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More information about missing Six Nations woman – CKCO

More information about missing Six Nations woman

Updated Thu. Mar. 27 2008 2:10 PM ET

A media conference was held at the Six Nations reserve this morning about a missing aboriginal woman.

http://southwesternontario.ctv.ca/news.php?id=1218

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Sault College Students Share Perspective on Aboriginal Poverty – Soonews.ca

Sault College Students Share Perspective on Aboriginal Poverty

News Release for SooNews.ca
Thursday, March 27, 2008, 12:42PM

Aboriginal poverty issues will be presented by Sault College students on Tuesday, April 1, from 4:30 to 6:00 pm in Sault College’s new Multimedia Centre.

http://www.soonews.ca/viewarticle.php?id=16505

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008659 Views

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MPP apologizes for comment (Toronto Star)

MPP apologizes for comment

Mar 27, 2008 04:30 AM
Robert Benzie
Rob Ferguson
Queen’s Park Bureau

A veteran Progressive Conservative MPP has apologized for making what critics call an “offensive” comment when he said the $55 million budget of Ontario’s new aboriginal affairs ministry is “a lot of smoke signals and mirrors.”

http://www.thestar.com/News/OntarioBudget/article/356989

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008768 Views

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Membertou reserve scales back employee drug testing – CBC

Membertou reserve scales back employee drug testing

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2008 | 11:24 AM AT
CBC News

The Membertou First Nation is abandoning part of its mandatory drug-testing policy, saying it wants to balance the need to protect the community with the rights of its employees.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/nova-scotia/story/2008/03/27/membertou-drug.html

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008648 Views

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Natives say alleged police plan threatens relations – Orillia Packet

Natives say alleged police plan threatens relations

An alleged plan by Ontario Provincial Police to break up a native protest with force and the recent incarceration of aboriginal leaders for protesting a mining site on their land are threatening the already fragile relationship between First Nations and governments, aboriginal leaders said Wednesday.

http://www.orilliapacket.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=959858

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008668 Views

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Apology demanded after Conservative dismisses aboriginal budget as … – CJFW

Apology demanded after Conservative dismisses aboriginal budget as smoke signals

By: Chinta Puxley, THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – The leader of the official Opposition should apologize for perpetuating a negative and demeaning stereotype of aboriginal people by characterizing the aboriginal affairs budget as “smoke signals and mirrors,” Aboriginal Affairs Minister Michael Bryant said Wednesday.

http://www.cjfw.ca/node/689439

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008783 Views

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Dreaming Room a dream come true for First Nation students – Sault Star

Dreaming Room a dream come true for First Nation students

Posted By Michael Purvis

The sound of traditional drumming echoed through the halls of Manitou Park public school on Wednesday as students and parents got an introduction to a new space that is meant to help them connect with their roots.

http://www.saultstar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=958818

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008636 Views

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In the Arctic, you can’t go back to the future – Globe and Mail

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In the Arctic, you can’t go back to the future

MARY SIMON
Special to Globe and Mail Update
March 26, 2008 at 8:58 PM EDT

Stephen Harper visited Yellowknife this month for the Arctic Winter Games, his fifth trip to the North since becoming Prime Minister in 2006.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080326.wcomment0327/BNStory/Front/home

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008661 Views

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Anti-racism walk seen as first step – Fort Frances Times

Anti-racism walk seen as first step

By Heather Latter
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Organizers of a “unity walk” held here on Good Friday believe the event certainly took the first step on the path to overcoming racism locally.

http://www.fortfrances.com/News/Anti-racism-walk-seen-as-first-step/26-Mar-2008

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008716 Views

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Barbara Kay on race-obsessed social engineers bent on legal separatism – National Post

Barbara Kay on race-obsessed social engineers bent on legal separatism

Posted: March 26, 2008, 11:22 AM by Marni Soupcoff

Rowan Williams, Anglican Primate of all England, shocked Britons recently, stating that because many Muslims don’t “relate” to the British legal system, “constructive accommodation with some aspects of shariah law” is “unavoidable.”

