Media Releases

2017

March 22 – KKETS Celebrate Graduation of 4th Cohort of Students

March 21 – ADVISORY – KKETS Host Graduation of 4th Cohort of Students

March 16 (on behalf of Neskantaga First Nation) Family of Sherman Quisses & Neskantaga FN Seeking Justice in Application for Stay of First Degree Murder Charge

March 8 – ADVISORY – Matawa FNM Host 10th Annual Education Conference

March 7 – Matawa FNs Congratulate Peter Moses on PDAC Skookum Jim Award

March 6 – Matawa Media Statement on Attending PDAC

February 6 – LPEC and KKETS Roll-Out New Driver’s Licensing Project for Remote Matawa First Nations

January 27 – ADVISORY – Matawa Learning Centre Kicks off Hockey for Development Week

January 17 – Matawa First Nations Commence Talks with Government Officials on New Federal Broadband Funding and Move Forward with Establishing a Teleco

2016

October 18 – Matawa First Nations Host an Inter-denominational Faith Event to Address Racism in Thunder Bay

October 17 – ADVISORY Matawa to Host Inter-denominational Faith Event to Address Racism in Thunder Bay

September 23 – Matawa First Nations Kick Off First Fundraising Event for the Gathering of Rivers for Community Care Charity – GRCC Brochure

September 15 – Matawa First Natins Seek Commitment on Construction of Broadband Fibre Optics Network to Eliminate the Digital Divide

June 28 – Matawa First Nations and Matawa Learning Centre Welcome Jury Verdict in Inquest into the Death of Seven NAN Youth

June 1 – ADVISORY Matawa First Nations Join Bowmanville Rotary Club in Post Secondary Graduation and Awards Banquet

May 23 – ADVISORY (on behalf of Nibinamik First Nation) Nibinamik First Nation to Welcome David Suzuki in Community Visit

May 2 – Matawa First Nations Kick-Off 1st Annual ‘Power to the People’ Energy Conference

February 29 – Matawa Applauds Webequie First Nation Members on Completion of 1,000 km Walk to Raise Awareness on First Nation Health Inequities

March 3 – Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen Employment & Training Services (KKETS) Celebrate Graduation of 3rd Cohort of Students

April 13 – ADVISORY (on behalf of Neskantaga First Nation) Neskantaga First Nation to Welcome Hon. Carolyn Bennett in Community Visit

April 6 – Response to Ontario Tripartite Joint Action Table on First Nation Health Crisis/State of Emergency

March 21 – Matawa First Nations Demand Full Support for Broadband Connectivity in Advance of Federal Budget 2016

2015

Aroland, Eabametoong and Marten Falls Move Forward with Agreement for Ogoki Forest

Matawa Chiefs Oppose Nortont’s Purchase of Cliffs Assets and Lack of Engagement On Environmental Assessment

KKETS Students of ASAP and RoFATA Celebrate at Graduation Ceremonies

Oct 21 – Matawa Chiefs Look Forward to Fulfilling of Commitments by New Federal Government, Encouraged by Indigenous Vote

November 6 – Matawa First Nations and First Peoples Worldwide Complete Inaugural Shareholder Advocacy Leadership Training

2014

Toys for the North Annual Initiative Donates 837 Toys to the Matawa Communities

Matawa Communities look to Strengthen Telecommunications Infrastructure with Broadband Development Project

Matawa First Nations Congratulate Tsilhqot’in Nation

Ontario and Matawa Member First Nations Celebrate Historic Framework for Negotiations on the Ring of Fire

Framework Signed, Chiefs to work with Ontario on RoF

KKETS ASAPP Holds Graduation on April 4 2014

2012-13

KKETS June Grad 2013 

National Chief Shawn Atleo to Attend Matawa Fisrt Nation Management Back to Our Roots Gathering

Matawa First Nations Give Support for the Idle No More Movement

Matawa Chiefs Council Make it Official Bob Rae to be First Nations’ Negotiator For Ring of Fire Negotiations With Ontario

Matawa Chiefs Council Calls On the Crown Attorney to Appeal the Verdict in the case of OPP Constable Bellefeuille

Chilean Indigenous Representatives Meet with Matawa Chiefs

A Win for Matawa First Nations _ Canada and Cliffs Lose Decision on Motions in Legal Proceeding

2011-12

Media Releases 2011-2012

2010-11

Media Releases 2010-2011