to remain anonymous.

Couple given cold shoulder during Blueberry Festival

At the beginning of the 29th Blueberry Festival someone mentioned that I should attend the Legion Steak BBQ July 29 for supper. The suggestion sounded good to me. I am not a big crowd kind of person so I rarely attend these kinds of events because it’s not my cup of tea.

60s Scoop era youth victims as well

To the Editor: Prime Minister Stephen Harper made a public apology to the residential school survivors who lived there when it closed.

James Bay students thrive at provincial spelling bee competition

For the past school year, children on the James Bay coast have been learning new words as part of a literacy initiative sponsored by the Omushkegowuk Council’s Student Success Program.

Sandy Lake student joins regional science fair

To the Editor: Sandy Lake students made their fourth straight trip to the Northwestern Ontario Regional Science Fair April 19 and 20 in Thunder Bay.

Parking rate increase causes concern

Letter to Sioux Lookout Mayor Dennis Leney: RE: Increase in parking fees at the Sioux Lookout Airport

Sioux Lookout airport parking rate increases over the top, action needed

To Sioux Lookout mayor and council: Re: Airport Parking Fees

NAN First Nations world leaders in effective use of broadband

To the Editor: RE: Preparing for broadband opportunities - April 14, Wawatay News

Awareness walk of hope held for missing Webequie teen

To the Editor: On March 8, at about 6:30 a.m., Danny Sakakeep and I (Peggy Beardy) left our home community of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation along with Wapekeka First Nation’s Vince Mckay and Nelson Beardy to start on our journey to Webequie First Nation to raise awareness about Jordan Wabasse, who has been missing in Thunder Bay since Feb. 7.

Taking care of all Canadians

To the Editor: I’ve had many thoughts and ideas lingering in my head for quite some time now and thought I’d share one of them.

‘Power comes from spirit within’

To the Editor: I hope this finds everyone from the Canadian Tribes in the very best of health and spirit.

Representation important in Ottawa

To the Editor: This has been a critical year for Fort Severn Cree First Nation. We are making progress with our goal to co-manage the wildlife and natural resources on our traditional lands.