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NAN, Matawa Acknowledge 10,000-Day Milestone as Neskantaga still without Clean Drinking Water

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox and Matawa First Nations Management Chief Executive Officer, David Paul Achneepineskum, acknowledge Neskantaga First Nation’s June 19, 2022, milestone of 10,000 days under a boil water advisory. “It is shameful that with all the talk of reconciliation, Neskantaga has surpassed the grim milestone of…

NAN Mourns Passing of Grand Council Treaty No. 9 Founding Member Chris Cromarty

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox, on behalf of the Executive Council, expresses heartfelt condolences following the passing of NAN Elder Chris Cromarty, one of the founding members of Grand Council Treaty No. 9: “We are very saddened to learn of Chris’s passing and our love and prayers are with…

NAN Calls on New Ford Government to Prioritize Ontario’s Relationship with First Nations

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox congratulates Doug Ford on his re-election and will look to his new government to prioritize Ontario’s Treaty relationship with NAN First Nations: “This election focused on the economy, housing, and health care, but lacked any substantive conversation about First Nations and the issues our…

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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