Attawapiskat


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Attawapiskat

(ăt'əwəpĭs`kăt), river, c.465 mi (750 km) long, flowing E from Attawapiskat Lake, N Ontario, Canada, then N and E into James Bay. The trading posts of Attawapiskat and Lansdowne House are on the river.
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Thanks to an agreement negotiated by the band council, about too of those workers are from Attawapiskat.
Attawapiskat continues to work cooperatively with De Beers Canada and other exploration companies who have reached agreement with the First Nation.
He headed up the community's negotiations with De Beers Canada regarding the impact benefit agreement for the Victor diamond mine, and is joint venture negotiator for Attawapiskat Resources Inc.
CHELSEA EDWARDS GREW UP attending classes in decaying, ill-heated portables on the remote Attawapiskat First Nation near James Bay.
The trip was inspired by the late Shannen Koostachin, a youth education advocate from Attawapiskat First Nation, who had her own First Nations/Crown gathering in 2008 when she met with the Minister of Indian Affairs to demand proper schools and culturally based education for First Nations children on reserves.
If De Beers Canada goes ahead with development of a proposed diamond mine in northern Ontario, the project should result in a number of economic spin-offs for Attawapiskat First Nation.
Five Nation Energy's Omushkego Ishkotayo project will supply the Attawapiskat, Fort Albany and Kashechewan First Nations with a reliable source of electricity and will phase out the communities' current diesel-burning generating stations.
KWG and Spider will provide a surface easement for installations extending from the Victor Mine across their property to the Attawapiskat River.
Nothing has changed from 2010 when she first declared a state of emergency on Attawapiskat First Nation, located on the west coast of James Bay.
5 kilometres northwest of the existing mine and 100 kilometres west of Attawapiskat.
When is the government of Canada going to understand that Attawapiskat First Nation (Ontario) of 1,700 citizens is indisputably in desperate need of an elementary school?
For the second time in as many years, patients at Attawapiskat hospital have had to be emergency airlifted to other facilities.