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Alberta’s H. Mark Ramsankar assumes presidency of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation

July 14, 2017 OTTAWA – H. Mark Ramsankar will take over the presidency of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF), following a changeover today at the CTF’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel. Ramsankar replaces Heather Smith, who served as the Federation’s President from 2015 to 2017. Ramsankar, the former president of The […]

by aanationtalk on July 17, 201735 Views

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Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre would like to announce our new Artistic Director!

The Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre (GTNT) is pleased to officially welcome Jennifer Dawn Bishop as our new Artistic Director. GTNT is thrilled with the addition of the new leader of the artistic team to the company. The GTNT Board of Directors and management believe Jennifer’s direction will complement and enhance GTNT’s ongoing professional and community […]

by aanationtalk on July 14, 201730 Views

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First Nations Medicine Sound Journey

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER! Let First Nations healers Medicine Song Woman Brenda MacIntyre and Heather Clear Wind Blows Over the Moon take you on a one-of-a-kind medicine sound journey of soul-soothing songs. Brenda’s powerful Juno Award-winning healing voice connects you with your spirit while Heather drums the big drum; its rich nurturing sound guides your […]

by aanationtalk on July 14, 201724 Views

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MNBC 2017 Annual General Meeting Official Notice

Join us on September 21st through to the 24th, 2017, in Dawson Creek, BC at the Encana Events Centre (EEC) to celebrate our Métis Nation’s achievments and successes of this last fiscal year of 2016-17 and establish new goals for 2017-18. The Encana Events Centre (EEC) is a 10 minute walk, located directly behind the host hotels (Map & Directions). […]

by aanationtalk on July 13, 201734 Views

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9th Annual First Nations Child Welfare Gala – First Nations Child and Family Caring Society

2017 Gala Theme: Supporting the Rights of First Nations Children Join us on October 19th at the Club Regent Casino Event Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba for an evening in support of equity for First Nations children. Tickets include a four course meal, art auction, silent auction and amazing entertainment! Also on October 19th: morning workshop […]

by aanationtalk on July 13, 201719 Views

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2017 Métis Nation BC Annual General Meeting

Métis Nation BC invites you to SAVE THE DATES of September 22, 23 and 24, for the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM). This year the AGM will be hosted by MNBC, and the North East Métis Community Association (NEMA) of Dawson Creek, at the Encana Entertainment Centre at #1-300 Highway 2. Travel days for delegates […]

by aanationtalk on July 12, 201731 Views

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Shelley Niro Battle of my Ancestors has arrived at Woodland Cultural Centre!

We are happy to announce the arrival of Shelley Niro’s work Battlefields of my Ancestors that will be installed along the driveway leading up to the Mohawk Institute Residential School until Thanksgiving weekend in October 2017. The arrival of 6 images currently on display at Ryerson University (April 28 – August 13) will complete the exhibition in […]

by aanationtalk on July 12, 201787 Views

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Waubetek: Youth Enterprise Camp

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by aanationtalk on July 12, 201746 Views

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MNBC President’s Message to BC Residents affected by fires

MNBC extends our thoughts and prayers to those affected by the fires burning in different areas of British Columbia. While there are many people and much equipment fighting these terrible fires, we are mindful of the evacuations that have taken place so that British Columbians are moved to safety. “We are thinking of all those […]

by aanationtalk on July 12, 201713 Views

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Native Women in the Arts is thrilled to announce the winner of the third annual Barbara Laronde Award: Lucille Atlookan.

