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Indigenous rights activist Vernon Harper dies in Toronto – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 15, 2018 TORONTO _ A Cree elder who was a co-organizer of a cross-Canada trek to raise awareness of broken treaties and grievances against the federal government has died, according to an organization that advocates for dozens of First Nations communities in Ontario. Vernon Harper, a medicine man and Indigenous rights activist, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 2018153 Views

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Former Chief of Walpole Island First Nation (Bkejwanong) passes on into the Spirit World

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (May 1, 2018)— Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee is saddened to announce the passing of former Chief of Walpole Island First Nation (Bkejwanong) Joseph Gilbert into the Spirit World. “My condolences go out to his family, friends, community and congregation during this difficult time,” says Grand Council Chief Madahbee. During Gilbert’s […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 2018164 Views

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Pastor Joseph Gilbert of Walpole Island First Nation – Sydenham Current

Pastor Joseph Brian Gilbert, a member of Walpole Island First Nation, died peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the age of 74. Joseph is the son of the late Edmund and Julia (Kewayosh) Gilbert. Beloved husband of Sharon Mae (Armstrong). Loving father of Gaylynn Gilbert, Sondra Gilbert and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 2018162 Views

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Honourary MNO Senator Olivine Tiedema passes

April 20, 2018 Honourary Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Senator Olivine (Olive) Tiedema, died on April 13, 2018, at the age of 90. Senator Olive Tiedema, née Bousquet, Skura, will be missed by her children Sharon (Robert), Denise (Ed), Eric (Sue), Greg (Pat), Steven (Virginia), and Len, as well as grandchildren, great grandchildren and sister Annette. Senator Olive was […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 2018216 Views

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April 2018 – National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin

April 2018 – National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin April 23, 2018 DetermiNATION: Moving Beyond the Indian Act Conference Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has announced the determiNATION: Moving Beyond the Indian Act conference, the first-ever Indigenous-led summit that will bring together leaders to create a plan for moving beyond the Indian Act. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 2018289 Views

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Corny Nate (Missewache) February 12, 1935 – April 14, 2018

Eabametoong First Nation is saddened to annouce the passing of our rominent elder and past Chief, Corny Nate (Missewache) here at Eabametoong on April 14, 2018. Corny is survived by his wife Mary Jan; sons Victor Nate, Ronnie Nate (Kendra), and Jason Nate (Margaret); daughters Mary Anderson (Brad), and Clara Wabano (John); numerous grandchildren, great […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 2018196 Views

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Saskatoon born makeup artist Geralyn Wraith dies – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 2, 2018 By Victoria Ahearn THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ To many in the Canadian film and TV industry, makeup artist Geralyn Wraith was like a beloved member of the family, a close friend and a psychologist. The Saskatoon native, who died Friday, helped craft the look of major characters on shows […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2018208 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Offers Condolences, Remembers Justa Monk

Assembly of First Nations Offers Condolences, Remembers Justa Monk March 16, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today offers condolences to the family, friends and community of Justa Monk who passed away March 14 in his home community of Tl’azt’en Nation near Prince George, B.C. “Today we remember […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 2018248 Views

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Funeral Saturday at Curve Lake First Nation for Jack Whetung, a pioneer in First Nations policing Ontario – Peterborough Examiner

February 22, 2018 CURVE LAKE – A funeral will be held Saturday morning at the Curve Lake Church for Jack Whetung, who was a pioneer in First Nations policing in Ontario. Mr. Whetung, 76, died Monday at Peterborough Regional Health Centre. He worked as a tool and die maker with Fisher Gauge and later at […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018221 Views

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Former Senator Gordon Calder passes – MNO

February 14, 2018 “Life’s been good to me. The Lord blessed me with five girls and three boys who produced 14 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. We elders do our share to help the world.” Gordon Calder Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizen and former Senator with the MNO Sunset Country Métis Council Gord Calder, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 2018236 Views

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