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ASINABKA / SACRED CHAUDIERE SITE
Chronology of All Historical Documents
Including some information about Grandfather William and Circle of All Naitons

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Learning from A Kindergarten Dropout Book Information

Chronology VIRTUAL INSTITUTE ASINABKA VIA Record


new2017-06-21 Asinabka and the Talking Water by Karen Bisson
A special editorial to commemorate National Indigenous Day 2017

new 2017-06-21 GWC Special Tribute for Indigenous Day

new 2017-06-09 CIRCLE OF ALL NATIONS COMMEMORATIVE HERITAGE RIVER NOTE

new2017-06-06 Correspondence to PM and former GGs Re Letter to the Queen

new2017-05-29 Letter to His Excellency

new 2017-05-29 Circle of All Nations Letter to Queen

2017-04-11 Algonquin Grandmothers file claim over proposed "Zibi" condo development

2017-04-03 Lindsay Lambert letter to Hon Judy Foote - Evidence that Chaudiere Islands are all Crown property

2016 ASINABKA YEAR END REPORT (Includes 1998-2016 pointform recap)

2016-12-12 Linday Lambert's response to City of Ottawa's notice of decision

2016-12-05 City of Ottawa notice regarding Contested Chaudiere lands

2016-12-07 Several newspaper articles regarding the Quebec Algonquin land claim

2016-12-07 Algonquins of Quebec Superioir Court Statement of Land Claim
for Chaudiere Island, Albert Island, Victoria Island, Lebreton Flats & Parliament Hill.

2016-11-18 Judge states AOO are not the only group with a right to address concerns about Zibi

2016-11-18 FTF article re Court rules OMB appelants are "public interest litigants"

2016-11-17 Cardinal v Windmill Green Fund LPV COSTS Court File No: 15-65299

2016-08-09 CAN 2016 UN International Indigenous Day Blog

2016-08-03 CAN 2016 Commemorative Ottawa Heritage River Note

2016-06-13 2016 CAN CYC Workshop Report

2016-08-03 Circle of All Nations Commemorative Note

2016-07-07 ASINABKA Court Challenge update, costs, note to Algonquin chiefs - ENGLISH

2016-07-07 ASINABKA Court Challenge update, costs, note to Algonquin chiefs - FRENCH

2016-06-26 CAN Solstice Event Agenda

2016-06-16 Note 2 to PM re Mental Wellness and Asinabka

2016-06-16 Note 1 to PM re Mental Wellness and Asinabka

2016-03-26 CAN Equinox Event Invitation - Event Agenda

2016-03-21 Note re OMB Chaudiere Court Hearing March 9 2016

2015-11 Damming at the Sacred Chaudiere Falls – reformatted
Circle of All Nations note

Listen to Grandather William Commanda and his thoughts about the Sacred Chaudiere Site

A Special Birthday Acknowledgement of the Dr. William Commanda, OC, Legacy
Circle of All Nations supports a Build Bridging Project In Val’d’Or - Naming the New Bridge After World War One Veteran, Uncle Gabriel Commanda! A Special Endorsement on Remembrance Day 2015, which is also William Commanda’s 102nd Birthday! 

ASINABKA SACRED CHAUDIERE SITE: CANADA’S SINGULAR CULTURAL HERITAGE SITE

2015-11-19 CAN letter to Prime Minister re Paris and the Asinabka Sacred Chaudiere Site

2015-11-01 CAN Letter to P. M. Justin Trudeau - Romola

2015 Nov Asinabka Letter to PM CAN Collaborator - bilingual

2015-10-29 Dear PM Justin Trudeau ASINABKA - by Karen Bisson

MINI BACKGROUNDER ON WILLIAM COMMANDA'S
LEGACY VISION
FOR PEACE AT ASINABKA/CHAUDIERE FALLS
ENGLISH - FRENCH

Asinabka Chronology VIRTUAL INSTITUTE LIVE on Facebook

PPP Asinabka National Aboriginal Centre

2015-09-20 CAN Peace Event panoramo photo by photographer Robert Agnel

2015-09-20 Annual Circle of All Nations Peace Event

2015-09-04 Romola's Post OMB Hearing PCH remarks

Part One of Romola's Presentation on the Ottawa River's Geological/Natural/Sacred History

2015-08-18 Asinabka Chronology VIRTUAL INSTITUTE

Tool for letter writing campaign - contact list of politicians

2015-08-17 OMB hearing - Romola's remarks

2015-08-13 Letter to Jeff Westeinde (Windmill), by Luc-Anne Salm

2015-08-08 Synopsis and plea for Asinabka, by Karen Bisson

2015-06-10 Romola's submission of questions for cross examination of the City of Ottawa's
motion to dismiss appeals, and the developer's concurrence.

