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‘It was uncalled for’: Family of man shot by Winnipeg police speak out- APTN News

January 16, 2019 Chad Williams was shot by Winnipeg police on January 11 and died early the next morning. The family of the 26 year old say they’re hesitant to trust the police after this. Police say they encountered a man acting suspicious shortly before 8 pm. APTN spoke to the family of the man […]

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British Columbia Hereditary Chiefs Hold Strong As LNG Pipeline Tension Rages On – HuffPost Canada

“Our rights to those lands have never been extinguished.” SMITHERS, B.C. — A Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief told a crowd of First Nation leaders gathered in Smithers, B.C., that no elected band council or Crown authority has jurisdiction over the land. Chief Na’Moks said agreements signed by pipeline builder Coastal GasLink are illegitimate and the support […]

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Media advisory: MP Matt DeCourcey to celebrate grand re-opening of renovated health centre in Saint Mary’s First Nation

Saint Mary’s First Nation, New Brunswick — Please be advised that the Member of Parliament for Fredericton, Matt DeCourcey, will celebrate the grand re-opening of the newly renovated Saint Mary’s health centre on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services. Date:  Friday January 18,  2019 Time: 3:30 p.m.  (AST) Where: Saint Mary’s Health […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201924 Views

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Missing persons: Rosanne Supernault and Nikaeo Supernault

Kamloops City 2019-01-16 14:25 PST File # 2019-1317 The Kamloops RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 6 year old missing Nikaeo Supernault of Kamloops and 28 year old Roseanne Supernault. On Sunday January 13, 2019, the Kamloops RCMP received a report to check the well being of a 6 year boy, Nikaeo Supernault […]

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Alleged victim of spousal abuse says Cree police services lacking – CBC

Nikki Shecapio says the Eeyou Eenou Police Force wouldn’t accept her complaint about ex-partner Jan 17, 2019 A Cree woman from Quebec says it took her several attempts and almost a month before she felt protected against an allegedly violent ex-partner. Nikki Shecapio of Mistissini, Que., says she feels the Cree police and justice system let her […]

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Wait until Trans Mountain pipe built before buying in, Indigenous investors told – BOE Report

January 16, 2019 CALGARY – Indigenous communities interested in taking an equity stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline should wait until after its controversial expansion is built to avoid risk, says Barrie Robb, a principal with Fivars Consulting Ltd. of Calgary. Taking an ownership stake in a major energy project can deliver significant rewards, said […]

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Harte Gold Strengthens Management Team for Operations

Toronto – January 17, 2019 – HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) announces that with the transition to Commercial Operations, the Company has appointed Gordon K. Reed, P.Eng., as General Manager of the Sugar Zone Mine. Mr. Reed will lead the transition with an operational […]

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Trevali Announces Preliminary Q4-2018 Production Results and Provides 2019 Production and Cost Guidance

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 17, 2019 — Trevali Mining Corporate (“Trevali” or the “Company”) (TSX:TV; BVL: TV; OTCQX: TREVF; Frankfurt: 4TI) reports preliminary fourth quarter (“Q4”) and 2018 full year production and sales results, and provides its production, cash costs, and capital and exploration expenditure guidance for 2019. Dr. Mark Cruise, Trevali’s President and CEO […]

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Bear Clan Patrol Receives $200,000 From Bell Canada and City of Winnipeg – Net Newsledger

January 16, 2019 WINNIPEG – NEWS – The Bear Clan Patrol in Winnipeg has received some serious funding which will assist the growing organization in helping people in Winnipeg. Bell Let’s Talk and the City of Winnipeg today announced a combined donation of $200,000 to Bear Clan Patrol, the community-based organization providing safety and belonging, mental wellness support, conflict […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201927 Views

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Raw deal for Vancouver’s Jody Wilson-Raybould in Trudeau cabinet shuffle – The Record

