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Don’t ghettoize aboriginal police – Winnipeg Free Press

Don’t ghettoize aboriginal police

By: Editorial
Posted: 7/12/2010

The frustration and fear among residents of Winnipeg’s North End are understandable. More than a month has passed and police have no good news to report about their investigation of the triple shooting Oct. 23 that, in the space of less than an hour, resulted in two deaths. Especially worrisome is the suggestion native people in the area would be more co-operative with police if only aboriginal officers were walking the beat there.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/editorials/dont-ghettoize-aboriginal-police-111431744.html

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A Windigo Tale takes fest by storm – Metro Ottawa

A Windigo Tale takes fest by storm
Ojibway academic and writer explores residential schools’ aftermath

STEVE COLLINS
METRO OTTAWA
Published: December 07, 2010

When Carleton University instructor Armand Ruffo went to San Francisco to screen his debut film, A Windigo Tale, at the American Indian Film Festival last month, he had no idea he’d be returning with an armload of awards.

Read more: http://www.metronews.ca/ottawa/learn/article/712388–a-windigo-tale-takes-fest-by-storm

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Tears shed for violence victims – Hamilton Spectator

Tears shed for violence victims

Carmela Fragomeni Tue Dec 7 2010

A palpable deep sorrow enveloped a McMaster University commemoration of about 500 aboriginal women murdered or missing over the past 31 years in Canada.

Read more: http://www.thespec.com/news/local/article/281977–tears-shed-for-missing-and-murdered-aboriginal-women

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Bands deserve transparency from aboriginal politicians – Vancouver Sun

Bands deserve transparency from aboriginal politicians

The Ottawa Citizen December 7, 2010

There are plenty of aboriginal politicians who work hard for reasonable salaries and live by strict ethical rules. But there are also some chiefs and councillors, as the Canadian Taxpayers Federation recently discovered, who are taking home ridiculous sums.

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Bands+deserve+transparency+from+aboriginal+politicians/3937932/story.html#ixzz17Rui1J8z

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Friel calls for local solution to dispute – Brantford Expositor

Friel calls for local solution to dispute

By MICHAEL-ALLAN MARION

Mayor Chris Friel s push for a new approach in the relationship between Brantford, Six Nations and the province in a special meeting Monday with the deputy minister of Aboriginal Affairs.

Read more: http://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2878248

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RCMP seeking tips in missing Sask. woman – Global Lethbridge

RCMP seeking tips in missing Sask. woman

Monday, December 6, 2010

RCMP La Ronge are asking for the publics assistance in locating a missing person. 18-year old Monica Charles from Brabant Lake, SK., was reported missing to police shortly after midnight this morning.

Read more: http://www.globallethbridge.com/RCMP+seeking+tips+missing+Sask+woman/3934932/story.html

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Baird opens door to creation of Arctic marine sanctuary – CTV

Baird opens door to creation of Arctic marine sanctuary

CTV.ca News Staff
Date: Mon. Dec. 6 2010

The government is prepared to begin public consultations for the establishment of an Arctic marine sanctuary, Environment Minister John Baird announced Monday.

Read more: http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Canada/20101206/baird-arctic-marine-sanctuary-announcement-101206/

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They are called ‘First Nations’ for a reason – National Post

They are called ‘First Nations’ for a reason

National Post · Monday, Dec. 6, 2010

Re: Cape Breton’s Great Wall: Chinese Found East Coast in 1500s, Author Says, Dec. 3.

The latest spin on who discovered North America makes less sense than any of the other theories. The French, or the English, or the Spanish, or the Vikings and now the Chinese are said to have arrived here first, but why are the aboriginal peoples always left out?

Read more: http://www.nationalpost.com/They+called+First+Nations+reason/3931913/story.html#ixzz17MgQw4rx

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Manitoba official says flu outbreak under control – CTV

Manitoba official says flu outbreak under control

Date: Saturday Dec. 4, 2010

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s chief public health officer says a flu outbreak in a northern First Nation is under control.

