We just wrapped up 3 very exciting days of meetings in Montreal and Ottawa dedicated to creating 21st Century Indigenous Economies from within First Nation and Inuit communities themselves for Seven Generations. We are very excited in the direction that FNG is headed across Canada providing the following Indigenous infrastructure and added value self-sustainable living
In my article last week, I wrote that Indigenous Peoples have been forced to live within the Indian Act and rely on non-Native solutions. Time and time again, the Shoganosh have suggested their own “solutions” that have been consistently incompatible with our Indigenous lifestyles. Ever since contact, the Indian Agent and his successors have outright
August is one of my favourite months of the year. The Georgian Bay sands are warm by day and cool for sleeping by the bay. Nature’s glory is in full bloom, the pace of life slows a bit as the harvest moon begins to prepare for fall and, best of all, this time of year
Hello everyone! It is hard to believe that July is almost over! Summer on the Wasauksing First Nation is an amazing time of year. Whether it is family time, walks in nature, fresh blueberries, boating, or attending Pow Wows, this season really makes you appreciate the incredible world that the Creator has provided to us.
In previous articles, I’ve written about the Northern Food Crisis and its impact on Indigenous People. Sadly, for many of my sisters and brothers, access to fresh food isn’t the only challenge they face as access to clean, safe drinking water……….…the foundation of life……….…is far from guaranteed. According to a recent Globe & Mail report,
Welcome back! In the first two parts of this series, I reviewed the ineffective Nutrition North Subsidy Program and our Mission / Vision here at First Nation Growers. In this third and final part, I’ll discuss the solution. Many of the key issues that are of greatest concern for Indigenous peoples in Canada today are complex and inexorably
Welcome to my first article of 2017! Over the past few months, we’ve been having conversations with remote First Nation communities across Canada. Our goal wasn’t to promote First Nation Growers, but rather to listen to the members of those communities and develop a deeper understanding of how the Northern Food Crisis is affecting them. What
Last month, I wrote about the Northern Food Crisis. A few people asked me how come my first article wasn’t more about who we are at First Nation Growers. The answer to that question is easy – when it comes to our business, the “why” and the “who” are inseparable. First Nations Growers is an