JANUARY 16, 2019 As pre-election cabinet shuffles go, Justin Trudeau’s was a weird one. The demotion — and that is the most polite word one can use — of Vancouver Granville MP Jody Wilson-Raybould from the politically vital justice portfolio to the political graveyard of veterans affairs is an acutely awkward message at an extraordinarily […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201933 Views

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Residential school survivor wants probe of how Ontario law society handled lawyer’s conduct review – CBC

Garnet Angeconeb says process failed complainants Jan 17, 2019 A residential school survivor in northwestern Ontario is calling for an independent probe into the way the province’s law society handled a conduct review of a lawyer accused of mishandling settlement claims. Garnet Angeconeb said he wants to see Canada’s Department of Justice investigate the process […]

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Severe Weather Causes $1.9 Billion in Insured Damage in 2018

January 16, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Severe weather across Canada continues to highlight the financial costs of climate change to insurers and taxpayers. In 2018, insured damage for severe weather events across Canada reached $1.9 billion, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. Ice storms, floods, windstorms and tornadoes, did damage to homes, vehicles and commercial […]

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Taseko to Release Year-End 2018 Financial and Production Results

January 16, 2019, Vancouver, BC – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE American: TGB) (the “Company”) will release its year-end 2018 financial and production results after market close on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The Company will host a telephone conference call and live webcast on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. […]

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Commentary: Historical lawsuit affirms Indigenous laws on par with Canada’s – Folio

Superior Court of Ontario decision informed by Anishinaabe principles could signal long-needed correction in treaty relations, says U of A legal scholar. There is a tired joke, a standard for Indigenous peoples on the Prairies, regarding the five dollar bill. The bill is sometimes referred to as “treaty money,” and a chuckle is shared when […]

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Art installation seeks to reconcile through the creative process – CollingwoodToday

Public screening and discussion called Envisioning a Future Toward Reconciliation at the Simcoe Street Theatre on Jan. 30 The Town of Collingwood unveiled a new reconciliation art project in council chambers on Monday night. The project is titled Call to Action #83 after the Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Action #83, which calls […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201923 Views

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SKP Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire the High-Grade Gold Willoughby Property in the Golden Triangle from Sojourn Exploration

January 16, 2019 StrikePoint Gold Inc. (SKP:TSX.V)(STKXF:OTCQB) is pleased announce the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire the Willoughby Property from Sojourn Exploration. The property is situated about 30 kilometers east of Stewart, British Columbia, and 20 kilometers northeast of StrikePoint’s Porter Property. Key factors include: 4,625 meters of diamond drilling completed on the property […]

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Trevali Announces Leadership Transition

JANUARY 17, 2019 Dr. Mark Cruise to step down as President and Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Mike Hoffman to step down as Chair of the Board of Directors VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 17, 2019 — Trevali Mining Corporate (“Trevali” or the “Company”) (TSX:TV; BVL: TV; OTCQX: TREVF; Frankfurt: 4TI) wishes to announce that as part of […]

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Red Pine Drills 11.95 g/t Gold Over 4.44 Metres (True Width) at its Wawa Gold Project

Toronto, Ontario – January 17, 2019 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (“Red Pine” or the “Company”) announces new results from: confirmation drilling in the higher grade zones of the Surluga Deposit1 and from drilling on the Minto Mine South Project2. The Minto Mine South Deposit and the Surluga Deposit are just two of the known […]

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Wet’suwet’en protests highlight Indigenous pipeline divide – CBC

“This reopened some deep, deep wounds in this country.” The debate over a natural gas pipeline in Wet’suwet’en territory continues this week following protests over the arrest of 14 people at a blockade in the remote B.C. community. CBC reporterChantelle Bellrichard recounts the moment the RCMP broke the barricade and explains why a pipeline project is […]

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Feds poised to bolster RCMP accountability – OHS Canada