http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/fullcomment/archive/2008/03/26/barbara-kay-on-race-obsessed-social-engineers-bent-on-legal-separatism.aspx

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008579 Views

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Police seek Six Nations woman missing for two months – The Brantford Expositor

Police seek Six Nations woman missing for two months

Crime Stoppers and Six Nations police are asking for public assistance in locating a 21-year-old Six Nations resident who has been missing more than two months.

http://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=958490

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008693 Views

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Northgate reaches agreement with Matachewan First Nation – The Globe and Mail

Northgate reaches agreement with Matachewan First Nation

The Canadian Press
March 26, 2008 at 8:57 AM EDT

MATACHEWAN, Ont. — — Northgate Minerals Corp. [NGX-T] and the Matachewan First Nation have reached an agreement on the development of the company’s Young-Davidson project in Matachewan, Ont.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080326.wnorthgate0326/BNStory/energy/?page=rss&id=RTGAM.20080326.wnorthgate0326

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008774 Views

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A $200,000 day – The Globe and Mail

A $200,000 day
Eight Canadians were named winners of the ninth annual Governor-General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts for career achievement yesterday in Montreal. James Adams examines the creative history and work of Canada’s great contributors, each of whom will receive a $25,000 prize

JAMES ADAMS
March 26, 2008

KENOJUAK ASHEVAK

At 80, Kenojuak Ashevak is probably the country’s best known and most honoured Inuit artist.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20080326.AWARDS26/TPStory/?query=ABORIGINAL

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008918 Views

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GG award leaves painter Alex Janvier ‘fuzzy’ – CTV

GG award leaves painter Alex Janvier ‘fuzzy’

Updated Wed. Mar. 26 2008 9:42 AM ET
The Canadian Press

MONTREAL — He’s already one of the country’s foremost painters and a member of the Order of Canada, but Alex Janvier was still thrilled Tuesday about receiving a Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts.

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20080326/janview_award_080326/20080326/

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008795 Views

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Drug raids on Mohawk territories lead to arrests – CBC

Drug raids on Mohawk territories lead to 30 arrests

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2008 | 4:23 PM ET
CBC News

More than 300 police officers raided Mohawk territories in Quebec, eastern Ontario and New York state on Wednesday morning, arresting suspects in a drug-smuggling ring, police said.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/montreal/story/2008/03/26/mohawk-raids.html?ref=rss

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008789 Views

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Cape Dorset’s due – National Post

Cape Dorset’s due
When her professional career began, Kenojuak Ashevak didn’t have a name. Now she has received a Governor General’s Visual Arts Award for helping make Inuit art famous the world over

Adam McDowell, National Post
Published: Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Kenojuak Ashevak, a woman once known to the federal government as E7-1035, will receive a Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts for helping to carry Inuit art in from the cold and out into the world.

http://www.canada.com/arts/story.html?id=399155

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008853 Views

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Cops bust major First Nations drug ring – Ottawa Sun

Cops bust major First Nations drug ring
Project Cancun launches series of raids on both sides of border

More than 300 cops are involved in raids today to break up a trafficking ring pushing drugs through First Nation reserves along the Canada-U.S. border.

http://www.ottawasun.com/News/OttawaAndRegion/2008/03/26/5107716.html

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008830 Views

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First Nations students build future through woodworking – Vancouver Courier

First Nations students build future through woodworking
Upcoming graduation testament to program success

Sandra Thomas, Vancouver Courier
Published: Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Aboriginal student Rachel Fifi is determined not to become a statistic.

http://www.canada.com/vancouvercourier/news/story.html?id=0f525361-1893-4aab-98e2-5b773eba9bbd

by NationTalk on March 27, 2008900 Views

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Tradition Important to Aboriginal Mining Company – The Lethbrigde Herald

Tradition important to aboriginal mining company

By STACY O’BRIEN
Mar 26, 2008, 04:01

When the buffalo were scarce in the past, a legend tells of a Blackfoot woman going out and looking for guidance about how to feed and clothe the tribe.

http://www.lethbridgeherald.com/article_10259.php

by NationTalk on March 26, 2008694 Views

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McArthurs Are a Triple Threat – The Leader-Post

McArthurs are a triple threat

Matthew Kruchak, The Leader-Post
Published: Wednesday, March 26, 2008

When the McArthur triplets step on the volleyball court they become one.

