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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…

NAN Invites Thunder Bay Community to Participate in Choose Life Awareness Walk

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Bobby Narcisse invites all members of the Thunder Bay community to participate in the 1st Annual NAN Choose Life Suicide Awareness Walk in Thunder Bay on Friday. “This walk is to honour those who were taken too soon by suicide and create dialogue that will…

NAN Welcomes Landmark Decision Ordering Canada to Pay Capital Costs for Child Welfare

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Bobby Narcisse welcomes a landmark interim decision released by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT/Tribunal) today ordering the Government of Canada to pay the actual costs of capital purchases and/or constructions required to deliver child welfare services in First Nations communities. “Today’s ruling is another…

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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