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Premier Furey Offers Condolences to Friends and Family of William Barbour

The Honourable Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, is expressing his deepest sympathies to the friends and family of William Barbour. Mr. Barbour was a long-time president of the Labrador Inuit Association and played a key role in negotiating a land claims and self-government agreement. He was also an integral part of the first […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 202029 Views

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Capilano U – His final journey: Elder Ernest George

Sunrise February 5, 1940—Sunset November 11, 2020 Love and respect each other…understand each other. Once you learn the other person, you know which direction you’re going to be going. And which direction they will be going. — Slá’hólt, Elder Ernest (Ernie) George, 2018 With a heavy heart I share with you that Slá’hólt, Hereditary Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 202022 Views

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The Huron-Wendat Nation mourns following the announcement of the death of former Grand Chief Max “One Onti” Gros-Louis (1931-2020)

WENDAKE, QC  – It is with sorrow and great sadness that we have just learned of the death of the former Grand Chief of the Huron-Wendat Nation, Mr. Max “One Onti” Gros-Louis. Our first words are addressed to his entire family, to his wife Ms. Marie Roux, and to his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 202023 Views

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The AFNQL Expresses its Most Sincere Sympathies Following the Passing of a Great First Nations Leader, Mr. Max “One Onti” Gros-Louis

Wendake, November 14, 2020 – The First Nations political community is in mourning, with the passing of Mr. Max “One Onti” Gros-Louis, who was one of the leading figures on the regional, national and international scene. Grand Chief of the Huron-Wendat Nation for several mandates spanning more than three decades, Grand Chief Gros-Louis will have […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 202042 Views

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Inuvialuit Regional Corporation Remembers Edward Lennie

Inuvialuit Regional Corporation offers its deepest condolences to the family, the community of Inuvik and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region on the loss of a leader, a mentor and respected elder Edward Lennie (Inglangasuk). “The loss of Edward cuts deep into our community and our thoughts are now with the family. We all prayed for him […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 202033 Views

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National Gallery of Canada Mourns Board of Trustees Member Anne-Marie Applin

OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2020  – It is with great sadness that the National Gallery of Canada learned of the passing of its Board Member, Anne-Marie Applin, in Toronto on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Anne-Marie first joined the National Gallery of Canada in December 2017 as Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees. She was appointed by […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 202036 Views

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McMurray Métis remembers ‘well respected’ Elder Violet Hansen – The Kingston Whig-Standard

October 29, 2020 It felt like nothing would ever slow down Violet Hansen. As the eldest of nine children, Hansen was always moving. As a child, she helped raise her siblings. In spring, she could be found on a trapline with her family, spending weeks hunting, foraging and trapping. When she was 14, she led […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202063 Views

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Temagami First Nation and Teme-Augama Anishnabai Announce the Passing of Director of Negotiations, Harvey Filger

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Harvey Filger, Director of Negotiations for Temagami First Nation. Harvey passed away suddenly, the morning of Saturday, October 24th, 2020. We wish to acknowledge his hard work and lighthearted spirit. He was a very pleasant and knowledgeable colleague and friend. Chief Shelly Moore-Frappier, has […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 2020150 Views

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NTI Mourns the loss of David Aglukark Sr.

(Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) extends their condolences to the family and friends of David Aglukark Sr. As an Assistant Chief Negotiator of what would become the Nunavut Agreement, Mr. Aglukark Sr. championed Inuit rights since the 1970s.  He contributed greatly to Article 5 (Wildlife) of the Nunavut Agreement, and continued to dedicate his […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 2020109 Views

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Agnes Bachmann Remembered

Agnes Bachmann Remembered It is with great sadness that the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) honours the passing of board member and beloved sister Agnes Bachmann. Leadership starts from the heart, leading Agnes through a lifetime of giving and loving. Protecting children and families in crisis and in wellness, she became a cherished member of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2020347 Views

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