News Releases

NAN to Launch Community Building Campaign with Interactive Display at Wake the Giant

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Bobby Narcisse will launch a community building campaign with a large-scale interactive display at the Wake the Giant Festival on Saturday. “Racism is often caused by myths and misunderstanding and can’t be fixed by one person or organization. It takes a community. Racist beliefs and…

NAN Welcomes Ruling Supporting Customary Care for First Nations Children

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Bobby Narcisse welcomes a ruling that supports customary care for First Nations children and First Nations’ inherent jurisdiction over children in general. “I am filled with great pride and hope for our children’s future. Our First Nations communities have rights and jurisdiction over the care…

NAN Invites Thunder Bay Community to Participate in Choose Life Awareness Walk

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Bobby Narcisse invites all members of the Thunder Bay community to participate in the 1st Annual NAN Choose Life Suicide Awareness Walk in Thunder Bay on Friday. “This walk is to honour those who were taken too soon by suicide and create dialogue that will…

NAN Encouraged as Superior Court Injunction Protects Ginoogaming First Nation’s Sacred Land

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox welcomes a Court injunction protecting an area of Ginoogaming First Nation’s sacred land from mineral exploration: “We are encouraged that the Superior Court has recognized the inherent and Treaty rights of Ginoogaming and has granted an injunction to halt mineral exploration activity in Wiisinin…