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July 17th, 2014

1974 Anicinabe Park Occupation 40 Yr Anniversary August 22-24 in Kenora

August 22, 23 & 24, 2014

This is shaping up to be a real homecoming for many people & a great history lesson!

2014 Northern Ontario Juried Exhibition for artists deadline of Sept 2

2014 Northern Ontario Juried Exhibition
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Deadline for Entry: September 2, 2014

The Thunder Bay Art Gallery is pleased to announce the call for submission for our 2014 Northern Ontario Juried Exhibition.

The exhibition will be held from October 24, 2014 - January 4, 2015. 

The exhibition is open to all artists living in Northwestern and Northeastern Ontario.  

July 16th

Poplar Hill First Nation elects their first woman chief

Poplar Hill First Nation elected Alice Suggashie as their first woman chief.

Deputy Chief is Howard Comber

Councillors are Gary Owen, Pard Owen, Phil Howe, and Jim Suggashie

July 15th

Northern First Nations student deaths in Thunder Bay inquiry faces further delay

from CBC.ca

First Nations student deaths inquiry faces further delay

Joint inquest into seven deaths in Thunder Bay was supposed to start in 2011

By Jody Porter, CBC News Posted: Jul 15, 2014

New Book - Full Circle: The Aboriginal Healing Foundation & The Unfinished Work of Hope, Healing & Reconciliation

From Phil Fontaine's Preface of Wayne Spear's new book ...

July 14th

Land ruling's message to First Nations: You have no place in Confederation

from theGlobeandMail.com

Hayden King (Ryerson University)

HAYDEN KING

July 13th

Aboriginal business students eligible for $3,000 awards

From WawatayNews.ca

Aboriginal business students eligible for $3,000 awards

July 10, 2014 - Rick Garrick - Wawatay News

Aboriginal business students across Canada are now eligible for 188 $3,000 HSBC Indigenous Business Award scholarships over three years thanks to Indspire and HSBC Bank Canada.

July 11th

Supreme Court rules against Grassy Narrows First Nation in first phase of logging dispute with the province

From TBay ChronicleJournal.com

One more Grassy court decision still to come

Tuesday, July 15, 2014