Anishinabek Archive

Teaching kitchen confidence

NORTH BAY – Kelly Crawford-Bellissimo,  mother of Danika, 11, and Dakota,7, citizens of Nipissing First Nation, knew that her family needed to do something about eating healthier and living a more balanced lifestyle.“I was worried that our fast-paced lifestyle was having negative effects on food choices. I

Young accepts UN post

CHIPPEWAS OF THE THAMES – Brenda Young is on her way to Geneva, Switzerland in June after being accepted into the United Nations 2013 Indigenous Fellowship Program – an initiative that gives Indigenous Peoples the opportunity to gain knowledge of how the UN deals with human rights.

Dokis forecaster passes on

DOKIS FN – Gord Restoule Sr. was regarded as a wealth of what he would call common sense, but what scientists now refer to as Traditional Environmental Knowledge. When he passed into the Spirit World on March 14, 2013, his obituary described the 75-year-old as “a fisherman

Youth get empowered through physical wellness

By Jon Cada MISSISSAUGA FN – More than 40 youth attended a youth conference workshop on Mississauga First Nation that highlighted youth leadership training and skill development. Right to Play helped coordinate the “Youth Empowerment through Physical Wellness” themed event. The day-long workshop highlighted team building skills,