New beginnings

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Duane Hicks

Kathy Kishiqueb, director of Naaniigaan Abinoojii at Weechi-it-te-win Family Services (WFS), presented Ontario Children and Youth Services minister Laurel Broten with a “star blanket” yesterday morning at La Place Rendez-Vous to signify the new working relationship between the ministry, WFS, Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services of Kenora, and Grand Council Treaty #3. Broten was here for the provincial native child welfare conference hosted by WFS, which ran Tuesday to Thursday.