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New Indian affairs minister a foe of special rights for aboriginals – Toronto Star

New Indian affairs minister a foe of special rights for aboriginals

Joan Bryden

OTTAWA—John Duncan’s first act as Canada’s new Indian affairs minister is being welcomed by aboriginals, but some are still worried about the “old” Duncan.

http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/849953–new-indian-affairs-minister-a-foe-of-special-rights-for-aboriginals

by NationTalk on August 20, 2010596 Views

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Enviro groups ask feds to protect Alberta’s caribou – Edmonton Journal

Enviro groups ask feds to protect Alberta’s caribou
Moratorium on allocations unnecessary, Mel Knight replies

By Hanneke Brooymans, edmontonjournal.com August 17, 2010

EDMONTON — Three Alberta environmental groups have joined a First Nations effort calling on the federal environment minister to protect boreal caribou herds in the northeastern area of the province.

Read more: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/business/Enviro+groups+feds+protect+Alberta+caribou/3409179/story.html#ixzz0wzjUJ217

by NationTalk on August 17, 2010601 Views

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‘Big problems’ on the river – Telegraph-Journal

‘Big problems’ on the river

Published Tuesday August 17th, 2010

Jurisdiction: Fish seizure reignites debate about salmon fishing by First Nations anglers in provincial waters

MADAWASKA FIRST NATION – Tony Bernard has been fishing salmon on the Kedgwick River’s north branch for a half-dozen summers, taking just enough fish to feed his family for the winter in this small aboriginal community alongside Edmundston.

http://telegraphjournal.canadaeast.com/front/article/1178948

by NationTalk on August 17, 2010577 Views

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Nipissing University’s library named for Harris – National Post

Nipissing University’s library named for Harris

Kathryn Blaze Carlson, National Post · Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010

Months after Nipissing University suffered harsh criticism for awarding former Ontario premier Mike Harris an honorary degree, university brass have again infuriated students, teachers and First Nations leaders by announcing that its new library will be named for the polarizing politician.

Read more: http://www.nationalpost.com/news/canada/toronto/Nipissing+University+library+named+Harris/3406782/story.html#ixzz0wziN23OY

by NationTalk on August 17, 2010604 Views

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Aboriginal groups looking at nuclear waste storage – CBC.ca

Aboriginal groups looking at nuclear waste storage

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Some aboriginal communities in northern Saskatchewan are interested in the possibility of storing nuclear waste — something the province hasn’t made its mind up about yet.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/saskatchewan/story/2010/08/17/sk-nuclear-waste-storage-1008.html#ixzz0wzhZNm99

by NationTalk on August 17, 2010550 Views

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Ministry, community optimistic about rising aboriginal employment – Prince Albert Daily Herald

Ministry, community optimistic about rising aboriginal employment

Published on August 17th, 2010
Andrew de Souza

Aboriginal employment rates are continuing to rise, but members of the community say there are still challenges ahead.

http://www.paherald.sk.ca/News/Local/2010-08-17/article-1676236/Ministry,-community-optimistic-about-rising-aboriginal-employment/1

by NationTalk on August 17, 2010475 Views

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$23.7M for aboriginal training – Winnipeg Free Press

$23.7M for aboriginal training

By: Carol Sanders
Posted: 17/08/2010

THE federal government announced $23.7 million in funding Monday for programs in Winnipeg that train aboriginal people for high-demand jobs.

http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNGTXGdzujJOihXs8mWxlGwanLav_Q&url=http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/100867184.html

by NationTalk on August 17, 2010651 Views

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First Nations come full circle in the summer – Calgary Herald

First Nations come full circle in the summer

By DOUG CUTHAND, Calgary Herald August 15, 2010

Summer traditionally was a time of religious observance and relaxation for our people. The sun dance would be held in late June or early July, with the time chosen to coincide with the longest day.

Read more: http://www.calgaryherald.com/First+Nations+come+full+circle+summer/3401663/story.html#ixzz0wis9MR00

by NationTalk on August 16, 2010534 Views

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Nisga’a opt for private land ownership – Vancouver Sun

Nisga’a opt for private land ownership

Aboriginal law that takes effect in October breaks through 130-year-old economic and legal barrier

By Richard Foot, Postmedia News August 14, 2010

In 1998, Nisga’a leader Joe Gosnell declared he and his people were “no longer beggars in our own land.”