Kayla, Kirsten and Kaitlynn look alike. Think alike. And they play together.

http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/sports/story.html?id=0126fcde-3617-43ca-81b7-3b655c9f5225&k=10941

by NationTalk on March 26, 2008564 Views

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Former Chief on Uranium Company Board – The StarPhoenix

Former chief on uranium company board

Cassandra Kyle, The StarPhoenix
Published: Wednesday, March 26, 2008

CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. is continuing its close relationship with First Nations communities in northern Saskatchewan by naming former Fond du Lac chief Victor Fern to its board of directors.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/business/story.html?id=06ead7a1-a849-4c66-a239-d08e14f656cb

by NationTalk on March 26, 2008652 Views

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Native Funding Nearly Doubles; New Ministry Gets $50M Annual Budget – The Sudbury Star

Native funding nearly doubles; New ministry gets $50M annual budget

Posted By Tobi Cohen

Confronted with several contentious aboriginal land claims across the province, Ontario’s Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs saw a substantial funding increase Tuesday in a provincial budget that earmarks $56 million next year for the newly created portfolio. The new stand-alone ministry will receive an annual budget of about $50 million and will help guide more than $600 million in social, health, justice and job training programs for First Nations communities across the province.

http://www.thesudburystar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=957269

by NationTalk on March 26, 2008722 Views

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Agreement Could Lead to Potash Mine on First Nations Land – StarPhoenix

Agreement could lead to potash mine on First Nations land

Bruce Johnstone, Saskatchewan News Network
Published: Wednesday, March 26, 2008

REGINA — A Calgary-based company has signed an agreement with the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) that could lead to the development of one or more potash mines on First Nations lands in Saskatchewan.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/business/story.html?id=52bbeb95-275c-4a15-ba6f-18d971e96025

by NationTalk on March 26, 2008748 Views

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Police were poised to crack down on native protest, documents show (CBC)

Police were poised to crack down on native protest, documents show
OPP were prepared to move in, even on children, protester says

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2008 | 4:33 AM ET
CBC News

Teams of heavily armed police were poised to crack down on native demonstrators who erected blockades during a day of protest in eastern Ontario in June, CBC News has learned.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/ottawa/story/2008/03/25/native-protest.html?ref=rss

by NationTalk on March 26, 2008827 Views

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Mine opponents petition Leal – Peterborough Examiner

Mine opponents petition Leal

Posted By FIONA ISAACSON

More than 35 people presented a petition to Peterborough MPP Jeff Leal yesterday morning protesting uranium mining operations in Sharbot Lake and the treatment of Trent University professor Paula Sherman and her colleague Robert Lovelace.

http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=958227

by NationTalk on March 26, 2008774 Views

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Funding for aboriginals nearly doubles (Toronto Star)

Funding for aboriginals nearly doubles
New ministry gets $50M annual budget

Mar 25, 2008 04:11 PM
THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – Confronted with several contentious aboriginal land claims across the province, Ontario’s Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs saw a substantial funding increase today in a provincial budget that earmarks $56 million next year for the newly created portfolio.

http://www.thestar.com/News/OntarioBudget/article/350612

by NationTalk on March 25, 2008769 Views

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Inuit artist, Quebec filmmaker win Governor General’s Awards for … – CBC

