Anishinabek News – Dec 6, 2018

Fort William’s Neveah Morriseau-Charlie performed the fancy shawl dance during the opening of the 2018 Step Up Hero Awards in Thunder Bay. The awards were presented by Dilico Anishinabek Family Care and the Children’s Aid Society of the District of Thunder Bay to recognize 10 children and youth for stepping up in their communities and schools in a positive way.


National First Nations chief urges action on Indigenous Languages Act

MBC Radio – December 4, 2018

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde is continuing to call on the Liberal government to pass the Indigenous Languages Act.


Windigo First Nations Council, Keewatin-Patricia District School Board sign Memorandum of Understanding

Sioux Bulletin – December 4, 2018

Windigo First Nations Council (WFNC) and the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board (KPDSB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance educational services and opportunities for students and staff.


Youth rally takes Framework message to AFN assembly

Wind Speaker – December 4, 2018

Indigenous youth, chiefs, Elders, and community leaders came by bus and car from across Ontario and outside the province at the invitation of the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI), whose Youth Council organized the event.


Indigenous youth march on Parliament, Windsor rally shows support

CBC – December 4, 2018

More than a dozen people rallied on Windsor’s riverfront to show support for Indigenous youth marching on Parliament Hill Tuesday.


People for Education’s response to the Provincial Consultation on Education Funding

People for Education – Dec 4, 2018

In September, the provincial government released a report they had commissioned,  “Managing Transformation: A Modernization Action Plan for Ontario.” The report states that the government is looking for “efficiency gains” of approximately 4%.


These students spent 300 hours welding metal into a red dress sculpture honouring MMIWG

CBC – December 4, 2018

Two Grade 12 students are using metal as their medium to raise awareness about missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.


Ottawa, Edmonton rallies focus on treaties, Indigenous rights framework on 1st Yellow Shirt Day

CBC – December 4, 2018

Youth Treaty Movement launches #treatystrong social media campaign, Yellow Shirt Day to focus on treaties.