Jan. 17, 2019 OTTAWA – The federal government is poised to try to improve RCMP accountability by placing some external eyes on the national police force. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki are expected to announce the plans at a news conference in Ottawa on Wednesday. The long-anticipated move is the […]

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Gold Horse Casino celebrates grand opening this week in Lloydminster, SK

January 16, 2018 – Lloydminster, SK – Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) is pleased to announce that the official grand opening celebration for Gold Horse Casino (GHC) is this weekend in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan! GHC is a 48,000 square foot entertainment venue with 250 slot machines, 5 live table games and 18 electronic table games. The […]

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TMAC Completes Permitting – Approval of Water Licences for the Madrid and Boston Projects

TORONTO, January 15, 2019 — TMAC Resources Inc. (TSX: TMR) (“TMAC” or the “Company”) has received approval of two Type A Water Licences for the Madrid and Boston Projects. On January 14, 2019 the Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade approved the two licences as recommended by the Nunavut Water Board (“ NWB ”) on December […]

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Learn to speak, write Inuktitut in Montreal – Nunatsiaq News

Jan. 17, 2019 Both introductory and advanced language classes start on Jan. 21 Starting next week, anyone in Montreal can learn Inuktitut in the classroom. Two 12-session courses, one for beginners and one for more advanced learners, will start on Monday, Jan. 21, at the Avataq Cultural Institute. George Filotas, a former manager of the […]

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Ancient quinoa seeds found in Ontario shed light on Indigenous trade – CBC

3,000-year-old seeds seemingly ‘processed for delivery’ Jan 16, 2019 A mass of quinoa seeds excavated from an archeological dig at a Brantford, Ont., construction site has been identified as being 3,000 years old, raising questions about the extent of trade among Indigenous peoples at the time. The 140,000 seeds, which originate from the Kentucky-Tennessee area, seem as if they were “processed for […]

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Bear Clan Patrol welcomes new support from Bell Let’s Talk and City of Winnipeg

$200,000 donation to grow mental health outreach to vulnerable people in the community WINNIPEG, Jan. 16, 2019 – Bell Let’s Talk and the City of Winnipeg today announced a combined donation of $200,000 to Bear Clan Patrol, the community-based organization providing safety and belonging, mental wellness support, conflict resolution and crime prevention for vulnerable people in the community. This new funding will […]

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Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle a Major Achievement for the Sahtu Dene and Metis of Norman Wells

January 16, 2019 — Norman Wells, NT  — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Negotiation of self-government agreements help shape a new relationship with Indigenous peoples that can lead to shared and balanced solutions for the benefit of all Canadians. Today, Sherry Hodgson, President of the Norman Wells Land Corporation, Marc Miller, Parliamentary Secretary to […]

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When Indigenous Assert Rights, Canada Sends Militarized Police – TheTyee.ca

It’s become routine, but ignores latest law on rights and title, say experts. The use of heavily armed RCMP to enforce a court injunction and tear down an Indigenous blockade against TransCanada’s Coastal GasLink pipeline in northwestern British Columbia last week was part of a familiar pattern, say criminologists. “It seems like Canada uses a […]

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Corporations don’t seem to understand Indigenous jurisdiction – The Conversation CA

Jan. 17, 2019 Indigenous jurisdiction is at the centre of the dispute over the Coastal GasLink pipeline. The same is true of the Trans Mountain expansion. In both cases, the corporations involved have misunderstood or misrepresented the risks associated with jurisdictional uncertainty. The Coastal GasLink pipeline is part of the massive LNG Canada project. If built, the pipeline […]

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Canadian Agriculture at a Glance, census year 2016

Jan. 17, 2019 The article “Aboriginal peoples and agriculture in 2016: A portrait” is now available. This is the fifth article from Canadian Agriculture at a Glance, a compendium of analytical articles based on 2016 Census of Agriculture data. Products The article “Aboriginal peoples and agriculture in 2016: A portrait,” part of Canadian Agriculture at a Glance (Catalogue number96-325-X), is now available. […]

