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Jason Rasevych of Ginoogaming First Nation recognized as one of Canada’s top economic developers by Cando

Create: 11/07/2018 - 21:21

Jason Rasevych, a citizen of Ginoogaming First Nation earned praise after being recognized as a top economic developer of the year by Cando (Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers), and becoming the finalist at the Cando 25th Anniversary Conference and AGM held on October 25 in Enoch, Alberta.

Ginoogaming First Nation Chief Celia Echum spoke of Rasevych of when he was younger in the community.

Sioux Lookout OPP reopen investigation into 1972 death of Audry Anderson

Create: 10/26/2018 - 00:10

The OPP in Sioux Lookout have re-opened the 46 year old cold case of Audry Anderson.

In October of 1972, the body of 19-year-old Audry Anderson was found on the south shoulder of Drayton Road east of Highway 72 near Sioux Lookout, Ontario.

At the time the incident was treated as a motor vehicle collision.

Anderson was last seen in a pickup truck in the company of two males, outside a cafe in Sioux Lookout, around 1:30 a.m. on October 11, 1972.

The two males told the OPP back in 1972, that Anderson had jumped out of the moving vehicle.

Mahkwa Lodge Staff Voluntarily Feed 300 Homeless People in Winnipeg

Create: 10/18/2018 - 23:42

The staff of Mahkwa Lodge, Lac Seul First Nation, were very excited to meet Althea Guiboche, of Winnipeg, AKA “The Bannock Lady” while on a weekend trip to celebrate the-end-of -the-season for Mahkwa Lodge, a grueling seasonal job for most of them, but also a very rewarding job in customer service. By way of the “Moccasin Telegraph”, Maeegan Linklater of Winnipeg told Chris Southwind, Sr. one of the managers at Mahkwa Lodge about Althea. In August, Chris and Althea agreed to join forces to make a hot meal possible for three hundred homeless in Winnipeg.

Perry Bellegarde re-elected as AFN National Chief

Create: 07/27/2018 - 01:17

National Chief Perry Bellegarde was re-elected during the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly held July 24-26 in Vancouver.

Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of NAN Chiefs and the Executive Council, congratulated Bellegarde on his re-election as National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations in Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh territory:

Perry Bellegarde Launches Campaign for Re-election as National Chief

Create: 06/14/2018 - 01:46

Perry Bellegarde, the current National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), today launched his campaign for re-election with a commitment to Chiefs to maintain momentum while redoubling efforts on measures to close the gap in the quality of life for First Nations peoples.

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