Entries by Dawn Tabobondung

Meeting the Prime Minister

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]My mother and I (Dawn Tabobondung) had the pleasure of meeting Justin yesterday. Presented him with a medicine wheel representing reconciliation. Francis Pegahmagabow great granddaughter made for him for me to give him. He has a kind and gentle spirit.                    [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Learn Anishnaabemowin with the Challenge4Change app

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Learn Anishnaabemowin with the Challenge4Change app The article is originally from https://www.sudbury.com/local-news/staff-tries-video-our-reporters-learn-nishnaabemwin-with-the-challenge4change-app-964009 Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory and Synergiq Solutions have launched an app called Challenge4Change — a free download from the app store comprised of games, video lessons, and individual and team leaderboards to encourage learning Anishnaabemowin: the language of the Anishinaabe. To celebrate both Indigenous History […]

Can Thanksgiving Be Redeemed?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Autumn weekends in Wasauksing First Nation can provide a breathtaking reminder of the Creator’s glory.  The rich fall colours not only inspire with their beauty, but they serve to remind us of nature’s endless cycle of life.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”1334″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]October also brings the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, a holiday that stirs many negative feelings among Indigenous Canadians. […]

We just wrapped up 3 days of successful meetings in beautiful Montreal and Ottawa.

We just wrapped up 3 very exciting days of meetings in Montreal and Ottawa dedicated to creating 21st Century Indigenous Economies from within First Nation and Inuit communities themselves for Seven Generations. We are very excited in the direction that FNG is headed across Canada providing the following Indigenous infrastructure and added value self-sustainable living […]

Lessons from Supreme Court decisions on Indigenous consultation

This article was originally published on National Post, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. —— Authors: Justin Safayeni, Adjunct Professor in Administrative Law, York University, Canada and Nader R. Hasan, Adjunct professor, U of T Faculty of Law, University of […]

Summer Check-In

Hello everyone!  It is hard to believe that July is almost over! Summer on the Wasauksing First Nation is an amazing time of year.  Whether it is family time, walks in nature, fresh blueberries, boating, or attending Pow Wows, this season really makes you appreciate the incredible world that the Creator has provided to us. […]

Clean Water for All

In previous articles, I’ve written about the Northern Food Crisis and its impact on Indigenous People.  Sadly, for many of my sisters and brothers, access to fresh food isn’t the only challenge they face as access to clean, safe drinking water……….…the foundation of life……….…is far from guaranteed. According to a recent Globe & Mail report, […]