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Year 1 No. 27 — Friday, October 7, 2016

The new Emergency Shelter in Kenora has been announced after months of uncertainty. The Kenora District Services Board has partnered with the Northwestern Health Unit to provide the shelter.

Year 1 No. 27 — Friday, October 7, 2016

First Nation leaders and economic development officers will be gathering with government and industry next week at the Ontario First Nation Economic Forum (OFNEF), October 12-13 in Toronto.

Participants in Dryden Native Friendship Centre’s Sisters in Spirit Vigil shared stories and experiences on the theme of violence against Aboriginal women, Oct. 4. Photo by Michael Christianson
Year 1 No. 27 — Friday, October 7, 2016

On Oct. 4, 2016 the Ontario Native Women’s Association, Dryden Native Friendship Centre and numerous community partners gathered to remember and to raise awareness of the Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls across Canada.

Walkers in the recent Every Child Matters -Walk For Healing marched through the streets of Thunder Bay, Sept. 30, in remembrance of the children and families of Canada’s Indian Residential School Legacy. Photo by Stephanie Wesley
Year 1 No. 27 — Friday, October 7, 2016

Hundreds of people gathered at City Hall in Thunder Bay Ontario for the Every Child Matters “Walk for Healing” Indian Residential School Awareness Walk, Sept. 30.

From left: Dorothy Wynne, Jeanette Corbiere-Lavelle, Minister of the Status of Women the Hon. Patty Hadju, Dawn Lavelle-Harvard, Ontario Minister of Aboriginal Affairs David Zimmer and Cora McGuire-Cyrette. Photo by Stephanie Wesley
Year 1 No. 27 — Friday, October 7, 2016

2016 marked the 45th year that the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) has been the voice of Indigenous women in the province.

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