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News Releases by the Union of Ontario Indians. Please contact Marci Becking, Communications Officer at (705) 497-9127 for more information.

Anishinabek Nation commends Moose Cree First Nation and volunteers for successful Little NHL

MISSISSAUGA, ON  (March 15, 2017) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee congratulates host community for the Little NHL -  Moose Cree First Nation and the organizers, volunteers, LNHL executive and the many teams who participated. “This has been...

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Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee announces the passing of Elder Jody Randall (Shko-deh-nini) Waddilove

UOI OFFICES, Nipissing First Nation (March 14, 2017)— The Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee, on behalf of the 40 First Nations in the Anishinabek Nation, expresses his most heartfelt condolences to the family of Jody Waddilove, his...

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The Anishinabek Nation leadership supports AFN call for a National Circle of Ceremony and Healing for our Spirits

UOI OFFICES, Nipissing First Nation (March 1, 2017)—The Anishinabek Nation leadership supports the recent call for a National Circle of Ceremony and Healing for Our Spirits placed by the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and...

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Anishinabek stand with Iroquois Caucus condemning radioactive shipping across Anishinabek and Iroquois Territories

UOI OFFICES (February 22, 2017) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee says that the Anishinabek Nation is standing with the Iroquois Caucus opposing the transporting of radioactive liquid through Anishinabek Nation and Iroquois Territories.  “We assert inherent ownership...

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Chief Alfred Bisaillon passes into the Spirit World

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing First Nation) January 23, 2017 – The Anishinabek Nation flag was lowered at the Union of Ontario Indians head office this week to honour Chief Alfred Bisaillon of Thessalon First Nation.  He passed into the Spirit...

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‘The world lost a true champion’ Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee on the passing of Arthur Manuel

UOI OFFICES, Nipissing First Nation (January 13, 2017)—It is with a heavy heart that Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee, on behalf of the 40 First Nations in the Anishinabek Nation, expresses his heartfelt condolences to the family of respected...

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The Anishinabek mourn the passing of Albert ‘Hardy’ Peltier

UOI OFFICES, Nipissing First Nation (December 20, 2016)—It is with a heavy heart that Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee announces the passing of a great friend, and former Councilor of Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve, Albert “Hardy” Peltier. “I always enjoyed...

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Anishinabek advance the Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing First Nation) December 3, 2016 –  Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee says that he is proud of the Anishinabek Nation citizens who voted and said yes to move the Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement with...

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‘We will still move our Citizenship Law forward’:  Madahbee

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing First Nation) October 27, 2016  – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee says that while the federal government is introducing a bill in the Senate with the intent to eliminate known sex-based inequities in the...

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Madahbee congratulates the Algonquins of Ontario

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing First Nation) October 19, 2016—Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee congratulates the Algonquins of Ontario for signing  a historic Agreement-in-Principle with the Government in Ottawa yesterday. “I congratulate the Algonquins on this historical signing and accomplishment,”...

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