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MNO: In Memory of Métis Veteran Alex Boucher

It was with deep sadness that the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) reports the loss of Métis Veteran Alexander Sandy Boucher who passed peacefully the morning of July 12, 2020 in Parry Sound, ON. “Alex was truly a charming, independent spirit with many remarkable stories, and it has been my great pleasure to get to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202063 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald offers Condolences on the Passing of former Chief of Temagami First Nation, Gary Potts

(Toronto – June 5, 2020) On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, we offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of, former Chief of Temagami First Nation (Bear Island, Lake Temagami), Gary Potts, who made his journey to the spirit world on June 3, 2020. “On behalf of Chiefs of Ontario, we offer […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 202094 Views

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Aboriginal Legal Services – Justin Basinger 1983 – 2020

The Board of Directors and staff of Aboriginal Legal Services are very saddened that Justin Basinger, the Vice President of the Board, passed away from natural causes on May 27, 2020. Justin was only 33 years old. Justin was a Toronto-based lawyer practising labour, employment, and human rights law in the public sector. The son […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202072 Views

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Dolores Wawia dies at age 76 – Tbnewswatch.com

The pioneer in Indigenous education is lauded as a role model for generations of people. THUNDER BAY — Respected Indigenous educator Dolores Wawia died on Saturday at the age of 76. Born at Gull Bay First Nation (Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek) in 1944, she was a pioneer in Indigenous education and received numerous awards and accolades […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 202096 Views

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Lakehead Public Schools: Honouring a Life’s Work

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Dolores Wawia. Dolores was a founding member of the Lakehead Public Schools Aboriginal Education Advisory Committee and continued to serve as co-chair until her passing. Dolores was an advocate for all children and for the importance of indigenous culture to be woven into all aspects of the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 202082 Views

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NAN Mourns Passing of Chief Celia Echum

THUNDER BAY, ON (May 9, 2020): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the Executive Council, sends heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and community of Ginoogaming First Nation following the sudden passing of Chief Celia Echum this morning: “We are very saddened to learn of the passing of our dear […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202095 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Statement on the Passing of Chief Celia Echum of Ginoogaming First Nation

(Toronto, ON, May 9, 2020) – The Ontario Regional Chief, RoseAnne Archibald released the following statement on the passing of well loved and respected Chief Celia Echum of Ginoogaming First Nation. “On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, we offer our utmost respect and condolences to the family, friends and the community of Ginoogaming First […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202086 Views

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Ginoogaming First Nation mourns death of chief – CBC

Celia Echum passed away suddenly on Saturday May 11, 2020 Ginoogaming First Nation is in mourning following the sudden passing of Chief Celia Echum on Saturday. The announcement was made in a written release on May 9, by Nishnawbe Aski Nation. NAN Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the executive council, sent condolences to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202072 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Statement on the Passing of Oneida Elder Lois Cornelius

(Toronto, ON, April 29, 2020) – The Ontario Regional Chief, RoseAnne Archibald released the following statement on the passing of well loved and respected Oneida Elder, Lois Cornelius. “On behalf of Chiefs of Ontario, we offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of beloved Elder, Lois Cornelius of the Oneida Nation. Lois was […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202084 Views

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A great Loss for Oneida and AIAI as an Elder Leaves this World

London, Ontario April 29th, 2020 – Lois Cornelius touched many lives and it is with great sorrow that she left the world this morning. Lois sat on the Oneida Council, served as Oneida’s band administrator, and she was an elder with AIAI for over 20 years. More than anything she was always smiling, happy to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202077 Views

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