MARTEN FALLS’ CHANIE WENJACK

By Marten Falls First Nation R. Wenjak was born on the Ogoki Post on the Marten Falls Reserve. At the age of nine he was forced, along with his two sisters, to attend the Cecilia Jeffrey Indian Residential School school in Kenora. Once there he was given the name Charlie. The school was funded by…

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OUR WATER CRISIS

Marten Falls First Nation has been under a boil water advisory being declared by Health Canada in 2005 and has been without potable water since then. For over 10 years since then, bottled water has been flown in on a regular basis. This means that water bottles have been part of the daily discourse when…

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