Anishinabek Nation saddened by loss of First Nations rights champion Tom Bressette

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (January 14, 2022) – It is with profound sadness that Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe announces the passing of former Chief and Councillor of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation, Tom Bressette. “I am...

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Anishinabek Nation encouraged by signing of Agreement-in-Principle on compensation and long-term reform of First Nations child and family services

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (January 10, 2022) – On January 4, 2022, Canada announced a $40-billion Agreement-in-Principle to provide compensation to First Nations children and families that have been harmed by its chronically underfunded and discriminatory child welfare system. “We are...

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Former Anishinabek Nation Head Getzit Mishomis Gordon Waindubence begins his journey into the Spirit World

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (November 24, 2021) – It is with profound sadness to announce that former Anishinabek Nation Head Getzit Mishomis Gordon Waindubence (Shiikenh) has begun his journey into the Spirit World today at his home in Sheguiandah...

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Anishinabek Nation Chiefs proclaim new holiday Anishinabek Giizhigad

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (November 17, 2021) – The Anishinabek Nation Chiefs proclaimed June 6 the Anishinabek Nation holiday, Anishinabek Giizhigad, in honour of the historic proclamation of the Anishinaabe Chi-Naaknigewin (constitution). “On June 6, 2012, the Anishinaabe Chi-Naaknigewin was...

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Free, prior and informed consent integral to agreements

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (August 11, 2021) – The Anishinabek Nation Grand Council is deeply concerned about the federal government announcement on July 28, 2021, regarding the rate mitigation deal between the federal government and Newfoundland and Labrador, which...

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Curve Lake First Nation and Hiawatha First Nation join together to observe Day of Mourning

Trigger warning: readers may be triggered by the recount of Indian Residential Schools. To access a 24-hour National Crisis Line, call: 1-866-925-4419. Community Assistance Program (CAP) can be accessed for citizens of the Anishinabek Nation: 1-800-663-1142. ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE...

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Anishinabek Nation leadership encourage learning about the truth this Canada Day

Trigger warning: readers may be triggered by the recount of Indian Residential Schools. To access a 24-hour National Crisis Line, call: 1-866-925-4419. ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (June 29, 2021) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe encourages all Canadians...

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Anishinabek Nation launches new online elementary treaty education resource

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (June 23, 2021) – The Anishinabek Nation has developed an interactive online treaty education resource called Ezhi-nawending: How we are related, geared towards elementary students and new learners to facilitate education on First Nations history,...

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Anishinabek Nation Chiefs-in-Assembly calls on Government of Canada in support of Tk’emlúps te Secwepemec First Nation

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (June 4, 2021) – The Anishinabek Nation Chiefs-in-Assembly extend their deepest sympathies for the people of Tk’emlúps te Secwepemec First Nation during this time of deep sorrow and grief. The Anishinabek Nation Chiefs issued this statement...

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Anishinabek Nation leadership sign Agreement-in-Principle for Child Well-Being with Canada

ANISHINABEK NATION TERRITORY (June 4, 2021) — The Anishinabek Nation and Canada signed the Agreement-in-Principle on Anishinabek Child, Youth, and Family Well-Being. “We are encouraged by this signing of the Agreement-in-Principle,” says Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reginald Niganobe. “We...

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