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Windspeaker - Informing, Impacting and Inspiring
since March 1983.

Contributing Editor: Debora Steel

Windspeaker is Canada's most widely circulated Indigenous news publication and the most effective means of reaching First Nations, Métis and Inuit readers.


By Barb Nahwegahbow Windspeaker Contributor TORONTO
Very few writers in Canada can actually make a living from their writing. Writer Drew Hayden Taylor is one of those writers. A member of Curve Lake First Nation near Peterborough, Ont., Taylor is a novelist, playwright, short story writer, and...
By David P. Ball Windspeaker Contributor WINNIPEG
Clad in woodland camouflage pants, black shirt and Native Pride cap, Daryl Redsky stoops down on the gravel road spanning the Manitoba-Ontario boundary and lets out an excited shout as the wind picks up along what his First Nation has dubbed “...
By Shari Narine Windspeaker Contributor OTTAWA
The cousin of former Alberta Regional Chief Cameron Alexis is one more statistic for 2015. Misty Potts Sanderson of the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation was last seen March 14 near the northern Alberta First Nation. Sanderson, 37, is another in a long...
By Shari Narine Windspeaker Contributor OTTAWA
The appeal to the Daniels case, set to be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada in October, is not enough to keep Betty Ann Lavallee from stepping down as the national chief of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples. “It’ll be up to the next national...
Windspeaker Staff
Grandmother Josephine Mandamin is walking again, despite a knee replacement 18 months ago. She continues her sacred Water Walks with a team of people who, this year, are following the great migration route of the Anishinaabe people. The group will...
Compiled by Sam Laskaris
Duane Jacobs has certainly racked up his share of coaching and managerial accolades in the past dozen years. But Jacobs, who is Cayuga and grew up in Ohsweken, Ont., will become a hall of famer later this year for his playing abilities. Jacobs, 49,...
Windspeaker Staff
Release: At the 41st Annual General Assembly (AGA), delegates of the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) met in Montreal on July 11th and 12th to elect their new President. Close to 80 Aboriginal women representing their respective...
By Sam Laskaris Windspeaker Contributor WALPOLE ISLAND, Ont.
Jewelian Blackbird is hoping to continue representing Canada in taekwondo events right up to the highest levels of the sport. And the 16-year-old, who lives in Walpole Island, Ont., is proving she just might have what it takes to get there....
Windspeaker Staff
A housing project for the Elders of Flying Dust First Nation in Saskatchewan has created opportunities for Flying Dust First Nation youth to obtain training and skills in building and ensures the homes are both adequately built and meets the needs...
Compiled by Sam Laskaris
A pair of Aboriginal teenagers were among those who were selected at the recent NHL Entry Draft held in Florida. Ethan Bear, from the Ochapowace First Nation in Saskatchewan, was selected in the fifth round, 124th overall, by the Edmonton Oilers....

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