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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 Education Agreement Bill introduced into House of Commons

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE, Nipissing First Nation (October 5, 2017)—The Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee is pleased that the Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement Bill C-61 was introduced in the House of Commons today to give the Anishinabek...

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Anishinabek Nation releases official education vote results

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE, (Nipissing First Nation) August 30, 2017—The 23 Participating First Nations who successfully ratified the Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement celebrated the historic achievement on August 16, 2017, in Chippewas of Rama First Nation.  The official results...

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Anishinabek Nation and Ontario sign historic Education Agreement

Province Working in Partnership with First Nations to Support Student Achievement NEWS August 16, 2017 An historic education agreement will support the achievement and well-being of Anishinabek students through enhanced collaboration between the participating First Nations and the Government of Ontario. Mitzie Hunter,...

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Anishinabek Nation and Canada celebrate the signing of historic Education Self-Government Agreement

August 16, 2017 Chippewas of Rama First Nation, ON Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Anishinabek Nation The Government of Canada and 23 Anishinabek Nation First Nations made history today by signing the Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement. This Agreement recognizes Anishinabek control over...

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Anishinabek Nation mourns passing of influential educator

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE, Nipissing First Nation (July 29, 2017)—Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee is deeply saddened to announce the passing of a great educator from Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve, Stephen Fox. “My heart-felt condolences go to his wife Monica,...

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Anishinabek Nation laments passing of economic development advocate

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE, Nipissing First Nation (July 28, 2017)—It is with a heavy heart that Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee announces the sudden passing of a true economic development contributor from Biigtigong Nishnaabeg, Byron LeClair. “My deepest condolences go...

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Anishinabek Nation Leadership will continue supporting Chippewas of the Thames First Nation’s Line 9B plight

ANISHINABEK NATION, NIPISSING FIRST NATION HEAD OFFICE (July 26, 2017)—The Supreme Court of Canada has issued its ruling in favour of the National Energy Board’s (NEB) approval of Enbridge’s Line 9B plan to reverse the flow of Line 9B,...

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Youth gather in Ottawa for ceremony, not for protest

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing FN) June 29, 2017 – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee says that he is supporting the youth in Ottawa who are conducting ceremony and are there for spiritual reasons. “This is youth-driven,” says Madahbee.  “These...

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Madahbee congratulates newly elected AIAI leaders

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE, Nipissing First Nation (May 30, 2017)—On behalf of the Anishinabek Nation, Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee would like to commend the newly elected leaders of the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians. “Firstly, I would like...

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Elder Paul Williams passes into Spirit World

AN Head Office (Nipissing First Nation) May 9, 2017 – Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee offers his condolences to friends and family in Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory on the passing of Elder Paul Williams. “Paul used to be on the recreation...

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