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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First Nations Business Award of Excellence Winner: Attawapiskat Enterprises (Attawapiskat/Timmins) Recipients: Chief Ignace Gull of Attawapiskat First Nation (left) and Steve Hookimaw, Chairman of Attawapiskat Enterprises Presenter: Cheryl St.
On National Aboriginal Day, a group of young people from Vezina High School in Attawapiskat First Nation released an original music video called "Walking for Peace".
Shannen Koostachin lived there, in Attawapiskat, a First Nations community in far north Ontario.
Chief Bruce Shisheesh of the Attawapiskat First Nation in the province of Ontario confirmed the news in a brief telephone conversation on Saturday.
But that was far from the end of the tragedy for the struggling isolated aboriginal community of Attawapiskat in Ontario, Canada.
Charlie Angus, who represents the northern Ontario community of Attawapiskat, said they need to address the crisis.
Today, we travelled to Attawapiskat to speak directly with the community and their leadership.
ONTARIO, Canada (TAP) - The leaders of the Attawapiskat First Nation, an isolated Cree community in northern Ontario, Canada, have declared a state of emergency over a series of suicide attempts.
Literary Land Claims: The "Indian Land Question" From Pontiac's War to Attawapiskat
In 2008, 14-year-old Shannen Koostachin began a campaign to build a suitable school for the children of the Cree community of Attawapiskat.
Etherington was on Victoria Island with fellow Oskapewis walker Baptiste Robinson, when Robinson's father, Raymond Robinson, an Elder with Cross Lake First Nation, in Manitoba, joined Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence on her hunger strike earlier this year.
The Cree of northern Quebec are writing a startlingly different story than their cousins in Attawapiskat and Keshechewan on the western shore of James Bay, with decent schools and development rather than flooding and despair.