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NAN Offers Condolences Following Fatal House Fire in Sandy Lake First Nation

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Bobby Narcisse, on behalf of the Executive Council, expressed heartfelt condolences following news of a tragic house fire last night in Sandy Lake First Nation that is believed to have claimed the lives of several children. “On behalf of Nishnawbe Aski Nation, I send our…

NAN Statement on Historic Deal for Long-term Reform of First Nation Child & Family Services

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Bobby Narcisse has issued the following statement on a landmark deal with the Government of Canada on compensation and long-term reform of First Nations child and family services, including NAN’s Choose Life program and Jordan’s Principle supports: “What has been achieved deserves to be celebrated…

NAN Statement as Bearskin Lake First Nation Appeals to Canada & Ontario for Action

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox has issued the following statement in support of Bearskin Lake First Nation and all NAN communities struggling to deal with steadily rising cases of COVID-19: “The situation in Bearskin Lake is unprecedented. More than 35 per cent of the population has tested positive for…

Who We Are

Nishnawbe Aski Nation is a political territorial organization representing 49 First Nation communities within northern Ontario. It represents the legitimate, socioeconomic, and political aspirations of its First Nation members of Northern Ontario to all levels of government in order to allow local self-determination while establishing spiritual, cultural, social, and economic independence.

Choose Life- 2021