Read the October 2015 issue of Achimowina – NCN’s community, government, business, arts and events news.
NCN’s Busch – Winner of Canadian Literature Award
A young NCN talent has been recently recognized for having one of the hottest new titles coming from First Nations, Métis and Inuit authors. Frank Christopher Busch was the runner-up prize winner as selected by a jury of Canadian writers from the Canada Council for the Arts for his written piece called Grey Eyes.
On October 22, 2015, CODE announced the top 3 winners for its 3rd Annual Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature to celebrate incredible Indigenous authors. CODE is Canada’s leading international development agency uniquely focused on advancing literacy and education.
The acclaimed author, Frank Busch is a member of the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation and grew up in northern Manitoba. He has spent his professional life working with First Nations businesses, non-profits and governments. He now lives in Westbank First Nation, British Columbia. Read the Newsletter for the complete story.
OKIMAHKAN OTY’AMIWIN FROM THE CHIEF
Addressing Violence in The Community
KITITAHWINAOW ACHIMOWIN COMMUNITY NEWS
- Drugs a Growing Concern – Fentanyl Deaths on the Rise
- NCN’s Under 12 Kids Enjoy Soccer Tourney in Carman
- Plans for a New Graveyard Not Set in Stone
- Voice of Our Youth: Women in Film – Kendra Brightnose
- Voice of Our Youth: Frozen Waterfalls – Hannah Thorne
- Health Advisory: Seasonal Flu Shots Recommended
OKIMY’WINI ACHIMOWIN GOVERNMENT NEWS
- NCN General Assembly – Council’s Progress Report and Long-Term Actions
PUSIKONISOWINI ACHIMOWIN BUSINESS NEWS
- Applying for a Job? Do it the Right Way
- Important Changes to NCN Income Assistance Program