Treaty 9

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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Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service Headquarters - Thunder Bay

NAPS Investigating Traffic Fatality

EABAMETOONG FN – On January 1, 2017, at 6:25 p.m., Nishnawbe Aski Police received a call about an incident where a motor vehicle struck a pedestrian. Four year old Issac WABOOSE was transported to the Nursing Station where he succumbed...

Posted 3 January 2017 by
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Gord Downie Honoured at AFN Assembly

THUNDER BAY – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and First Nation leaders honoured Canadian musician Gord Downie for his efforts to move Canadians closer to reconciliation during the Assembly of First Nations national assembly today. “Gord...

Posted 7 December 2016 by
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