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Jun 05, 2019, 11:00 ET Central body supporting Anishinabek Nation Child Well-Being Law launched at Grand Council Assembly

CHIPPEWAS OF GEORGINA ISLAND FIRST NATION, June 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Anishinabek Nation's Social Development Department launched Koganaawsawin, the central body supporting the Anishinabek Nation Child...


Dec 03, 2016, 09:00 ET Anishinabek advance the Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing First Nation), ON, Dec. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee says that he is proud of the Anishinabek Nation citizens who voted and said yes...


Nov 19, 2015, 11:00 ET Historical Master Education Framework Agreement signed by Anishinabek and Ontario

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, Nov. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - The Anishinabek First Nations and Ontario have signed an historical Master Education Framework Agreement on November 19. Anishinabek Nation Grand Council...


Feb 23, 2015, 10:06 ET Open Letter to Canada's Federal Parliamentarians

Open Letter to Canada's Federal Parliamentarians Monday, February 23, 2015 Parliament of Canada 111 Wellington Street Ottawa ON - K1A 0A4 Canada Dear Government of Canada Parliamentarians: Honourable ...


Nov 17, 2014, 11:58 ET Good relations between First Nations and police during investigation

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing FN), Nov. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee says that he is impressed with the Durham Regional Police in regards to the dig at a farm north of Toronto in...


Sep 09, 2014, 09:57 ET 'Treaty beneficiaries due for a raise': Madahbee

UOI OFFICES, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - 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...


Aug 27, 2014, 13:35 ET 'We need an inquiry now': Madahbee

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing FN), Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - 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 ...


Jul 15, 2014, 13:09 ET Waub Rice to receive storytelling honour

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing FN), July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - CBC journalist Waubgeshig Rice has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Debwewin Citation for excellence in First Nations Storytelling. Rice, a ...


Jun 13, 2014, 09:57 ET Wynne majority could be win-win: Madahbee

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing FN), June 13, 2014 /CNW/ - A majority government for Premier Kathleen Wynne has the potential to benefit both citizens of Ontario and First Nations in the province. "The 60,000 ...


May 29, 2014, 13:22 ET Government holding First Nations children ransom: Madahbee

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing First Nation), May 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Harper conservatives are holding First Nations children to ransom by refusing to respect their rights to quality education. Anishinabek...


May 26, 2014, 11:59 ET Feds can't be trusted on education: Madahbee

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing First Nation), May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - First Nations leaders are gathering in Ottawa to discuss how to move forward on creating an education system with a federal government they...


May 09, 2014, 09:14 ET Lack of Ipperwash follow-up endangers First Nations police: Madahbee

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing First Nation), May 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The lives of First Nations police officers continue to be at risk because recommendations from the Ipperwash Inquiry have been gathering dust ...


May 06, 2014, 10:55 ET Kill education bill now: Madahbee

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing First Nation), May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Minister of Indian Affairs shouldn't be delaying his proposed First Nations education legislation, says Anishinabek Nation Grand Council...


Apr 29, 2014, 11:51 ET New slogan minted at Anishinabek Education Symposium: Say 'Yes' to the AES!

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing First Nation), April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The draft education self-government agreement between the Anishinabek Nation and Canada got an in-depth review by First Nation leaders and ...


Apr 14, 2014, 13:15 ET 'We need a real say in how our kids are taught': Madahbee

UOI OFFICES, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Just promising more money for First Nations education won't make it better, says Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee, unless First Nations have a real say in how...


Mar 20, 2014, 11:08 ET 'Education Act a distraction from 18-year process': Madahbee

THUNDER BAY, ON, March 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Anishinabek Nation Chiefs are concerned that the government's proposed First Nations education legislation ignores 18 years of negotiations for the Anishinabek ...


Mar 03, 2014, 13:27 ET 'First Nations must be involved in mining ventures': Day

TORONTO, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - No mining venture will succeed without First Nations participation at the earliest stages. That's what Anishinabek Nation Lake Huron Grand Chief Isadore Day,...


Feb 26, 2014, 09:05 ET Cutting land claim research 'self-destructive': Madahbee

UOI OFFICES, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Harper conservatives are demonstrating self-destructive behaviour by trying to step away from their lawful obligations to fund land claim research. "They are...


Jan 27, 2014, 11:04 ET Order of Ontario recipients create equal opportunities for First Nations

UOI OFFICES, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee says that the two Order of Ontario recipients -- Ronald Common and Allison Fisher -- have worked tirelessly...


Dec 06, 2013, 11:40 ET 'Treaties must be part of resource discussions': Lake Huron Chief

TIMMINS, ON, Dec. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - An Anishinabek Nation leader is calling on Premier Kathleen Wynne to immediately convene a discussion on the implications of treaty rights on resource extraction in...


Nov 19, 2013, 13:26 ET Anishinabek have treaty rights to share mining revenues

SUDBURY, ON, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Anishinabek Nation citizens have a treaty right to share in Ontario's $11 billion mining industry. "We have determined that 60 per cent of mining resources in...


Nov 18, 2013, 14:58 ET 'Seeing a future helps prevent addiction': Madahbee

UOI OFFICES (NIPISSING FN), ON, Nov. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Anishinabek leaders can contribute to preventing drug abuse by helping youth to see future opportunities available to them. "We have a large...


Nov 14, 2013, 15:12 ET Anishinabek continue to pursue own education system

UOI OFFICES (NIPISSING FIRST NATION), Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Anishinabek Nation Chiefs have unanimously rejected the federal government's draft proposal of the First Nations Education Act because, in...


Nov 11, 2013, 09:00 ET 'Our ally is attacking us': Madahbee

UOI OFFICES (NIPISSING FIRST NATION), Nov. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - First Nations made their own decision to defend Canada in times of war, says Anishinabek Nation leader Patrick Madahbee, and they have the...


Oct 29, 2013, 10:00 ET Anishinabek mourn passing of Musqueam Chief Ernie Campbell

UOI OFFICES (NIPISSING FN), Oct. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Anishinabek Nation leaders are paying tribute to former Chief of the Musqueam Indian Band, Ernie Campbell who has passed into the Spirit World....