NAN press release ...
THUNDER BAY, ON Wednesday January 30, 2008: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Decade for Youth and Development together with NAN Decade for Youth Council (http://www.nandecade.ca) kicked off the 3rd Annual Seven Sacred Teachings Youth Gathering on Thursday evening with the lighting of a sacred fire at 7:00p.m. at Thunder Bay’s Best Western Nor’Wester Hotel.
John Richards, January 30, 2008
Among Pierre Trudeau’s first initiatives as prime minister was his 1969 “white paper” on Aboriginal policy. Its prescription was straightforward: eliminate reserves, and treat “registered Indians” as individuals with rights and obligations identical to those of other Canadians.
The following three stories highlight the struggle facing First Nation post-secondary institutions. Please consider writing to your MP and MPP about this injustice and signing their online petition available at http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/FNTI/index.html
AFN Press Release ...
OTTAWA, Jan. 29 /CNW Telbec/ - National Chief Phil Fontaine and the Regional Chief of Quebec and Labrador, Ghislain Picard, announced their ongoing commitment to secure the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples by the Canadian government.
Jan 27, 2008 - Sue Bailey, THE CANADIAN PRESS
OTTAWA–The Assembly of First Nations says Statistics Canada drew flawed, potentially damaging conclusions from the 2006 census and it wants an independent review.
January 29, 2008
SCOPE OF WORK
The Chiefs of Ontario (COO) is currently seeking proposals from interested consultants/contractors to develop and deliver a strategic planning process.
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Judy Finlay - Jan 29, 2008
Following last fall's Ontario provincial election, Premier Dalton McGuinty announced the creation of a Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs. I felt excited and filled with hope as this signalled a willingness by the province to enhance its understanding of First Nations issues in Ontario.
Over the past year, Keewaytinook Okimakanak's K-Net program participated in the research project lead by the University of Manitoba studying how ICTs support the development of social capital in First Nations.
On Friday, January 25, researchers at the University of Manitoba hosted a one day symposium to review and discuss their findings for a report entitled "Information and Communication Technology in Aboriginal Communities in Canada: Increasing Aboriginal Social Capital".
Pelican Falls 4th Annual
Mixed Volleyball Tournament
Saturday February 23rd
3 guys 3 gals
entry fee $150.00
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