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My Dreams for Indigenous Education in Canada – TheTyee.ca

Stó:lō educator Jo-ann Archibald, new Order of Canada recipient, imagines the brightest future for her field. Jo-ann Archibald Q’um Q’um Xiiem has a PhD in Education. She has held teaching positions in North Vancouver and Chilliwack school districts and was the former director of the First Nations House of Learning, associate dean for Indigenous education […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 2019243 Views

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Canada, First Nations express concern over U.S. Arctic drilling plans – CBC

Calving grounds of caribou herd among areas to be opened to drilling, despite protection agreement Jan 13, 2019 The Canadian government, two territories and several First Nations are expressing concerns to the United States over plans to open the calving grounds of a large cross-border caribou herd to energy drilling, despite international agreements to protect […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 2019244 Views

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Six years gone, but Leah’s not forgotten: RCMP aggressively investigating homicide

January 6, 2019, marked six years since Leah Anderson’s severely beaten body was found on a remote snowmobile/walking trail in Gods Lake Narrows. It has been six years since her brother and sisters last heard her laugh, six years since her friends met up with her to talk about boys, six years since she gave her loved […]

by pmnationtalk on January 14, 2019195 Views

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From St. John’s to B.C.: Rallies show support for arrested Indigenous activists – The Telegram

Peaceful protests held in support of 14 land defenders and elders arrested at anti-pipeline blockade in western Canada It started with two MUN students, then a third and soon enough — despite the cutting wind freezing Bannerman Park in St. John’s Sunday — the bundled-up rally-goers strolling in a few at a time formed a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 2019240 Views

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Letter to the editor: Time for Indigenous mascots is over – Press Herald

The Skowhegan Area High School Indian mascot is a caricature. I am a member of the Diné Nation, part of the Honághááhnii clan, raised in both the Southwest and in Maine. I am the mother of four children, all students in Portland schools and all aware of the challenges Indigenous people face in our state […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 2019222 Views

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The Daily Monday, January 14, 2019

Quarterly Retail Commodity Survey, third quarter 2018 Retail sales in Canada reached $157.5 billion in the third quarter, up 2.8% from the same quarter of 2017. Higher sales were reported in 12 of the 16 major commodity groupings. Continue reading  Study: The Long-term Effects of Employer-sponsored Pension Plans on Non-workplace Returns on Investments Amid the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 14, 2019257 Views

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Audio: Thunder Bay police board apologizes, pledges to improve police-Indigenous relations – CBC

Sunday reconciliation ceremony acknowledged board ‘failed’ Indigenous people, heard calls to move forward Jan 14, 2019 The civilian oversight board for the Thunder Bay Police Service has publicly acknowledged and apologized for systemic racism in the organization and the local force, and is pledging to work together with the entire community to move forward. That […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 2019222 Views

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Giant Indigenous Peoples Atlas floor map gives students a new perspective on Canada

Credits: CBC News A giant floor map based on the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada has been travelling the country, giving educators and students a chance to take a different look at Canada. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.4951663 For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 2019641 Views

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Ontario Creating Jobs and Supporting Economic Development in Kenora

Province Investing in City Revitalization January 11, 2019 Ontario’s Government for the People is creating jobs and promoting investment in Northern Ontario by supporting the City of Kenora’s plan to revitalize its downtown. Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, announced the City of Kenora is receiving $1 million to implement phase […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 2019284 Views

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Attorney General of Canada issues Directive on Civil Litigation Involving Indigenous Peoples

From: Department of Justice Canada January 11, 2019 – Ottawa, ON – Department of Justice Canada The Government of Canada is committed to fundamentally transforming its relationship with Indigenous peoples based on the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation, and partnership. To this end, the Government of Canada is changing how it approaches civil litigation involving […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 2019671 Views

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