Gosnell had just signed the historic treaty awarding self-government to the Nisga’a and removing 2,000 square kilo-metres of forested mountains and valleys in northern British Columbia from the long, controlling reach of the federal Indian Act.

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/sports/Nisga+private+land+ownership/3398725/story.html#ixzz0wirD6SWw

by NationTalk on August 16, 2010662 Views

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It’s not all bad in Pikangikum – Winnipeg Free Press

It’s not all bad in PikangikumBy: Colleen Simard

Posted: 14/08/2010

IT sounds like the relationship between police and residents of Pikangikum First Nation has been pretty rocky lately.

The little Ontario reserve located about 300 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg made headlines recently when a group of 200 residents allegedly mobbed the local Ontario Provincial Police detachment and kicked the police out of town.

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/columnists/colleen-simard-100677279.html

by NationTalk on August 16, 2010794 Views

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100 activists take ‘healing walk’ against Alberta oilsands – Vancouver Sun

100 activists take ‘healing walk’ against Alberta oilsands

By Brent Wittmeier, Postmedia News August 14, 2010

EDMONTON — The 50-kilometre stretch of highway between Fort McMurray and Fort MacKay in northern Alberta is lined with gaping chasms, lifeless tailings ponds, smokestacks, and piles of sulphur.

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/business/activists+take+healing+walk+against+Alberta+oilsands/3400402/story.html#ixzz0wiqZtcJb

by NationTalk on August 16, 2010538 Views

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Lancaster Sound: A seismic victory for the Inuit – Globe and Mail

Lancaster Sound: A seismic victory for the Inuit

Last updated on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010

With little to show for three months of meetings and letter-writing, Inuit leader Okalik Eegeesiak called a lawyer she knew: Could the courts stop scientific tests that might scare away animals her people rely on?

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/lancaster-sound-a-seismic-victory-for-the-inuit/article1672780/

by NationTalk on August 15, 2010540 Views

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Pioneer-age skeletons found in Ontario – Toronto Sun

Pioneer-age skeletons found in Ontario

By RAY SPITERI, QMI Agency
Last Updated: August 13, 2010

FORT ERIE, Ont. — Investigators spent Friday trying to determine whether two very old human skeletons unearthed in Crystal Beach this week are of Aboriginal or European descent.

http://www.torontosun.com/news/canada/2010/08/13/15020086.html

by NationTalk on August 15, 2010495 Views

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Aboriginal and Korean youth march for human rights – CTV.ca

Aboriginal and Korean youth march for human rights

Updated: Sat Aug. 14 2010
ctvwinnipeg.ca

Aboriginal and Korean youth, sang, danced and a marched through downtown Winnipeg on Saturday afternoon. They are calling on the Canadian government to take action to improve human rights in North Korea.

http://winnipeg.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20100814/wpg_korea_100814/20100814/?hub=WinnipegHome

by NationTalk on August 15, 2010639 Views

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Some reserves prosper despite Indian Act limitations – National Post

Some reserves prosper despite Indian Act limitations

Richard Foot, Postmedia News · Friday, Aug. 13, 2010

Take a tour of the Whitecap Dakota First Nation with Chief Darcy Bear, and he’ll show you one of Canada’s top-rated golf courses, an 80,000 square foot casino, a for-profit water utility, a new housing subdivision, as well as a new hotel under construction.

Read more: http://www.nationalpost.com/news/Some+reserves+prosper+despite+Indian+limitations/3397068/story.html#ixzz0wipBx5o0

by NationTalk on August 15, 2010684 Views

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Travelling show brings history to life – leaderpost.com

Travelling show brings history to life

By Kelly-Anne Riess, Special to The Leader-Post August 12, 2010

‘SPIRITS OF THE TRAIL’
Saturday, Fort Qu’Appelle
Sunday, Echo Valley Park
Tuesday, Paskwa Territory
Aug. 21, Lumsden

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Local playwright Ken Mitchell will be presenting theatre on the hoof with his play Spirits of the Trail.

