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Former RCMP special constable to be remembered at memorial – Nunatsiaq News

Aug 17, 2021 Community members in Arviat are preparing to hold a memorial today for a former RCMP special constable who died four years ago. Johnny Karetak worked as a special constable for most of his life, said his family when he died. He was 87. His responsibilities as special constable included patrolling different communities, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2021125 Views

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Makivik Mourns the Passing of Putulik Papigatuk Inuit Leader and Signatory of The James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement

KUUJJUAQ – AUGUST 10, 2021 – It is with profound sadness that Makivik Corporation recognizes the passing of Putulik Papigatuk in Salluit. A tireless advocate for Inuit rights in Nunavik, and a community leader in Salluit, Putulik Papigatuk played an important role in the negotiations, and was one of the eleven Inuit to sign the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 2021245 Views

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Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations to hold day of mourning in Nogojiwanong-Peterborough on August 3 – kawarthaNOW

‘Day 215’ event will ‘remember and recognize’ Indigenous children lost to Canada’s residential school system Curve Lake First Nation and Hiawatha First Nation members will unite in Nogojiwanong-Peterborough on Tuesday (August 3) to “remember and recognize” Indigenous children who have lost their lives at residential schools in Canada. The day of mourning is being held […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 2021211 Views

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Remembering and Honouring the missing and murdered Indigenous children of Quebec

Kahnawake, July 20, 2021 – Commemoration ceremonies for Indigenous children who went missing or were murdered in hospitals began at dawn yesterday at Lac Decelles, Quebec. This four-day gathering, involving more than 100 people, was organized by members of the Atikamekw Nation of Manawan and the Awacak organization, which is a coalition of 50 families […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 2021187 Views

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WWII veteran and MNO Citizen Wilfred Rochon passes

July 15, 2021 The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is sad to announce the passing of Métis veteran and citizen Wilfred Rochon. Wilfred served in the Canadian Army from 1944 to 1946. He was stationed in Vernon, British Columbia, with troops being prepared for an anticipated invasion of Japan. Shortly thereafter, American forces dropped two […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 2021147 Views

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July 15 | Public Presentation on KIRS Findings & TteS Next Steps

  • Public Presentation on Kamloops Indian Residential School (KIRS) ground penetrating radar report findings • Technical briefing on the ground penetrating radar work undertaken. • Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc next steps • Statements from KIRS survivors and intergenerational survivor Media is permitted to livestream the full event. An HD version of the full event will […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2021317 Views

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City of Brandon Lowering Flags For Unmarked Graves Found Near Former Kuper Island Industrial School

July 14, 2021 Brandon, MB – Earlier this week, the Penelakut Tribe announced the confirmation of 160+ undocumented and unmarked graves at the former Kuper Island Industrial School. Located near Chemainus, British Columbia, the school operated from 1889 until 1975. All City of Brandon flags will fly at half-mast for four days and four nights […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2021108 Views

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MKO Statement on 160+ Unmarked Graves Found by the Penelakut Tribe in British Columbia

Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) is issuing this statement in response to an announcement that more unmarked graves have been found at the site of a residential school in Canada. The Penelakut Tribe in British Columbia has found more than 160 undocumented and unmarked graves in the area that was […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 2021133 Views

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Statement from Congress of Aboriginal Peoples National Chief Re: Unmarked Graves Found in Penelakut Tribal Territory in British Columbia

(OTTAWA, ON. July 13, 2021) Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) National Chief Elmer St. Pierre has voiced his support for the Penelakut Tribe and their allies as well as all Indigenous Peoples across Turtle Island upon the discovery of more than 160 undocumented and unmarked graves in the area that was home to the Kuper […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 2021287 Views

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MNBC Statement on Discovery of 160 Graves on Vancouver Island

“Every week we are hearing the news about Indigenous Nations preparing to do the heart-breaking and re-traumatizing work to find our lost children. The St. Albert Métis started this work last week, and this week, the Penelakut Tribe found 160 graves at the site of the former Kuper Island Indian Industrial School. My heart goes […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 2021161 Views

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