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NAN Presents First Nations-Specific Emergency Management Concept to Ontario Premier

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has presented a report outlining a First Nation-specific emergency management concept to Ontario Premier Doug Ford during his visit to Thunder Bay today. “The issues around emergency management are becoming more critical for First Nations communities. Ontario’s approach is failing, and our communities must…

NAN Shares Frustration over Province’s Fire Response as Premier Visits Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler will share growing frustration with the Government of Ontario’s response to the threats posed by forest fires raging across NAN territory with Premier Doug Ford during his visit to Thunder Bay today. “I look forward to today’s visit by Premier Ford so he can…

Court Decision Allows Civil Action to Proceed Against Ontario Coroner’s System

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler welcomes a court ruling that will allow a civil action to proceed against the Ontario coroner’s system for failing to investigate the tragic death of Brody Meekis, who died in Sandy Lake First Nation in 2014 from an easily curable illness when he was…

NAN Calls on Ontario to Declare State of Emergency as Fires Threaten More Communities

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler is calling on the Government of Ontario to declare a State of Emergency to trigger an immediate response to assist remote First Nations communities threatened by forest fires raging across northern Ontario. “This situation is worsening by the hour. Three of our communities 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.

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