Wachay! Native Women in the Arts is thrilled to announce the winner of the third annual Barbara Laronde Award: Lucille Atlookan. Lucille Atlookan is an Anishnaabe emerging artist and university student from Eabametoong First Nation who resides in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Atlookan is a multi-disciplinary artist who creates work in a variety of media such […]

by aanationtalk on July 12, 201737 Views

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Advisory: Historic solitary confinement lawsuit at the BC Supreme Court begins July 4

For immediate release VANCOUVER – On Tuesday, July 4, 2017 West Coast LEAF will be at the BC Supreme Court to argue that solitary confinement causes specific and severe harms to women inmates. The historic case is brought against the Attorney General of Canada by the BC Civil Liberties Association and John Howard Society of Canada, who say […]

by aanationtalk on July 4, 201745 Views

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UN: General Assembly: Updated 2nd Revised Draft Text on Participation of Indigenous Peoples at UN

On 16 June 2017, the President of the General Assembly (PGA) transmitted a letter from his Advisers, on the consultation process concerning the ways to enable the participation of indigenous peoples’ representatives and institutions in meetings of relevant United Nations bodies on issues affecting them, containing the updated second revised draft text for the negotiations scheduled […]

by aanationtalk on June 27, 201728 Views

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UN: General Assembly: Updated 2nd Revised Draft Text on Participation of Indigenous Peoples at UN

In 2017, HLPF will take place from 10-19 July at the UNHQ in New York under the theme “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world”. The goals under review in 2017 are: Goal 1 (End poverty), Goal 2 (Zero-hunger), Goal three (Good Health and well-being), Goal 5 (Gender Equality), Goal 9 (Industry, innovation […]

by aanationtalk on June 27, 201730 Views

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Announcing the Next Leader of the Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship

The Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship is a policy and leadership development program recognizing leadership potential among young northern Canadians eager to address policy challenges facing the North. After an extensive search, it is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce Melaina Sheldon will be joining The Gordon Foundation team to lead this initiative. It may come […]

by aanationtalk on June 27, 201756 Views

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FNMIEAO Educator Conference: Hearing The Truth

2017 Conference Details Date: Saturday, October 28 and Sunday, October 29 Location:  Beal Secondary School      525 Dundas Street       London       N6B 1W5 Theme: Hearing The Truth… Please do not call the school for information. They are only allowing us to use their facilities. Registration is now open! Go […]

by aanationtalk on June 27, 201749 Views

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Toronto’s Waterfront Comes Alive for Canada’s 150th at the Redpath Waterfront Festival

TORONTO, June 26, 2017 – Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary at the annual Redpath Waterfront Festival (RWF) presented by Billy Bishop Airport this Canada Day weekend, July 1-3. The waterfront will come to life with interactive shows and entertainment, food, drink, shopping, games and much more in two beautiful parks: Sherbourne Common and HTO Park. This year, the Redpath Waterfront […]

by aanationtalk on June 27, 201767 Views

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Initial Partners Come Together to Sign Winnipeg’s First Indigenous Accord

WINNIPEG – Over 80 local organizations, businesses, groups, and individuals joined the City of Winnipeg and Mayor Brian Bowman today in their commitment to the ongoing Journey of Reconciliation in Winnipeg by formally becoming partners of Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord at a signing ceremony. “Winnipeg’s first Indigenous Accord will help keep Winnipeg moving forward in strengthening […]

by aanationtalk on June 27, 201734 Views

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Media Advisory: Canada Day at Queen’s Park

June 26, 2017 The province’s official celebration of Canada Day and Ontario 150 will be held on Saturday, July 1 on the front lawn of the Ontario Legislature in Toronto. The following roads will be closed from 6 a.m. on July 1 to 1 a.m. on July 2: Queen’s Park Crescent East from College Street […]

by aanationtalk on June 26, 201738 Views

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Laurentian University balances budget for seventh consecutive year

The Laurentian University Board of Governors unanimously approved today the University’s 2017-2018 operating budget of $155.9 million, an increase of $5.4 million or 3.6% over last year. The Sudbury campus will have 28 more full-time faculty in 14 departments: 11 new positions and 17 colleagues transferring from Barrie. This includes three new research chairs in […]

by aanationtalk on June 26, 201751 Views

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United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights visits Tewegan Housing for Aboriginal Youth

OTTAWA, June 22, 2017 – Monday morning, residents of Tewegan Housing for Aboriginal Youth hosted a bannock and tea conversation with the United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Kate Gilmore.  Sharing the unique life experiences faced daily by young Aboriginal women living in Ottawa, residents discussed the difficult issues of racism, discrimination, and […]

by aanationtalk on June 26, 201744 Views

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North Hastings food program partners with MNO