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The Daily Thursday, January 17, 2019

Natural resource indicators, third quarter 2018 Real gross domestic product of the natural resource sector increased 1.0% in the third quarter, largely on the strength of the mineral and mining subsector (+4.1%). Natural resource prices were up 1.9% from July to September, led by energy products (+3.6%). Continue reading  Impacts of the US government shutdown […]

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Oilpatch CEOs support Indigenous bid for Trans Mountain – CBC

First Nations organizing pitch to federal government to buy pipeline Jan 17, 2019 Some oilpatch CEOs are supporting a bid by Indigenous groups in Western Canada to purchase the Trans Mountain pipeline and the proposed expansion project. Indigenous leaders are in Calgary this week to find consensus on what type of ownership and management system […]

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Sioux tribes in U.S. call out Trump after racist, and disrespectful Wounded Knee, Pocahontas tweet – APTN News

January 16, 2019 Sioux tribes in South Dakota are demanding that U.S. President Donald Trump apologize to Massachusetts Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren after issuing a racist tweet. On Sunday, Trump tweeted “If Elizabeth Warren, often referred to by me as Pocahontas, did this commercial from Bighorn or Wounded Knee instead of her kitchen, with her […]

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Brenda LaRose – Partner, Leaders International & Laurie Sterritt – Partner, Leaders International

NationTalk speaks with Brenda LaRose and Laurie Sterritt of Leaders International. Brenda LaRose, founder of Higgins Executive Search in 1999, speaks of her company’s past and events leading up to a merger with Leaders International in the spring of 2017. LaRose continues to speaks on the labour market in Canada, she notes as having a […]

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Clemency Granted to #CyntoiaBrown & Canada’s Indigenous People Rise Against Pipelines

Credits: Watching the Hawks RT The First Nation people of Wet’suwet’en in British Columbia are rising up against a new natural gas pipeline and coming head to head with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. RT Correspondent Dan Cohen brings us the latest on a controversial Senate vote. The outgoing Gov. of Tennessee gave full clemency […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201951 Views

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NEC partners with Paladin Security

January 15, 2019 Paladin Security & Native Education College have teamed up to create an Employment Training Partnership designed to give you the skills you need to start working in the security sector. Bus tickets, hot meals, and daycare subsidies are all provided to help you succeed. And the best part; convenient evening classes so […]

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U of Manitoba: Three new $17,500 entrance scholarships support history students

Thanks to the generosity of The Winnipeg Foundation, three $17,500 entrance scholarships will soon be available for incoming students. “This wonderful initiative from The Winnipeg Foundation reflects the depth of expertise in Canadian and Indigenous history in the two history departments, and provides nationally competitive financial support for graduate student historical research,” said James Hanley, […]

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CHRA Board of Directors Nominations are Open

The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association’s Nominations Committee invites members to nominate candidates for two (2) positions on its Board of Directors. The deadline to submit nominations is 4 p.m. ET on Friday February 8, 2019. More details HERE. NT4

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Treasury Metals Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Eagle Lake First Nation

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2019- Treasury Metals Inc. (TSX: TML) (“Treasury Metals” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Eagle Lake First Nation in relation to the Company’s Goliath Gold Project in Northwestern Ontario (the “Project”). The MOU is a framework agreement between Eagle Lake […]

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MNBC: Raven Program looking for cultural teachers, counsellors, elders and spokespersons

The Raven Course is held every Summer at Work Point in Esquimalt, BC. This outreach program is designed to build bridges into Indigenous communities throughout Canada and show young Indigenous people potential for part-time employment or a full-time career with the Canadian Armed Forces It is the recruiting time period of the year and Raven […]

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BC Government: Student Ranger Program accepting applications for 2019 season

