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These stories about unique history, culture and traditions of Indigenous communities are made possible through the continued support of PDR Contracting as part of our Community Leaders Program.

Tiny homes project benefiting students and Indigenous communities

Tiny homes project benefiting students and Indigenous communities

KZ Lodge, the Indigenous skilled trades training program at Hammarskjold High School, celebrated the completion of their second modular home on Friday.
Indigenous Author Series enters second year at TBPL

Indigenous Author Series enters second year at TBPL

After a successful first chapter, the Thunder Bay Public Library’s Indigenous Author Series has returned for 2024.
Art gallery acquires birchbark skirts by local artist Helen Pelletier

Art gallery acquires birchbark skirts by local artist Helen Pelletier

The Thunder Bay Art Gallery received support from the Ontario Arts Foundation to get two wiigwas for its permanent collection
Fort William First Nation woman nominated for academic award

Fort William First Nation woman nominated for academic award

Fort William First Nation resident and St. Patrick High School alumnus Kaylib Tremblay has been recognized for her work during her final year of studies at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary.
Meriläinen joins Sultans of String for new record, tour

Meriläinen joins Sultans of String for new record, tour

Thunder Bay singer-songwriter Marc Meriläinen, who goes by the stage name Nadjiwan, is part of Sultans of String's upcoming tour through Northwestern Ontario.
Shkoday finding positives as programs grow

Shkoday finding positives as programs grow

Shkoday to host a micro job fair at its Red River Road location on Thursday
New mural unveiled in honour of Every Child Matters movement

New mural unveiled in honour of Every Child Matters movement

A new mural at Lakehead University's law school honours residential school survivors, and students marched in silence for the Every Child Matters movement.
Thunder Bay student wins James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Writing Award

Thunder Bay student wins James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Writing Award

Grade 7 student Kentley Gardner won for a poem about going home to Eagle Lake First Nation
Local designers getting ready for Art Gallery of Ontario's Indigenous fashion festival

Local designers getting ready for Art Gallery of Ontario's Indigenous fashion festival

Local designers will be on the world stage for the Indigenous Fashion Arts festival in Toronto next May
Students showcase new medicinal garden

Students showcase new medicinal garden

A Catholic elementary school officially opened their traditional medicinal garden
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