NAN press release ...
THUNDER BAY, ON, April 27 /CNW/ - Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Stan Beardy welcomed today's reaffirmation by the Government of Ontario of its commitment to resource benefits sharing with Aboriginal communities.
April, 26, 2009 - (THE CANADIAN PRESS) TORONTO
In October 1990, celebrated Cree playwright Tomson Highway lay on a Toronto hospital bed beside his dying brother Rene and held him in his arms. As he fell asleep, he dreamed they were in a boat floating toward an island on a misty waterway.
AFN Grand Chief Phil Fontaine writes about his concerns related to the Donner Foundation's decision to include "Disrobing the Aboriginal Industry: The Deception Behind Indigenous Cultural Preservation" by Frances Widdowson & Albert Howard (McGill-Queen’s University Press) on their "Best Book on Canadian Public Policy" list. The Toronto Star invited the authors to write about their book. The comments section about their story demonstrates just how much ignorance and racism exists in Canada towards First Nations.
Ontario News Release
April 24, 2009
A new study will help businesses, communities and residents in Northern Ontario maximize the benefits of using information communications technology (ICT).
April 23, 2009
Re: MCF Child Apprehension: A Residential School Syndrome.
There is a lot at stake when First Nations children are taken from their home. In today’s society, native children being apprehended from their family is becoming much like the Residential School Syndrome.
NAN press release ...
THUNDER BAY, ON Wednesday April 22, 2009: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Stan Beardy welcomed a statement by Ontario Minister of Aboriginal Affairs Brad Duguid in Queen’s Park today affirming the Government of Ontario’s commitment to Jordan’s Principle, a child-first principle aimed at resolving jurisdictional disputes around the care of First Nations children.
April 22, 2009
NAN press release
THunder Bay, ON, April 23 - Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Stan Beardy together with ONEXONE Foundation, a charitable organization committed to fighting poverty and preserving the lives of children in Canada and around the world, is celebrating First Nations school nutrition programs recently launched in four NAN communities.
April 28, 2009
An interim report on the federal government's northern "food mail" review contains a number of proposals that could significantly change the multimillion-dollar subsidy program.