Doctor Joel Kettner says he spoke to a doctor in the Garden Hill First Nation who told him there is sufficient staffing to deal with the situation.

Read more: http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Canada/20101204/first-nations-flu-101104/

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Police prepare to recover body of drowned boy – nationalpost.com

Police prepare to recover body of drowned boy

Jen Skerritt, Winnipeg Free Press · Monday, Dec. 6, 2010

The disappearance of a six-year-old boy, who fell through ice on the Red River and is presumed dead, has devastated a Winnipeg family who’d moved into the neighbourhood only four days before, and prompted stern warnings about the dangers of thin ice.

Read more: http://www.nationalpost.com/Police+prepare+recover+body+drowned/3931895/story.html#ixzz17MfaQD78

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The Long, Hard Road of Shawn Atleo – Postmedia News

The long, hard road of Shawn Atleo
It’s tough being National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations. It’s a job with a high profile, but little power and endless work

By Laura Stone, Postmedia News December 5, 2010

Melissa Daniels sat at the back of a gymnasium filled with the earthy smell of sage smoke and listened impassively as the man who acts as the de facto voice of this country’s First Nations paced the modest stage, microphone in hand.

Read more: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/life/long+hard+road+Shawn+Atleo/3930272/story.html#ixzz17Mda4QJH

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Northern Manitoba chief calls for help with killer flu – Montreal Gazette

Northern Manitoba chief calls for help with killer flu

By Kevin Rollason and Bruce Owen, Winnipeg Free Press December 6, 2010

WINNIPEG — Aboriginal leaders say the federal and provincial governments must step up efforts to battle a flu outbreak in Garden Hill First Nation that has already left two people dead and a third fighting for her life.

Read more: http://www.globalwinnipeg.com/health/Northern+Manitoba+chief+calls+help+with+killer/3933636/story.html#ixzz17LrCwRaX

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Funds for winter roads announced – Daily Miner

Funds for winter roads announced

By By Mike Aiken

Queen’s Park will provide $4.5 million in more than 3,000 kilometres of ice roads in the Far North this winter.

“Reliable winter roads provide a vital link for remote aboriginal communities. By investing in these roadways, we can help keep supplies, equipment and opportunity flowing to these northern communities all year round,” said Aboriginal Affairs Minister Chris Bentley.

Read more: http://www.kenoradailyminerandnews.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2877578

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Domestic violence by the numbers – Montreal Gazette

Domestic violence by the numbers

December 6, 2010

Across Canada:

An average of 178 women were murdered each year between 1994 and 2008.

The 2008 toll reached 146, of whom 45 were classified as victims of spousal homicide.

Read more: http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Domestic+violence+numbers/3933078/story.html#ixzz17LqatSgf

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Hundreds petition for native police unit – Winnipeg Free Press

Hundreds petition for native police unit

By: Staff Writer
Posted: 6/12/2010

A petition calling for a special aboriginal police unit is gaining support in the North End.

Rodney Hunt, chief of the Saskatchewan River First Nation Inc., started the petition after three people were randomly shot in a 45-minute span in the North End Oct. 23. Two of the victims died.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/hundreds-petition-for-native-police-unit-111369169.html

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Native groups at odds over child care – Winnipeg Free Press

Native groups at odds over child care
Social services authority rejects chiefs’ bid to sit on board

By: Larry Kusch
Posted: 3/12/2010

The organization tasked with supervising 10 southern Manitoba aboriginal child and family service agencies has filed a lawsuit to block a political takeover of its board.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/native-groups-at-odds-over-child-care-111257094.html

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Abuse awarness, drinking water reform, land claims: Bamoseda report – 570 News

Abuse awarness, drinking water reform, land claims: Bamoseda report

Dec 03, 2010

A campaign to aimed at raising aware of abuse against women has started to roll out in Ontario. The Kanawayhitowin campaign also aims at supporting women who are experiencing abuse.

