March 25, 2013: Grand Council Chief looks at the Union of Ontario Indians monument that honours survivors of the Indian Residential Schools System with survivor Charlotte Contin and her daughters Dot and Judy from Henvey Inlet First Nation.
Elijah Harper: March 3, 1949 – May 17, 2013
OTTAWA (May 17, 2013) – The family of Elijah Harper regrets to announce the passing of the much loved,
respected and influential Cree leader and Indigenous activist. He passed away early May 17th as a result of cardiac failure due to diabetes complications. Read more
A Communiqué from Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee
Women's Water Commission Meeting and Treaty Gathering First Nations Leadership, Elders and Citizens are invited to a Women's Water Commission Meeting and Treaty Gathering in Serpent River First Nation on May 30-31 2013. Invitation and Agenda
May 15, 2013 - Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee is asking the Anishinabek nation to assist in fundraising efforts for evacuated residents of Pic Mobert First Nation. Read More
THE TIME IS NOW: Madahbee
UOI Offices –This year marks the 250th anniversary of The Royal Proclamation, a landmark document by which the British Crown recognized the nationhood of “the Indian tribes of North America.” Commemoration of the 1763 event is an agenda item for June’s annual general assembly of Anishinabek Nation chiefs, and Grand Council Chief Patrick Wedaseh Madahbee reflected on the persistence of First Nations during that time. Read more.OUR TIME IS NOW: Anishinabek Nation Grand Council AssemblyJune 4-6, 2013, Munsee Delaware NationMemo to ChiefsDraft AgendaFor more information, please contact Leah Stock, Administrative Coordinator at 877-702-5200 ext 2260.
Indian Residential School Commemoration Project
The Union of Ontario Indians has received funding through the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada to develop tools and erect a monument to pay tribute to Anishinabek Nation members who attended Indian Residential School. Visit our website for the Indian Residential Schools Commemoration Project.
Anishinabek Nation action on Bill C-45
Visit this page for documents, updates and Rally information about Anishinabek Nation action regarding Bill C-45. Read more.
This is a four-page rally pamphlet that can be used by anybody and everybody. Please print several copies, fold in half and hand out at traffic slow-downs, round dance flash mob events etc. There are no specific dates on this pamphlet so all the information is valid for our rallies to come. Page one includes the wampum belt, Anishinabek Thunderbird wordmark and key messages on First Nations rights.