Anishinabek Nation Chiefs-in-Assembly elect new Grand Council Chief

SUDBURY (June 5, 2024) – Following a Traditional Stand-up Election, Anishinabek Nation Chiefs-in-Assembly elected Linda Debassige as the Grand Council Chief for the 2024-27 term. Candidates Reg Niganobe and Linda Debassige participated in the Stand-up Election with the vote results...

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Anishinabek Nation welcomes First Nations leadership and lands technicians to the 8th Annual Lands and Resources Forum

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (February 13, 2024) – The Anishinabek Nation kicks off its 8th Annual Lands and Resources Forum: Kina-Gego-Naabadosin—Everything is Connected taking place from February 13 to 15 in North Bay, Ontario. “We are proud to have this...

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Anishinabek Nation leadership confirms position on the Métis Nation of Ontario

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (January 19, 2024) – The Anishinabek Nation wishes to make it unequivocally clear that the recent meeting involving former Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief John Beaucage, his former Chief of Staff Bob Goulais, and a...

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Anishinabek Nation calls on the Thunder Bay Police Service to fully implement the report: Broken Trust

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (January 16, 2024) – The Anishinabek Nation condemns the Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) in their handling of a case that resulted in the death of a First Nation woman. On December 30, 2023, a 9-1-1...

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Anishinabek Nation responds to the desecration of Sacred Site in Bon Echo Provincial Park

BARRIE, ON (September 14, 2023) – The Chiefs of the Anishinabek Nation Southeast Region are calling attention to the recently discovered vandalism of a Sacred Site in Bon Echo Provincial Park. Mazinaw Rock has been a designated national historic site...

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Anishinabek Nation responds to the Auditor General’s Special Report on Ontario’s Greenbelt Development Plan 

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (August 18, 2023) – The Anishinabek Nation is disappointed in the recent findings that the Ontario government’s plan to encroach on the portions of the protected Greenbelt were found to be favourable to specific developers...

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Former Grand Council Chief Vernon Roote passes into the Spirit World

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE  – Former Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Vernon Roote has begun his Spirit Journey on August 4, 2023. Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe and the Regional Deputy Grand Council Chiefs, Chris Plain (Southwest), Mel...

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CHRT decision a step towards justice for First Nations children and families

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (August 2, 2023) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe commends the recent Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) approval of the $23.4 billion settlement agreement for First Nations children, youth, and families impacted by...

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Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief welcomes Federal Court decision on First Nation policing

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA (July 11, 2023) — Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe is relieved with the recent Federal Court ruling on a motion filed by First Nation Police Chiefs of Ontario regarding their funding agreements. The Federal...

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Debwewin Citation recipient shows the heart of Anishinaabe through his lens

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (June 20, 2023) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe announced today that Ed Regan is to be honoured with the 2023 Debwewin Citation for excellence in storytelling. Regan has won cinematography and editing awards,...

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