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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 […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 2019169 Views

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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, 2019565 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2019210 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2019128 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2019153 Views

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Internal struggle, external impact – Prince George Citizen

January 15, 2019 There are few problems that appear more intractable for Canada than the question of Aboriginal rights and title. As protests to the west by Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs prove, we still don’t know who is in charge of a given nation or tribe, let alone how long consent for any project will last. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2019171 Views

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Canada and the Huron-Wendat Nation continue their renewed relationship with the signing of a protocol for consultation and accommodation

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada On January 16, 2019 — Wendake, Quebec — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to renewing its relationship with Indigenous peoples, one based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership. The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and Grand Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2019301 Views

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Auditor General of New Brunswick: One-third of auditor general’s recommendations from past reports still not implemented

January 16, 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Auditor General Kim MacPherson provided an update today on the status of performance audit (Value-For-Money) recommendations made in her past reports. The report includes new status updates on implementation of recommendations. However, MacPherson said, due to lengthy delays in implementing significant recommendations, further information on some previously reported chapters […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 2019365 Views

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Trudeau fields questions on pipeline protests, foreign policy at townhall – BNNBloomberg.ca

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday slammed what he called the dictatorship of Venezuela as he tackled audience questions ranging from Canada’s approach to Indigenous issues to immigration and foreign policy. Speaking at one of a series of election-year townhall meetings across the country, Trudeau reserved some of his harshest words […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2019169 Views

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Notification program for residential school records problematic, say interveners in case – CBC

Opt-in process, consent for dead survivors, tone of website all identified as concerns Jan 15, 2019 Two people who acted as interveners in the Supreme Court case that decided the fate of residential school survivor testimonies are raising concerns about the process in place to preserve those records. The program was formally announced on Monday. Survivors […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 2019187 Views

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