2015-06-04 URGENT Letter from Romola following OMB hearing

2015 06 - Windmill Rebuttal - Ontario Municpal Board Hearing

William Commanda - George Grant A Lament for a Nation

2015 03 22 CAN Spring Equinox Event

2014 Circle of All Nations Year End Report

2014-12-16 Asinabka Message for Reconciliation

2014 Circle of All Nations ‘Portal to Peace’ Commemorative
Note Honouring the 100th year of the Birth of William
Commanda

2014-11-14_Message to City of Gatineau from Romola regarding
Windmill Consultation in the City of Gatineau

2014-11-10 Appeal To OMB re City of Ottawa Planning

2014-11_Public Letters to Domtar Post Re-Zoning Meeting

2014-10-22 Romola's Second Letter to Domtar

2014-10-02 Public letters to the City of Ottawa for re-zoning meeting:

2014-10-02 PC Agenda 82, Item 4 - 3 & 4 Booth St - Chief Whiteduck
2014-10-02 PC 82 - Booth St - Submissions - 01-35

2014-10-02 PC 82 - Booth St - Submissions - 36-70
2014-10-02 PC 82 - Booth St - Submissions - 71
2014-10-02 PC 82 - Booth St - Submissions - 72-76

2014-09-29 Submission City of Ottawa Rezoning

2014-09-23_Asinabka_Romola's Heritage_Note Letter to Domtar

2014-06-21 Circle Of All Nations Message Regarding William Commanda’s Legacy Vision
For The Sacred Chaudière Site

2014 03 22 Equinox Gathering – A Circle of All Nations
Reflection on William Commanda and the Spirit of Water

2014-03-05 United Nations CIRCLE OF ALL NATIONS PROJECT
A collaborative initiative with FANCV

2014 The Cradle Rocks While the Grandfather’s of Our Country Tell their Stories - by Noreen Kruzich

2014 Spring - A Capital Development in Ottawa by Louise Thomassin (PDF page 20)

2014-02-04 Asinabka - A Place of Peace - S. Harvey’s Correspondence to Windmill Development

2013-12 Asinabka Correspondence re Windmill Developments

2013-12 Chaudiere Site Letter to the Editor from Romola

2013-09-30 A Way Forward - POGG Aboriginal-Canada Think Tank Committee

2011 Eric Smith Thesis on ASINABKA

2010-11-23 - City of Ottawa Writes to PM in Support of
Grandfather Commanda's Vision for Asinabka

2010-11-19 - City of Ottawa Community and Protective Services Committee Recommendation to Support Nation Indigenous Centre on VI

2010-02-14 CAN Report on the Vision for Asinabka

2009-07 NDP MP Paul Dewar’s Support of
the Vision for the Indigenous Centre at Victoria Island!

2009-05-08 WC reflections, Correspondence to Gov. General and Queen

2009-05-08 Correspondence to the Queen

2008-10-21 Letter from MOE to Francois Jette, Director at Domtar

2008-10-21 Letter from MOE to William Commanda

Bilingual Note on the Proposal for a Special National Historic Centre at Asinabka/Chaudière Falls, Ottawa, Canada

2008-07-01 William Commanda's Message for Canada Day

2008-06-25 Letter from William Commanda to The Honourable John Gerretsen

2008-06-22 Weir Request for Ministerial Review

2008-06-18 William Commanda Comments re Endangered Species Act

2008-06-17 Spivak raises VI during Senate Question Period

2008-06-06 Letter From MOE denying request for Environmental Assessment

2008-05-29 National Day of Action

2008-04-03 William Commanda’s Presentation to National Capital Commission Board of Directors, National Capital Region, Ottawa

2008-02-28 Letter from William Commanda to Domtar CEO

2007-08-07 Part ONE - CORRESPONDENCE TO PUBLIC WORKS AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES CANADA 2007-11-07 Part TWO BACKGROUNDER ON THE DOMTAR FILE

2007-09 Reply to Phil's letter from Margaret Bott

2007-08-26 Letter to the Citizen from Phil Weir re Chaudiere Falls

2007-08-26 Letter to the Citizen from Phil Weir original newspaper clipping with photo

2007-08-19 Dr. William Commanda speaks to Parliament Hill
about the Security and Prosoperity Partnership

2007-07-11 Eric Smith's discussion paper on dam removal and Chaudiere Falls restoration

2007-06-29 National Day of Action

2007-06-07 A discussion of the American Eel in the Otonabee watershed

2007-05-22 AN INVITATION TO A SPECIAL PUBLIC PRESENTION ON THE VISION FOR ASINABKA

2007-03-31 Letter from William Commanda to DFO re Eel Spirit in Wampum

2007 William Commanda writes about MANOSHKADOSH - the American Eel

2007 Official Government Responses to Grandfather's Proposal for Asinabka

2007-03-21 A Message from Elder (Dr) William Commanda regarding
Asinabka – the Sacred Chaudière Site

