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February 8, 2013

NAN PREPARES FAMILIES FOR JOINT INQUEST INTO DEATHS OF SEVEN YOUTH


THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler today marked the second anniversary of the disappearance of one of seven NAN youth who died under similar circumstance while attending school in Thunder Bay since 2000, by assisting the families of the youth prepare for a joint inquest into their deaths.


Jordan Wabasse, a 15-year-old from Webequie First Nation, was reported missing on February 8, 2011. After months of searching by police, family and community volunteers his body was recovered from the Kaministiquia River.

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