Inuit artist, Quebec filmmaker win Governor General’s Awards for visual arts

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2008 | 10:25 AM ET
CBC News

A Cape Dorset artist whose sculptures and images are icons in Canada and one of Quebec’s leading documentary filmmakers are among this year’s winners of the Governor General’s Awards in visual and media arts.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/montreal/story/2008/03/25/visual-artsgg.html

by NationTalk on March 25, 2008877 Views

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Economic growth in First Nations a concern folling KI jail – Thunder Bay’s Source

Economic growth in First Nations a concern folling K-I jail

Tb News Source
Web Posted: 3/25/2008 7:36:02 PM

A First Nation Tribal council fears that economic growth in their communities is at stake following last week’s jail sentencing of six members of the K-I First Nation. The chiefs of Matawa First Nations called an urgent meeting Monday to discuss the implications of the Thunder Bay Superior Court decision, and to determine future relationships with the mining industry and the province.

http://www.tbsource.com/localnews/index.asp?cid=106005

by NationTalk on March 25, 2008758 Views

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Funding for aboriginals nearly doubles; new ministry gets $50M … – Canoe.ca

Funding for aboriginals nearly doubles; new ministry gets $50M annual budget

By Tobi Cohen, THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – Confronted with several contentious aboriginal land claims across the province, Ontario’s Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs saw a substantial funding increase Tuesday in a provincial budget that earmarks $56 million next year for the newly created portfolio.

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2008/03/25/5100846-cp.html

by NationTalk on March 25, 2008750 Views

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Urban Reserve Approved In Regina – 980 CJME News

Urban Reserve Approved In Regina

By Patrick Book
Updated March 25, 2008 – 4:28pm

Fourteen months ago it was the subject of a dispute, with business interests saying it would create an uneven playing field and harm non-First Nations ventures.

http://www.newstalk980.com/incoming/20080325/urban-reserve-approved-regina

by NationTalk on March 25, 20081174 Views

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Saskatoon doctor declared Canada’s Next Great Prime Minister – CBC

Saskatoon doctor declared Canada’s Next Great Prime Minister

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2008

A 25-year-old Métis physician from Saskatoon has won bragging rights as Canada’s Next Great Prime Minister.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/saskatchewan/story/2008/03/25/prime-minister-debate.html

by NationTalk on March 25, 2008790 Views

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Northern voting rights jeopardized by new federal rules, MP says – CBC

Northern voting rights jeopardized by new federal rules, MP says

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2008 | 12:23 PM CT
CBC News

New rules that require voters to have photo identification and a street address need to be reconsidered because they hurt northern voters, Western Arctic MP Dennis Bevington says.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2008/03/25/election-rules.html

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Satellites take sustainability to new heights – ESA

Satellites take sustainability to new heights

25 March 2008

Shell Canada has incorporated Earth Observation data into its Sustainable Development Report, demonstrating the potential of satellites to provide a global and cost-effective way to measure objectively the sustainability of business activities.

http://www.esa.int/esaCP/SEM8P5M5NDF_index_0.html

by NationTalk on March 25, 2008751 Views

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Painter Alex Janvier wins Governor General’s award – edmontonjournal.com

Painter Alex Janvier wins Governor General’s award

edmontonjournal.com
Published: 10:26 am

EDMONTON – Alberta painter Alex Janvier has won a 2008 Governor General’s Award in visual and media arts.

http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/story.html?id=4aceec14-efa2-4e31-b66e-66783b810eac&k=88181

by NationTalk on March 25, 20081100 Views

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Vancouver 2010 – Aboriginals To Participate, Torch Security Plans Reviewed – GamesBids.com

Tuesday, March 25, 2008
Posted 11:20 am ET (GamesBids.com)

Vancouver 2010 – Aboriginals To Participate, Torch Security Plans Reviewed

China Daily reports that for the first time in Olympic Games history, an organizing committee has recognized indigenous peoples as official partners in the Olympic Games.

http://www.gamesbids.com/cgi-bin/news/viewnews.cgi?category=1&id=1206458403

by NationTalk on March 25, 2008648 Views

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Innovative teaching outlined tonight – Winnipeg Free Press

Innovative teaching outlined tonight

Updated: March 25

An advocate for innovative Aboriginal teaching methods is giving a free lecture tonight at the University of Winnipeg.

