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These stories about unique history, culture and traditions of Indigenous communities are made possible through the continued support of Ontario Northland as part of our Community Leaders Program.

Volleyball camps providing opportunities for Indigenous athletes

Volleyball camps providing opportunities for Indigenous athletes

Waterloo Warriors women’s volleyball assistant coach Amy Wilson-Hands, who is from Rainy River First Nations, led a week-long camp in Mishkeegogamang First Nation earlier this month.
Neskantaga First Nation youth heading to NHL All-Star Weekend

Neskantaga First Nation youth heading to NHL All-Star Weekend

A GoFundMe is set up to help with additional costs for the upcoming trip to Toronto.
Kenora company receives Indigenous Entrepreneurship Grant

Kenora company receives Indigenous Entrepreneurship Grant

It was a great way to finish up the work week for everyone involved at the Boreal Cork Company on Friday.
Kenora Makwa Patrol celebrates third anniversary

Kenora Makwa Patrol celebrates third anniversary

The Kenora Makwa Patrol, which helps provide services to the vulnerable population with the community, marked its third anniversary last week.
Walk to Ottawa draws attention for grandparents' rights

Walk to Ottawa draws attention for grandparents' rights

Marlene Carriere is walking to Parliament Hill to continue her journey fighting for grandparents' rights in child custody cases.
Pikangikum celebrates record-high graduating class

Pikangikum celebrates record-high graduating class

Eenchokay Birchstick School in Pikangikum First Nation celebrates the accomplishments of its most recent graduates
Signing medal set to be displayed at Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Historical Centre

Signing medal set to be displayed at Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Historical Centre

Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Historical Centre has received a massive gift from a local donor, an authentic Treaty Three signing medal.
Wisdom: Former youth in care speaks about experiences

Wisdom: Former youth in care speaks about experiences

Tikinagan Child and Family Services shares Reina Foster's story as the organization encourages the communities it serves to honour children and youth throughout the month of May
'Sew Great to See' showcases Indigenous fashion talent

'Sew Great to See' showcases Indigenous fashion talent

Grand Council Treaty 3 virtual fashion gallery received over 80 submissions, with a total of more than 600 photos
New Kenora Justice Centre features mural painted by Anshinabee artist

New Kenora Justice Centre features mural painted by Anshinabee artist

 A woodland style mural featuring the seven grandfather teachings was revealed recently in Kenora’s new Indigenous-led Justice Centre.