Read more: http://www.leaderpost.com/Travelling+show+brings+history+life/3389141/story.html#ixzz0wPyivWJx

by NationTalk on August 12, 2010671 Views

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Alderville First Nation gets $743000 from feds – The Whig-Standard

Alderville First Nation gets $743,000 from feds

Posted By LUKE HENDRY, QMI AGENCY

A Belleville land claim by the Alderville First Nation has been settled 190 years after the first agreement was signed.

The settlement of the Thurlow Purchase Specific Claim was proclaimed last week in a ceremony at Jane Forrester Park at Meyers Pier. A plaque detailing the band’s history on the Bay of Quinte was unveiled on the lawn just north of the pier by Alder -ville Chief James Marsden and Belleville Mayor Neil Ellis.

http://www.thewhig.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2709197

by NationTalk on August 12, 2010641 Views

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‘Things aren’t happening as fast as they should’ – Daily Gleaner

‘Things aren’t happening as fast as they should’

Published Thursday August 12th, 2010

At a private meeting with First Nations chiefs Wednesday, Premier Shawn Graham and his cabinet reaffirmed the province’s commitment to a 2007 bilateral agreement with First Nations to recognize their treaty rights.

http://dailygleaner.canadaeast.com/cityregion/article/1172896

by NationTalk on August 12, 2010566 Views

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‘Peace reigns in Oka’ as new crisis averted – National Post

‘Peace reigns in Oka’ as new crisis averted

Graeme Hamilton, National Post · Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010

A development catering to the well-to-do slated for land considered sacred by the Mohawks of Kanesatake. A standoff between a determined developer and angry native protesters. A federal government choosing to look the other way.

Read more: http://www.nationalpost.com/news/canada/Peace+reigns+crisis+averted/3388053/story.html#ixzz0wP9wAGnB

by NationTalk on August 12, 2010534 Views

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Let’s protect kids, rather than criminals’ privacy – Edmonton Journal

Let’s protect kids, rather than criminals’ privacy

Alberta’s dysfunctional child-welfare system screams for an overhaul

By Paula Simons, Edmonton Journal August 12, 2010

He was a fat-cheeked little boy with a shock of thick black hair and an impudent grin. And like too many other aboriginal children in this province, he died while in the “care and protection” of Alberta Children and Youth Services, killed by his government-appointed foster father in November 2005 at the age of 13 months.

Read more: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/opinion/protect+kids+rather+than+criminals+privacy/3388248/story.html?cid=megadrop_story#ixzz0wP9dtcix

by NationTalk on August 12, 2010681 Views

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Time is now to support Aboriginal people reader says – EMC Smiths Falls

Time is now to support Aboriginal people reader says

Posted Aug 12, 2010
By Dale Pearson

On Aug. 9, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, it’s time for non-Aboriginal people in Canada to recognize that many Aboriginal Canadians live with third world conditions.

http://www.emcsmithsfalls.ca/20100812/news/Time+is+now+to+support+Aboriginal+people+reader+says

by NationTalk on August 12, 2010513 Views

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DFO sockeye count hindered by building occupation – CBC

DFO sockeye count hindered by building occupation

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 11, 2010

A First Nations man is occupying a Department of Fisheries and Oceans building in northern B.C., hindering staff from getting an accurate annual sockeye salmon count.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2010/08/11/bc-dfo-sockeye-count-occupation.html#ixzz0wJgfCeov

by NationTalk on August 11, 20101031 Views

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Oka land deal reached – CBC

Oka land deal reached

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 11, 2010

An agreement in principle has been reached to put an end to tensions over land in Oka, Que., that was claimed by the Mohawk community of Kanesatake.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/montreal/story/2010/08/11/quebec-oka-deal-reached.html#ixzz0wJgPg3WQ

by NationTalk on August 11, 20101139 Views

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Residential school survivor says TRCC is useless – Portage Daily Graphic

Residential school survivor says TRCC is useless

Posted By Rob Swystun, The Daily Graphic

A local residential school survivor has slammed the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, saying with no legal teeth, it serves no purpose.

http://www.portagedailygraphic.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2708112

by NationTalk on August 11, 20101146 Views

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East side still the best bet – Winnipeg Free Press

East side still the best bet

By: Don Sandberg
Posted: 11/08/2010

As endless squabbling in Manitoba continues to block an excellent economic development opportunity for First Nations, we need government decision-makers to show leadership and vision.