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/breakingnews/story/4148090p-4737944c.html

by NationTalk on March 25, 2008653 Views

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Aboriginal Women’s Network holding sessions in Benoit’s Cove … – Western Star

Aboriginal Women’s Network holding sessions in Benoit’s Cove, Corner Brook

The Western Star

CORNER BROOK — The Newfoundland Aboriginal Women’s Network has had to change the dates for two community consultations it has planned on leadership development and violence against women.

http://www.thewesternstar.com/index.cfm?sid=119889&sc=23

by NationTalk on March 25, 2008846 Views

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Despite racism, Bartleman rose to pinnacle of profession – NorthernLife.ca

Despite racism, Bartleman rose to pinnacle of profession

BY JANET GIBSON

Former lieutenant-governor James Bartleman attended a four-room school in Port Carling. By the time he entered Grade 12, he had only three classmates. That may have been the end of his formal education had it not been for the chairman of Pittsburg Plate Glass Company, a man his father knew.

http://www.northernlife.ca/News/LocalNews/2008/03-25-08-bartleman.asp?NLStory=03-25-08-bartleman

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Lights out March 29 – Regina Leader-Post

Lights out March 29

The Leader-Post
Published: Tuesday, March 25, 2008

On behalf of my Indigenous Studies 100 students (102 of them), I would like to thank Dawn Rosset for her letter to the Leader-Post reminding readers about Earth Hour on March 29. We are eager to join those people all over the world who will turn out the lights out for one hour.

http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/letters/story.html?id=e3b5d12a-af29-4b3f-bbf9-8a20ccb77bbb

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It’s budget day in Ontario – Canada.com

It’s budget day in Ontario

Canwest News Service
Published: Tuesday, March 25, 2008

TORONTO – Finance Minister Dwight Duncan will table Ontario’s provincial budget at Queen’s Park today, amid mounting evidence the province will be pushed into a recession this year by the slump in the U.S. economy.

http://www.canada.com/topics/news/national/story.html?id=98febb5c-3c8f-4845-8ca5-87c7de40b061&k=12439

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Band Chief Encourages Members to Support Agreement-in-Principle – Western Star

Band chief encourages members to support agreement-in-principle

The Western Star

DEGRAU — The Benoit First Nation Band Council recently held a meeting and encouraged its members to support the ratification of a tentative agreement to create a landless Mi’kmaq band in Newfoundland this week.

http://www.thewesternstar.com/index.cfm?sid=119888&sc=23

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Ex-residential School Students May Sue Ottawa – The Leader-Post

Ex-residential school students may sue Ottawa

Published: Tuesday, March 25, 2008

SASKATOON — Former students of two northern residential schools may take legal action against Ottawa, after a federal department refused to add the Ile a la Crosse boarding school to a list of schools covered by a settlement.

http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/story.html?id=9763ff09-aa86-4a5d-a219-4cfda5465793

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Board Game Unravels Confusing Treaty Lingo – The Times Colonist

Board game unravels confusing treaty lingo

Judith Lavoie, Times Colonist
Published: Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Quick, throw the dice. Hey, you’ve landed on Xwulqw’selu. Now define capacity building and move your game piece to the next square in a quest for the big prize — the inner circle with a treaty.

http://www.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/story.html?id=876be693-e972-47df-9c82-cb47039b969f&k=60085

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Archbishop issues stern rebuke on jailing of natives – Globe and Mail

Archbishop issues stern rebuke on jailing of natives

MICHAEL VALPY
From Tuesday’s Globe and Mail
March 25, 2008 at 4:33 AM EDT

Canada’s Anglican primate has called the jailing of six Northern Ontario native community members a throwback to colonialism, a dangerous violation of the rights of native people and an act of the Ontario government putting itself above the law.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080325.warrests25/BNStory/National/home?cid=al_gam_mostview

