Here are a few websites that feature video footage that speaks to environmental
and health concerns at Aamjiwnaang First Nation.
First Nation Links:
We have collected the following links to websites of interest. Please send us a
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Aamjiwnaang First Nation
Aamjiwnaang First Nation homepage
Assembly of First Nations
The Assembly of First Nations is the national organization representing First
Nations citizens in Canada. The AFN represents all citizens regardless of age,
gender or place of residence.
Comprising the 133 First Nations in Ontario, is a political forum
and secretariat for collective decision-making, action and advocacy.
and Northern Affairs Canada
Through land claim and self-government agreements and devolution to territorial
governments, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) continues to transfer
responsibility and control over lands, resources and the environment to
Aboriginal people and Northerners. Alongside these efforts, the Department still
fulfills important roles in developing natural resources and protecting the
environment in many First Nations communities and in the territories.
Ontario First Nations
Of more than 12 million people who call Ontario home, one in 75 are recognized
as Status Indians by the Government of Canada. Almost half of these people live
on reserves belonging to Ontario's 127 First Nations.
Walpole Island First Nation
One of the first native communities in Canada to take leadership in the
field of environment and sustainable development, Walpole Island has influenced
not only its own members, but also the policies of the Province of Ontario. The
Walpole Island First Nation has maintained their cultural heritage and
traditional knowledge of the environment, while interacting effectively with the
non-indigenous population and western environmental scientists to everyone's
Two Anishinawbe Grandmothers, and a group of Anishinawbe Women and Men
have taken action regarding the water issue by walking the perimeter of the
Air Quality Links:
Ontario Air Quality Index
The Air Quality Index (AQI) is an indicator of outdoor air quality in Ontario.
The lower the AQI, the better the air quality. Using a network of air monitoring
stations, 40 state-of-the-art AQI monitoring stations, the Ministry of the
Environment takes real-time air quality data from the monitoring sites and
produces AQI reading for each location. The ministry AQI readings are reported
to the public and news media at set intervals each day. The data is also used to
issue smog watches and advisories.
Daily AQI reports for Ontario
Links to Sites that include video documentary information on Aamjiwnaang