We started this Initiative because of the land. The people of Pikangikum have lived for a long time and this is how we survived … We started this for our youth. For my part, I am now old so I need to plan for their future.
Elder Solomon Turtle (in translation)
The Whitefeather Forest Initiative is a community economic renewal and resource stewardship initiative of Pikangikum First Nation.
Our Initiative is guided by our Elders for our youth today and for future generations. Our Elders are the inspiration of the Initiative… Read More >>
Student Achievements Celebrated
On December 17, 2013 the Whitefeather Forest Initiative Steering Group of Elders hosted a feast to celebrate the milestone success of students from Pikangikum who completed studies for future careers in resource stewardship. Visitors, including guests from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources also joined in the feast with the Chief of Pikangikum, Paddy Peters. Read More »
Date Posted: December 23, 2013