Fire arms certificate course

Mar 6th – 7th The Instructor for the course is due to fly in today. Starts 4 PM @ Community Hall. 1st group of people are to attend the first 2 days.

Mar 8th – 9th Starts 9:30 AM @ Community Hall. 2nd group of people are to attend the last 2 days.

If your unsure about what days to attend contact the Ontario Works office for more information. they will clarify any questions you may have.


CBC Radio: No excuses for boil water orders on First Nations reserves – Michael’s essay


[…] For decades, through various governments and various political parties making various promises to do something, Aboriginal families have had to pay special attention to their water before drinking it, bathing in it or cooking with it.

Think about that. […]

This News Article is about the water. The Boil Water Advisory. Its been happening for quite a looong time. Across many First Nation communities, including ours.

Click this link to read more about it>>Source:

News Bulletin: Mar 6, 2017

Its March Break, no school til March 21st.

ATTENTION: Be Cautious while out on the lake, I hear some places are turning slushy.
Also the winter road is closed off.

Mar 9 @ 2 PM. cable and internet disconnection

Date Changes: Mar 16th NAN Climate meeting, w/ the deputy grand chief Derek fox, Environment manager Lydia Big-George, Climate Specialist on cap and trade Bill Maloney. This will be happening down at the Community Hall.

News Bulletin: Mar 2,2017

Ontario Works
Open House Fri. 2 PM in lobby, Food and refreshments will be provided.
For all that ask for mechanic need to pay $160 CVS acct. 6330406
IMPORTANT NOTICE, there is a list of people around town regarding the Fire Arms certificate course, call OW to confirm your spot.

JCY Announcement: Events This Week:
Winter Carnival: Friday March 3rd: 1020AM – 3PM (regular lunch break at 12-1).
Winter Classic Staff vs Students Hockey Game: Friday March 3rd: 3PM-4PM
March Break starts on Monday, Mar 6
Students return Tues, Mar. 21st, 2weeks off for students
JCY Library Elders afternoon is on every Wednesday.
Mr. Green opens library on Saturdays 1 PM – 3 PM. I need to check in w/ him to be sure its still going on.
Family photos, those who did family photos need to pay for them before photos get sent back.

Mar 4th Flee Market happening @ the GYM 4 PM – 6 PM. call Vicky Ooshag $10 to book a table, or call her for more information. P# 242-1082

Mar 6th NAN Climate meeting, w/ the deputy grand chief Derek fox, Environment manager Lydia BigGeorge, Climate Specialist on cap and trade Bill Maloney.

Mar 9 @ 2 PM. cable and internet disconnection

Mar. 10th – 12th Ojibwe Spirit Jrs. Drum group will leave for TBAY, to attend the Lakehead University Powwow

Apr 1st The Kitchen Inn will be closing to the public of Fort Hope, but the inn will remain open, for all out-of-town workers and tourist who visit our community.

We are having a Launch party @ 6 PM at the GYM this evening. For The Eabamet Lake News Web-site.

News Bulletin: Mar 1st, 2017


  • Elders at the library sharing stories and teaching student about weaving, sewing. students also drew pictures. one elder Weiban Slipperjack sat with the grade 2 class answering questions about how life was, when he was growing up, sharing short stories of lifestyles, times he went hunting, trapping, fishing, etc.
    Ida Waboose was also teaching the proper way of skinning an animal, while students sat by and closely watched.
  • The B & S radio show today had a special guest Ken Caplan from Markham, Ontario came in to talk on the radio.
  • Cultural tourism group held another meeting again at the band office.

TBNewsWatch:Council’s absence at student inquest questioned

I believe Eabametoong has students out there too. It’s important to know what’s going on.

THUNDER BAY — The city’s legal department advised city councillors not to attend the 2016 coroner’s inquest into the deaths of seven First Nations youth who were living in Thunder Bay pursuing their education.

>>SOURCE: TBNewsWatch <<

News bulletin: Feb 28/17

Cultural Tourism Group photo by Albert Waswa
  • Cultural Tourism Planning group meeting was held today, at the band office. discussing future events. more to come.
  • A Bravo went missing sometime in the early morning AM, Louis Ooshag offers award for any information on its whereabouts.
  • To Parents/Guardians, school pictures are ready for pick up. Those who did family photos, must pay for them before photos are get sent back.
  • Weiban Slipperjack to announced today the Ojibway Spirit Jrs. will be attending The Lake Head University Pow wow in Thunder Bay, next week on Mar 10th-12th.
  • Today Ontario Works were looking for participants to attend a Fire Arms Certificate course on Mar 6th-9th. all who maybe interested should contact the Ontario works office.
  • Volleyball happening at the gym tonight at 8 pm.