You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

S Mainstream Aboriginal Related News

Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Yukon hospital workers return strike mandate as mediation talks begin – CBC

Union, Yukon Hospital Corporation expected to begin 2 days of talks Thursday with help of federal mediator Feb 14, 2019 Workers at Yukon’s three hospitals have returned a “very strong” strike mandate to their union after a vote last week, according to a release issued Wednesday evening. Roughly 250 employees at hospitals in Watson Lake, Dawson City […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201922 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Cat Lake Evokes Jordan’s Principle in Housing Crisis – Net Newsledger

February 14, 2019 THUNDER BAY – CAT LAKE FN – Cat Lake First Nation has evoked Jordan’s Principle in the ongoing health and housing crisis that is impacting the remote First Nation community located about 600 kilometres north of Thunder Bay. It has been four weeks now since the State of Emergency was issued in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201925 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Mediation Circle Recommends Indigenous Community Service For Racist Facebook Post – HuffPost Canada

“It’s not considered a form of punishment but a form of rehabilitation.” OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION, Canada — A Manitoba woman arrested over online comments that threatened violence against Indigenous people will serve 80 hours of community service on a First Nation as one of many conditions to resolve the case after participating in mediation circles. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201925 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Mi’kmaw man urges N.S. golf club to remove Indigenous imagery from logo – CBC

‘They’re not honouring us, they’re not using our image properly,’ says Bryson Syliboy Feb 14, 2019 A Mi’kmaw man is calling on a Cape Breton golf club to change its century-old logo, saying it’s disrespectful to Indigenous people. The logo for the Lingan Golf Club in Sydney depicts an Indigenous person wearing a headdress superimposed over a map of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201925 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Santee Smith will be McMaster’s next Chancellor – McMaster Daily News

February 13, 2019 Santee Smith, a renowned artist, dancer, choreographer and two-time McMaster graduate will be the university’s next Chancellor. The Senate today approved a unanimous recommendation from the selection committee tasked with nominating a candidate for this leadership role. Smith is an internationally recognized leader in the performing arts and is from the Kahnyen’kehàka […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201927 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Trudeau faces critics inside and outside party as Wilson-Raybould scandal swirls – SooToday

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing a backlash both within and outside his own party after Jody Wilson-Raybould’s sudden resignation from his cabinet. The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs and Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Grand Chief Garrison Settee say the situation is a step backwards in the walk towards reconciliation while National Chief Perry […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201961 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Capturing the Essence of the Great Bear Rainforest – CFN

February 12, 2019 Looking for a good example of sustainable resource management? CFN-GBI is proud to support this new social enterprise, Great Bear Rainforest Essential Oils, that captures the essence of the coastal rainforest in the form of therapeutic-grade essential oils. Steam-distilled from fresh conifer needles and sourced from the ancient forests within the Metlakatla […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201942 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

STEM program prepares youth (and teachers) for today’s digital realities – U of Regina

February 11, 2019 The University of Regina EYES program (Educating Youth in Engineering and Science) had a record-setting 2018 and is on track to be even more successful this year. As part of the U of R’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, EYES is a not-for-profit organization that provides Saskatchewan youth with the opportunity […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201941 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Gravelle optimistic Thunder Bay to Nipigon highway twinning will continue – Tbnewswatch.com

Thunder Bay-Superior North MPP said about 30 kilometres along the route require funding. THUNDER BAY – Michael Gravelle says he is still optimistic that the remaining work to divide the Trans-Canada Highway between Thunder Bay and Nipigon will continue, despite the Progressive Conservative government not yet providing any firm commitment. Gravelle, the long-time Thunder Bay-Superior […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201935 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Winnipeg going to the mattresses with new recycling program – Globalnews.ca

Here is a chance to get a jump start on your spring cleaning, thanks to the City of Winnipeg. The city announced the launch of a new mattress recycling program Wednesday, in partnership with Winnipeg-based Mother Earth Recycling. For a limited time, Winnipeggers will be able to drop off up to six mattresses and box […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201937 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Mixed reaction from MLAs as review of N.W.T.’s Mineral Resources Act begins – CBC

