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Red Deer Elder remembered fondly as gentle, but ferocious – rdnewsnow.com

Feb 3, 2023 One of Red Deer’s most distinguished Indigenous Elders, Maggie Loney, sadly passed away recently following a short battle with leukemia. Loney, also known as Turtle Woman, was remembered at a very well-attended celebration of life in January. She died Dec. 27, 2022, aged 61. A Cree woman who was sadly part of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202324 Views

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NAN Joins Family, Community Mourning Loss of Child from House Fire in Weenusk First Nation

February 1, 2023 THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum and the Executive Council are mourning the loss of a 10-year-old girl from a fatal house fire in Weenusk First Nation (Peawanuck) over the weekend: “Our prayers have been with the family, first responders, and the entire Peawanuck community […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 202314 Views

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Prayers and Condolences to the Wabano Family and the Community of Weenusk First Nation

2023-01-31 It is with Great Sorrow that we Extend Our Support and Thoughts to the Wabano Family and the Community of Weenusk First Nation Words cannot come close to describing the loss of such a young family member. Most of us can only imagine losing a child so bright and loving. For 10 years we […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202327 Views

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Carleton Mourns Loss of the ‘Children’s Senator’

January 30, 2023 Former Senator Landon Pearson, a tireless advocate for children’s rights and the founder of a centre at Carleton University dedicated to their well-being, has passed away at 92. Pearson, who served in Canada’s Red Chamber from 1994 to 2005, launched the Landon Pearson Resource Centre for the Study of Childhood and Children’s […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202322 Views

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Statement on the passing of former Councillor Errol King

January 26, 2023 Statement on the passing of former Councillor Errol King NT4

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202326 Views

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Eskasoni mourning ‘inseparable’ father, son killed in crash – CBC

Jan 24, 2023 Simon and Noel Jeddore died in a crash on Highway 4 Friday A father and son from Eskasoni First Nation are being remembered for giving back to their communities in their own ways. Simon Jeddore, 80, and Noel Jeddore, 38, were killed on Friday after their SUV collided with a transport truck along a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202330 Views

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President extends condolences on passing of respected elder, accomplished musician and artist

January 20, 2023 On behalf of the Nunatsiavut Government and Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement, President Johannes Lampe today extended his heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of respected Makkovik elder Gerald Mitchell, who passed away Thursday at the Labrador Health Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. He was 86. Born on […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202363 Views

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Ann Thomas Callahan, trailblazing Indigenous nurse, made ‘lasting impact’ on health care – CBC

Jan 18, 2023 Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre named building in her honour in 2007 Ann Thomas Callahan, one of the first Indigenous nurses in Manitoba and a much-loved Cree elder, died Monday at the age of 87. Callahan, from Peepeekisis Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, was a residential school survivor who went on to a career in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202339 Views

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Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh Mourns the Discovery of Potential Grave Site Discoveries at St. Mary’s Indian Residential School

January 17, 2023 Today the Kaatagoging Survivor’s group of the St. Mary’s Indian Residential School announced its preliminary findings of 171 anomalies suggesting potential graves sites at the school site. “I am absolutely heartbroken at the announcement of 171 potential grave sites at St. Mary’s Indian Residential School,” said Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh. “Today, the entirety […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202323 Views

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BCAFN Mourns Passing of Former Vancouver Canucks Hockey Player Wayne “Gino” Odjick, Indigenous Role Model and Advocate

January 17, 2023 (Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC) – The British Columbia Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) is mourning the loss of the much-loved and respected hockey player Gino Odjick. Gino was from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation and his hard work and career in the National Hockey League (NHL) helped to forge pathways […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202322 Views

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