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NAN Mourns Passing of Elder Gregory Koostachin, of Attawapiskat First Nation

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox, on behalf of theExecutive Council, expresses heartfelt condolences following the passing of NAN Elder Gregory Koostachin, of Attawapiskat First Nation: “We are very saddened to learn of Greg’s passing in Attawapiskat over the weekend. We are sending our love and prayers to his dear…

NAN Statement as Pope Francis apologies for Abuses Suffered at Indian Residential Schools

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum, on behalf of the NAN Executive Council, has issued the following statement following an apology by Pope Francis for the abuses suffered at Indian Residential Schools to Indigenous delegates at the Vatican this week: “It has taken tremendous courage for Survivors who…

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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