By Karen McKinley
Local knowledge is key to preserving Ontario's polar bear population, says the chief of a remote First Nation community.
So, Washaho Cree Nation Chief Matthew Kakekaspan is heading to Paris, France to present the findings of an ongoing study into the polar bear population of the province's remote North.
DEAR Community Members, Parents, Teachers, Grandparents:
During the weekend of January 14th to 17th, 2011 Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) and Wawatay Native Communications Society are joining forces to present a Radio-a-thon, there will also be a platform for youth to discuss issues and events in their social environment.
If you are of Aboriginal Ancestry
(Status, Non-Status, Metis, or Inuit) and:
6:00 pm - Opening Prayer by Reverend Levi McKay
6:05 pm - Comments by Reverend Levi McKay
6:15 pm - Opening Comments by Mike Morris • Some History from Kitchenuhmaykoosib • NNADAP • Present Treatment Process(es)
6:30 pm - Introduction of Maurice Chisel
63:0-7:00 pm - Maurice Chisel
• Teen Challenge
• First Nations Teen Challenge Program
From a message dated December 29, 2010
Honor the Earth’s board of advisors has selected Fort Severn Cree First Nation to receive funding through our Building Resilience in Indigenous Communities Initiative. The grant amount is $5,000 and is to be used for Fort Severn Wind Power Project.
1. Novice - 5, 6, 7 years old
2. Atoms - 7, 8, 9 years old
3. Peewees - 9, 10, 11, 12 years old
4. Bantams - 12, 13, 14, 15 years old