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/westview/east-side-still-the-best-bet-100418234.html

by NationTalk on August 11, 20101120 Views

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‘Transitional’ election set for Salt River First Nation – Northern News

‘Transitional’ election set for Salt River First Nation

Paul Bickford
Northern News Services

THEBACHA/FORT SMITH – Seven people are running for three seats on the band council of Salt River First Nation (SRFN) in Fort Smith.

http://nnsl.com/northern-news-services/stories/papers/aug9_10te.html

by NationTalk on August 11, 20101149 Views

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New projects cultivate hope and support Aboriginal crime prevention – Canada Views

New projects cultivate hope and support Aboriginal crime prevention

by: Government of Alberta | Aug 10th, 2010

Two new Alberta government Safe Communities Innovation Fund pilot projects support Aboriginal community crime reduction and encourage hope among Aboriginal youth.

http://www.canadaviews.ca/2010/08/10/new-projects-cultivate-hope-and-support-aboriginal-crime-prevention/

by NationTalk on August 11, 2010989 Views

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Skipper sympathizes with aboriginal protest group – Canada.com

Skipper sympathizes with aboriginal protest group

By Walter Cordery, The Daily News August 11, 2010

The skipper of a boat that planned on harvesting geoduck in the traditional territory of the Chemainus First Nation refused to endanger his divers on Monday during a commercial fishery approved by Department of Fisheries and Oceans near Ladysmith.

http://www.canada.com/Skipper+sympathizes+with+aboriginal+protest+group/3384890/story.html

by NationTalk on August 11, 20101027 Views

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North Island MP new Minister of Indian Affairs – Canada.com

North Island MP new Minister of Indian Affairs

By Dan Maclennan, Courier-Islander August 11, 2010

Vancouver Island North MP John Duncan, Canada’s new Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, says he isn’t surprised by the mixed reaction to his appointment from First Nations.

http://www.canada.com/North+Island+Minister+Indian+Affairs/3383454/story.html

by NationTalk on August 11, 20101020 Views

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Outreach worker helps First Nations – Canada.com

Outreach worker helps First Nations

Lorraine Thomas teaches farming techniques on Vancouver Island reserves

By Dustin Walker, The Daily News August 10, 2010

Outreach worker Lorraine Thomas is helping develop community gardens in some of the most remote First Nations communities on Vancouver Island, where fresh and affordable produce is often tough to find.

http://www.canada.com/Outreach+worker+helps+First+Nations/3380405/story.html

by NationTalk on August 10, 20101667 Views

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Killer to face sentencing circle in Pauingassi – Winnipeg Free Press

Victim’s family to help decide sentence
Killer to face sentencing circle in Pauingassi

By: Mike McIntyre
Posted: 10/08/2010

He stabbed his common-law wife to death on New Year’s Day following an all-night drinking party. But before the resident of a Manitoba First Nation faces justice, he’ll have to face his victim’s family and his community.

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/killer-to-face-sentencing-circle-in-pauingassi-100327544.html

by NationTalk on August 10, 20101817 Views

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Residents, police take sides in Ont. reserve dispute – Vancouver Sun

Residents, police take sides in Ont. reserve dispute

By Douglas Quan, Postmedia News August 9, 2010

Two different pictures have emerged about what caused an entire police detachment to pull out of a remote First Nations community in northwestern Ontario this summer.

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Residents+police+take+sides+reserve+dispute/3378503/story.html#ixzz0wEnZy5Kj

by NationTalk on August 10, 20101524 Views

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Cash for aboriginal school programs – Edmonton Sun

Cash for aboriginal school programs

By By FRANK LANDRY, Legislature Bureau
Last Updated: August 10, 2010

The province hopes to slay the crime rate among aboriginal youth.

Aboriginal Relations Minister Len Webber on Tuesday pledged nearly $460,000 for two programs, including one that will be rolled out at two schools, addressing violence and substance abuse issues.

http://www.edmontonsun.com/news/edmonton/2010/08/10/14979071.html

by NationTalk on August 10, 20101574 Views

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Consulting First Nations now a necessity – Canada.com

Consulting First Nations now a necessity

The Daily News August 10, 2010

A frustrated chief and members of his Stz’uminus First Nation did what they believed they had to do to stop an injustice from repeating itself on their traditional territory on Monday morning.

http://www.canada.com/Consulting+First+Nations+necessity/3380426/story.html

by NationTalk on August 10, 20101560 Views

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Unique diabetes program has big impact on B.C. First Nation – Canwest News

Unique diabetes program has big impact on B.C. First Nation

By Margaret Munro, Canwest News Service

VANCOUVER — Chief Robert Joseph was furious when he first laid eyes on Dr. Keith Dawson and his partner at an aboriginal health meeting.

