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UBCIC Denounces The RCMP’s Treatment of Sexual Assault Victim and Demands Immediate Justice

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – May 22nd, 2019) Last week, APTN released disturbing video footage from 2012 of an RCMP officer abusively interrogating an Indigenous youth who had reported a sexual assault. The officer questioned the young woman, asking if she was sexually aroused during the assault, what she did to try to stop it, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201963 Views

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Launch of the Edmonton Community Industry in support of Indigenous offender employment

From: Correctional Service Canada April 25, 2019 – Edmonton, Alberta – Correctional Service Canada Today, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), in collaboration with its partners, celebrated the launch of its vocational training and employment services centre in Edmonton, Alberta. This launch will enhance employment and employability interventions for Indigenous offenders to ensure their safe […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 2019168 Views

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NAN congratulates new NAPS Chief Roland Morrison

THUNDER BAY, ON (April 9, 2019): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the Executive Council, congratulates Roland Morrison on his appointment as Chief of the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS): “Chief Morrison is the first recruited member from Nishnawbe Aski Nation to rise through the ranks to lead NAPS and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 2019131 Views

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AMC: Newborn apprehensions detrimental to baby and mother

January 17, 2019 Treaty One Territory, MB _ The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs has become aware that there are imminent newborn baby apprehensions that are continuing to happen in Winnipeg. Birth alerts are placed on mothers suspected of not being able to care for their babies. Birth alert apprehensions are being carried out according to policy standards, not […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 2019232 Views

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ShoShona Kish To Receive WOMEX 18 Professional Excellence Award + offWOMEX Lineup Confirmed

WOMEX 18, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 24–28 October 2018 Berlin/Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: For her role in the ongoing revolution of upheaving indigenous communities and their culture – using the medium of music as an agent of change, to awaken our humanity and help us connect – ShoShona Kish is a much deserving […]

by aanationtalk on August 9, 2018258 Views

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New Book Features 150 Extraordinary Canadians

150 EXTRAORDINARY CANADIANS Our Leadership And Innovation Legacy Book TORONTO, June 27, 2018 – The 150 Extraordinary Canadians: Our Leadership And Innovation Legacy, is a book that inspires present and future generations. The diverse success stories commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary and more. The contemporary achievers are also highlighted in television biographies, a documentary film and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 2018278 Views

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KidsRights Index 2018: insufficient budget for children’s rights

Dinsdag, Juni 12 2018 – Amsterdam, June 12th – International children’s rights foundation KidsRights and Erasmus University Rotterdam today published the KidsRights Index 2018. The annual global ranking – issued for the sixth consecutive year – maps how countries adhere to and are equipped to improve the rights of the child. The scope and methodology […]

by aanationtalk on June 15, 2018232 Views

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IRC Announces Summer Literacy Camp For Youth

June 07, 2018 Parents can now register their children for the upcoming Inuvialuit Summer Literacy Camp, which will take place July 3 to 20, 2018. Campers will take part in many types of fun and educational activities designed to help prevent summer learning loss by promoting a love of reading and learning. Activites may include: […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2018250 Views

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Province supports bid for 2020 North American Indigenous Games

April 16, 2018 VICTORIA – The provincial government welcomed members of the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) Council to Victoria with an announcement of $3.5 million in support for the 2020 Games bid by the Songhees First Nation. “I’m happy to support the Songhees Nation’s bid to host the 2020 North American Indigenous Games,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 2018388 Views

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BC-led Digital Technology Supercluster awarded federal funding to transform Canada’s fastest-growing tech sector

Initiative estimated to create 50,000 jobs and inject $15 billion in GDP into BC’s economy over 10 years Vancouver, British Columbia, February 15, 2018 – The British Columbia-led Digital Technology Supercluster is one of the funding recipients for the Government of Canada’s Innovation Supercluster Initiative, Minister Navdeep Bains announced today. “It is an exciting and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 2018304 Views

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International EGM on “Sustainable development in territories of indigenous peoples”

23-25 January 2018 Conference Room 5 , United Nations Headquarters, New York Sustainable development in territories of indigenous peoples (Article 4 of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples) Article 4 Indigenous peoples, in exercising their right to self-determination, have the right to autonomy or self-government in matters relating to their internal and […]

by aanationtalk on January 9, 2018289 Views

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Ambassadors of Conscience Awards: The Fight for Aboriginal Rights honored

Montreal, May 29, 2017 – The Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission today congratulated members of the Indigenous Peoples’ Rights movement in Canada for receiving the Amnesty Ambassadors of Conscience Award international. “The Commission is particularly proud to have Widia Larivière, one of the winners of the Ambassadors of Conscience Award, on her team,” said […]

by aanationtalk on May 30, 2017364 Views

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Indigenous Peoples Still Face Discrimination, Exploitation, Other Social Ills, Secretary-General Says as Permanent Forum Opens Thirteenth Session (12 May 2014)

Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Thirteenth Session 1st & 2nd Meetings (AM & PM) General Assembly, Economic and Social Council Presidents Discuss 2014 Plans While important progress had been made in advancing rights and expanding opportunities for indigenous peoples, many around the world still faced discrimination, exploitation and the disproportionate impacts of societal ills, Secretary-General […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 20141225 Views

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Canadian media experiences in Afghanistan at #CAJ14

OTTAWA, April 16, 2014  – The Canadian Association of Journalists is pleased to partner with Aga Khan Foundation Canada to present CBC journalist Mellissa Fung as a keynote speaker at #CAJ14, which runs May 9-10 at the Holiday Inn and Suites Downtown Vancouver. Fung will discuss what role Canada should play in Afghanistan as the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 2014938 Views

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Winnipeg to Host the World Indigenous Television Broadcasting Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                WINNIPEG TO HOST THE WORLD INDIGENOUS  TELEVISION BROADCASTING CONFERENCE  February  27,  2014, Winnipeg, Manitoba  […]

by ecnationtalk on February 27, 20141742 Views

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Aboriginal artefacts to become accessible online – ABC Message Stick

August 19, 2013 A collection of thousands of Aboriginal artefacts at the South Australian Museum will be made available in digital form. The museum says the collection is the biggest in the world of its kind and includes up to 40,000 objects ranging from traditional wooden shields to dot paintings. A team of 20 volunteers […]

by aanationtalk on August 19, 20131149 Views

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