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Mohawk Council of Akwesasne: Message of Condolence to James Smith Cree Nation

Seskehko:wa/September 7, 2022 The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is shocked, saddened and tremendously sympathetic over news of the James Smith Cree Nation tragedy this past weekend. This senseless tragedy has shaken all of Indian country as we all know how such profound loss and violent circumstances would impact all of our own families and First […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 202231 Views

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Six Nations of the Grand River Sends Condolences to James Smith Cree Nation

On Sunday, September 4, 2022, news broke that multiple people were stabbed in James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon, Saskatchewan in a spree of attacks in the early morning. These attacks have resulted in the loss of 10 lives, with 18 more people being injured. Six Nations of the Grand River would like to send […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 202231 Views

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NAN Mourns Passing of former Weenusk First Nation (Peawanuck) Chief George Hunter

August 30, 2022 THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox, on behalf of the Executive Council, expresses heartfelt condolences following the passing of former Weenusk First Nation (Peawanuck) Chief George Hunter: “We are very saddened to learn that our dear friend has begun his journey to the Spirit World. Our thoughts […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 202231 Views

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NAN Mourns Passing of North Spirit Lake First Nation Chief Caroline Keesic

August 22, 2022 THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox, on behalf of the Executive Council, expresses heartfelt condolences following the passing of North Spirit Lake First Nation Chief Caroline Keesic: “We are very saddened to learn that our friend began her journey to the Spirit World this morning. Our thoughts […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 202232 Views

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Brenda Jackson, Zhoonya Penasii Kwe (Shining Thunderbird Woman) Passes to the Spirit World

Brenda Jackson, Zhoonya Penasii Kwe (Shining Thunderbird Woman) Passes to the Spirit World Thunder Bay, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is deeply saddened by the passing of Brenda Jackson, Zhoonya Penasii Kwe (Shining Thunderbird Woman) of the Giibwaano-sil Dodem (Redtail Hawk Clan) and member of G-Chimnissing (Beausoleil First Nation). On July 31, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202244 Views

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NAN Executive Express Condolences Following Passing of Local CBC Reporter Jody Porter

July 20, 2022 Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox, on behalf of the NAN Executive Council, expresses heartfelt condolences on the passing of Jody Porter, a well-known and well-respected journalist at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation: “Jody was relentless in her pursuit of truth and accountability. She produced award-winning journalism that revealed injustices faced […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202241 Views

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Six Nations Joins Red Earth Cree Nation and Shoal Lake Cree Nation in Mourning Loss of Frank Young

Jul 13, 2022 On April 13, 2022, five-year-old Frank Young was last seen playing outside his home on Red Earth Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. After an extensive search, it was announced on Sunday that Frank’s body was found in the river near where he was last sighted. Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202242 Views

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Curve Lake First Nation, Trent University mourn passing of Elder Douglas Williams (Gidigaa Migizi) – kawarthaNOW

July 13, 2022 Former chief and Trent faculty member remembered for preserving the oral history and traditions of the Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg Highly respected and much-loved Curve Lake First Nation Elder, knowledge keeper. and former chief Douglas Williams (Gidigaa Migizi) has died. Facebook tributes posted early Wednesday evening (July 13) referenced Williams’ passing, drawing a […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202259 Views

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Offers Condolences on the Passing of Frank Young

July 12, 2022 Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 offer condolences to the family of Frank Young and the communities of Red Earth First Nation and Shoal Lake Cree Nation. Five years old Frank Young had been missing since April 19 and was found deceased July 9 on Red Earth First Nation. “The […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202241 Views

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Six Nations Mourns the Passing of Former Elected Councillor Lillian Montour

On July 2, 2022, while surrounded by family, former Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Councillor Lillian Montour peacefully began her next journey. Lillian was a Councillor for District #4 under the Forty-Ninth Elected Council from January 1994 to December 1995. Lillian was heavily involved in the Six Nations community throughout her life, having […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 202247 Views

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