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Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations to hold day of mourning in Nogojiwanong-Peterborough on August 3 – kawarthaNOW

‘Day 215’ event will ‘remember and recognize’ Indigenous children lost to Canada’s residential school system Curve Lake First Nation and Hiawatha First Nation members will unite in Nogojiwanong-Peterborough on Tuesday (August 3) to “remember and recognize” Indigenous children who have lost their lives at residential schools in Canada. The day of mourning is being held […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 20216 Views

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WWII veteran and MNO Citizen Wilfred Rochon passes

July 15, 2021 The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is sad to announce the passing of Métis veteran and citizen Wilfred Rochon. Wilfred served in the Canadian Army from 1944 to 1946. He was stationed in Vernon, British Columbia, with troops being prepared for an anticipated invasion of Japan. Shortly thereafter, American forces dropped two […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 202111 Views

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Statement from Congress of Aboriginal Peoples National Chief Re: Unmarked Graves Found in Penelakut Tribal Territory in British Columbia

(OTTAWA, ON. July 13, 2021) Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) National Chief Elmer St. Pierre has voiced his support for the Penelakut Tribe and their allies as well as all Indigenous Peoples across Turtle Island upon the discovery of more than 160 undocumented and unmarked graves in the area that was home to the Kuper […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 20216 Views

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MNO mourns the loss of Métis Veteran Guy Lafrieniere

July 6, 2021 The MNO is mourning the loss of Métis Veteran and Guy Lafrenière who passed away on June 21, 2021 at the age of 96. Born in Swan Lake, Manitoba Guy served during the Second World War. Guy was honoured for his wartime contributions in Ottawa on November 8, 2019. According to Guy’s family […]

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 202178 Views

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NAN Mourns Passing of Former Missanabie Cree First Nation Chief John Fletcher

July 5, 2021 THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Acting Grand Chief Walter Naveau, on behalf of the Executive Council, expresses heartfelt condolences following the passing of former NAN Chief John Fletcher, 92, of Missanabie Cree First Nation: “On behalf of Nishnawbe Aski Nation, I send our love and prayers to John’s wife Hazel, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 202114 Views

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Six Nations of the Grand River: Statement on Cowessess First Nation’s Finding at Former Site of the Marieval Indian Residential School

Cowessess First Nation announced yesterday that they have found 751 unmarked graves on the grounds of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan. These graves were found as part of an investigation that began earlier this month that utilized ground penetrating radar technology. Cowessess Chief Cadmus Delorme noted during yesterday’s press conference that it […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 202115 Views

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Flags at half-mast throughout Niagara Region to acknowledge loss of Indigenous children – insauga.com

June 28, 2021 While flags flew at half-mast throughout the Niagara Region on Friday and into the weekend to acknowledge the horrific discovery of gravesites filled with the bodies of Indigenous children, the pain felt at Brock University in St Catharines was particularly strong. The university, itself built on the traditional land of the Haudenosaunee and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 202118 Views

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ITK Statement On The Discovery Of Unmarked Graves In Saskatchewan

Inuit grieve with members of the Cowessess First Nation, the families of the 751 souls discovered near the former Marieval Indian Residential School, and survivors of the residential school system in Canada this week upon the unfathomable findings of unmarked graves in Saskatchewan. We thank Chief Cadmus Delorme and his team for their tremendous courage. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 202118 Views

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Our communities are grieving: recent revelations at former Marieval Indian Residential School

June 25, 2021 Our communities are grieving. The devastating discovery at the former Marieval Indian Residential School is a painful reminder of the unnecessary and cruel losses Indigenous communities have sustained, and how far we have yet to go to reach true and meaningful reconciliation. Today, our hearts are with the Cowessess First Nation, the loved […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202121 Views

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OFIFC continues to mourn residential school survivors as Cowessess First Nation discovers over 600 unmarked graves

The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) is expressing its heartfelt sadness about the identification of over 600 unmarked graves at the site of Marieval Indian Residential School cemetery in Saskatchewan. We respectfully acknowledge the thousands of residential school survivors, including countless members of Friendship Centre communities, who are reliving tragic experiences and the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202117 Views

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