Regular MLAs have 120 days to review, recommend changes on key piece of legislation Feb 13, 2019 As the N.W.T.’s Mineral Resources Act moves through the process of becoming law, some MLAs are expressing concerns about how effective the new legislation will be. The bill proposes revamping mining legislation that has been unchanged since before […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201937 Views

Read More
SportsText

Northumberland withdraws bid to host 2019 Ontario Indigenous Summer Games – Northumberlandnews.com

NORTHUMBERLAND — The county and Alderville First Nation have decided to withdraw their joint bid to co-host the 2019 Ontario Indigenous Summer Games. The decision was confirmed at the county level during county council’s latest meeting at the end of January. “With no update from Indigenous Sport and Wellness Ontario on the status of bid […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201940 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Harvesting the Forest – An Interview with Randy Johns – SFNEDN

RJ: Non-timber forest products (NTFP) include any plant that grows in the forest that isn’t used for lumber. Everything from the material on the forest floor to alternate uses for trees can be included. These products can have many different uses. They could be used for food and beverage, that’s one category; another one is […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201936 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Politicians and Jody Wilson-Raybould’s father take to Twitter following her resignation – The Globe and Mail

FEBRUARY 13, 2019 Politicians, Including Jody Wilson-Raybould herself, her supporters and her family have taken to Twitter to discuss her resignation from cabinet on Tuesday. Ms. Wilson-Raybould shared her resignation letter to the Prime Minister’s Office on the platform. Opinion: Wilson-Raybould’s departure is a calamity for Trudeau’s Liberals Opinion: SNC-Lavalin scandal exposes flaws in Canada’s anti-corruption defences […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201962 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Muskoday prepares for election – paNOW

Feb 12, 2019 For the first time in almost three decades, Muskoday First Nation will have a new chief. The Muskoday band election is scheduled to take place March 21, and one of the most obvious omissions from the official candidates list is incumbent Austin Bear, who opted to retire after serving 14 terms over […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201936 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Whitefish River First Nation wins fifth Water Challenge Cup title for best water in Ontario – Manitoulin Expositor

February 13, 2019 WHITEFISH RIVER FIRST NATION—Water plant operator Mark Shawanda has taken home plenty of prizes for water quality in the decades he has worked for the Whitefish River First Nation in its water plants. “We have won at least three of these annual awards as having the best water with the bands in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201955 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Travels in LNG: Hear firsthand why First Nations are embracing opportunity – Resource Works

HOMELAND JOURNEY: More than 20 First Nations are actively supporting the LNG Canada project. Many of their members are choosing to speak out about their personal views. Meet Diane Lukasser of Kitsumkalum First Nation. Diane Lukasser, an employment and training counsellor with Kitsumkalum First Nation located near Terrace, B.C., describes the occupational challenges in her region, where […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201930 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Attention All Area Businesses! – Wawa-news.com

The Superior East Community Futures Development Corporation in association with neighbouring communities, including Pic Mobert First Nation, Brunswick House First Nation, Chapleau Cree First Nation, Chapleau Ojibwe First Nation, Missanabie Cree First Nation, Manitouwadge, White River, Hornepayne, Wawa, Dubreuilville, Chapleau, and other government and economic development partners are conducting a telephone business survey. This business […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201929 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Carbon tax court challenge begins today – Humboldt Journal

February 13, 2019 REGINA — Lawyers are expected to pack a Regina courtroom today to argue the constitutionality of a federally imposed carbon tax. A panel of five judges is to listen to arguments from both the Saskatchewan and federal governments as well as from 16 interveners on both sides of the dispute. Saskatchewan opposes […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201937 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Kelly McParland: Trudeau suddenly discovers the value of secrets – National Post