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Aboriginal Women’s Network Holding Sessions in Benoit’s Cove, Corner Brook – Western Star

Aboriginal Women’s Network holding sessions in Benoit’s Cove, Corner Brook

The Western Star

CORNER BROOK — The Newfoundland Aboriginal Women’s Network has had to change the dates for two community consultations it has planned on leadership development and violence against women.

http://www.thewesternstar.com/index.cfm?sid=119889&sc=23

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Caledonia residents respond to Ontario minister of aboriginal… – National Post

Caledonia residents respond to Ontario minister of aboriginal affairs’ YouTube outreach

Posted: March 24, 2008, 1:00 PM by Karen Hawthorne
Canada, News

In February, Ontario Aboriginal Affairs Minister Michael Bryant opted to reach out to the people of Caledonia and the Six Nations reserve through YouTube. He acknowledged the slow pace of negotiations over a native land claim in Caledonia, but pledged to speed up the process. He investigated how people felt about the issue by visiting a local Tim Hortons franchise.

http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/posted/archive/2008/03/24/caledonia-residents-respond-to-ontario-minister-of-aboriginal-affairs-youtube-outreach.aspx

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Army making headway in the Great White North – Globe and Mail

ARCTIC SOVEREIGNTY
Army making headway in the Great White North
Military members begin to feel at home on their High Arctic patrols as they work to enforce Canada’s claim to the disputed region

BOB WEBER
The Canadian Press
March 24, 2008

YELLOWKNIFE — With dozens of soldiers, Inuit reservists, snowmobiles and pallet loads of supplies starting the long journey to the High Arctic this week, the military is beginning another epic patrol of the sea ice and rugged coastline of Canada’s remotest border.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20080324.ARCTICNAT24/TPStory/?query=ABORIGINAL

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Native leaders jailed over dispute with platinum explorer – Canadian Mining Journal

CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVES: Native leaders jailed over dispute with platinum explorer

By: Jane Werniuk

ONTARIO – A long-time dispute between PLATINEX INC., based in Aurora, Ont., and the KITCHENUHMAYKOOSIB INNINUWUG (also known as KI or Big Trout Lake) FIRST NATION, about 600 km north of Thunder Bay, came to a head on Mar. 17, when KI chief Donny Morris, deputy chief Jack McKay and four band councillors each received six-month sentences for contempt of court from the Ontario Superior Court in Thunder Bay.

http://www.canadianminingjournal.com/issues/ISArticle.asp?id=81802&issue=03232008

by NationTalk on March 25, 2008756 Views

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Proposed changes in Labrador – Canadian Mining Journal

URANIUM MINING & MILLING – Proposed changes in Labrador

The Nunatsiavut government based in Nain is currently considering a proposed three-year moratorium on uranium mining and milling on Labrador Inuit Lands in coastal Labrador, according to AURORA ENERGY RESOURCES of Vancouver. The motion, which passed first reading and is being brought to community members for review and discussion, must pass a majority General Assembly vote, following second reading, before it can be passed into law.

http://www.canadianminingjournal.com/issues/ISArticle.asp?id=81795&issue=03232008

by NationTalk on March 25, 2008697 Views

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Military getting more comfortable in High Arctic (CTV.ca)

Military getting more comfortable in High Arctic

Updated Mon. Mar. 24 2008 8:37 AM ET
The Canadian Press

YELLOWKNIFE — With dozens of soldiers, Inuit reservists, snowmobiles and pallet loads of supplies starting the long journey to the High Arctic this week, the military is beginning another epic patrol of the sea ice and rugged coastline of Canada’s remotest border.

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20080324/arctic_patrol_080324/20080324?hub=Canada&s_name=

by NationTalk on March 24, 2008704 Views

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