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Anishinabek Nation and Ontario sign Letter of Commitment

TORONTO (January 31, 2018) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee and Chris Ballard, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, met today to sign a letter of Commitment.   The commitment from the Anishinabek Nation and Ontario is...

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Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Madahbee congratulates MPP Fedeli as interim PC leader

NIPISSING FIRST NATION (January 26, 2018)—The Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee congratulates Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli on becoming the interim PC leader. “As former mayor of North Bay, Fedeli had a good, open relationship with First Nations,” says...

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Anishinabek mourn the passing of Johnny Bower

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (Nipissing First Nation) December 28, 2017 – Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee expressed his condolences to the family of former Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Johnny Bower who passed away on December 26th. “Johnny Bower was a...

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Anishinabek Nation Citizenship Commissioner Jeanette Corbiere Lavell to receive Order of Canada

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (Nipissing First Nation) January 2, 2018 – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee says that Jeanette Corbiere Lavell (Keewednanung), who is the Anishinabek Nation’s Citizenship Commissioner, is most deserving to become a member of...

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Bill C-61 receives Royal Assent

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE, Nipissing First Nation (December 15, 2017)—On behalf of the Anishinabek Nation, Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee would like to extend congratulations to the 23 Participating First Nations and the Kinoomaadziwin Education Body (KEB) on the...

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Anishinabek Nation acknowledges the sacrifice of veterans

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (Nipissing First Nation) Nov. 10, 2017 – The Anishinabek Nation remembers and acknowledge the sacrifice of all its veterans. “We remember those who paid the ultimate price for our freedom,” says Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief...

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Indigenous youth rally at Queen’s Park in support of a renewable, non-nuclear future

TORONTO (Nov.9, 2017)  – Today at noon, Indigenous youth and allies gathered to rally at Queen’s Park in support of a transition towards 100% renewable energy in Ontario and phasing out of nuclear power in the province. This is...

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Anishinabek Nation launches two new elementary books to kick off Treaties Recognition Week

WHITEFISH RIVER FIRST NATION  (November 6, 2017)— Two new elementary books that explain treaties to elementary students were launched today at Shawanosowe School in Whitefish River First Nation. The books – Alex Shares his Wampum Belt and Dakota Talks about...

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Grand Council Chief congratulates Kenn Richard on winning the Jane Jacobs Lifetime Achievement Award

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (Nipissing FN) November 02, 2017— Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee congratulates Kenn Richard on winning the Jane Jacobs Lifetime Achievement Award. Kenn Richard is the founding Executive Director of Native Child and Family Services...

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Grand Chief congratulates Kelly Crawford, Education Director for the Anishinabek Education System

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (Nipissing FN) Oct. 30, 2017 – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee congratulates the newly hired Education Director for the Anishinabek Education System. Kelly Crawford, citizen of M’Chigeeng First Nation, will begin her new role...

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