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NAN Calls on Prime Minister to End Legal Battles and Meet with St. Anne’s IRS Survivors

OTTAWA, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum today called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to end Canada’s relentless legal battles against Survivors of the notorious St. Anne’s Indian Residential School and meet with them in the spirt of reconciliation during a press conference in Ottawa: “The Survivors of St. Anne’s…

NAN looks forward to Indigenous-led Process to Address Indigenous Perspectives Gap in Education

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Bobby Narcisse acknowledges the Government of Ontario’s recent response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action with a plan to ensure that Indigenous perspectives are reflected throughout the province’s curriculum. “I am encouraged by Ontario’s commitment to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation…

NAN to Launch Community Building Campaign with Interactive Display at Wake the Giant

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Bobby Narcisse will launch a community building campaign with a large-scale interactive display at the Wake the Giant Festival on Saturday. “Racism is often caused by myths and misunderstanding and can’t be fixed by one person or organization. It takes a community. Racist beliefs and…

NAN Welcomes Ruling Supporting Customary Care for First Nations Children

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Bobby Narcisse welcomes a ruling that supports customary care for First Nations children and First Nations’ inherent jurisdiction over children in general. “I am filled with great pride and hope for our children’s future. Our First Nations communities have rights and jurisdiction over the care…

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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