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) has become a partner in the North Hastings Food for You: Food for Two program. On May 4, 2017, the program was offered for the first time at the MNO office at 91 Chemaushgon Road in Bancroft. Food for You: Food for Two is the local name for the […]

by aanationtalk on June 26, 201740 Views

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150 ‘Canada 150&Me’ Youth to Descend on Ottawa With Boundless Ideas and Energy to Fuel the Sesquicentennial Celebrations

OTTAWA, June 22, 2017 – One hundred and fifty youth between the ages of 14-19, chosen from across Canada, will arrive in Ottawa on June 24 for eight days of experiential learning, leadership development, and community engagement activities as part of Canada 150&Me. The year-long project is aimed at starting a national conversation among youth about the […]

by aanationtalk on June 26, 201762 Views

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Citizenship Reaffirmation Ceremonies at all four Canada Days locations on July 1 to mark Canada’s 150th birthday – City of Toronto

26-Jun-2017 On Canada Day, Citizenship Reaffirmation Ceremonies presented by CIBC in partnership with the Government of Canada and the City of Toronto, will take place at all Canada Days event locations, Nathan Phillips Square, Mel Lastman Square, Scarborough Civic Centre and Humber Bay Park West. The ceremonies, which invite Canadians to take the Oath of […]

by aanationtalk on June 26, 201764 Views

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8th NAN Food Symposium

Join us for another exciting food gathering in beautiful Quetico National Park approximately 1 hour west of Thunder Bay. The camp is situated on the lake with great accommodations and recreational activities. Most of the presenters will be from your communities and eager to share their knowledge and skills with you. For more information, please […]

by aanationtalk on June 26, 201744 Views

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OTC: I am the Bridge anti-racism campaign launched

The City of Saskatoon has launched their I am the Bridge anti-racism campaign leading up to National Aboriginal Day. Racism takes many forms and is a global issue and the city decided to tackle it. They believe talking about racism is essential to understanding and confronting the misconceptions people may have. Over the past year, […]

by aanationtalk on June 26, 201732 Views

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NWAC Congratulates Former Board Member Bernadette Smith as She Wins Point Douglas, MB Riding

June 20, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) would like to congratulate newly elected Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Bernadette Smith on her win as a New Democratic Party (NDP) candidate in the riding of Point Douglas, Manitoba. Raised in the North End of Winnipeg, where violence is reported […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 201771 Views

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From ‘Café Daughter’ to senator: The story of Lillian Eva Dyck takes the stage at the NAC

In the years following Canada’s adoption of the Chinese Immigration Act (1885), provinces and municipalities enacted countless other discriminatory policies against Chinese-Canadians. One such example was in Saskatchewan, in 1912, where the provincial government wished to halt the flow of Chinese immigrants, in addition to fearing mixed-race couples would be a threat to white supremacy. […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 201750 Views

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BCAAFC: Extraordinary General Meeting of the Membership

Notice of an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Membership on June 23-24, 2017 at the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society in Vancouver, BC at 9 am – 5pm. NT5

by aanationtalk on June 20, 201755 Views

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PAMA: Peel & Canada 150

FREE Summer Admission for July & August in Celebration of Peel and Canada 150 at PAMA!   Peel 150: Stories of Canada exhibition opens at the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) on June 29, 2017 – just in time for Canada’s 150th birthday on July 1. The County of Peel (now Region of Peel) […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 201755 Views

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Two New Native Friendship Centres Join the RCAAQ

Wendake, – The 38th Annual General Meeting of the Regroupement des centres d’amitié autochtones du Québec (RCAAQ) was held in Val-d’Or on June 10 and provided an opportunity for the Maniwaki and Lac-Saint-Jean Native Friendship Centres to exercise their membership rights for the very first time. Having officially joined the provincial association, both Centres play […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 201747 Views

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Victoria Commences its Witness Reconciliation Program

