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Candidates for 2021 Nishnawbe Aski Nation Executive Council Election Announced

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Head Electoral Officer Jocelyn Formsma has received and verified nominations for the following candidates for the position of Grand Chief (1) and Deputy Grand Chief (3) for the 2021 election for the NAN Executive Council. Candidates for Grand Chief: Derek Fox, Bearskin Lake First NationBruce Shisheesh, Attawapiskat First…

NAN Statement on Brayden Bushby Sentencing

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Derek Fox has issued the following statement on the sentencing today of Brayden Bushby, who was convicted of manslaughter last year in the 2017 death of Barbara Kentner: “Barbara was much loved and is very much missed, and our thoughts and prayers are with her…

NAN Offers Condolences as Remains Found at Former B.C. Residential School Site

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Derek Fox, on behalf of the Executive Council, expresses heartfelt condolences following the discovery of the remains of 215 children at a former British Columbia Indian Residential School: “We are very saddened to learn that the final resting place of so many innocent children have…

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

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