Attawapiskat

January 9, 2017 – Mushkegowuk Remembers Elder Jeemiss (James) Carpentar

January 9, 2017, Mushkegowuk Council, Moose Factory Ontario. On behalf of the office of Deputy Grand Chief Rebecca Friday, the Mushkegowuk Staff, Council of Chiefs of Mushkegowuk and my office of the Grand Chief, we extend our sincere condolences to the children, grandchildren, jabans and relations of the passing of Elder Jeemiss (James) Carpentar at the age of 92. Jeemiss…read more →

April 11, 2016 – Working Together to Supporting Attawapiskat

Attawapiskat First Nation has declared a “State of Emergency” due to the attempted suicides during the past week. The alarming number of suicide attempts has escalated to a point where the few frontline workers in the community are exhausted and burning out from the pressure. Grand Chief Jonathan Solomon says, “The staggering numbers of suicides is sad, heartbreaking and concerning. The community of Attawapiskat needs…read more →