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Bill C-61 receives Royal Assent
ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE, Nipissing First Nation (December 15, 2017)—On behalf of the Anishinabek Nation, Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee would like to extend congratulations to the 23 Participating First Nations and the Kinoomaadziwin Education Body (KEB) on the Royal Assent of Bill C-61, the Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement Act.
Photo by Laura Barrios
“I am elated that Deputy Grand Council Chief Glen Hare, KEB Board members, and technical support staff successfully steered this historic bill through the final stage of Canada’s Legislative process,” said Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee. “For so long, having our own education system was a dream, but today, we take a step forward on our journey to building a better education and realizing a better future for our Anishinabek youth.”
Anishinabek Nation commends Moose Cree First Nation and volunteers for successful Little NHL
MISSISSAUGA, ON (March 15, 2017) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee congratulates host community for the Little NHL - Moose Cree First Nation and the organizers, volunteers, LNHL executive and the many teams who participated.
“This has been a record-breaking year with 203 teams registered to play in this event,” says Grand Council Chief Madahbee. “I commend the host community Moose Cree First Nation and all the folks who made this Little NHL a successful event yet again. It is so great to see the participation of the communities and the teams come out year after year.”
Wahnapitae First Nation to be Included in Nickel Belt Riding
Queen’s Park – This afternoon, members of the General Government Committee voted to pass NDP MPP France Gélinas’ amendment to include Wahnapitae First Nation in the provincial riding of Nickel Belt. The committee was considering Bill 45, the Election Statute Law Amendment Act.
“This is fabulous news for the members of Wahnapitae First Nation and I am thrilled the committee agreed with my amendment to make this important change happen,” said Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas. “Last year, a similar attempt was voted down by the Liberal government.”
Wahnapitae First Nation joins growing Green Economy network
November 24, 2016 For Immediate Release
SUDBURY - Green Economy North is excited to add Wahnapitae First Nation to its growing membership.
“We are thrilled to welcome Wahnapitae First Nation the 10th member of our program, and as the first indigenous organization in our Ontario-wide network,” said Richard Eberhardt, Program Manager. “Wahnapitae First Nation has an excellent reputation among local Indigenous organizations for its commitment to sustainable development.”
Working with Green Economy North, Wahnapitae First Nation will measure and manage its energy usage and carbon emissions, and will set a target for reductions.
The Great Lakes Gathering. For the Water. Ojibway Park.
Sault on Line - By Lynne Brown - July 13, 2016
On Thursday July 14 to July 17th, hundreds of people will gather on the shores of Lake Huron at Ojibway Park in Garden River First Nation for the Great Lakes Gathering.
A Sunrise Ceremony will open four days of ceremonies, welcoming Nibi Onji Canoe Journey and Water Keepers Journey, two separate ceremonial canoe journeys which started in June, and became one approximately three weeks ago.
Edward E. George, Stoney Point First Nation is Nibi Onji Canoe Journey. Saultonline sat down with Edward at Ojibway Park on Tuesday, and will share a story later about his journey. An epic journey that inspired many along the route, including canoe paddlers who joined Nibi Onji and are still with him, paddling their way to Sunrise Ceremony on Thursday, July 14th. Edward has had incredible shore support as well. Joanne Robertson (Fiddlehead Farms, Goulais River) is mapping the route and a person call follow along via Facebook page.