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There are 133 First Nation communities across Ontario and each nation is unique in their beliefs, language and histories. This map, published in November 2020, illustrates all of the First Nations in Ontario.

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The Advocate is a semi-annual magazine that is distributed to all 133 First Nations in Ontario. This publication helps all of our communities reach the global stage and share with the rest of the world news and opportunities of their communities and their citizens.

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Chiefs of Ontario Special Chiefs Assembly September 2022
All Day
Chiefs of Ontario will be hosting a Special Chiefs Assembly on the Metis Rights Assertions to discuss and develop strategies to address the assertions of the Metis Nation of Ontario on First Nations Traditional and Treaty Territories on September 6 and 7, 2022. This Assembly is intended to support First Nations Leaders , ...
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Chiefs of Ontario Special Chiefs Assembly September 2022
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Chiefs of Ontario will be hosting a Special Chiefs Assembly on the Metis Rights Assertions to discuss and develop strategies to address the assertions of the Metis Nation of Ontario on First Nations Traditional and Treaty Territories on September 6 and 7, 2022. This Assembly is intended to support First Nations Leaders , ...
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National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation – Truth and Reconciliation Week 2022
8:00 am - 12:00 am
This year, Truth and Reconciliation Week will  include age-appropriate material for grades 1 through 12 centered around the theme ‘Remembering the Children.’ Over four days, the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation will be bringing Indigenous knowledge keeper voices to students across the country. Days 1-3 — Se , ...
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National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation – Truth and Reconciliation Week 2022
All Day
This year, Truth and Reconciliation Week will  include age-appropriate material for grades 1 through 12 centered around the theme ‘Remembering the Children.’ Over four days, the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation will be bringing Indigenous knowledge keeper voices to students across the country. Days 1-3 — Se , ...
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National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation – Truth and Reconciliation Week 2022
All Day
This year, Truth and Reconciliation Week will  include age-appropriate material for grades 1 through 12 centered around the theme ‘Remembering the Children.’ Over four days, the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation will be bringing Indigenous knowledge keeper voices to students across the country. Days 1-3 — Se , ...
NIFSC Fire Safety Conference
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Join in for the 2022 Fire Safety Conference and National Firefighting Competition in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.  Hosted by the National Indigenous Fire Safety Council, Prince Albert Grand Council/Saskatchewan First Nations Emergency Management, and the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association, this year’s four-da , ...
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National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation – Truth and Reconciliation Week 2022
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This year, Truth and Reconciliation Week will  include age-appropriate material for grades 1 through 12 centered around the theme ‘Remembering the Children.’ Over four days, the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation will be bringing Indigenous knowledge keeper voices to students across the country. Days 1-3 — Se , ...
Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre – 4th Indigenous Legacy Gathering
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Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre will be hosting their 4th Indigenous Legacy Gathering event on September 29-30, 2022, at Nathen Philips Square. For more information, please visit https://www.councilfire.ca/legacy-gathering.html. , ...
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National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation – Truth and Reconciliation Week 2022
12:00 am - 6:00 pm
This year, Truth and Reconciliation Week will  include age-appropriate material for grades 1 through 12 centered around the theme ‘Remembering the Children.’ Over four days, the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation will be bringing Indigenous knowledge keeper voices to students across the country. Days 1-3 — Se , ...
Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre – 4th Indigenous Legacy Gathering
All Day
Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre will be hosting their 4th Indigenous Legacy Gathering event on September 29-30, 2022, at Nathen Philips Square. For more information, please visit https://www.councilfire.ca/legacy-gathering.html. , ...
Orange Shirt Day
Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) Residential School (1891-1981) Commemoration Project and Reunion events that took place in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in May 2013. This project was the vision of Esketemc (Alkali Lake) Chief Fred Robbins, who is a former student himself.  It brought together , ...
Grand Council Treaty #3 – Truth and Reconciliation Gathering & Pow Wow
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Grand Council Treaty #3 will host a  Truth & Reconciliation Gathering & Pow Wow on September 30, 2021 at the Kenora Whitecap Pavilion. For more information, please visit: http://gct3.ca/events/truth-reconciliation-gathering-pow-wow-orange-shirt-day/?fbclid=IwAR3PPrul8l3OCCdW2fTTAsjdz1_WTaHnJGKHciqpQY30aL7dDlN-S , ...
Orange Shirt Day Awareness Walk
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rainy River First Nations Indian Residential School Survivors Working Group invite everyone to join the Orange Shirt Day Awareness Walk on September 30th to honour all Survivors of the Indian Residential School experience. For more information please contact Marcel Horton (807) 271-1922 or Brian Cochrane Sr. at (80 , ...
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Chiefs of Ontario supports all First Nations in Ontario as they assert their sovereignty, jurisdiction, and their chosen expression of nationhood.