Read more: http://www.570news.com/news/national/article/152491–abuse-awarness-drinking-water-reform-land-claims-bamoseda-report

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Native leaders in Manitoba fear lethal flu outbreak – Global Winnipeg

Native leaders in Manitoba fear lethal flu outbreak

Canadian Press: Friday, December 3, 2010

Aboriginal leaders in northern Manitoba fear they may be in the grip of a lethal influenza outbreak.

Read more: http://www.globalwinnipeg.com/Native+leaders+Manitoba+fear+lethal+outbreak/3923343/story.html

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Residential school meeting to focus on reconciliation – Victoria Times Colonist

Residential school meeting to focus on reconciliation

By Judith Lavoie, Times Colonist December 3, 2010

Talk about the devastation wrought by residential schools, recognize damage is still being done and then make a commitment to heal, recommends Frazer Smith, a Tsartlip residential school survivor.

Read more: http://www.timescolonist.com/life/Residential+school+meeting+focus+reconciliation/3922324/story.html#ixzz174Bfa3Vk

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Aboriginal groups oppose Gateway – Calgary Herald

Aboriginal groups oppose Gateway

By Dina O’Meara, Calgary Herald December 3, 2010

Aboriginal groups have pulled together to stop a proposed pipeline that would run bitumen from Alberta to the British Columbia coast, saying the Enbridge project was “dead in the water.”

Read more: http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Aboriginal+groups+oppose+Gateway/3921994/story.html#ixzz174BO7SPo

by NationTalk on December 3, 2010458 Views

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Replace Indian Act with Aboriginal self-government says new federal political … – Canadian National Newspaper

Replace Indian Act with Aboriginal self-government says new federal political party

Edited by John Stokes

The Cosmopolitan-Nationalist Progressive Common Front Party of Canada (CNCF) elabortes on its position concerning the controversial Indian Act.

“As Cosmopolites, we support the abolishing of the institutionally racist Indian Acts, along with its neo-colonial relative, called the First Nations Governance Act’,” says CNCF conference reps.

Read more: http://www.agoracosmopolitan.com/home/Frontpage/2010/12/02/03408.html

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Two Edmonton police commissioners appointed – Edmonton Journal

Two Edmonton police commissioners appointed
New appointees will begin serving two-year terms in 2011

edmontonjournal.com December 2, 2010

EDMONTON – Edmonton city council has appointed two new police commissioners to begin in 2011.

Read more: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/health/Edmonton+police+commissioners+appointed/3918655/story.html#ixzz171yqrOsV

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Aboriginals encouraged to take on leadership roles – Vancouver Sun

Aboriginals encouraged to take on leadership roles
Diversity programs encourage women and aboriginals to take on leadership roles

By Derek Sankey, Postmedia News December 2, 2010

Roxanne Hodgson, a young Metis woman from Rocky Mountain House, Alta., was attending Olds College for a horticultural degree when she took a summer job at a natural gas plant that would change her life.

Read more: http://www.canada.com/Aboriginals+encouraged+take+leadership+roles/3919760/story.html#ixzz171xOnDp2

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Aboriginal groups join to oppose BC oil pipeline project – Calgary Herald

Aboriginal groups join to oppose B.C. oil pipeline project
Alliance fight Enbridge’s Northern Gateway proposal

By Dina O’Meara, Calgary Herald December 2, 2010

CALGARY – Aboriginal groups have pulled together to stop a proposed pipeline that would run bitumen from Alberta to the British Columbia coast, saying the Enbridge project was “dead in the water.”

Read more: http://www.calgaryherald.com/Aboriginal+groups+join+oppose+pipeline+project/3919916/story.html#ixzz171wzepem

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Rich countries let poorest children fall behind – Toronto Star

Rich countries let poorest children fall behind

Published On Thu Dec 2 2010
Laurie Monsebraaten
Social Justice Reporter

Canadian children suffer greater income inequality than most developed nations, says a new UNICEF report being released Friday.

