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NAN Recognizes Outstanding Contributions of Community Members, Honours Past Leaders

TIMMINS, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox and members of the Executive Council congratulate recipients of the 2022 Keewaywin Awards for their outstanding leadership, accomplishments, and contributions to our Nations. “We are pleased to congratulate this year’s recipients and we are proud to honour our past Grand Chiefs for their tireless efforts…

NAN Residential School Survivor Evelyn Korkmaz Shares Message with Pope Francis

QUEBEC CITY, QC: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Indian Residential School Survivor Evelyn Korkmaz, a member of Fort Albany First Nation, presented a letter with the following message to His Holiness Pope Francis in the traditional territory of the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi this morning: “This has been an emotional week for me as a…

NAN Survivors to Attend Events in Edmonton, Quebec City during Papal Visit this Week

EDMONTON, AB: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum will accompany delegations of Indian Residential School Survivors during the Apostolic Journey of His Holiness Pope Francis to Canada this week. “Survivors and the families of those we have lost through the Residential School system will face a wide range of emotions this…

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.

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