Marten Falls First Nation live on the Albany river, almost 200 kms north of Nakina, Ontario. The community is primarily accessible by plane.
Passionate about preserving their cultural heritage, the people of Marten Falls are equally dedicated to ensuring a broad and inclusive future for their children. Recently, they took a trip up the Albany to their traditional camp at the Falls. While they endeavor to pass on their heritage, they are also fully engaged in the present.
The people of Webequie First Nation make their home in a fly-in community on Winisk Lake, more than 500km north of Thunder Bay. Their name comes from an Ojibway word that means “shaking head from side to side”.
The people of Webequie make every effort to maintain their traditions, culture, and Oji-Cree language. At the same time, they are developing modern conveniences, businesses, and educational practices. They try to live their lives in balance between the past and the future.