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Creating a first nations buzz (Vancouver Sun)

Creating a first nations buzz
Olympics just the start of brand marketing

Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun
Published: Monday, July 28, 2008

Aboriginal partners involved in hosting Vancouver’s 2010 Olympic Games are turning to multimedia to market their brand.

http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/westcoastnews/story.html?id=9a68c7b7-83e6-4711-a08b-6afbd41f96b5&k=36218

by NationTalk on July 28, 2008601 Views

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Hobbema shootings, fatality are gang-related, say RCMP – Edmonton Journal

Hobbema shootings, fatality are gang-related, say RCMP

The Edmonton Journal

A 16-year-old boy died after he was shot in Hobbema early Sunday morning.

RCMP said they responded to a gun complaint at about 2:30 a.m. on the Samson townsite.

http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/story.html?id=d49c04df-9e3d-4d29-a811-60d0e1ebd2e6

by NationTalk on July 28, 2008923 Views

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Next step: more accountable and transparent native governments – Globe and Mail

Next step: more accountable and transparent native governments

TOM FLANAGAN
From Monday’s Globe and Mail
July 28, 2008 at 8:16 AM EDT

With respect to aboriginal affairs, the Conservative government is now being reminded of the truism that one thing leads to another. The aboriginal industry sees the government’s re-apology for Indian residential schools as a sign of weakness, leading to a wave of demands to resuscitate the Kelowna Accord.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080728.wcoabor28/BNStory/specialComment/home

by NationTalk on July 28, 2008618 Views

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Métis woman’s nursing interest led her down career path of groundskeeping – Edmonton Journal

Métis woman’s nursing interest led her down career path of groundskeeping
‘It’s all part of health care,’ Colleen Bowers says of beautifying Royal Alex for its patients

The Edmonton Journal

EDMONTON / Colleen Bowers moved from Lac La Biche to Edmonton 28 years ago to explore a career in nursing.

http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/story.html?id=e1000e9a-6288-4888-aaa0-252b98636803

by NationTalk on July 28, 2008687 Views

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Urban reserve close to finalized – Winnipeg Free Press

Urban reserve close to finalized
Winnipeg’s first to be near Polo Park

By: Joe Paraskevas
Updated: July 28

Winnipeg is on the verge of having its first urban reserve, the head of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs said.

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/subscriber/local/story/4205021p-4797130c.html

by NationTalk on July 28, 2008676 Views

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A voice for the voiceless – The StarPhoenix

A voice for the voiceless
Native women’s advocate Beverley Jacobs speaks with The StarPhoenix

Wendy Gillis, The StarPhoenix
Published: Monday, July 28, 2008

When Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) president Beverley Jacobs officially responded to the historic apology for aboriginal residential schools last month, she graciously accepted the Government of Canada’s recognition of the loss of culture, language and a way of life for thousands of her people.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/local/story.html?id=69f120ba-e662-4d52-b895-8e4c237be552

by NationTalk on July 28, 2008704 Views

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Time for talk on aboriginal issues has passed – Edmonton Journal

Time for talk on aboriginal issues has passed
‘Frustrated’ Native Women’s Association head wants solid action at Yellowknife summit

Jennifer Yang, The Edmonton Journal

The head of the Native Women’s Association of Canada says it’s time to stop talking about aboriginal issues and act on them instead.

http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/cityplus/story.html?id=df1f2d11-1e5e-434d-8612-20ad62e514d5

by NationTalk on July 28, 2008584 Views

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Organizers of aboriginal women’s summit to test sincerity of federal apology – The Expositor

Organizers of aboriginal women’s summit to test sincerity of federal apology

Posted By LISA ARROWSMITH, THE CANADIAN PRESS

Now that the federal government has apologized for the havoc the residential school system wrought in the lives of generations of aboriginal people, the head of a national women’s group says she’s aiming to test whether that apology was at all sincere.

http://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1132253

by NationTalk on July 28, 2008567 Views

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Aboriginal Recruiting a Work in Progress – Edmonton Journal

Aboriginal recruiting a work in progress
City, Capital Health are committed to employing more native people, but it can be tricky when laws prohibit asking ethnicity

