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

Students build birch bark canoe for Eabametoong

Students build birch bark canoe for Eabametoong

The Grade 8 class at Algonquin Avenue Public School presented the canoe earlier this week.
New store owners connect with Indigenous communities

New store owners connect with Indigenous communities

Canadian Tire Marathon owners Hamidreza Homayouni and Masha Shidvash are hosting a fundraiser for Jumpstart and a showcase event for the Indigenous community on Sunday.
Teacher receives Prime Minister’s Award

Teacher receives Prime Minister’s Award

Chris Dube received a Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence on June 12.
Nishinaabe artist excited for homecoming event

Nishinaabe artist excited for homecoming event

Ocean Kiana, an artist and fashion designer from Pic River and Pic Mobert First Nations, will be holding a fashion show on Friday night in Marathon
BZA Health Fair connects members with area services

BZA Health Fair connects members with area services

For more information on health services available for your community, contact your community’s health care representative. 
BZA holds 36th annual powwow

BZA holds 36th annual powwow

This years powwow was held at the Royal Windsor Lodge
Pays Plat Health Fair connects families with health resources

Pays Plat Health Fair connects families with health resources

The fair saw a strong return after it was unable to be held during the pandemic
Geraldton high school students learn outdoors skills through Outers Club

Geraldton high school students learn outdoors skills through Outers Club

Students in the Outers Club at Geraldton Composite High School took part in an activity day along with the Thunderbird Friendship Centre
Wisdom: ONWA offers space, mentorship for future generations

Wisdom: ONWA offers space, mentorship for future generations

Cora McGuire-Cyrette, executive director for ONWA shared her thoughts about her role with this agency and the importance of offering leadership and mentorship to Indigenous youth.
A new film follows a canoe trip by First Nation elders to their homelands

A new film follows a canoe trip by First Nation elders to their homelands

Two elders from Nibinamik were accompanied by youths on a trip tracing historic canoe routes.