Clinton at his Lewinsky-driven worst would have to admire the notion that the prime minister can’t possibly tell us the full story because of lawyer-client privilege February 12, 2019 I haven’t spoken personally to any anonymous, off-the-record, can’t-speak-for-attribution officials from deep inside the Liberal party, who want to clear up this misunderstanding about the pressure […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201931 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

A young First Nations man speaks out against identity politics – The Post Millennial

February 13, 2019 Today there is a frightening trend in our culture. I’m speaking of identity politics. At its worst, identity politics leads to nationalism—the “sense of national consciousness exalting one nation above all others and placing primary emphasis on promotion of its culture and interests as opposed to those of other nations or supranational […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201945 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

‘A significant step backwards’: First Nation leaders react to Jody Wilson-Raybould resignation – APTN News

February 13, 2019 As Jody Wilson-Raybould remained mum on her resignation from cabinet Tuesday, there was no shortage of Indigenous leaders willing to speak for her. “I’m absolutely pissed,” said Stewart Phillip, president of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs. “The bullying and deceit coming out of the PMO’s office in regard to this […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201952 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Resignation of ‘very principled’ Jody Wilson-Raybould not a surprise, say former Manitoba grand chiefs – CBC

‘Her resolve to do the right thing is always on the top of her mind,’ says former MKO grand chief Sheila North Feb 13, 2019 Two former Manitoba grand chiefs are defending Jody Wilson-Raybould as a strong leader following her resignation from cabinet Tuesday morning. “She follows her convictions to the greatest degree. She’s very principled,” […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201950 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Ontario government announces review of Species at Risk – Manitoulin Expositor

February 13, 2019 TORONTO—The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks has announced plans to review the province’s Endangered Species Act. The government is ensuring stringent protections for species at risk, while continuing to work with conservation organizations, businesses, Indigenous communities and the public to improve the effectiveness of the program. As a first step, the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201919 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Indigenous-led art event raises $750 for Wet’suwet’en legal defence fund – Ubyssey Online

Feb. 12, 2019 A recent art event led by Indigenous student groups has raised $750 to support the Wet’suwet’en legal defence fund. Held on February 4, “The Time Is Now: Stand with Unist’ot’en” was organized by the First Nations Studies Student Association (FNSSA) in collaboration with the Indigenous Law Student Association and the Indigenous Leadership […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201922 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

First Nations say Alberta has no right to cut oil activity on their land – CBC

First Nations also upset they weren’t consulted on the policy to curtail oil production Feb 13, 2019 Some First Nations in Alberta want an exemption from the provincial government’s decision to mandate oil production cuts. The First Nations say the provincial government has no right to dictate the level of oil and gas activity on their […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201924 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Some Liberals boost Jody Wilson-Raybould after she resigned from cabinet – Globalnews.ca

February 13, 2019 Some Liberal MPs are showing support and even praising ex-justice and veterans affairs minister Jody Wilson-Raybould after she announced her resignation from cabinet on Tuesday. The Vancouver-Granville MP announced on Tuesday morning that she was tendering her resignation as veterans affairs minister, a post she was moved to from the justice portfolio in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201918 Views

Read More
ResearchText

Indigenous researchers plant seeds of hope for health and climate – The Conversation CA

February 13, 2019 As we learn more about climate change, this knowledge can be paralyzing, especially for young people who are contemplating life pathways. Indigenous land-based learning offers an avenue for hope, embedded in action. This approach has been taken up in recent years by a number of post-secondary institutions in Canada and internationally. This is the focus of our work — as mixed […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201917 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Western Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2018 Results

February 12, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX: WEF) (“Western” or the “Company”) reported adjusted EBITDA of $18.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2018. Higher specialty lumber prices and increased lumber shipments in the fourth quarter of 2018 were offset by an incremental $10.0 million of US export lumber […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201918 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Nunavut community lands nearly $10M in airport improvements – Nunatsiaq News

February 13, 2019 Re-surfaced runway and new lights planned for Hall Beach’s airport Hall Beach’s airport is getting an overhaul to improve passenger safety. With $9,973,000 funding from the federal government, the airport runway will be re-surfaced with new gravel and new runway lights will be installed. “In the winter it is quite dark there, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201927 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Liberals’ Indigenous child welfare bill just about ‘politics’ says prof who saw draft – CBC