Alexandra Zabjek, The Edmonton Journal

When Donna Knebush started working for the City of Edmonton two years ago, she sometimes felt like the only aboriginal employee in a workforce of 13,000.

http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/story.html?id=3d8fec0b-f079-408a-9028-18b552a6d332

by NationTalk on July 28, 2008659 Views

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Teen dies in shooting at Hobbema reserve (CBC Edmonton)

Teen dies in shooting at Hobbema reserve

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2008

A teenage boy has died in one of two shootings at an aboriginal reserve south of Edmonton over the weekend, days after leaders put a gun amnesty into place to try to quell violence.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/edmonton/story/2008/07/28/hobbema-boy.html?ref=rss

by NationTalk on July 28, 2008989 Views

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Ultimatum issued over Clayoquot Sound – Globe and Mail

Ultimatum issued over Clayoquot Sound

KEVEN DREWS
The Canadian Press
July 27, 2008 at 1:11 PM EDT

TOFINO, B.C. — The war in the B.C. woods is on the verge of erupting again, as environmentalists and logging companies face off over forestry activity in the pristine rain forest of Vancouver Island’s Clayoquot Sound.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080727.wClayoquot0727/BNStory/National/home

by NationTalk on July 27, 2008821 Views

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Chiefs demand Ottawa account for high TB rates – Winnipeg Free Press

Chiefs demand Ottawa account for high TB rates

Jen Skerritt
Updated: July 27 at 12:10 AM CDT

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is demanding federal health officials show what they are doing to contain the spread of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis in First Nations communities.

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/subscriber/local/story/4204742p-4796749c.html

by NationTalk on July 27, 2008584 Views

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Aboriginal culture plays out on screen – Cowichan News Leader

Aboriginal culture plays out on screen

By Peter Rusland – Cowichan News Leader and Pictorial
Published: July 27, 2008 9:00 AM

Native culture comes alive during the North American Indigenous Games’ film festival.

http://www.bclocalnews.com/vancouver_island_central/cowichannewsleader/entertainment/25912589.html

by NationTalk on July 27, 2008714 Views

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Champlain’s abandoned allies – Globe and Mail

Champlain’s abandoned allies

BILL CURRY
From Saturday’s Globe and Mail
July 25, 2008 at 6:44 PM EDT

BARRIERE LAKE RESERVE, QUE. – Samuel de Champlain wrote fondly of his adventures with the Algonquins, the native allies who helped the founder of Quebec navigate the dangerous white-water rapids of the New World and fought at his side against the Iroquois.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080725.wbarriere2607/BNStory/National/

by NationTalk on July 27, 2008715 Views

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Not invited to the party – Globe and Mail

QUEBEC NATIVES: ABANDONED ALLIES
Not invited to the party

While Quebec celebrates its founding 400 years ago, the Algonquins whose ancestors aided Samuel de Champlain are being left out – as usual. Meanwhile they cope with unresolved land issues and internal strife. Bill Curry reports. Photos by Ashley Fraser

BILL CURRY
July 26, 2008

BARRIERE LAKE RESERVE, QUE. — Samuel de Champlain wrote fondly of his adventures with the Algonquins, the native allies who helped the founder of Quebec navigate the dangerous white-water rapids of the New World and fought at his side against the Iroquois.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20080726.CENTRE26/TPStory/?query=ABORIGINAL

by NationTalk on July 27, 2008611 Views

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Activists, loggers set to square off over Clayoquot – CTV

Activists, loggers set to square off over Clayoquot

Updated Sun. Jul. 27 2008 12:14 PM ET
The Canadian Press

TOFINO, B.C. — The war in the B.C. woods is on the verge of erupting again, as environmentalists and logging companies face off over forestry activity in the pristine rain forest of Vancouver Island’s Clayoquot Sound.

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20080727/clayoquot_conflict_080727/20080727/

by NationTalk on July 27, 2008643 Views

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Native women want to test gov’t sincerity – CTV

Native women want to test gov’t sincerity

Updated Sun. Jul. 27 2008 12:24 PM ET
The Canadian Press

EDMONTON — Now that the federal government has apologized for the havoc the residential school system wrought in the lives of generations of aboriginal people, the head of a national women’s group says she’s aiming to test whether that apology was at all sincere.

