News Releases

NAN Calls on Ontario to Declare State of Emergency as Fires Threaten More Communities

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler is calling on the Government of Ontario to declare a State of Emergency to trigger an immediate response to assist remote First Nations communities threatened by forest fires raging across northern Ontario. “This situation is worsening by the hour. Three of our communities have…

NAN Mourns Passing of Former Missanabie Cree First Nation Chief John Fletcher

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Acting Grand Chief Walter Naveau, on behalf of the Executive Council, expresses heartfelt condolences following the passing of former NAN Chief John Fletcher, 92, of Missanabie Cree First Nation: “On behalf of Nishnawbe Aski Nation, I send our love and prayers to John’s wife Hazel, his family and…