Draft bill suggests only Indigenous groups with provincial, federal agreements could create own rules Feb 13, 2019 Ottawa’s promised “turning point” Indigenous child welfare legislation seems to have been designed with politics in mind because it sounds good but doesn’t change much, according to an Ojibway academic who reviewed a draft version of the bill. Dennis […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201920 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

NWT project gets $500K as Nunavut educators win Arctic Prize – Cabin Radio

February 12, 2019 Pirurvik, A Place to Grow was awarded $1 million on Tuesday night in Whitehorse – one of two big winners of 2018’s Arctic Inspiration Prize. “We had a dream to build a high-quality, culturally relevant, early education program for the community of Pond Inlet,” said Tessa Lochhead, one of the team leaders […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201925 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Is the SNC-Lavalin scandal’s biggest victim Trudeau’s relationship with Indigenous people? – Toronto Star

Feb. 12, 2019 The appointment of Jody Wilson-Raybould, a We Wai Kai First Nation woman, to serve as the first Indigenous minister of justice was a powerful symbol for Indigenous people and a signal to all of Canada. Her resignation from cabinet is equally powerful. Read More: https://www.thestar.com/politics/political-opinion/2019/02/12/is-the-snc-lavalin-scandals-biggest-victim-trudeaus-relationship-with-indigenous-people.html

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201949 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Cree translator in House of Commons ‘proud’ to be part of history – CBC

Simultaneous Indigenous translation now available in Plains Cree, Dene, Eastern Cree and Mohawk Feb 13, 2019 Priscilla Bosum was planning to take her children skating on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa last week, when she received a request she couldn’t turn down. She was asked to simultaneously translate from Eastern Cree into English in the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201929 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Ministers fan out to tout Team Trudeau accomplishments under shadow of SNC-Lavalin controversy – iPolitics.ca

Feb 13, 2019 Given the last 24 hours or so, it’s a safe bet that collective attention of Official Ottawa — not to mention the national political news cycle —will be focused on the West Block committee room where MPs will gather to discuss whether to launch a formal parliamentary investigation into allegations of attempted political interference in the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. Even […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201945 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Home-grown pilots – Skies Magazine

February 12, 2019 When Jo-Anne Tabobandung enrolled in the First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) inaugural aviation diploma program in 1990, she was the only female in the class. Today, Tabobandung is the director of aviation and chief flight instructor for the program, which currently boasts consistent female enrollment in the neighbourhood of 38 per cent. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201933 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Finding Healing After The Gerald Stanley Verdict – HuffPost Canada

Most of Indigenous Canada knows exactly where they were on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 when the verdict came down on accused farmer Gerald Stanley, 56, in the killing of Colten Boushie, 22, a First Nations youth band member of Red Pheasant Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. I was at home in Saskatoon, Sask. with my husband […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201926 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

The Canadian artists creating a better world – Corporate Knights Magazine

February 12, 2019 Top creators are flipping the script by mixing environment and ethics into mainstream entertainment In the mid-2000s, with gravel quarry operators moving aggressively to carve huge aggregate mines out of southern Ontario’s limestone moraines, folk singer Sarah Harmer recorded a song titled, simply, “Escarpment Blues.” If they blow a hole in the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201925 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

KPDSB looks for input on new strategic plan – Daily Miner and News

February 12, 2019 The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board is in the process of drafting their new five-year strategic plan. The board is currently looking for feedback from the public via a survey online and in three weeks’ time all the trustees will meet in Kenora and discuss a framework for the new plan. From there […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201929 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Block Funding Model to Begin in MB for Child Welfare – PortageOnline.com

February 12, 2019 The Province of Manitoba made an announcement yesterday about a change in funding models for the Child Welfare system. Minister of Families Heather Stefanson was with Minister of Indigenous and Northern relations Eileen Clarke as well Child and Family Services Assistant Deputy Minister Jill Perrin. “We are here to announce important changes […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201925 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

