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Province and Innu Working Together to Benefit Innu Children, Youth and Families

February 11, 2014

Meetings in Natuashish and Sheshatshiu Focus on Strengthening Child, Youth and Family Service Delivery

During a visit to Labrador last week, the Honourable Paul Davis, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services, and the Honourable Nick McGrath, Minister Responsible for Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs, met with Innu leaders, Band Council representatives, elders and other community members to discuss the delivery of child, youth and family services in Natuashish and Sheshatshiu.
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Innu Nation Grand Chief Comments on Innu Development Limited Partnership Review and RCMP Investigation

 
Sheshatshiu, Newfoundland and Labrador - February 10, 2014 – Today, Innu Nation Grand Chief Prote Poker spoke out about their organizations’ position on the October 2013review ordered by the Board of Directors of the of Innu Development Limited Partnership (IDLP) into payments made to former executives of that organization and the related ongoing RCMP investigation. “We are obviously disturbed by what we are hearing in the media and like all of our members, we are anxious to get to the bottom of these issues,” stated Mr. Poker. 
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Alderon and the Innu Nation of Labrador Sign Impacts and Benefits Agreement
 

January 23, 2014  

Alderon Iron Ore Corp. (TSX: ADV) (NYSE MKT: AXX) ("Alderon" or the “Company”) and the Innu Nation of Labrador (“Innu Nation”) are pleased to announce that The Kami Mine Limited Partnership (“Kami LP”), an affiliate of Alderon, has signed an Impacts and Benefits Agreement (“IBA”) with respect to the development of the Kami Iron Ore Project (“Kami Project”) located in western Labrador.  The IBA is a life-of-mine agreement that establishes the sharing of benefits that will ensure a continued positive relationship between the Innu Nation and the Kami LP. The IBA represents full and final settlement to the Innu Nation.
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Young Innu Journey for Healing and Cultural Awareness
In 2011, Michel "Giant" walked to Natuashish, Labrador, NL, Canada from his home in Sheshatshiu, Labrador, NL, Canada to raise awareness and money to assist with fighting diabetes, a disease that affect many of the Innu people. Following his walk he donated $26, 00 to the Kidney Dialysis Unit in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL, Canada. This Kidney Dialysis Unit is used by aboriginal people to enable them to stay close to home and the family supports that they have in the area.
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Young Innu Journey for Healing and Cultural Awareness
In 2011, Michel "Giant" walked to Natuashish, Labrador, NL, Canada from his home in Sheshatshiu, Labrador, NL, Canada to raise awareness and money to assist with fighting diabetes, a disease that affect many of the Innu people. Following his walk he donated $26, 00 to the Kidney Dialysis Unit in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL, Canada. This Kidney Dialysis Unit is used by aboriginal people to enable them to stay close to home and the family supports that they have in the area.
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