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20080727/native_women_080727/20080727/

by NationTalk on July 27, 2008656 Views

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More than just Profits from casino & Golf Course on Whitecap First Nation… -CBC

MORE THAN JUST PROFITS FROM CASINO & GOLF COURSE ON WHITECAP FIRST NATION STAY ON RESERVE: SO DOES 10% OF LIQUOR TAX ON GST

252421CBC-RADIO,SASK.JULY18,2008.16:30HRS.

CANDACEHOLSTROM(ANNOUNCER)
If you buy an alcoholic beverage at the Dakota Dunes Casino or golf course near Saskatoon, more than just the profit stays on the reserve, so does the provincial liquor consumption tax.The Whitecap Dakota collects the 10%levy on all alcohol sold on reserve land. It struck that arrangement with the provinceal most a year ago.

http://whitecap.myabitat.net/community/documents/newswatch071808.pdf

by NationTalk on July 27, 2008692 Views

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‘Nobody deserves to die that way,’ dad says of teen hit with Taser – CBC

‘Nobody deserves to die that way,’ dad says of teen hit with Taser

Friday, Jul. 25, 2008 | 07:22 AM AT

Michael Langan, the teenager who died after police zapped him with a Taser, may have been a high-school dropout who wandered the streets of Winnipeg’s inner-city core, but he didn’t deserve to die like that, his father says.

http://www.cbc.ca/aboriginal/2008/07/nobody_deserves_to_die_that_wa/

by NationTalk on July 26, 2008544 Views

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Unfairly targeted? (winnipegsun.com)

Unfairly targeted?
Son shouldn’t be in HSC ‘body bag’: grieving mom

By SIMON FULLER, SUN MEDIA

The mother of a boy who died after being shocked by a Winnipeg police Taser on Tuesday believes aboriginal people have become targets for the cops.

http://winnipegsun.com/News/Winnipeg/2008/07/26/6269811-sun.html

by NationTalk on July 26, 2008952 Views

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Where the mould grows – Globe and Mail

Where the mould grows
Maureen Atleo’s abandoned house on the Ahousat Reserve is one of 45 buildings condemned because of an invasive black mould sprouting from walls and floors. And still the government and the Ahousaht band bicker over who’s responsible for finding a solution

KEVEN DREWS
Special to Globe and Mail Update
July 25, 2008 at 6:08 PM EDT

AHOUSAT, B.C. — Maureen Atleo’s house at 733 Ahousat Reserve stands empty now, except for the mould covering the walls and windows, the abandoned possessions, and the memories of a dead infant son.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080725.wbcmould2607/BNStory/National/home?cid=al_gam_mostemail

by NationTalk on July 26, 2008599 Views

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Treaty signing ‘step in the right direction’ for Peguis – Interlake Spectator

Treaty signing ‘step in the right direction’ for Peguis

By Heather Robbins
Friday July 25, 2008

Chiefs from the Peguis First Nation made history with Canadian government officials July 17 with the signing of the Treaty Land Entitlement Agreement.

http://www.interlakespectator.com/News/412620.html

by NationTalk on July 26, 2008540 Views

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Sask. municipal police denied Tasers – National Post

Sask. municipal police denied Tasers

James Wood, Canwest News Service
Published: Saturday, July 26, 2008

REGINA — Municipal cops on the beat in Saskatchewan won’t be carrying Tasers anytime soon.

