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Discovery Days numbered? St. John’s council first to vote to change name – CBC

First Monday after June 24 will be referred to in city documents as ‘St. John’s Day’ Aug 06, 2018 A motion to refer to Discovery Day as St. John’s Day in all official city documents passed by a vote of 5-4 at St. John’s City Council Monday. The motion was made by Councillor Maggie Burton, […]

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Cuthand: Settlement vote pending over events of 1885 – Starphoenix

August 4, 2018 Next week, the members of my First Nation will participate in a historic vote to confirm a settlement for our abuse at the hands of the federal government following the events of 1885. Those events are also known as the Riel Rebellion or the Northwest Rebellion; both are considered pejorative because our […]

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‘It’s devastating to see’: How a rail line crisis is threatening Churchill, Manitoba – Globe and Mail

August 6, 2018 In a normal year when the train is running, the Home Hardware in Churchill ships about 150 crates of building products to communities in the Eastern Arctic. Last year, after a flood washed away parts of the rail line that was the only land route between the Manitoba town and the city […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2018288 Views

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Indigenous language experts make new words – Sault Star

Elders, translators and master speakers of Ojibwa and Oji-Cree gather in Sault Ste. Marie this week to translate 2,000 words into the Indigenous languages August 6, 2018 Elders, translators and master speakers of Ojibwa and Oji-Cree gather in Sault Ste. Marie this week to translate 2,000 words into the Indigenous languages. Participants from remote fly-in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2018270 Views

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Cottonwood Lady memorial an act of kindness from one First Nation to another – CBC

Memorial for MMIWG created from trees planted by residential school students 100 years ago Aug 05, 2018 More than 100 years ago, a group of 13-year-old indigenous boys planted cottonwood trees outside the Portage La Prairie Indian Residential School. Little did they know that they were planting the seeds to a powerful memorial for missing […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2018262 Views

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Eagles’ Nest Leadership Camp Hosted on FWFN by 38 Canadian Brigade Group – NetNewsLedger

6 August 2018 FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION – 38 Canadian Brigade Group (CBG) is hosting indigenous youth at EAGLE’S NEST, a leadership and skills training camp taking place at Fort William First Nation (FWFN) in Northwest Ontario from August 5-11, 2018. The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment leads the 38 CBG effort in conducting an Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2018421 Views

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Tackling roots of Indigenous incarceration – The Spec

Special court, one of 13 in Ontario, is designed to deliver justice while healing wounds sustained generations ago BRANTFORD — She holds the eagle feather and speaks her truth. It begins generations ago, with residential schools and separation from community, land and language. It wends past sexual abuse and addiction. It tracks through foster homes […]

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Shellfish poisoning becoming less predictable, say researchers in Alaskan Indigenous communities – CBC

‘We’re finding that these blooms happen sporadically year-round,’ says environmental specialist Aug 07, 2018 Point Louisa is a common clamming spot for harvesters from the Tlingit and Haida tribes, as well as the Filipino community in Juneau. But since last summer, levels of paralytic shellfish poison (PSP) in butter clams at the beach have persistently […]

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42 forest fires burning in northeast Ont., with 19 of them out of control – Globe and Mail

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources says that as of Sunday evening 42 forest fires were burning in the northeast region of the province, with 19 of them described as out of control. The Parry Sound 33 fire at just over 113 square kilometres remains the most dangerous of the wildfires. After raging for almost […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2018203 Views

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B.C. First Nation enters the pipeline services business – CBC

Lower Nicola Indian Band says jobs created by purchase would bring revenue to band Aug 05, 2018 The Lower Nicola Indian Band near Merritt, B.C. has purchased a pipeline services company that provides maintenance support to Kinder Morgan and other energy sector clients. The Band’s economic wing, Lower Nicola Site Services (LNSS), announced in August […]

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