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NAN Mourns Passing of Artist, Educator, and former Deputy Grand Chief Goyce Kakegamic

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Bobby Narcisse, on behalf of the Executive Council, expresses condolences following the passing of Goyce Kakegamic, an artist, educator, and long-serving member of the NAN Executive Council: “On behalf of Nishnawbe Aski Nation, I send our love and prayers to Goyce’s wife Lucy, his children,…

Federal Report Confirms More Funding Needed to Ensure Safe Water for First Nations

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox says yesterday’s report by the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) on Canada’s failure to provide the necessary supports to ensure that First Nations communities have access to safe drinking water must be met with firm funding commitments in the upcoming federal budget. “This report detailing…

NAN Calls for Supports as Constance Lake First Nation Declares State of Emergency

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox is calling on provincial and federal ministries and agencies to provide the necessary supports as Constance Lake First Nation has declared a State of Emergency due to an outbreak of a deadly lung infection. “We are very concerned with the situation in Constance Lake…

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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