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This Alberta First Nation community is the only one left in the province with an unaddressed long-term boil-water advisory – The Star

Aug. 6, 2018 EDMONTON — A patchwork of transmission lines and trucks ferry water to around 250 households in Kehewin Cree Nation. Located three hours east of Edmonton, the reserve has had a long-term boil-water advisory in place for over six years. But, according to the federal government, this advisory — one of the longest-lasting […]

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Pathways: Following Traces Of Indigenous Routes Across Ontario – NOW Toronto

Aug 18, 2018 The Pathways exhibit explores Indigenous routes through time across Ontario, and features works by contemporary Indigenous artists as well as historical materials from the collections of the Toronto Public Library and Library and Archives Canada. Aug 18-Oct 28. Free. In the TD Gallery. Read More: https://nowtoronto.com/events/Pathways-Following-traces-of-Indigenous-routes-across-Ontario-eeb8c47c/

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Dee Dee’s wheelchair confines her to home. Her family is fundraising for freedom – CBC

Government programs won’t fund all-terrain pushchair that can traverse reserve’s unpaved sidewalks, road Aug 07, 2018 Dee Dee House spends most of her time in a rickety wheelchair, trapped in her parents’ home on the Paul First Nation reserve. A wooden ramp runs from her room to the yard, but it drops off onto grass […]

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UIYFC Shingwauk Gathering Youth Events a Success – SaultOnline.com

August 6, 2018 The Urban Indigenous Youth for Change hosted a youth event as part of the Shingwauk Gathering and Conference this weekend. The event consisted of drop in events embracing Indigenous culture, such as beading, mural painting, braiding, medicine bag making, a sacred fire, and a scavenger hunt. Urban Indigenous Youth For Change Project […]

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Mr. Bannock: something good, something great – Capilano U

Paul Natrall’s uncle was a hunter. Natrall grew up eating venison burgers with spaghetti and moose stew with chow mein. Suffice to say, this member of the Squamish Nation wasn’t a fan of wild meats as a child. August 1, 2018 “When I was younger, I had no knowledge that that was our traditional food,” […]

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NFN Chief says minister’s portfolio could lead to conflict – My West Nipissing Now

Aug. 7th, 2018 Nipissing First Nation Chief Scott McLeod believes provincial cabinet minister Greg Rickford will run into problems trying to handle three portfolios. Rickford wasn’t only named the Minister of Energy by the Premier last month, he’s also the Minister of Northern Development and Mines as well as the Minister for Indigenous Affairs. McLeod […]

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Court decision raises questions about collective representation, says Alberta Métis president – Edmonton Journal

August 6, 2018 A recent court ruling in favour of the Métis Nation of Alberta highlights divisions within the community amid ongoing negotiations with Ottawa for self-determination, says the president of the Fort McKay Métis. “(It’s) a club trying to represent the rights of the traditional Métis community,” Fort McKay Métis president Ron Quintal said. […]

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Former Pinewood School to become home for single mothers in Dryden, Ont. – CBC

Dryden Urban Indigenous Homeward Bound Program to initially serve 7 families Aug 07, 2018 An old elementary school in Dryden, Ont., will once again have children roaming the halls but this time, those kids will live at the school, along with their mothers. The former Pinewood School was purchased by the Kenora District Services Board, […]

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Coroner to probe death of woman found in a ditch beside Coquihalla Highway – Vancouver Sun

Police have determined the death of a 27-year-old Indigenous woman found in a ditch off the Coquihalla Highway south of Merritt last month is not suspicious, and the investigation has now been turned over to the B.C. Coroners Service. August 6, 2018 Police have determined the death of a 27-year-old Indigenous woman found in a […]

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Feds to test limits of Indigenous housing ideas through new contest – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 7, 2018  By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The Trudeau Liberals are offering Indigenous communities $30 million in prize money as part of a contest that could end up rewriting the rules about how the federal government funds badly needed housing on-reserve. Key to the contest is to draw in […]

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