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MNO deeply saddened by passing of Danielle Choquette

February 23, 2021 The Métis Nation of Ontario is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Danielle Choquette. As many of you will know, Danielle was the wife of MNO’s founding President Tony Belcourt. She will be remembered and treasured as a warm and graceful presence at Annual General Assemblies and so many MNO […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202110 Views

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Six Nations of the Grand River: Condolences Sent to the Families Affected by Most Recent COVID-19 Death in Community

Tuesday February 16, 2021 Ohsweken Public Health (OPH) notified Six Nations Health Services (SNHS) of a third COVID-19 related death in the community. Elected Council and the Emergency Control Group send heartfelt condolences to those families and friends affected by this recent passing. The community are reminded of the mental health supports provided for each […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 202117 Views

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Nipissing mourns loss of Dr. Muriel Sawyer

The Nipissing University community was sad to learn of the loss of a great friend to the University, Nipissing First Nation Deputy Chief, Dr. Muriel Sawyer (Honoris Causa). Dr. Sawyer was a custodian of language and culture and an irreplaceable advocate for Indigenous education. In 2014, Dr. Muriel Sawyer was the recipient of an Honorary Degree, Doctor of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202128 Views

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Nipissing FN mourns loss of deputy chief, language keeper Muriel Sawyer – The North Bay Nugget

Feb 08, 2021 Muriel Sawyer, deputy chief of Nipissing First Nation and noted for her longstanding career as an educator and language keeper, has died. In a video posted to social media Saturday evening, Chief Scott McLeod shared the news of Sawyer’s passing following her battle with cancer. McLeod told The Nugget Sawyer died at […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202113 Views

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Book of Condolence for George Edward Armstrong

Greater Sudbury Mayor Brian Bigger and City Council invite residents to sign a virtual book of condolence for National Hockey League legend George Edward Armstrong who died at the age of 90 on January 24, 2021. Born in Boland’s Bay, Armstrong lived his childhood and early teens in Falconbridge. He signed with the Toronto Maple […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202115 Views

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Six Nations Mourns Loss of Second Community Death Due to COVID-19

Six Nations received notice over the weekend from Ohsweken Public Health of a second community member that has passed away in relation to COVID-19. Heartfelt condolences, thoughts, and prayers are sent to the families at this time as they mourn the loss of their loved one. Please know we acknowledge the community’s fatigue from COVID-19, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202118 Views

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58th Elected Council Offer Condolences to Elected Chief Mark Hill and Family at This Difficult Time

The Elected Council extends its sincere condolences to its Elected Chief, and to the entire Hill family at the loss of Mr. Kenneth R. Hill. Mr. Hill is well known for his partnership in Grand River Enterprises. Always maintaining Six Nations as his home, Mr. Hill built portions of his industry at the very same […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202115 Views

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Remembering the life and legacy of Elder Geraldine Robertson – Anishinabek News

January 11, 2021 AAMJIWNAANG FIRST NATION— Elder Geraldine Robertson, tireless advocate for survivors of the Canadian residential school system and recipient of the Order of Ontario, is fondly remembered as she makes her way into the Spirit World. “[Her work]in educating settler people about the reality of residential schools, and her generosity in sharing her […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202121 Views

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The Chanie Wenjack School mourns the passing of Bawdwaywidun, Eddie Benton-Benai.

Today, the Wenjack School mourns the passing of a great knowledge keeper and spiritual leader, Dr. Eddie Benton-Banai, Bawdwaywidun from Lac Court Orielles Band of Ojibways in Wisconsin and a relative from the Fish Clan. Eddie was a leader advancing Anishinaabe-controlled education and cultural-based education based on Anishinaabe philosophy. As the academic and spiritual advisor […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 202029 Views

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NAN Mourns Passing of Former Aroland First Nation Chief William Magiskan

December 1, 2020 Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the Executive Council, expresses condolences on the passing of former Chief and respected Elder William Magiskan to his family, friends and the community of Aroland First Nation: “On behalf of Nishnawbe Aski Nation I send our love and prayers to Elder […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202024 Views

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