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MCK offers condolences on passing of Norma Delaronde

(Kahnawake – 26, Tsothohrhkó:wa/January 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to offer its sincerest condolences on the passing of Norma Delaronde, who entered the spirit world at the age of 90 on Thursday, January 20th. Norma, a mother of 11, grandmother of 31, great-grandmother of 43, and great-great-grandmother of 10, was the matriarch of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 20228 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Expresses Condolences to Williams Lake First Nation Upon Preliminary Findings of 93 Burial Sites at Former Residential School

Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Expresses Condolences to Williams Lake First Nation Upon Preliminary Findings of 93 Burial Sites at Former Residential School (January 26, 2022 – Toronto, ON) Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare issued the following statement expressing condolences following the recent announcement of the preliminary findings of 93 potential burial sites discovered on […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 20229 Views

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SCO Statement on the Death of James Flatfoot

January 26, 2022 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is saddened to learn of the death of James Flatfoot, and is demanding a thorough investigation into what led to his demise while in custody. “First and foremost, I want to extend my condolences to James’ loved ones and to the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 20225 Views

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Faculty of Education mourns passing of Dr. Karen Favell, former assistant professor and Indigenous education advocate – UM Today

January 25, 2022 —  The University of Manitoba community is saddened to hear of the passing of faculty member Dr. Karen Favell on January 17, 2022. A member of the Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation in northwestern Ontario, Dr. Favell was a passionate advocate of Indigenous education and was committed to making a difference in the lives […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202210 Views

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First Nations Leadership Council Stands with Williams Lake First Nation During Search for Unmarked Graves

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.)– The First Nations Leadership Council is calling for support for the Williams Lake First Nation as it releases the results of the search for unmarked graves on the grounds of the Saint Joseph’s Mission. Saint Joseph’s Mission operated a residential school from 1886-1981. There have already been […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202212 Views

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Tŝilhqot’in Nation comes together to heal in response to the confirmation of 93 unmarked graves at St. Joseph’s Mission in Williams Lake, British Columbia.

January 25, 2022 Williams Lake, BC In response to the confirmation of 93 unmarked graves at St. Joseph’s Mission in Williams Lake, British Columbia, at the former Indian Residential School, the Tŝilhqot’in Nation is coming together to heal and continue our work to develop our own governing body to support our children and families for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202214 Views

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Siksika Nation Chief and Council Tribute to Tsuut’ina Nation Councillor Stanley Jr. Big Plume

January 18, 2022 The Office of Siksika Nation Chief and Council, staff and members of Siksika Nation offer our sincere condolences and pay tribute to an extraordinary individual, Tsuut’ina Nation Councillor Stanley Jr. Big Plume (McMaster) – also known as Saahsi saako’maapi in Siksika and Dzazi Chu in Tsuut’ina. Councillor Big Plume was a member […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202255 Views

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Statement by Chief Commissioner C.T. (Manny) Jules on the passing of Chief Tom Bressette

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Chief Tom Bressette. On behalf of everyone at the First Nations Tax Commission, I wish to send my deepest condolences to his family, the members of Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point, and everyone lucky enough to call “Big Tom” a friend. We […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202252 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Offers Condolences Following Tragic House Fire in Sandy Lake First Nation

  Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Offers Condolences Following Tragic House Fire in Sandy Lake First Nation (Toronto, ON – January 18, 2022) Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare issued the following statement offering condolences following the loss of several children after a tragic house fire in Sandy Lake First Nation: “I am disheartened to hear […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 2022128 Views

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Anishinabek Nation saddened by loss of First Nations rights champion Tom Bressette

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE  – It is with profound sadness that Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe announces the passing of former Chief and Councillor of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation, Tom Bressette. “I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of Tom Bressette-baa,” expresses Grand Council Chief Niganobe. “He has been […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 2022113 Views

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