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Northern Ontario Newspaper - Temiskaming Shores - Truth and Reconciliation discussion held in Temagami A discussion on Truth and Reconciliation took place Sunday, August 14 in Temagami. Five panel members were brought together by organizer Victoria McKenzie Grant, and an audience of over 60 people attended for the two-and-a-half hour discussion. Pictured here are the panelists with Mrs. Grant. From left to right they are: Walter Ross, Mrs. Grant, Patsy Neu, Bill Kitts, Robin Potts, and Jessica Lewis. (Staff photo by Darlene Wroe)

“Culture coming back”

Truth and Reconciliation discussion held in Temagami Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI — Several members of the Teme-Augama Anishnabai were among a gathering of more than 60 people who met…

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Northern Ontario News for Temiskaming Shores - The Temiskaming Speaker - Traditions shared in tenth annual TDSS Powwow Chad McKenzie of Wahgoshig danced in his fancy feathers regalia at the tenth annual TDSS Powwow Friday, June 3. (Staff photo by Darlene Wroe)

A time to celebrate

Traditions shared in tenth annual TDSS Powwow Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The sound of drums filled the air across the school grounds of Timiskaming District Secondary School…

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Drawing cultural communities together The seventh gathering of “Building Ties Among Us In Temiskaming” was attended by 75 people. The committee which organized the event is pictured here. From left they are: Tanya Neveu, Lois Weston-Bernstein, James Franks, Terence McBride, Ginette Lafrenière, Jean-Claude Carrière, Courtney Tresidder and Guy Trépanier. Absent are Claude Cardinal and Tomy Boucher. (Supplied photo)

Drawing cultural communities together

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DYMOND — Four communities of people living around Lake Temiskaming met for the seventh time since 2011 in a long-term objective of “Building Ties Among Us…

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Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Temagami celebrates National Aboriginal Day Three generations of the Saville family – from left, Jamie, Virginia and Second World War veteran Tom Saville – helped Paul Middleton, at right, raise a new Temagami First Nation flag on Temagami’s waterfront. More than 150 turned out June 21 for the second annual celebration of National Aboriginal Day in Temagami. (Staff photo by Diane Johnston)

Reconciliation and moving ahead

Temagami celebrates National Aboriginal Day Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – As a child, Mary Laronde was taught that the wheel was good. “If you didn’t have a wheel, man,…

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