First Nation youth share their thoughts about the present and future as 7th generation members

Submitter Name: 
Brian Beaton
Submitters Email: 
brianbeaton@knet.ca

From the Winnipeg Free Press

The Seventh Fire GENERATION - How young aboriginals see the present and future

By: Colleen Simard - 20/09/2009

In The Mishomis Book: The Voice of the Ojibway, Anishinaabe elder Edward Benton-Banai writes about the Seven Fires prophecy of his people. It's a story that predates Canada's existence.

Each prophecy -- called a fire -- is a prediction for the future.

"Discover your Community's Past" Videoconference with Dr. Scott Hamilton, Wed. Sept 23

Submitter Name: 
Franz Seibel
Submitters Email: 
franzseibel@knet.ca

Keewaytinook Okimakanak partner communities are hosting a series of Lands and Resources Video Conference Events. Dr. Scott Hamilton will kick things off by sharing some experiences and tips for communities to explore and record traditional and burial sites. If you're discovering your community's past or would like to find out where to start, join us for this free event.

Building Cross Cultural Understanding of the Pikangikum Cultural Landscape exhibit in Red Lake

Submitter Name: 
Anon

Whitefeather Forest Management Corporation of

Pikangikum First Nation

in partnership with Ontario Park and the University of

Live webcast of Chair of Indian Residential Schools TRC presentation on Monday, Sept 21

Submitter Name: 
Brian Beaton
Submitters Email: 
brianbeaton@knet.ca

Press release 

Justice Murray Sinclair, Chair of the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) will speak via live webcast at the University of Winnipeg on Indian Residential Schools and the TRC

Ottawa- The public is invited to view a live web-cast of a presentation by Justice Murray Sinclair, Chairperson of the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

BC First Nations Technology Council team visits KO-KNET in Sioux Lookout

Submitter Name: 
Brian Beaton
Submitters Email: 
brianbeaton@knet.ca

The BC First Nations Summit Chiefs in Assembly established the First Nations Technology Council to develop a First Nations Technology plan for First Nations in British Columbia.

Invitation to attend the upcoming 19th Annual NADF Business Awards in Thunder Bay

Submitter Name: 
Dawn Willoughby
Submitters Email: 
dwilloughby@nadf.org

Celebrating Aboriginal Success 

19th Annual NADF Business Awards

When:  Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Assembly of First Nations signs H1N1 communication protocol with Health Canada and INAC

Submitter Name: 
Brian Beaton
Submitters Email: 
brianbeaton@knet.ca

From CBC.ca 

Swine flu protocol signed for First Nations - Health minister says communications plan should reduce fear over pandemic

September 19, 2009

Two federal cabinet ministers and the newly elected national chief of the Assembly of First Nations signed a communications protocol Saturday, promising to work closely with aboriginal leaders to control the spread of the H1N1 flu virus.

Supreme Court ruling supports urban phone users over equal broadband access for rual users

Submitter Name: 
Brian Beaton
Submitters Email: 
brianbeaton@knet.ca

From CBC.CA 

SCOC orders phone customer rebates from broadband expansion surplus account

September 18, 2009 - Canadian Press Julian Beltrame

OTTAWA - Most telephone customers in Canada can expect a rebate on the phone bill after the country's top court ruled companies must refund surplus funds from a high-speed Internet expansion account.

H1N1 strikes in national chief's First Nation in British Columbia as Canada prepares for pandemic

Submitter Name: 
Brian Beaton
Submitters Email: 
brianbeaton@knet.ca

AFN press release

AFN National Chief Issues Statement regarding H1N1:

OTTAWA, Sept. 17 - Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo issued the following statement today regarding the H1N1 situation in First Nations communities:

"The Assembly of First Nations has raised the issue of body bags being shipped to northern First Nations communities in Manitoba with the Federal Minister of Health, Leona Aglukkaq. The body bags were shipped without explanation and, seemingly, as part of the federal pandemic preparedness plan.

Administrative Assistant Position in Aboriginal Affairs at the NOSM in Thunder Bay

Submitter Name: 
Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Submitters Email: 
Human.Resources@normed.ca

NORTHERN ONTARIO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE  PRINCIPLES: