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Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke: State of Emergency extended for seventh consecutive month

Kahnawake – 19, Kenténha/October 2020) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) wishes to advise the community that the current State of Emergency was formally extended for a period of 30 days at today’s duly-convened Council meeting. The Mohawk Council Resolution was passed by consensus. The passage of the Resolution includes the extension of the Mandate […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 20209 Views

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Media Statement: False Information from Chief Mike Sack

Sipekne’katik Chief Mike Sack recently posted on Social Media for people to call our staff at Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiation Office (KMKNO) to ask about the $88 Million offer that was discussed and to shelf our treaty rights for 10 years. DFO did put an offer on the table earlier this year and we refused all […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202012 Views

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NU Government: COVID-19 Department of Education Services update

School action plans All schools are developing an action plan for each stage of COVID-19 risk. Action plans for stages 2, 3, and 4 will focus on supporting remote instruction and alternatives to in-class learning The Department of Education has provided guidelines and toolkits to support schools as they develop these action plans, which include: […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202015 Views

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Congratulates Chief Randy Fobister on Election

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 congratulates Randy Fobister, newly elected Chief of Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Nation on his successful election on October 8. “I would like to extend my congratulations to Randy Fobister on his recent election,” said Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh. “I am certain that as a former employee of Grand Council Treaty […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202013 Views

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Water Crisis in Neskantaga First Nation – Community Seeks Solutions – Net Newsledger

Neskantaga First Nation – Neskantaga is facing a crisis. The water to the 90 homes and businesses in the community has been shut off. There is an oily scum on the water in the water treatment plant. The community has faced a twenty-five-year boil water advisory. Now, due to this latest problem it is now […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202020 Views

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Reconciliation, resilience part of new Indigenous cultural competency training – The Lawyer’s Daily

October 20, 2020 The Law Society of Alberta (LSA) has approved a mandatory Indigenous cultural competency training program which will launch next year. The program, approved by the law society’s board is the Path, a six-hour series of online modules which deals with such topics as the cultural and historical differences between First Nations, Inuit, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202015 Views

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Halifax restaurants take commercial lobster off menu to show solidarity with Mi’kmaw fishers – CTV

October 19, 2020 HALIFAX — Lobster is disappearing from some Halifax-area restaurants and the ongoing fishery dispute is the reason. Staff at the Dear Friend Bar in Dartmouth, N.S., made a decision back in September to stop offering lobster on the menu because of the incidents in southwest Nova Scotia. “We wanted to see if […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202017 Views

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Squamish Nation: Individual & Group Cultural Project Grants

We are accepting applications for Squamish Nation Individual and Group Cultural Project Grants. The deadline for all applications is Tuesday, November 10, 2020. INDIVIDUAL CULTURAL PROJECTS GRANT APPLICATION • Application deadline: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 • Please review the Policy for further details • All individual projects must submit receipts from 2019-20 funding to be […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202017 Views

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COVID-19 & LMG Operations Update

Monday, October 19, 2020 – The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government (LMG) is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 in our community. Quebec Public Health has completed contract tracing, and the situation in our community is considered stable. There remains one (1) active case in Listuguj. We are pleased to report that there is minimal to no […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202019 Views

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OHRC, Peel Police and Board sign MOU to develop legally binding remedies to eliminate racial discrimination

October 19, 2020 MISSISSAUGA – The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC), the Peel Regional Police (PRP) and its Board (PRPSB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) committing to develop and implement legally binding remedies to identify and eliminate systemic racism in policing, promote transparency and accountability, and enhance Black, other racialized and Indigenous communities’ […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202017 Views

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