Tag: Indigenous heroes

Commemorating a hero – Monument honouring Shannen Koostachin unveiled in New Liskeard

It’s been a long three years in the making, but Jules Koostachin and her creative team have finally realized their goal of constructing a permanent monument to honour the life and legacy of Shannen Koostachin. Shannen’s parents, Jenny Nakogee and Andrew Koostachin, were on hand to unveil a beautiful bronze ... read more ››

Garbage Plan a Declaration of “War”

First Nations people in northern Ontario are being joined by non-Natives to oppose a plan to send 20 million tonnes of garbage to the north over the next 20 years. Toronto city council voted to approve the controversial $1-billion contract on Oct. 11. “Toronto has now officially declared war on northerners,” said ... read more ››