Waub Rice to receive storytelling honour
UOI OFFICES (Nipissing FN) July 15, 2014 – CBC journalist Waubgeshig Rice has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Debwewin Citation for excellence in First Nations Storytelling.
Rice, a citizen of Wasauksing First Nation near Parry Sound, Ont. is a videojournalist in the public broadcaster’s Ottawa newsroom. He produced “Capital NDNs”, an hour-long television documentary about contemporary Aboriginal life in Ottawa, and his video contributions to CBC’s “8th Fire Digital Project” include “Mixed Blood” and “Sacraments and the Smudge” Read more
Wynne majority could be win-win: Madahbee
UOI OFFICES (Nipissing FN) June 13, 2014 – A majority government for Premier Kathleen Wynne has the potential to benefit both citizens of Ontario and First Nations in the province. Read more
Government holding First Nations children ransom: Madahbee
UOI OFFICES (Nipissing First Nation) May 29, 2014 – The Harper conservatives are holding First Nations children to ransom by refusing to respect their rights to quality education. Read more
Feds can’t be trusted on education: Madahbee
UOI OFFICES (Nipissing First Nation) May 26, 2014 – First Nations leaders are gathering in Ottawa to discuss how to move forward on creating an education system with a federal government they don’t trust.Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee says Indian Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt exacerbated the debate by referring to leaders working on a joint response to controversial First Nations education legislation as “rogue chiefs”. Read more
Federal Government Cuts Programs for First Nations Children in Poverty by over 50%
OVER 50% CUT TO CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS
Submitted by Chief Shining Turtle, Whitefish River First Nation
New slogan minted at Anishinabek Education Symposium: Say ‘Yes’ to the AES!
UOI OFFICES (Nipissing First Nation) April 28, 2014 – The draft education self-government agreement between the Anishinabek Nation and Canada got an in-depth review by First Nation leaders and educators at the Anishinabek Nation’s education symposium held at Nbisiing Secondary School in Nipissing First Nation, April 23 -24. Read more
‘Education Act a distraction from 18-year process’: Madahbee
THUNDER BAY (March 20, 2014 ) – Anishinabek Nation Chiefs are concerned that the government’s proposed
First Nations education legislation ignores 18 years of negotiations for the Anishinabek Education System. 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.