Read more: http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/900891–rich-countries-let-poorest-children-fall-behind

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Krista Shore: A ‘Positive’ Aboriginal Woman

BY MARTHA TROIAN, ON DECEMBER 1, 2010

Krista Shore
In Canada, Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week kicks off today; globally, it’s World AIDS Day. To mark both, we offer this profile of one woman’s life with HIV, sharing her struggles and successes.

For most expectant mothers, sharing the news of their pregnancy is usually welcomed with warm congratulations. Not so for Krista Shore.

http://www.mediaindigena.com/martha-troian/issues-and-politics/krista-shore-a-positive-aboriginal-woman

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Video shows Ottawa police allegedly kicking man – National Post

Video shows Ottawa police allegedly kicking man

Postmedia News · Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010

A judge has released a video that shows an Ottawa police special constable kicking a man in the cells after other officers dragged him by the legs.

Read more: http://www.nationalpost.com/Video+shows+Ottawa+police+allegedly+kicking/3915940/story.html#ixzz16y7pBGon

by NationTalk on December 2, 2010509 Views

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Better ways to help our First Nations – National Post

Better ways to help our First Nations

National Post · Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010

John Reilly proposes the creation of two new institutions, a Department of First Peoples Services and a Canadian First Peoples Enhancement Act. But why would these new institutions be managed more wisely than the current Indian and Northern Affairs Canada?

Read more: http://www.nationalpost.com/Better+ways+help+First+Nations/3915963/story.html#ixzz16y6n0vgB

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First Nations vets get federal support- National Post

First Nations vets get federal support

Postmedia News · Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010

SASKATOON -Surviving First Nations veterans will now be able to map the estimated 200 unmarked graves of their fellow soldiers, thanks to $25,000 in federal funding…

Read more: http://www.nationalpost.com/First+Nations+vets+federal+support/3916665/story.html#ixzz16y6awemS

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Tanker ban would be ‘strange’ policy: Enbridge CEO – Globe and Mail

Tanker ban would be ‘strange’ policy: Enbridge CEO

NATHAN VANDERKLIPPE
From Thursday’s Globe and Mail
Published Wednesday, Dec. 01, 2010

Banning oil tankers on British Columbia’s stormy north coast would be “strange” public policy that would deprive local citizens of benefits from the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, one of the project’s key backers argues.

Read more: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/tanker-ban-would-be-strange-policy-enbridge-ceo/article1821370/

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‘Ring’ Brings History Full Circle – Canada.com

‘Ring’ Brings History Full Circle

Writer Lyn Hancock brings the past to life in presentation about Canadian pioneers

By Lynn Welburn, Daily News December 2, 2010

Distinguished author, photojournalist, lecturer and filmmaker for more than 40 years, Lyn Hancock will be in the city Sunday to launch her latest book, The Ring, at the Harbourfront Library at 1:30 p.m.

Read more: http://www.canada.com/Ring+brings+history+full+circle/3916520/story.html

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Official seeks root causes of HIV-AIDS – Regina Leader-Post

Official seeks root causes of HIV-AIDS

By Tim Switzer, Leader-Post December 2, 2010

The Saskatchewan government needs to do more to help battle and prevent HIV and AIDS in the province’s aboriginal population, says a longtime advocate in the field.

Read more: http://www.leaderpost.com/health/Official+seeks+root+causes+AIDS/3914797/story.html#ixzz16y446bcJ

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Enbridge to offer aboriginal groups 10% stake in Northern Gateway pipeline – National Post

Enbridge to offer aboriginal groups 10% stake in Northern Gateway pipeline

Postmedia News · Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010

Enbridge Inc. has borrowed a page from another pioneer pipeline project to offer aboriginal groups a 10% stake in its controversial Northern Gateway oil pipeline project, chief executive Pat Daniel said. Mr. Daniel said the Calgary-based energy and pipeline giant will be offering the groups a 10% equity in the $5.5-billion Alberta-to-British Columbia line.