On January 1, 2017 at the City of Victoria’s annual New Year’s Day Levee, and in the presence of local First Nations, City Council proclaimed 2017 a Year of Reconciliation. Since that time, Council has been in conversation with the Chiefs of the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations on how best to approach the work of […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 201765 Views

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City Celebrates National Aboriginal Day – City of Regina

In recognition of the significant contributions, diversity and heritage of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, the City of Regina is honoured to host its 5th celebration of National Aboriginal Day. On Wednesday, June 21 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., please join us in Victoria Park for: •    Grand Entry •    Opening Prayer – […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 201749 Views

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The Ag: AHMOO ANGECONEB: 1955-2017

JUNE 15 @ 8:00 AM – JUNE 23 @ 12:59 AM We are deeply saddened by the passing of Ahmoo Angeconeb. Ahmoo has a special place in the hearts of many of us at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery. Since the 1980s we have been honoured to know and work with this extraordinary man – […]

by aanationtalk on June 16, 2017110 Views

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Event Advisory – Indigenous Voices Rising

TORONTO, June 15, 2017 – On June 22, 2017, PEN Canada will host Indigenous Voices Rising as part of the Ideas in Dialogue Discussion Series, in partnership with the Toronto Public Library. Panelists Lisa Charleyboy, Cherie Dimaline, Lee Maracle and Gerald McMaster will join moderator Lenard Monkman for a discussion of Indigenousstorytelling, and the opportunities […]

by aanationtalk on June 15, 201772 Views

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Media invited to attend technical briefing on proposed amendments to Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act

From Fisheries and Oceans Canada Ottawa, Ontario – Representatives from Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Natural Resources Canada and Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada will provide a technical briefing to media on the proposed amendments to Canada’s Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act as tabled in the House of Commons earlier today. Media are […]

by aanationtalk on June 15, 201756 Views

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Media Advisory: Government of Canada, Métis, Inuit and First Nations Leaders to Meet on Co-Development of Legislation for Indigenous Languages

From Canadian Heritage OTTAWA – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will be in Ottawa today to meet with Métis, Inuit and First Nations leaders on the co-development of legislation for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis languages. Present at the meeting will be Minister Joly, Clément Chartier, President of the Métis National Council, […]

by aanationtalk on June 15, 201767 Views

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TDSB: June is National Aboriginal History Month

During the month of June, people across the country mark National Aboriginal History Month in recognition of the rights, histories and extraordinary achievements of Indigenous peoples in Canada. The unique cultures and perspectives of First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities are celebrated nationally and locally. June 21 is National Aboriginal Day. It is held around […]

by aanationtalk on June 14, 201793 Views

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TRU: McNeil-Seymour’s art on display in Montreal exhibition

June 13, 2017 A powerful piece of art by Jeffrey McNeil-Seymour, Sessional Lecturer in the School of Social Work and Human Service (Faculty of Education and Social Work), is currently on display at Centre Never Apart in Montreal, QC. McNeil-Seymour’s “Unsettl(er)ing” is part of an exhibition entitled Two-Spirit Sur-Thrivance and the Art of Interrupting Narratives, curated by […]

by aanationtalk on June 14, 201782 Views

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City celebrates Aboriginal Day June 21 – City of Guelph

Guelph, Ont., June 14, 2017 – On June 21, the City will host Guelph’s annual Aboriginal Day celebration in Market Square. Members of the public are invited to share in the celebration from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aboriginal Day invites Canadians from all walks of life to celebrate the rich culture, unique heritage and notable […]

by aanationtalk on June 14, 201776 Views

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A Host of Activities to Promote Discovery of Indigenous Cultures

The Government of Canada supports the 27th Montréal First Peoples Festival MONTRÉAL, June 13, 2017 – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced funding of $105,000 for the presentation of the 27th Montréal First Peoples Festival, which will take place from August 2 to 9, 2017. This support, made available through the […]

by aanationtalk on June 14, 201751 Views

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June 15th Cultural Gathering with Fraser Valley Metis Association

Join Fraser Valley for their event on June 15th for fun activities for all ages! Read more: http://www.mnbc.ca/news-events/posts/june-15th-cultural-gathering-with-fraser-valley-me NT5

by aanationtalk on June 13, 201757 Views

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Here in the 6ix: Celebrate Multiculturalism Day – Red Sky Performance