“I thought: ‘Who on Earth do these people think they are, parachuting into my community,’ ” says Joseph, hereditary chief of Gwawaenuk First Nation in northern B.C. “They’re going to tell us again about what’s good for us, what we ought to be doing. I’ve seen it all my life.

http://www.canada.com/health/Unique+diabetes+program+impact+First+Nation/2120542/story.html

by NationTalk on August 10, 2010613 Views

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Native workforce answer to labour shortage, says consultant – The Barrie Advance

Native workforce answer to labour shortage, says consultant

Beausoleil First Nation official working on initiatives to sharpen job skills

Nicole Million
Aug 09, 2010

BEAUSOLEIL FIRST NATION – Ontario’s aboriginal workforce remains an untapped market that could help address a coming labour shortage, says a consultant working on behalf of the Ontario Native Literacy Coalition.

http://www.simcoe.com/news/article/858214–native-workforce-answer-to-labour-shortage-says-consultant

by NationTalk on August 9, 2010610 Views

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$9.47 million to be spent on LPN training program for aboriginal people – Winnipeg Free Press

$9.47 million to be spent on LPN training program for aboriginal people

By: Staff Writer
9/08/2010

Ottawa and the province will spend $9.47 million to train 150 aboriginal and Métis people to become licensed practical nurses so they can work in communities like Cranberry Portage, Ebb and Flow First Nation, Oxford House, Nelson House and Dauphin and Selkirk.

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/breakingnews/947-million–to-be-spent-on-LPN-training-program-for-aboriginal-people-100276764.html

by NationTalk on August 9, 2010635 Views

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First Nation protesters vow to stop commercial geoduck harvest today – Victoria Times Colonist

First Nation protesters vow to stop commercial geoduck harvest today

By Ian Shelton, timescolonist.com August 8, 2010

Members of Stz’uminus (Chemainus) First Nation will take to the water to protest against a commercial geoduck harvest this morning, the band announced in a release on Sunday.

Read more: http://www.timescolonist.com/news/First+Nation+protesters+stop+commercial+geoduck+harvest+today+Ladysmith/3375301/story.html#ixzz0w8oYQpwy

by NationTalk on August 9, 2010672 Views

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Communities work together to preserve native artifacts – Markdale Standard

Communities work together to preserve native artifacts

Posted By SCOTT DUNN, SUN TIMES STAFF

Negotiations between Saugeen Shores and the Saugeen Ojibway Nation over what to do about native artifacts discovered at a municipal sewers project shows a process that’s working to solve the problem, both sides say.

http://www.markdalestandard.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2704225

by NationTalk on August 9, 2010575 Views

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Vancouver police ask for help finding man who left halfway house – Vancouver Sun

Vancouver police ask for help finding man who left halfway house

By Staff, Vancouver Sun August 9, 2010

Police are asking for the public’s help to find Eric Bradley Charlie, 26, who failed to report to his halfway house in Vancouver on Friday

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Vancouver+police+help+finding+left+halfway+house/3377706/story.html#ixzz0w8o3glO4

by NationTalk on August 9, 2010511 Views

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Manitoba to get more aboriginal nurses – CBC.ca

Manitoba to get more aboriginal nurses

Last Updated: Monday, August 9, 2010

First Nations and Métis groups in Manitoba have high hopes for a new program to train aboriginal licensed practical nurses in rural and northern communities.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/manitoba/story/2010/08/09/manitoba-northern-nurses.html#ixzz0w8ne8ueE

by NationTalk on August 9, 2010652 Views

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Call For End To Indian Act A Good Sign – fcpp.org

Call For End To Indian Act A Good Sign

by Policy Analyst Joseph Quesnel

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Indian Affairs Minister Chuck Strahl should take Atleo up on his offer and begin negotiations to replace this oppressive piece of legislation immediately.

