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NAN Mourns Passing of Grand Council Treaty No. 9 Founding Member Chris Cromarty

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox, on behalf of the Executive Council, expresses heartfelt condolences following the passing of NAN Elder Chris Cromarty, one of the founding members of Grand Council Treaty No. 9: “We are very saddened to learn of Chris’s passing and our love and prayers are with […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 202244 Views

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Respected elder passes unexpectedly – The Catholic Register

June 10, 2022 Nobody was expecting Indigenous elder John Robinson to die. “He hadn’t been feeling well for a few days. I finally told him, ‘Enough, you have to go to the hospital,’ ” his grieving daughter Jessica Robinson-Sibbald told The Catholic Register. “He had a massive heart attack at the hospital.” Mr. Robinson’s death […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 2022165 Views

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1 person killed in plane crash in Sandy Lake First Nation – CBC

May 27, 2022 Thursday’s crash involved a Cessna aircraft owned by Sandy Lake Seaplane Service One person was killed in a plane crash at Sandy Lake First Nation on Thursday. The crash, which occurred just before 7 p.m., involved a Cessna aircraft owned by Sandy Lake Seaplane Service, an air taxi company based in the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202255 Views

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CAP Mourns the loss of former National Chief Robert Bertrand

May 18, 2022 It’s with profound sadness that the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) has learned that one of its most significant leaders, former National Chief Robert Bertrand passed yesterday, May 17th. Chief Bertrand was instrumental in the historic Daniel’s Decision – a 17 year long legal battle with the federal government that cemented Ottawa’s […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202256 Views

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MCFN: Statement on former Councillor Kenneth King

Read More: http://mncfn.ca/statement-on-former-councillor-kenneth-king/ NT5

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202251 Views

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NAN Mourns Passing of Elder Gregory Koostachin, of Attawapiskat First Nation

April 10, 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 NAN Elder Gregory Koostachin, of Attawapiskat First Nation: “We are very saddened to learn of Greg’s passing in Attawapiskat over the weekend. We are sending our love and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 202277 Views

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Six Nations Mourns Twenty-Fourth Community Member Lost to COVID-19

On February 18, 2022, Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council (SNGREC) received confirmation from Ohsweken Public Health that a twenty-fourth community member has passed away due to COVID-19. SNGREC are saddened to see another life lost to this latest wave of COVID-19 and send their sincere condolences to the family, friends, and loved […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202265 Views

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Six Nations Reports Four Additional COVID-19 Deaths

On February 9, 2022, Ohsweken Public Health notified Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council of three COVID-19 deaths associated with Iroquois Lodge. These community members passed on January 15, January 26, and February 1, 2022. Reporting of these deaths was delayed due to the requirement of verifying that the causes of death were […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 202267 Views

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Six Nations Mourns Nineteenth Community Member Lost to COVID-19

On January 25, 2022, Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council was notified by Ohsweken Public Health that a nineteenth community member passed away due to COVID-19 on January 21. Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council send their deepest condolences to the family and friends of this community member and continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 202266 Views

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NAN Joins Community in Mourning as Three Children Laid to Rest in Sandy Lake First Nation

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum and the NAN Executive Council offer condolences as funeral services are being held today in Sandy Lake First Nation for three children who lost their lives in a tragic house fire last month: “Today we join with the family and community in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 202262 Views

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