First Nations in Ontario are calling for the Federal Government to abandon the process of implementing a new First Nations Education Act. Meeting in Thunder Bay, the 133 Chiefs from across the province, including Chiefs from Shawanaga and Wasauksing, are in agreement to reject the proposed First Nations Education Act and have announced plans to implement their own education strategy. Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy says in talking over the past couple of days, the Chiefs collective agree that they need to have control of their own education system and schools. The conservative government released a proposal for a bill on First Nation Education in October and the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs said he would not proceed with the act if there was enough First Nation opposition. First Nations Chiefs will wrap up their three day assembly today.