Jan. 16, 2019 VICTORIA – Young adults interested in learning a diverse range of job skills while working outdoors this summer can now apply for the BC Parks Student Ranger Program. Now in its second year, the Student Ranger Program provides 48 young adults training and employment opportunities in B.C.’s parks and protected areas, with […]

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Talking Treaties at Yorkton high school – OTC

Office of the Treaty Commissioner staff headed back to school last week. Treaty Commissioner of Saskatchewan Mary Culbertson and researcher Lissa Morin talked with students from Grade 9 to 12 at Yorkton Regional High School. They spoke on the Treaty relationship, Indian Residential Schools, the Indian Act, as well as intergenerational trauma and how it […]

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Indigenous protesters, allies rally outside Trudeau’s Brock town hall – Niagarathisweek.com

The protest prevented traffic from entering the university through its southeastern entrance Protesters amassed outside Brock University on Tuesday, Jan. 11, blocking traffic from entering via Isaac Brock Boulevard North while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a town-hall meeting. Celeste Smith, a Haudenosaunee woman of the Oneida Nation, said that the purpose is to show […]

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Call for entries: Canadian Journalism Foundation’s 2019 awards program

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2019 – To celebrate the outstanding journalism of reporters and news organizations across the country and provide opportunities for emerging talent, The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is now accepting entries for its comprehensive 2019 awards program. The deadline for all award submissions is Feb. 22, 2019. “Celebrating fact-based journalism and recognizing journalists […]

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Minster Monsef establishes new Advisory Committee to support efforts to end gender-based violence at post-secondary institutions

From: Status of Women Canada Members will develop a framework and lead discussion to further guide federal action across Canada January 16, 2019 – Montréal, QC – Department for Women and Gender Equality No one should be subject to acts of violence—period. However, incidents of sexual assault on school, college, and university campuses remain one […]

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Sahtu Métis group to sign self-governance agreement in principle, a 1st for Métis in Canada – CBC

No other Métis group in Canada has reached this milestone Jan 16, 2019 Métis in Norman Wells, N.W.T., will be one step closer in reaching a final agreement for self-governance after signing today’s agreement in principle — making them the first Métis group in Canada to reach that milestone. The signing of the Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle […]

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New advisory board to help RCMP modernize amid history of bullying, harassment – SaultOnline.com

January 16, 2019 OTTAWA — The federal government is creating an external board of civilian advisers to help the RCMP modernize after years of grappling with internal bullying and harassment. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki announced the plan for a management advisory board today at a news conference in Ottawa. […]

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Yukon Teachers’ Association and the Government of Yukon ratify new collective agreement

On January 14, members of the Yukon Teachers’ Association (YTA) voted to ratify a new three-year collective agreement with the Government of Yukon. The new agreement will expire on June 30, 2021. The revised agreement includes a range of provisions including changes to maternity and parental leave, defining the criteria to convert temporary employees to […]

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Waubetek Business Development Corp.: FedNor Announcement

January 15, 2019 – FedNor funding was announced for the following programs: Waubetek Business Development Corporation’s: Centre of Excellence for Indigenous Mineral Development & Aboriginal Aquaculture in Canada LAMBAC – 5 Year Operational funding Sheshegwaning First Nation – Upgrades to community road infrastructure March of Dimes Canada – Feasibility Study for social enterprise for rural […]

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Establishment of an Interim Management Advisory Board to support the RCMP

I am pleased to join the Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale today in accepting the recommendations made by the RCMP Civilian Review and Complaints Commission (CRCC) and former auditor general Sheila Fraser. Both reports propose ways to improve RCMP policies and procedures on workplace harassment, with a key step being the creation of an […]

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The Shoshone Nation makes submission to the United Nations

January 15, 2019 The Western Shoshone Nation made a submission to the UN Human Rights Committee for the 2020 Periodic Review of the USA. The submission updates the UN body on the status of USA human rights and provides information of ongoing and current treatment of the Shoshone people under the International Covenant on Civil […]

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