The complete list of winners at the 2009 Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards
Best Country CD
Sierra Noble -- Possibilities (Winnipeg, Man.)
Best Group or Duo
Eagle & Hawk (Winnipeg, Man.)
Aboriginal Entertainer of the Year
Crystal Shawanda (Wikwemikong, Ont.)
Best Folk or Acoustic CD
Buffy Sainte-Marie -- Running For The Drum (Me. and Mass., USA / Sask., Canada)
Best New Artist
From AFN web site ... a message from the National Chief ...
When I took office it was clear that there were different levels of information and understanding between jurisdictions about the H1N1 pandemic and community preparedness. This was not helpful for First Nations leaders, our communities or our families. It made the hard work of emergency planning even more difficult.
Keewaytinook Okimakanak Northern Chiefs Council is looking for a Homecare Nurse for the Home and Community Care (HCC) program
This is a full-time, 35-hour work week position based out of Balmertown, ON. The Home Care Nurse reports and works under the direct supervision of the HCC Nurse Supervisor. The Home Care Nurse will be responsible for providing community-based care nursing services to clients in their home.
This progressive conference will address communications issues and needs within northern Ontario First Nations communities and organizations.
3 site locations to choose from, connected by videoconference:
Aboriginal Humanities Studies
Oshki-Pimache-O-Win Education & Training Institute, established by Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), provides post-secondary education and training programs. We offer choice, accessibility, flexibility, opportunities and support services for our students. The Institute currently offers accredited Business, Social Services, Pre-Health Sciences and Early Childhood Education post-secondary programs.
(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – NOVEMBER 5th, 2009): The film For the Next 7 Generations, a documentary about the work of the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers to promote sustainability, will be screened on November 13th from 6 to 9 pm at Algoma University’s Great West Life Amphitheatre. Tickets will be available at the door at a cost of $15 for adults and $7 for students and elders. All interested persons are welcome to attend.
The following Recommendations and INAC Responses are from the 2009 Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada, Chapter 6 that addresses issues around First Nation Land Management and Environmental Protection.