Community News

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!

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

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


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 ...

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


Hayden King (Ryerson University)


Aboriginal business students eligible for $3,000 awards


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.

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

From TBay

One more Grassy court decision still to come

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Canada's new settler solidarity movement working with to educate Canadians about First Nations


'We Need to Do Something': Canada's New Settler Solidarity Movement

How non-native groups are building support for aboriginals.

By Meg Mittelstedt, Today,

'A different conversation about racism': Among participants at June's Thunder Bay #SettlersinSolidarity teach-in (from left): Adam Barker, Tricia McGuire Adams, Ryan Adams, Damien Lee and Jana-Rae Yerxa. Photo by Willow Blasizzo.