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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, 2017271 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, 2017318 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, 2017271 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, 2017252 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, 2017174 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, 2017312 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, 2017336 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, 2017311 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, 2017325 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, 2017268 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, 2017331 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, 2017337 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, 2017404 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, 2017290 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, 2017308 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, 2017290 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, 2017461 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, 2017321 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, 2017372 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, 2017329 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, 2017322 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, 2017289 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, 2017347 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, 2017414 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, 2017370 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, 2017532 Views

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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, 2017961 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, 20171254 Views

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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, 20171517 Views

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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, 20171149 Views

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Canada launches inquiry into 100s of murdered, missing aboriginal women

Credits: NewsMediaOnline Published on Jan 3, 2017 Subscribe to NewsMediaOnline the largest News channel on Youtube! 27/4 daily news, over 10,000 uploads. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by pmnationtalk on January 11, 2017690 Views

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First Out Here: Indigenous Hip Hop in Canada

Credits: Noisey Published on Jan 21, 2016 Indigenous rappers in Canada reflect on a unique struggle. In a country where the most incarcerated population is aboriginal, these artists reflect on the crisis of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women, conflicts around resource extraction on native land, and the protest movement Idle No More, which galvanized aboriginal […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 2017760 Views

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Emotional Gord Downie honoured by AFN

Credits: CBC News Published on Dec 6, 2016 The Tragically Hip lead singer and advocate for First Nations people was hailed at an Assembly of First Nations gathering for his work highlighting the plight of those who were subjected to residential schools. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.3883618 »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: […]

by pmnationtalk on January 5, 2017677 Views

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“DRUMS’ Views and discussions about Canadian Indigenous peoples

Credits: BMajorBrock Published on Dec 26, 2016 Aboriginal peoples in Canada, or Aboriginal Canadians, (also known as Indigenous peoples in Canada and Indigenous Canadians) are the indigenous peoples within the boundaries of present-day Canada. They comprise the First Nations,[2] Inuit[3] and Métis.[4] Although “Indian” is a term still commonly used in legal documents, the descriptors […]

by pmnationtalk on January 3, 2017900 Views

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Indigenous Leaders discuss meeting with Trudeau

Credits: CBC News Published on Dec 15, 2016 Leaders from the Assembly of First Nations, the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and the Métis National Council talk with reporters after their meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.3897902

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2016737 Views

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Canada’s treatment of the first nations people and how our values of democracy were lost

Credits: Plew Plew Published on Jul 29, 2016 This video is about Canada’s treatment of the first nations people and how our values of democracy were lost

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2016754 Views

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Attawapiskat First Nation in Canada Plagued By Suicides

Credits: TheLipTV2 Published on Apr 18, 2016 Five children tried to commit suicide Friday at the Attawapiskat First Nation in Canada, according to Chief Bruce Shisheesh. The attempts came after the remote aboriginal community declared a state of emergency earlier this month, in response to 11 of its members attempting suicide in one weekend and […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 2016953 Views

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Performance for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Credits: Fairness Works Published on Nov 29, 2016 In October, Canada’s unions staged a unique and powerful performance with music by A Tribe Called Red, video, holograms and dance to honour Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous women. Learn more about how unions are standing for justice for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls: http://www.fairnessworks.ca/missing-m… […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 20161475 Views

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The Report – Canada’s Aboriginal Suicide Crisis

Credits: islamchanneltv Published on Apr 19, 2016 We look at the plight of the indigenous First Nations people in Canada, as the country’s parliament met in an emergency session over a rash of suicide attempts by aboriginal teenagers in a remote, poverty-stricken community. Joining to to discuss the situation of the Attawapiskat First Nation in […]

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 20161094 Views

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Indigenous Youth Speaks Out – Climate Change & The Future

