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Anishnabek Grand Council Chief Commends MPs who voted in favor of papal apology

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ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (May 2, 2018)— The Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee would like to commend the Members of Parliament on all sides of the House of Commons who voted in favour of extending an invitation to Pope Francis to apologize in-person to Indigenous peoples for the decades of abuse in residential schools across the country. “Miigwech to the hundreds of ...
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Today we Honor Women: International Women’s Day

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London, Ontario, March 8th, 2018 – March 8th is known world wide as international women's day which is held annually to celebrate women's achievements throughout history. Women from all walks of life on this day are recognized regardless of divisions in ethnicity, nation or culture. First Nations women are at the heart of all our nation's. Chief Denise Stonefish states "We take this time to cel...
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STANLEY VERDICT OF NOT GUILTY A SLAP IN THE FACE OF RECONCILIATION

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London, Ontario, Feb 13th, 2018 – All across Canada indigenous peoples have been angered, shocked, and saddened by the not guilty verdict in the Colten Boushie case.  It is a stark reminder for many indigenous peoples that for them, there is no justice. It's a reminder for all of us that discrimination is alive and well in Canada.  The mere fact that an all-white jury found a white man not guilty ...
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Media Release: HEALTH/SOCIAL ADVISORY BOARD (H/SAB) TO CONNECT ON VITAL INDIGENOUS ISSUES

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Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Ontario November 28th, 2017 – Chiefs from the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indian communities came together on Tuesday with community experts and specialists at Tyendinaga. The two-day session provided an opportunity to meet with Minister representatives, discuss portfolio updates, and implement health and social services projects. Associate Deputy Minister Sh...
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MEDIA RELEASE: Ottawa To Give Fair Share (?)

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MEDIA RELEASE Ottawa, Ontario November 27th 2017 - Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians Grand Chief Joel Abram will be joined by A.I.A.I chiefs from different communities in Ottawa today. They will be meeting with the honorable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Affairs, to discuss why our people are not receiving a fair share in a number of areas. One such concern is the polluted dri...
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Media – INDIGENOUS COMIC TO DEBUT AT FOREST CITY COMIC-CON

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London, Ontario September 18th, 2017 – The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians, its gambling program in partnership with its HIV-AIDS program, will be debuting an Indigenous made comic at the Forest City Comic-con on September 23rd.  The booklet features a double-sided comic created to help bring awareness on indigenous issues.  One is about HIV awareness with the heroine Nurse Hope.  On th...
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Media Release – Beyak for assimilation and loss of culture

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London, Ontario September 14, 2017 - In Canada there are strong human rights laws and systems to address discrimination.  However, the recent comments made by Senator Lynn Beyak is a sad example that racism and discrimination still exists in Canada. Racism is about one group feeling and acting superior to another group ranging from racial jokes and slurs to hate crimes.  One has to question why...
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ANISHINABEK NATIONS TO HAVE EDUCATION IN THEIR OWN HANDS

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MEDIA RELEASE London, Ontario August 16th, 2017 – With more details to soon be released by the Carolyn Bennett, the Minister of Indigenous Affairs, members of the Anishinabek Nation have signed on for big change.  Under the newly signed agreement 23 communities, as many as 25,000 people, will now exercise their jurisdiction to govern their education system on their respective communities.  This...
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