Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation  

Logo Contest

Community Logo Contest

Our membership recently voted to revert the community name back to its traditional name of “Niisaachewan” which roughly translated means “down river”.  As our name has reverted back, our nation’s logo needs to change...

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Niiwin Wendaanimok Partnership

Niiwin Wendaanimok Partnership

Since 2010, the Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) has been in the process of developing a plan to “twin” (double-lane) Highway 17 between the Manitoba border and Kenora as part of an effort to...

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2019 Post Secondary Funding Deadline Reminder

2019 Post Secondary Funding Deadline Reminder

Our Post-Secondary funding application deadline is fast approaching. All interested applicants have until June 1st 2019 BEFORE 4:30pm. That day is a Saturday and so it’s best to get your application in on the...

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Ontario Gives $1 Million To Dalles

The provincial government is helping to support the construction of the Economic Development Centre of Excellence in Dalles First Nation. A $1 million dollar investment was announced by Kenora Rainy-River MPP and Minister of...

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2018 Sturgeon Release

We’ve been working on this project for four years and this is our second release. Last year we released 12 adults, this year we released 15. This is an important fish to our community...

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Providing Support to our Youth

The first provincial office located on a First Nation was recently opened by the Ontario Government.  The opening is for the new Indigenous Youth and Wellness Secretariat Office on the Fort William First Nation. Here Chief...

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Homeland Sturgeon Release

After ten years of work, our efforts to recreate a sturgeon population in our homeland has culminated in this release of twelve juvenile sturgeon. Using surgical implants inserted by staff from the Ontario Ministry...

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