Credits:Native Women’s Association of Canada Published on Nov 10, 2016 Indigenous woman, student, and mother Ember Sarazin shares the impact of climate change on her life and her daughter’s. Ember speaks about how she’s changed her lifestyle to live more sustainably, her concerns about the future, and how nature impacted her childhood. Funded in part […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 2016838 Views

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Stolen Children | Residential School survivors speak out

Credits: The National Published on Jun 2, 2015 How Residential Schools affected survivors and their children and grandchildren. Click here for the full story: http://www.cbc.ca/news/aboriginal »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNa… Voice Your Opinion & Connect With Us Online: The National Updates on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenational The National Updates on Twitter: […]

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 20161321 Views

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Dilico Anishinabek Family Care: Tis’ the Season

Tis’ the Season to Make a Christmas Wish Come True It Really Just Starts with Me and You Christmas morning is in their grasp, so long as we have hands to clasp. Toy cars, pampoogas, pontookas and drums. Checkerboards, bizilbigs, dollies, and plums. Help us fill over 700 Wish Bags for children and youth in […]

by aanationtalk on November 24, 2016474 Views

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Toronto Heschel School Announces World’s First-Ever Social Justice Award: Toronto school takes the lead in teaching students to be citizens of the world

TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2016 – The Toronto Heschel School is pleased to announce the recipients of its first-ever social justice Prize for Teaching Excellence 2016. The award goes to Erin Buchmann at the Kirkland Lake District Composite School in Ontario which took first prize for its “Indigenous Awareness” program. Second prize goes to Todd Clauer […]

by aanationtalk on November 24, 2016397 Views

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Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Canada

Credits: Arctic Centre, University of Lapland Published on Sep 19, 2016 Nigel Bankes works as a professor in the Faculty of Law of the University of Calgary. He has been teaching and publishing extensively on indigenous peoples’ rights. In this video, Leena Heinämäki, LLD, senior researcher at the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 20161319 Views

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Credits: yourmanitoba Published on Aug 9, 2016 On the United Nations International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, St. Johns MLA Nahanni Fontaine stands in front of Canada’s first monument to the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls to highlights some of the steps Manitobans are taking towards reconciliation here at home. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 2016395 Views

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National Aboriginal Day in Burnaby

Credits: MetroVancouver Published on Aug 18, 2016 On June 21st, Burnaby celebrated its first National Aboriginal Day event to highlight the unique heritage, diverse cultures and achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information

by pmnationtalk on August 28, 20161079 Views

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MNP LLP & AFOA CANADA are Excited to Announce a Three Year Sponsorship for Excellence in Aboriginal Leadership Awards

MNP LLP & AFOA CANADA ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE A THREE YEAR SPONSORSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE IN ABORIGINAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS Ottawa (August 24, 2016) – AFOA Canada (formerly the Aboriginal Financial Officer Association of Canada) is pleased to announce a three-year sponsorship with MNP LLP for the MNP-AFOA Canada Excellence in Aboriginal Leadership Awards. Two (2) […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 20161105 Views

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Aboriginal people speak out against the Sixties Scoop

Credits: CBC News Published on Aug 23, 2016 Ontario child welfare services placed as many as 16,000 Aboriginal children with non-Native families from 1965 to 1984. To read morehttp://www.cbc.ca/news/1.3732037   Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 20161252 Views

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Canada: Violence against indigenous women rises

Credits: PressTV News Videos Published on Aug 4, 2016 Canada begins an inquiry into violence against indigenous women, after a string of unresolved murders in the country. The long-delayed investigation comes amid talk of national reconciliation in Canada which has witnessed decades of violence directed at indigenous women. Ottawa announced that an independent commission would […]

by pmnationtalk on August 11, 2016729 Views

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ATK in Action Mission

Credits: Earth Rangers Published on Jun 1, 2016 New Mission Alert: ATK in Action! Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge (ATK) is the gathering of information from history, cultures, traditions and values that make up who an Aboriginal person is. It is the knowledge that the Elders pass down to children from one generation to the next and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 14, 2016626 Views

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