Ogagwejimaan means he/she asks him.
The newsletter and website together will ask the people of ANA very important questions. These questions need answers. How do we make a living from the earth without destroying it? How do we maintain a culture in a swiftly shifting world? These questions will not go away.
Leaving them unanswered means others will speak in our silence.
We will ask you what should be done and what can be done within the forest process agreement underway. An agreement without people to make it is like a partridge without wings… it won’t fly and the snow and meat eating enemies will claim it in time. We are asking you for your wisdom, your point of view and hopefully, in some way, what your heart and spirit ask you to share…
- Cheif and Council will be meeting this week Wednesday August 29, 2012.
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- Following many years of effort by our members and supporters to stop clearcutting in our traditional territory, the government of Ontario and particularly the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) eventually agreed to negotiate. The first step was the Framework Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signed May 12, 2008. In the MOU, both sides agreed to develop [...]
- As you might have heard Abitibi Bowwater gave up its cutting license for the Whiskey Jack Forest. MNR had to write what they call a contingency plan. This is used when the usual forest management plans have to be changed outside the normal time periods. That contingency plan includes 3 areas close to the community. [...]
- What is the Ojibway word for consensus? In English it means everything from most people agreeing to complete and total agreement. In this ‘Ontario process’ it is safe to say the peo-ple of Grassy Narrows do not have consensus. Some believe it will work. Others say it is totally the wrong thing to do. And [...]
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