http://www.fcpp.org/media.php/1465

by NationTalk on August 8, 2010603 Views

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Crown’s office signs diversion agreement with NeChee – Miner and News

Crown’s office signs diversion agreement with NeChee

Posted By By Mike Aiken
Miner and News

Following on the direction of a Law Commission review, the Kenora courts have been working with the NeChee Friendship Centre to offer traditional healing to aboriginal offenders.

http://www.kenoradailyminerandnews.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2701838

by NationTalk on August 8, 2010485 Views

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Aboriginal bannock goes from basic to gourmet

By Jenna Flannigan

Inez Cook has no trouble recalling her inspiration for opening Salmon ’n’ Bannock (1128 West Broadway), a casual bistro that serves aboriginal cuisine. Driving near Kelowna on vacation last fall, she spotted a sign that read, Don’t Panic! We Have Bannock! She headed for Kekuli Cafe in Westbank, a small restaurant that serves the traditional aboriginal bread known as bannock.

http://www.straight.com/article-334647/vancouver/aboriginal-bannock-makes-comeback

by NationTalk on August 6, 2010753 Views

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Further investment in Wincrief by provincial government – Daily Miner and News

Further investment in Wincrief by provincial government

Posted By By Jon Thompson
Miner and News

Nothing succeeds like success as the provincial government continues to make an example of the historic partnership between Wabaseemoong First Nation (Whitedog) and Moncrief Construction, collectively known as Wincrief Forest Products.

http://www.kenoradailyminerandnews.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2701844

by NationTalk on August 6, 2010773 Views

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Mi’kmaq language dispute erupts at Membertou – TheChronicleHerald.ca

Mi’kmaq language dispute erupts at Membertou
Store manager, band part ways after employees told not to speak native tongue at work

By MICHAEL LIGHTSTONE Staff Reporter
Fri, Aug 6

A store manager in Membertou has left his job in the wake of a language flap this summer between staffers at the workplace.

Chief Terry Paul said Thursday a lack of understanding about the use of the Mi’kmaq language led to the manager, a Membertou First Nation employee, and the band council agreeing to part ways.

http://thechronicleherald.ca/Front/1195486.html

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First Nations evacuated as wildfires rage in B.C. – Calgary Herald

First Nations evacuated as wildfires rage in B.C.

By Tamara Baluja, Postmedia News August 6, 2010

With hundreds of wildfires burning across British Columbia, residents of nine First Nation communities have become the latest evacuees.

An evacuation order came into effect Wednesday night for the reserves of the Tl’etinqoxt’in (Anaham) First Nations in the Cariboo region.

Read more: http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/First+Nations+evacuated+wildfires+rage/3365827/story.html#ixzz0vqKuOo53

by NationTalk on August 6, 2010585 Views

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OPP on remote reserve chased out by rock-throwing mob – Globe and Mail

OPP on remote reserve chased out by rock-throwing mob
Chaotic scene that saw officers pushed and shoved as station was breached is detailed in OPP report

Last updated on Friday, Aug. 06, 2010

The entire Ontario Provincial Police detachment at the remote Pikangikum First Nation was marched off the reserve five weeks ago by a rock-throwing mob of elected councillors and residents.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/christie-blatchford/opp-on-remote-reserve-chased-out-by-rock-throwing-mob/article1663733/

by NationTalk on August 6, 2010817 Views

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Chapel Island council tries to block incoming chief – CBC.ca

Chapel Island council tries to block incoming chief

Last Updated: Thursday, August 5, 2010

The band council of a Nova Scotia First Nation has voted to stop a convicted sex offender from becoming chief.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/nova-scotia/story/2010/08/05/ns-chapel-island-chief.html#ixzz0vqKHvkLW

by NationTalk on August 6, 2010585 Views

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Aboriginal independence good for Canada – StarPhoenix

Aboriginal independence good for Canada

StarPhoenix

The premiers gathered this week in Churchill, Man., as part of their annual summer gathering.

It was a side trip from the Winnipeg meeting of the Council of the Federation.

Read more: http://www.thestarphoenix.com/life/Aboriginal+independence+good+Canada/3365666/story.html#ixzz0vqK3xAJI

by NationTalk on August 6, 2010708 Views

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