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NAN Women’s Council Celebrates National Chief Archibald as Trailblazer for Indigenous Women

THUNDER BAY, ON: The Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Women’s Council celebrates Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald, of Taykwa Tagamou Nation, as trailblazer for Indigenous women and girls: “The NAN Women’s Council wish to extend our joyous and heartfelt congratulations to RoseAnne Archibald, the Kitche ogimakanikwe, National Chief of the Assembly of First…

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…