Anishinabek Nation honours creator of the Debwewin Citations

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (May 11, 2022) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe announced today that Maurice Switzer Bnesi, a citizen of the Mississaugas of Alderville First Nation, is to be honoured with the 2022 Debwewin Citation...

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Anishinabek Nation condemns approved development at Juno Beach

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (April 27, 2022) – The Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe and Chiefs Veterans Committee are raising concerns regarding the approval of a condominium development a few meters from the Canadian Memorial on the...

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Anishinabek Nation leadership appalled with birth alerts continuing in Thunder Bay

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (April 8, 2022) – In October of 2020, the Government of Ontario directed that societies must cease birth alerts – a long-standing, traumatic practice that consists of child welfare agencies notifying a hospital or birth...

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Canada and Anishinabek First Nations sign historic self-government agreement

OTTAWA (April 6, 2022) – The Government of Canada is working with First Nation partners to restore respectful nation-to-nation relationships, recognize their inherent right to self-determination and support communities as they move out from under the Indian Act and...

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Indigenous leaders jointly call upon Ontario Government to take immediate action on Thunder Bay Police Service

It is now painfully clear that Indigenous people have no trust in the Thunder Bay Police Service or the Thunder Bay Police Services Board. The repeated failures of the Thunder Bay Police Service require a fundamental re-examination of whether...

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Debwewin Citation recipient displayed excellence in journalism during Robinson-Huron Annuities trial

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (March 7, 2022) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe announced today that Dr. Catherine Murton Stoehr is to be honoured with the 2021 Debwewin Citation for excellence in journalism. Dr. Murton Stoehr has contributed...

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Anishinabek Nation responds to criminal investigation into Thunder Bay Police Service

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (February 25, 2022) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) announced that they are conducting a criminal investigation into the actions of members of the Thunder Bay Police Service.  The announcement made on Tuesday, February 22,...

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Anishinabek Nation kicks off 6th Annual Lands, Resources and Economic Development Forum

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (February 15, 2022) – The Anishinabek Nation welcomes member First Nations, Anishinabek citizens and representatives, industry experts, and government officials at the 6th Annual Lands, Resources, and Economic Development Forum: Kina-Gego-Naabadosin—Everything is Connected. “As has been...

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Anishinabek Nation stands with the Orange Shirt Society

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (February 11, 2022) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe responds to recent calls to action from the “Freedom Convoy” currently occupying Ottawa which sits on the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Nations. “The...

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Withdrawal of judicial review of CHRT ruling a relief for Anishinabek Nation communities rebuilding and reclaiming their role in child and youth well-being

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (January 28, 2022) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe welcomes the recent announcement that Canada will be withdrawing its application for judicial review of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) ruling on the...

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