Treaty 9

Thunder Bay District Court House on Brodie Street South

Family of Sherman Quisses Seek Justice

THUNDER BAY – The family of Sherman Quisses, the 34-year-old victim of Adam Capay and Neskantaga First Nation announced today that they are seeking legal representation and will be responding to Capay’s February 21, 2017 application for a stay...

Posted 16 March 2017 by
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Alvin Fiddler has been elected Grand Chief of Nishnawb-Aski Nation

NAN Statement on Death of Moses Amik Beaver

THUNDER BAY – Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Nibinamik First Nation Chief Johnny Yellowhead have released the following statements on the death of Moses Amik Beaver earlier this week and the death of his sister, Mary Wabasse,...

Posted 17 February 2017 by
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NAN Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler

Statement on Wakekeka Suicide Crisis

THUNDER BAY –  Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Wapekeka First Nation Chief Brennan Sainnawap have released the following statement regarding comments in the media suggesting legal action on the suicide crisis in this remote community:...

Posted 23 January 2017 by
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Alvin Fiddler is the new Nishnawbe-Aski Grand Chief

Wapekeka First Nation in Mourning

Youth Suicide Growing Crisis THUNDER BAY – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler is calling for a coordinated emergency response by federal and provincial health care and mental health agencies for Wapekeka First Nation following the tragic...

Posted 12 January 2017 by
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James Carpenter of Attawapiskat Passes Away

ATTAWAPISKAT – A well respected Attawapiskat community Elder, and long-serving Canadian Ranger, James Carpenter has passed away. “On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, I extend deep condolences to the Muskegowuk People and their respective Nations at the passing...

Posted 9 January 2017 by
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Pikangikum First Nation

Pikangikum to Host Winter Festival with OPP

MISSISSAUGA – The Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario (ASWCO) and Pikangikum First Nation are excited to announce a Winter Cultural Festival on February 24-26, 2017. With support from the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport and...

Posted 4 January 2017 by
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