The Saskatchewan Police Commission announced Friday it won’t authorize the general use of conducted energy devices (CEDs) by members of the province’s 14 municipal and First Nation police services until more information is available.

http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=682838

by NationTalk on July 26, 2008524 Views

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Sask. cops won’t be carrying Tasers – The Province

Sask. cops won’t be carrying Tasers

James Wood, Canwest News Service
Published: Saturday, July 26, 2008

REGINA — Municipal cops on the beat in Saskatchewan won’t be carrying Tasers anytime soon.

http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/story.html?id=683eeffd-ff5b-4457-9d0b-b74d9960aec2

by NationTalk on July 26, 2008515 Views

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Métis Federation wants inquiry (CTV Winnipeg)

Métis Federation wants inquiry

Updated: Thu Jul. 24 2008 19:19:47
ctvwinnipeg.ca

Métis Federation President David Chartrand says Winnipeg police use excessive force when dealing with people of Aboriginal descent.

http://winnipeg.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20080724/wpg_taser_family2_080724/20080724?hub=WinnipegHome

by NationTalk on July 25, 2008847 Views

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First Nations call for independent health care system – GlobalTV

First Nations call for independent health care system

Darren Bernhardt, Canwest News Service
Published: Thursday, July 24, 2008

THUNDERCHILD FIRST NATION, Sask. – Saying Canada’s public health-care system is “not working” for native peoples, chiefs representing Treaty Six First Nations took the first steps Thursday afternoon towards creating their own, separate health system.

http://www.canada.com/globaltv/bc/story.html?id=cf73bce0-ab0d-4c62-8c90-dba6244ff63b

by NationTalk on July 25, 2008593 Views

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Native protests and the law (Kingston Whig-Standard)

Native protests and the law

Posted 4 hours ago

DID OPP COMMISSIONER JULIAN FANTINO COURT near-disaster when he threatened Mohawk activist Shawn Brant with “grave circumstances” during last summer’s Aboriginal Day of Action?

http://www.thewhig.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1127554

by NationTalk on July 24, 2008596 Views

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Metis group gets funds for gathering (Prince George Citizen)

Metis group gets funds for gathering

Written by Citizen staff
Wednesday, 23 July 2008

The North Cariboo Metis Association will receive a $7,000 boost from the provincial government to support an upcoming Metis cultural gathering, as announced Wednesday by Tourism, Culture and the Arts Minister Bill Bennett.

http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/20080723142750/local/news/metis-group-gets-funds-for-gathering.html

by NationTalk on July 24, 2008649 Views

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RCMP Begin Investigation Into Shooting – Saskatoonhomepage.ca

RCMP Begin Investigation Into Shooting

Thursday, 24 July 2008

RCMP say an erratic driving complaint started the sequence of events which lead to an officer involved shooting near Mayfair yesterday.

http://www.saskatoonhomepage.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12922&Itemid=374

by NationTalk on July 24, 20081251 Views

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New Cell Service in Rural Canada with Aboriginal Partner – Mediacaster

New Cell Service in Rural Canada with Aboriginal Partner

Naskapi Imuun and OmniGlobe Networks have signed agreements that creates Canada’s first national cellular service provider that is equally owned by an Aboriginal partner.

http://www.mediacastermagazine.com/issues/ISArticle.asp?id=87429&issue=07242008

by NationTalk on July 24, 2008611 Views

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Gun amnesty aimed at gangs – The Chronicle Herald

Gun amnesty aimed at gangs
Aboriginal leaders hope move cuts violence on reserves

By JOHN COTTER The Canadian Press
Thu. Jul 24

EDMONTON — Aboriginal leaders from four Alberta reserves hope a gun amnesty believed to be the first for a native community will help reduce gang-related violence that has plagued them for years.

http://thechronicleherald.ca/Canada/1069256.html

by NationTalk on July 24, 2008746 Views

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New venture freezes oilsands land – The Leader-post

New venture freezes oilsands land

Jon Harding, Canwest News Service
Published: Thursday, July 24, 2008

A fledgling oilsands venture in Saskatchewan involving four First Nations communities and Taiwan refining giant CPC Corp. will “freeze up” a relatively small swath of 20,000 hectares (40,000 acres) of prospective oilsands land along the Alberta-Saskatchewan border before the end of the year.

http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/business_agriculture/story.html?id=c6a72820-0081-45c4-b5ff-50b1267ea523

by NationTalk on July 24, 2008556 Views

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EU proposal takes aim at ‘cruel’ seal hunts – Globe and Mail

EXPORTS: COUNTRIES MUST PROVE THEIR PRACTICES ARE HUMANE
EU proposal takes aim at ‘cruel’ seal hunts

