Archive for August, 2014

August 22, 2014 – Trick or Treaty Documentary featuring Dr. Stan Louttit

This feature documentary by acclaimed filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin (Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance) profiles Indigenous leaders in their quest for justice as they seek to establish dialogue with the Canadian government. By tracing the history of their ancestors since the signing of Treaty No. 9, these leaders aim to raise awareness about issues vital to First Nations in Canada: respect…read more →

August 20, 2014 – Press Release on Ring of Fire

The Mushkegowuk Council announces that it will coordinate the development of the business case in support of a Ring of Fire rail, sea port, fibre optic, and energy transportation corridor through an aboriginal led alliance. Deputy Grand Chief Leo Friday, on behalf of Mushkegowuk Council, announced to the Matawa Council of Chiefs at their annual general meeting on July 31st, 2014 that Mushkegowuk is fully supportive…read more →

August 14, 2014 – By-Elections Procedure

Nomination forms will only be accepted from September 14, 2014 to October 13, 2014 at midnight. The By-Elections Procedure is as follows: Nominations Open – September 14, 2014 Nominations Close – October 13, 2014 at Midnight. By-Election: November 14, 2014 Read More.