At London Fashion Week, Indigenous Talent Claims Its Space – Vogue

Indigenous representation in fashion is still sparse, but change is afoot. Last year, Toronto took a big step forward by launching Indigenous Fashion Week (IFWTO), which hosted more than 20 designers over a four-day series of runway shows, panels, workshops, and other events. Yet, on a broader scale, the global fashion month schedule—New York, London, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201936 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Trudeau urged to condemn ‘racist and sexist’ attacks on Jody Wilson-Raybould amid SNC-Lavalin affair – Globalnews.ca

February 12, 2019 The Union of BC Indian Chiefs is demanding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speak out against “racist and sexist” language against former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould by officials in comments to media over recent days. In a statement issued Tuesday morning, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip and Chief Robert Chamberlin said they spoke on […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201985 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Cape Dorset TB screening clinic begins this week – Nunatsiaq News

Clinic aims to see all of Nunavut community’s 1,500 residents February 12, 2019 Nunavut’s third tuberculosis screening clinic begins this week. The Government of Nunavut Department of Health is hosting the clinic in Cape Dorset starting Tuesday, Feb. 12, with the goal of testing all the community’s 1,500 residents for the respiratory infection. Federal and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201930 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Alberta’s Path to Reconciliation – AB Government

Rachel Notley’sgovernment hasworked tomake life better for Indigenous people, one of the fastest growingand most culturally diversepopulations in the province. Over the past fouryears, the Albertagovernmenthasstrengthenedpartnerships with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities, organizations and people. Afterthe 2015 election, Premier Rachel Notley apologized for Alberta’s failure to stopthe federal Indian Residential School system. She also […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201939 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Canada: Case to Watch: Does the Duty to Consult Apply to Maintenance of Existing Pipelines? – Mondaq News Alerts

February 12 2019 In Aroland First Nation v Transcanada Pipelines Limited, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice declined to decide on a motion whether the duty to consult applies to routine maintenance activities, specifically integrity digs and hydrostatic testing, for pipelines approved before the courts articulated the duty to consult.1 The issue was brought before […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201942 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Relationship building – Gazette

Feb. 12, 2019 Two bachelor of social work (BSW) students are completing their field practica in Hopedale, Labrador, this winter. The School of Social Work has partnered with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development to support Lindsay Wilson and Megan Spurrell in completing field practica focused on Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201935 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Letter: Time to take the true path to respect and reconciliation – The Journal Pioneer

As a member of the Mi’kmaq Grand Council, the traditional government for the Mi’kmaq Nation, representing the district of Epekwitk, now known as Prince Edward Island, I fully support Indigenous elder Nathan Philips. All indigenous societies have great respect for our elders. They are our knowledge keepers and have walked many hard roads. I am […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201931 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Funding towards Mushkegowuk’s self-governance, advocacy – Timmins Press

The door to greater self-governance and increased advocacy on behalf of First Nation communities may have opened a crack further for Mushkegowuk council. February 11, 2019 The door to greater self-governance and increased advocacy on behalf of First Nation communities may have opened a crack further for Mushkegowuk council. Marc Miller, parliamentary secretary to Carolyn […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201941 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Indigenous students embrace culture to curb social issues – Westman Journal

High school students from a remote, Northern Ontario Indigenous community are turning towards their traditional dance and prayer systems to fight against severe substance abuse and suicide issues. February 11, 2019 Lilly Kejick, a Grade 12 student from Pikangikum, Ont., sits in a set of bleachers in the Keystone Centre’s Manitoba Room to get a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201925 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Moose Hide Campaign seeks to stop violence against women and children – MY PG NOW

What was once a small grassroots movement has transformed into a national gathering. Moose Hide Campaign, celebrated on February 13th, is a movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men standing up against violence towards women and children. Participants are encouraged to wear a moose hide pin that signifies their support in honouring, respecting, and protecting women and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201922 Views

Read More

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More