June 27, 2017 at 7:00 am – 8:30 am As part of Multicultural Day at the Harbourfront Centre, we will hold a sunrise ceremony with Elders and singers on the shore of Lake Ontario followed by a dance duet and live music performance in the pond. Not to be missed. Natrel Pond Harbourfront Centre, Toronto […]

by aanationtalk on June 13, 201768 Views

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MFNERC: Request for Proposals – Video Production

MFNERC is currently accepting proposals from Video Production companies who can produce a short video series entitled: First Nations Middle Years Health. The purpose of this request is to solicit proposals from various candidates and/or companies based on the outlined criteria and select the candidate with the greatest potential to further the reach of MFNERC in […]

by aanationtalk on June 13, 201769 Views

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Alicia Keys and the Indigenous rights movement in Canada receive Amnesty International award

MAY 28, 2017 Celebrated global music artist and activist Alicia Keys and the inspirational movement of Indigenous Peoples fighting for their rights in Canada have been honoured with the 2017 Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award at an evening ceremony in Montreal, Canada. The award is the organization’s highest honour for human rights work. This […]

by aanationtalk on May 29, 2017109 Views

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Woodland Screens Tour Video for Brant Museum Crawl – Wednesday May 24, 2017 at 7PM

Wednesday May 24, 2017 – 7PM Presented as part of the Brant Museum Crawl, Woodland is excited to showcase our exclusive tour video of the Mohawk Institute Residential School. Visitors will get an inside look at the former residential school building, including never-before-seen areas of the school, exclusive interviews with survivors, and archival photographs. Doors […]

by aanationtalk on May 19, 2017106 Views

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Common Goals – Thunder Bay Police Service

Incident Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017 – 12:00 Location: Thunder Bay Date Published: 2017-05-18 Two families are dealing with unthinkable sadness and pain. The tragic death of Tammy Keeash and the disappearance of Josiah Begg have deeply impacted all of us. Today, the ongoing efforts of police, volunteers and members of the community are focused […]

by aanationtalk on May 18, 2017113 Views

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AboriginalAudio Canada oil pipeline spills 200,000 liters on aboriginal land January 24, 2017

Canada oil pipeline spills 200,000 liters on aboriginal land January 24, 2017

Credits: BreakingNews24 Published on Jan 24, 2017 Canada oil pipeline spills 200.000 liters on aboriginal land January 24, 2017 A pipeline in the western Canadian province of Saskatchewan has leaked 200,000 liters (52,834 gallons) of oil in an aboriginal community, the provincial government said on Monday. The government was notified late in the afternoon on […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2017504 Views

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CMHC First Nation Housing Video

Credits: Whitecap Dakota Published on Jan 4, 2017 WDFN has been a leader in innovative housing program, in partnership with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. The attached CMHC video used Whitecap Housing to explain CMHC’s various programs available to First Nations.  

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 2017716 Views

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AboriginalAudio First Nations Encounters With Sasquatch

First Nations Encounters With Sasquatch

Credits: Sasquatch Central – Video Evidence Published on Dec 29, 2016 An interview with British Columbia Sasquatch researcher Thomas Sewid. A discussion of the Canadian Sasquatch with a first nations perpective. Sasquatch encounter stories from Vancouver Island, AKA Sasquatch Island, BC Canada. http://www.hamoomooadventures.com/ THANKS FOR WATCHING! PLEASE SUBSCRIBE, LIKE AND SHARE!! Be sure to join […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 2017602 Views

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AboriginalAudio Charmaine Stick's fight for First Nations Transpareny and Accountability

Charmaine Stick’s fight for First Nations Transpareny and Accountability

Credits: Canadian Taxpayers Federation Published on Dec 15, 2016 Meet Charmaine Stick. She is an unbelievably brave First Nations woman who has been standing up to her chief and band council. If she is successful with her court action, it will set the precedent across Canada. The CTF is proud to stand with her. Share […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 2017525 Views

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