‘Treaty beneficiaries due for a raise’: Madahbee
UOI OFFICES (September 9, 2014) – First Nations parties to the Robinson-Huron Treaty haven’t seen their benefits increased in 140 years.Chiefs from the Robinson-Huron Treaty territory are filing their Statement of Claim today in right of Canada and Ontario regarding the longstanding failure of the Crown to raise annuities under the Treaty signed in 1850. Read More
‘We need an inquiry now’: Madahbee
UOI OFFICES (Nipissing FN) August 27, 2014 – Anishinabek Nation leaders are urging the Council of the Federation to put pressure on the Harper government to call an inquiry into the nearly 1,200 Missing and Murdered Indigenous and Traded Women in Canada. Read More
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
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
‘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.