‘Indigenous Affairs’ Information

Inspiring Language, Literacy and Learning

Inspiring Language, Literacy and Learning

THUNDER BAY, ON – Last month, the Superior North Catholic District School Board sent 9 primary teachers to the Inspiring Laungauge, Literacy and Learning Among First Nations Children Conference. Teachers learned about early childhood Development and cultural safety in Practice with children, [Read more]

Batchewana Takes Stand on Proposed Windfarm

Batchewana Takes Stand on Proposed Windfarm

From Batchewana First Nation     October 28, 2010   After working with the Ontario Government toward a mutual agreement within the Harmonized Sales Tax framework, Batchewana First Nation Chief and Council thought they were breaking ground toward a new relationship with the Provincial Government. [Read more]

First Nation Youth Sport & Recreation Program

First Nation Youth Sport & Recreation Program

Canadian Tire Jumpstart and the Ontario Government Announce Partnership to Help First Nation Youth in the North October 28, 2010 A new partnership between Canadian Tire Jumpstart and the Ontario government will build self-esteem and confidence for First Nation youth through a new sport and [Read more]

First Nations Put MNR on Notice

First Nations Put MNR on Notice

October 26, 2010     “LOCAL FIRST NATIONS PUT THE MNR ON NOTICE, FOR PUBLIC SAFETY”       Garden River and Batchewana First Nations are joining forces to battle the continued harassment of their citizens by the Ontario Government.Most recently, The Ministry of Natural Resources, and their [Read more]

This Week at St.Hillary

This Week at St.Hillary

Students Enjoy Fry Bread      RED ROCK, ON – As part of their Social Studies Unit on Early Aboriginal People, the grade 5/6 class of St. Hilary’s School participated in a culinary experience of traditional Fry Bread this week. Understanding the idea that sharing food is a large [Read more]

New Opportunities for Aboriginal Youth in the Far North

New Opportunities for Aboriginal Youth in the Far North

October 5, 2010 McGuinty Government Empowers Aboriginal Youth Aboriginal youth living in remote communities along the James Bay coast will be able to participate in new recreational activities this winter. Two new youth wellness workers have been hired to develop programming to promote leadership [Read more]

North Spirit Lake First Nation Targets Renewable Energy

North Spirit Lake First Nation Targets Renewable Energy

McGuinty Government Promoting Clean Technology A remote First Nation in Northern Ontario is exploring the potential of developing a small hydroelectric generating station to modernize operations and reduce costs. With support from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC), the North [Read more]

Helping Urban Aboriginal People

Helping Urban Aboriginal People

September 22, 2010 2:00 PM McGuinty Government Invests In Friendship Centres Ontario is partnering with the Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres to build or renovate friendship centres so they continue to play a prominent role in the lives of urban Aboriginal people. Over the next three [Read more]

Northern Communities, Working Together

Northern Communities, Working Together

Date :  September 20, 2010  Prompted by events such as the bankruptcy of Marathon Pulp Inc, the Town of Marathon, Ojibways of the Pic River and the Township of Manitouwadge formed a joint venture enterprise. The purpose of the business is to make available to the Province, forest management [Read more]

Mining Essentials beginning this week for Pic Mobert & Pic River students

Mining Essentials beginning this week for Pic Mobert & Pic River students

This week 10 students, 5 from Pic Mobert and 5 from Pic River, will begin the Mining Essentials Program in Marathon.  Below is a video with Riley Burton who will be offering the program on behalf of Confederation College as well as the original press release from August 2010 when the program was [Read more]

Education Rally Planned

Education Rally Planned

“Ensuring the future of our Post Secondary Education, And Canada’s workforce” September 16, 2010 Batchewana First Nation and Garden River First Nation will be hosting a local education rally in conjunction with the national rally held in Ottawa on Thursday September 23, 2010. The [Read more]

Career Fair Exceeds Expectations

Career Fair Exceeds Expectations

1st Annual Red Rock Indian Band Carreer Fair NIPIGON, ON – Wednesday, September 15th, rhythmic Pow Wow drumming echoed through the Nipigon Arena today sounding off Day 1 of the First Annual Red Rock Indian Band Career Fair,  keeping participants and visitors entertained and enthused.  [Read more]

Couchie Nominated for BEST NEW ARTIST!

Couchie Nominated for BEST NEW ARTIST!

Northshore Singer/Songwriter Nominated in Aboriginal People’s Choice Music Awards PIC RIVER, ON – Singer/Songwritter Bonnie Couchie was very excited to share news of her nomination in the Aboriginal People’s Choice Music Awards in August but bigger news has found Couchie in September. She [Read more]

Umbata Falls Official Opening

Umbata Falls Official Opening

**Please note, Editor is working with very limited notes due to main computer crash. Sincere apologies for limited info which is available from covered events.   PIC RIVER FIRST NATIONS CELEBRATES OFFICIAL OPENING OF HYDROELECTRIC GENERATING STATION UMBATA FALLS GENERATION FACILTY, ON – [Read more]

Point-of-Sale Exemption fo Status Indians

Point-of-Sale Exemption fo Status Indians

Submitted by  Marathon & District Chamber of Commerce, published Courtesy of OntarioNewsNorth.com Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) Point-of-Sale Exemption for Status Indians Effective September 1, 2010, First Nations status card holders are exempt from the provincial part of the Harmonized Sales Tax [Read more]

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