2006-11 Re: Domtar Inc.'s project to Redevelop the Hydroelectric Potential of
the Existing Chaudiere Island Site in Ottawa

2006 11 - URGENT URGENT URGENT A CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT GRANDFATHER WILLIAM COMMANDA'S VISION FOR THE SACRED SITE AT ASINABKA/VICTORIA ISLAND, OTTAWA, CANADA

2006-06-21 Circle of All Nations Mid Year Report and
NOTE Key to City Presentation Remarks regarding ASINABKA by Elder William Commanda;
and the Mayor's Speaking Notes

2006-06-21 William Commanda's Acceptance Speech Flyer - Key to the City of Ottawa

2005-06-14 Letters of Support for Elder Commanda's Vision for the Indigenous Centre

2005-06 Request for support for the Victoria Island project

2005-05-31 "Strengthening the Relationship" Canada-Aboriginal Roundtable

2005-05-23 UPDATE VICTORIA ISLAND INDIGENOUS CENTRE

2003 August/September - Correspondence Regarding the Vision for the Victoria Island Indigenous Healing and Peace Building Centre, sent to the Following Parties: The Prime Minister and Several Ministers; The Governor General and His Excellency; National Chief, Assembly of First Nations; Chairman, National Capital Commission (two)

2003-05 Algonquin Elders & Community Vision for Victoria Island

2003-04-17 Developing the Vision for Victoria Island at Elder William Commanda's Lodge

2003-03 A Vision for Victoria Island: Victoria Island Comprehensive Report -
presented by Willilam Commanda, Algonquin Elder

2002-06-21 Pipe Ceremony Held on Victoria Island Friday

2002-03-27&28 FINAL REPORT: Algonquin Elders' Gathering to Develop a Vision for Victoria Island
Chateau Logue, Maniwaki, Quebec

2002-03-27&28 Algonquin Elders' Gathering to Develop a Vision for Victoria Island
Chateau Logue, Maniwaki, Quebec


William Commanda

ANNOTATED BIO OF WILLIAM COMMANDA

ANNOTATED BIO OF WILLIAM COMMANDA - FRENCH

MINI TEXT BIO OF WILLIAM COMMANDA

William Commanda’s Passing August 3, 2011

Commemoration of GRANDFATHER WILLIAM COMMANDA'S 98th Birthday 11.11.11

2011-07 Letter from Romola

2003-09-11 View the Posters from
Grandfather William Commanda's Ninetieth Birthday Celebration!


Circle of All Nations

2017-03-31 Aboriginal Indigenous book covers University of Ottawa Library Poster

2017-03-06 Colleen Gray's Reflection on her First Meeting with Grandfather William

2017-02-25 Elder Evelyn Commanda Dewache
at the Hope for the Living International Fashion Show Fundraiser

2017-02-19 The Awakening Documentary Screening

2017-02-19 Re-presentation of the CAN 2007 Report on The Awakening Gathering in Perth

2017-02-15 A CAN Mini 2016 Summer Activity Report Bilingual

2017-02-01 2016 AUROVILLE CANADA AVI Canada Yearly Report

2017-01-28 2017 KINDERGARTEN DROPOUT Book Discussion at Singing Pebble

2017-01-14 Luma's Grand-Pere Peace Event Event with Association Sacred Circle France

2016-12-31 Mark Lipman's Poem about the 2010 Gathering

2016 CIRCLE OF ALL NATIONS YEAR END REPORT

2015 CAN Year-End Report

2014 CAN Year-End Report

2013 Paddle for Peace

2013 03 Reflections - Vernal Equinox CAN Event

2011 Annual CAN Gathering - A Sacred Moment

2007 William Commanda and the Spirit of Ubuntu

2006 Annual Report on William Commanda's Work

2005 Annual Report on William Commanda's Work

All the original material on this website is ©  “Asinabka” 
and "Circle of All Nations” - All rights reserved
NOTE:  All materials on the Circle of All Nations and Asinabaka websites, with the exception of those documents credited to specific individuals, have, since 1997, been authored by Romola V. Thumbadoo, Coordinator of the Circle of All Nations, under the names of Thumbadoo and Trebilcock, in collaboration with William Commanda, Hon. Phd (University of Ottawa and l'Université de Québec en l'Outaouais), Officer of the Order of Canada, till August 3, 2011, and alone since this date. Please acknowledge the written use of any material in writing. All original materials on these websites are ©  Asinabka and Circle of All Nations; all rights reserved.  Contact Romola at circleofallnations@sympatico.ca as required.