OLIVER MOORE
July 24, 2008

A European Union proposal restricting the trade of seal products would put the onus on other countries to prove that their regulations spare the animals “avoidable” pain or distress.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20080724.SEALS24/TPStory/National

by NationTalk on July 24, 2008490 Views

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OPP officer posed as journalist during 2007 Mohawk protest – CBC

OPP officer posed as journalist during 2007 Mohawk protest
CBC, media groups protest tactic

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2008 | 9:29 AM ET
CBC News

An OPP officer pretended to be a news reporter at a Mohawk protest that prompted the closure of a major rail line and Highway 401 in eastern Ontario during last year’s Aboriginal Day of Action, CBC News has learned.

by NationTalk on July 24, 2008507 Views

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Canadian Inuit Slam EU Over Proposed ‘Cruel Hunting’ Seal Product Ban – CBC

Canadian Inuit slam EU over proposed ‘cruel hunting’ seal

Posted: 07/24/08

Inuit leaders swiftly condemned the European Union on Wednesday for proposing an import ban on products derived from seals that it deems to be inhumanely killed..

http://news.aol.ca/article/inuit-reax/289589/

by NationTalk on July 24, 2008593 Views

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Goderich lawyer appointed acting Nunavut integrity commissioner – Signal Star

Goderich lawyer appointed acting Nunavut integrity commissioner
The interim appointment, which became effective July 3, was initiated earlier this year following the retirement of the Honorable Robert Stanley

Posted By Dave Sykes

Goderich lawyer, Norm Pickell, has been appointed Acting Integrity Commissioner of Nunavut the Honourable Peter Kilabuk, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and Chair of the Management Services Board announced Friday, July 18.

http://www.goderichsignalstar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1125345

by NationTalk on July 24, 2008765 Views

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Cdn seal hunt dealt potential blow – CNews

Cdn sealing industry in doubt after EU proposes to ban seal products

By Tara Brautigam, THE CANADIAN PRESS

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – The future of Canada’s commercial harp seal hunt, a centuries-old industry and way of life for several thousand East Coast fishermen, was plunged into uncertainty Wednesday after the European Union proposed a partial ban on seal products.

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Environment/2008/07/23/6241841-cp.html

by NationTalk on July 24, 2008653 Views

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Feds and Senecas seek to remove casino case from Skretny – Buffalo News

Feds and Senecas seek to remove casino case from Skretny

By Gene Warner – News Staff Reporter
Updated: 07/23/08

The issue of continued gambling at the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino got even more complicated today, when both the United States and the Seneca Nation of Indians filed legal papers asking to have the case transferred to the National Indian Gaming Commission.

http://www.buffalonews.com/377/story/398035.html

by NationTalk on July 24, 2008584 Views

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Man shot and injured by RCMP near North Battleford – CBC

Man shot and injured by RCMP near North Battleford

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2008
CBC News

RCMP have confirmed a man was shot and injured by police near the Saskatchewan community of Mayfair on Wednesday morning.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/saskatchewan/story/2008/07/23/police-shooting.html?ref=rss

by NationTalk on July 23, 2008728 Views

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Feds putting $100-million towards Sask. First Nations family services – CP

Feds putting $100-million towards Sask. First Nations family services

REGINA — The federal government will spend $105 million to help reduce the number of Saskatchewan aboriginal children in foster homes.

http://canadianpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5gtbEggjk7DOAuTKT6NqnNJ7wrNDw

by NationTalk on July 23, 2008522 Views

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Local women still missing – The Tribune

Local women still missing

Published Wednesday July 23rd, 2008

Campbellton – After four years, the whereabouts of two local women are still unknown.

