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NAN Commits to Preserve, Promote Traditional Language after Historic Day in Ontario Legislature

TORONTO, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has re-affirmed NAN’s commitment to the preservation, revitalization, and strengthening of our traditional languages following today’s historic address in Anishininiimowin by Kingfisher Lake First Nation member Sol Mamakwa, MPP for Kiiwetinoong, in the Ontario Legislature today: “On behalf of Nishnawbe Aski Nation, I commend and…

Remote Northern Hospital Fights for Promised Federal Funding for new Health Campus

(Toronto, ON, May 27, 2024) – Today, Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Lynne Innes, was joined by National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak, Assembly of First Nations (AFN); Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN); Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare, Chiefs of Ontario, and Grand Chief Leo Friday, Mushkegowuk Council,…

NAN Stands with Chiefs of Ontario, Manitoba Métis Federation against MNO and Bill C-53

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has issued the following statement supporting unified opposition to the Métis Nation of Ontario and Bill C-53 announced today by Chiefs of Ontario (COO) and the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) during the 2024 Indigenous Identity Fraud Summit in Winnipeg:  “We fully support the position…

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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