We announce today with sadness our intention to resign as Commissioners of the Indian Residential School Truth and Reconciliation Commission, effective June 1, 2009.
Keewaytinook Okimakanak is partnering with DMTS to support the development and operation of cellular phone services in the remote First Nations across NAN. These community owned cellular systems will be able to access the same services described in the following DMTS press release.
DMTS press release
Dryden, Ontario – January 13, 2009 – Dryden Municipal Telephone System (DMTS) operating Dryden Mobility announced today it will operate a GSM network in Northern Ontario.
Over the course of recent discussions, workshops and conferences on broadband in Ontario, many of our partners and stakeholders from across academia, the ICT industry, rural communities and small businesses have noted the need for a Website through which to share documents and ideas, and collaborate on issues relating to broadband promotion and use.
TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin will be in Thunder Bay February 8 and 9 for the fourth stop in its On the Road tour to meet Ontarians and discuss the changing nature of our province’s regional economies. While in Thunder Bay, The Agenda will be exploring Ontario’s Aboriginal economy.
If you have worked as a carpenter for more than 5 - 7 years, you may qualify for our new 'integrated' thirty (30) week C of Q Exam Preparation Program.
NAN press release ...
THUNDER BAY, ON, Jan. 27 /CNW/ - Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Stan Beardy expressed cautious optimism that federal funding for infrastructure improvements will begin to address the growing crisis faced by NAN First Nation communities following today's release of the Government of Canada's budget by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty.
SLARC press release
Sioux Lookout (January 26, 2009) – the Sioux Lookout Anti-Racism Committee announces an encore performance of Bounce, a play created by Sioux Lookout youth about racial tensions.
The community performance will be at Queen Elizabeth District High School on Friday January 30th, 2009 at 7pm. There is no charge but donations towards youth theatre are encouraged.
SHIBOGAMA FIRST NATIONS COUNCIL
Off-Reserve Secondary Program Transition & Transfer Project
Shibogama First Nations Council (SFNC) has an opening for an Off-Reserve Secondary Program Intake Coordinator. This is a short term three (3) month contact position which may result in full-time employment. The coordinator will be accountable to the Shibogama Education Board and supervised by the Education Advisor.
I have always maintained that there is still a lot of work to do in the area of healing - we have made significant strides but there is still a long ways to go. It seems that the issue has focussed more and more on "money" rather than on the need to heal the spirit of a people directly affected and those who continue to suffer the intergenerational effects of this horrible legacy.