In fact, Gladys Simon of Listuguj, who left the Restigouche Hospital Centre on June 24, 2004 to go for a walk but never returned, is currently the only woman in the province who is listed as being missing. This according to the New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

http://tribunenb.canadaeast.com/rss/article/362195

by NationTalk on July 23, 2008647 Views

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Chief of Barriere Lake Speaks – Rabble

Chief of Barriere Lake Speaks

July 22, 2008

OTTAWA-Located two hours north of Montreal, the Algonquin community of Barriere Lake came to Ottawa to protest government interference in their reserve.

http://www.dominionpaper.ca/weblogs/lia_tarachansky/1939

by NationTalk on July 23, 2008570 Views

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Quiet revolution in relations with natives – Toronto Star

Quiet revolution in relations with natives

Jul 23, 2008 04:30 AM
Douglas Sanderson

On July 14, Premier Dalton McGuinty announced Ontario’s intention to protect half of the great northern boreal forest.

http://www.thestar.com/comment/article/465407

by NationTalk on July 23, 2008562 Views

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Smokes cloud bigger issues – Hamilton Spectator

Smokes cloud bigger issues

July 23, 2008
Robert Howard
The Hamilton Spectator

The multimillion-dollar trade in contraband cigarettes is infuriating to law-abiding Canadians who see the black-market industry scoffing at the law. Even worse, to some, is that police turn a blind eye to it.

http://www.thespec.com/Opinions/article/407634

by NationTalk on July 23, 2008538 Views

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Mohawk changes his tune – Toronto Sun

Mohawk changes his tune
Claims of Fantino’s threats contrast with Brant’s statement a year ago

By JONATHAN JENKINS, QUEEN’S PARK BUREAU

OPP Commissioner Julian Fantino was rude, aggressive and threatened Mohawk activist Shawn Brant with death in late-night phone calls during a tense standoff last summer, Brant said yesterday — a description that stands in stark contrast to the way he characterized the conversations at the time.

http://torontosun.com/News/Canada/2008/07/23/6237271-sun.html

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Huu-ay-aht won’t sign – Times Colonist

Huu-ay-aht won’t sign
First Nation waits for court case before signing treaty

Shayne Morrow, Alberni Valley Times
Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Huu-ay-aht First Nation will not sign the long-awaited Maa-nulth Treaty until a critical fisheries case is resolved in B.C. Supreme Court, some time in the next few months.

http://www.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/story.html?id=c79aaf42-3398-4cdc-8259-3256c38db8a8

by NationTalk on July 23, 2008666 Views

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Mi’kmaq children’s services gets $10m – Chronicle Herald

Mi’kmaq children’s services gets $10m
Millbrook chief says federal cash will help build new facility

By DAVENE JEFFREY Staff Reporter
Wed. Jul 23

Federal funding to help keep Nova Scotia’s First Nations children in safe and happy homes will also put their care workers in better digs.

http://thechronicleherald.ca/NovaScotia/1068933.html

by NationTalk on July 23, 2008495 Views

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Walkers seek to stop violence – The Leader-Post

Walkers seek to stop violence

Kerry Benjoe, The Leader-Post
Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2008

A group of walkers is determined to bring justice to the more than 3,000 missing and murdered women and children in Canada.

http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/story.html?id=11a74d69-a82d-4e9c-b042-105a06bba816

by NationTalk on July 23, 2008541 Views

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Institute welcomes positive report – The StarPhoenix

Institute welcomes positive report

The StarPhoenix
Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2008

A recent evaluation of Gabriel Dumont Institute programs has pleased school officials.

In 2007, Saskatchewan Advanced Education, Employment and Labour commissioned an evaluation of the Saskatchewan urban Native teacher education program, the Dumont technical institute and the publishing department.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/local/story.html?id=87093717-f3ab-4c6a-afc0-2c60ebc8a4e1

by NationTalk on July 23, 2008562 Views

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First Nations Make Oilsands Deal – The StarPhoenix

First Nations make oilsands deal
FSIN to discuss recent Taiwanese trade mission at news conference

Jon Harding, Canwest News Service
Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2008

A fledgling oilsands venture in Saskatchewan involving four First Nations communities and Taiwanese refining giant CPC Corp. will “freeze up” a relatively small swath of 20,000 hectares of prospective oilsands land along the Alberta-Saskatchewan border before the end of the year.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/third_page/story.html?id=13cef0fe-98ca-41c5-86ac-58c836eb6c6f

by NationTalk on July 23, 2008779 Views

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