Read more: http://www.nationalpost.com/Enbridge+offer+aboriginal+groups+stake+Northern+Gateway+pipeline/3908730/story.html#ixzz16tgBCtlD

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Going off the reserve – National Post

Going off the reserve

Leah Sandals, National Post · Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010

Fubar humour meets First Nations history in the wry artworks of Calgary’s Terrance Houle. His unique approach is earning the Blackfoot/Ojibwa artist increasing notice, with shows now on at New York’s National Museum of the American Indian and Toronto’s Art Gallery of York University. Here, Houle talks with Leah Sandals about travel, tension, family trees and more.

Read more: http://www.nationalpost.com/Going+reserve/3908711/story.html#ixzz16tfflkGR

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Ceremony Celebrates Year of the Metis – Leader-Post

Ceremony Celebrates Year of the Metis

By Kerry Benjoe, The Leader-Post December 1, 2010

It’s been a year since the province declared 2010 the Year of the Metis, and on Tuesday fiddle music and jigging echoed throughout the Legislative Building.

Read more: http://www.leaderpost.com/news/Ceremony+celebrates+Year+Metis/3908875/story.html#ixzz16tewhAiz

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The old college try – Edmonton Sun

The old college try
Aboriginal students doing better in vocational settings

By Mindelle Jacobs
Last Updated: December 1, 2010

While there is still a large education gap between aboriginals and non-aboriginals, colleges have made enormous strides recruiting and retaining native students.

Read more: http://www.edmontonsun.com/comment/columnists/2010/11/30/16380656.html

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Deseronto teen wins award – The Kingston Whig

Deseronto teen wins award

By QMI AGENCY

A Deseronto teenager is one of six Ontario young people selected to receive a James Bartleman Aboriginal Creative Writing Award.

The former lieutenant-governor of Ontario presented the award to Forest Rain Maracle Friday at Queen’s Park.

Read more: http://www.thewhig.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2869753

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Bobby Orr supports program that gives aboriginal youth hockey equipment – Globe and Mail

Bobby Orr supports program that gives aboriginal youth hockey equipment

ROBERT MacLEOD
TORONTO— Globe and Mail Update
Last updated Wednesday, Dec. 01, 2010

The people of the First Nations, both young and old, skirted the stairs in the corner stands at the Air Canada Centre early Tuesday morning to excitedly greet a hockey icon.

Read more: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/hockey/bobby-orr-supports-program-that-gives-aboriginal-youth-hockey-equipment/article1819727/

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He was ‘central figure of Northern art’ – National Post

He was ‘central figure of Northern art’

Postmedia News · Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010

Kananginak Pootoogook, one of Canada’s leading Inuit artists, has died. He was 75.

The Cape Dorset artist, who had been ill with lung cancer, died on Nov. 23 in an Ottawa hospital.

Read more: http://www.nationalpost.com/central+figure+Northern/3903311/story.html#ixzz16pS0YfgA

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Murder trial of aboriginal activist to begin after 35 years – National Post

Murder trial of aboriginal activist to begin after 35 years

Richard Foot, Postmedia News · Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010

Thirty-five years after Canadian aboriginal activist Anna Mae Pictou-Aquash was gunned down in an execution-style murder in the South Dakota badlands, Vancouver resident John Graham, 55, is scheduled to go on trial this week for her murder.

Read more: http://www.nationalpost.com/Murder+trial+aboriginal+activist+begin+after+years/3904537/story.html#ixzz16pRBJ89u

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Kill the golden goose – nationalpost.com

Kill the golden goose

John Reilly, National Post · Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010

Writing Bad Medicine: A Judge’s Struggle for Justice in a First Nations Community, my recently published book, has been an amazing experience for me.

Read more: http://www.nationalpost.com/Kill+golden+goose/3903281/story.html#ixzz16pQZa3oV

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Nunatsiavut Day – 610CKOK

Nunatsiavut Day

Labrador Inuit will come together on December 1, to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the creation of Nunatsiavut.

