ISSUE 78 – EC. DEV 2016

Bridging the Gap One First Nations Community at a Time

Canadians should be familiar by now with the plaguing housing crisis in First Nations communities across the country. Many are remote communities that lack sufficient access to funding – be it governmental or from traditional financial institutions – for housing, community centres and education. The funding gap for education alone between schools on reserve compared to provincially run institutions is ... Read More »


SAY Magazine’s Annual Education Guide for Native Students will be available in February, 2017. To allow for inclusion of even more important information SAY is asking that Native Student Advisors UPDATE the information shown in the 2016 Education Guide Directory by completing this 2017 SURVEY NOTE: If you need to see what was shown for your institution in the 2016 ... Read More »

Guest Editorial – AFN Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day Wiindawtegowinini

Over 300 delegates attended the Ontario First Nation Economic Forum (OFNEF) held in Toronto, Ontario on October 12-13, 2016. Participants included First Nation leaders, economic and employment officers, business, industry and provincial and federal officials. The three main areas of discussion were on infrastructure, wealth creation, and resource revenue (RRS) sharing. Below are some of the immediate outcomes from OFNEF. ... Read More »

SAY’s new video

A new video has been created to promote the SAY Mission of HOPE and the goal of CELEBRATING OUR SUCCESSES. The centerfold of this issue features some of the shots in the video. We offer anyone who can identify the voice on the video to submit the name to by or before November 30, 2016. Be sure to include ... Read More »

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