It’s already been five years since the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement was signed.

Read more: http://610ckok.blogspot.com/2010/11/nunatsiavut-day.html

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Incumbent, Ex-chief Square Off in Skeetchestn Elections – The Daily News

Incumbent, ex-chief square off in Skeetchestn elections

November 30, 2010

Fresh candidates and a renewed emphasis on health and education are in the cards as members of the Skeetchestn Indian Band get set to vote for chief and council Dec. 8.

Read more: http://www.kamloopsnews.ca/article/20101130/KAMLOOPS0101/311309984/-1/KAMLOOPS01/incumbent-ex-chief-square-off-in-skeetchestn-elections

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Elders’ facility hosts grand opening – leaderpost.com

Elders’ facility hosts grand opening

By Jason Warick, Saskatchewan News Network; Postmedia News November 30, 2010

A grand opening ceremony was held Monday for Saskatoon’s first dedicated gathering place for First Nations and Metis elders.
“This has been a dream for a long time,” said Michel Maurice, 71.

Read more: http://www.leaderpost.com/Elders+facility+hosts+grand+opening/3902965/story.html#ixzz16pOObV1u

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Article: urban Inuit identity riddled with stereotypes – nunatsiaqonline.ca

Article: urban Inuit identity riddled with stereotypes
Official ideology, social beliefs at odds with urban reality

Around the Arctic November 30, 2010
NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Rigid views of Inuit identity spread by Inuit and non-Inuit alike may hamper the development of an “authentic” urban Inuit identity, a anthropologist said in a recently published paper.

Read more: http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/87678_article_urban_inuit_identity_riddled_with_stereotypes/

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First Nations to lead online gambling study – The Leader-Post

First Nations to lead online gambling study

By Murray Mandryk, The Leader-Post November 30, 2010

It’s been more than 17 years since RCMP tactical officers armed with assault rifles burst into the White Bear Reserve’s Bear Claw casino in the wee hours.

Read more: http://www.leaderpost.com/news/First+Nations+lead+online+gambling+study/3903008/story.html#ixzz16pNnGy7r

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Glooscap Councillor Promises Disclosure – The Chronicle Herald

Glooscap councillor promises disclosure
Halliday: Media has it wrong

By GORDON DELANEY Valley Bureau
Tue, Nov 30

BISHOPVILLE — Angry band members of the Glooscap First Nation confronted one of their leaders Monday, demanding answers about his pay.

Read more: http://thechronicleherald.ca/Front/1214679.html

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Accused’s Testimony Spices Up Sammy Trial – The Townsman

Accused’s Testimony Spices Up Sammy Trial

November 30, 2010
Gerry Warner

A graphic description of crime in Cranbrook was given in Supreme Court Monday when Donald “Papa” Faid took the stand at the conclusion of the Crown’s case for his role in a shooting in front of the Sam Steele Hotel Oct. 29, 2009

Read more: http://www.dailytownsman.com/article/20101130/CRANBROOK0101/311309978/-1/cranbrook/accuseds-testimony-spices-up-sammy-trial

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First Nations Want to Be Economic Players, Not Wards – fcpp.org

First Nations Want to Be Economic Players, Not Wards

November 29, 2010 (AV088)

Partnerships may be key to self-sufficiency

Amidst national sovereignty and foreign investment arguments, the Potash Corporation in Saskatchewan issue speaks to a larger story of First Nation empowerment.

Read more: http://www.fcpp.org/publication.php/3502

by NationTalk on November 30, 2010581 Views

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Communal support stressed – Regina Leader-Post

Communal support stressed

By Pamela Cowan, Leader-Post November 30, 2010

Discrimination, ignorance and stigma are road blocks in the fight against HIV and AIDS, says Ken Clement, CEO of the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN).

Read more: http://www.leaderpost.com/health/Communal+support+stressed/3902975/story.html#ixzz16n5baeWM

by NationTalk on November 30, 2010451 Views

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