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QIA Mourns the Passing of Philip Paneak

Iqaluit, Nunavut, March 24, 2022. The Qikiqtaini Inuit Association (QIA) is saddened to hear about the passing of Philip Paneak. Philip was a long-standing member of QIA’s Board of Directors, representing the people of Mittimatalik for 5 years. He also served 6 years as QIA’s Chief Negotiator for the Mary River Inuit Impact and Benefit […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202268 Views

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MLA pays respects to the late Gamailie Kilukishak – Nunavut News

March 21, 2022 Pond Inlet’s Gamailie Kilukishak recently passed away, but his contributions on a number of levels “will be with us for many years,” said Tununiq MLA Karen Nutarak. Paying tribute to Kilukishak in the Legislative Assembly on March 18, Nutarak noted that Kilukishak often advocated for Inuit Elders to work with those who […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 202240 Views

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Métis Community Mourns the loss of Taya Sinclair

March 18, 2022– Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) mourns the loss of Taya Sinclair, a young Saskatoon Métis woman and mother with roots in the community of Green Lake in northwestern Saskatchewan. “On behalf of Métis Nation–Saskatchewan, we express our heartfelt condolences to the Sinclair and Aubichon families for the loss of Taya, their beloved mother, daughter, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 202281 Views

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City of Brandon Lowering Flags For Unmarked Graves Found At Former Northern Alberta Residential School

March 14, 2022 Brandon, MB – Earlier this month, Kapawe’no First Nation, located approximately 370 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, announced that 169 potential graves were discovered at the former St. Bernard’s Indian Residential School. All City of Brandon flags will fly at half-mast for four days and four nights. We mourn alongside the Kapawe’no First […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 202287 Views

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First Nation ‘devastated’ after elder dies in crash with train – CBC

Mar 09, 2022 Community is fundraising for family of injured grandchildren Every morning when the school doors opened at Ochapowace Nation, Albert Isaac was there in his wheelchair with his smudge bowl, greeting people. The 65-year-old would go from class to class to pray and smudge with the students of Kakiswiew School, said Nicole Bear, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202274 Views

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Statement by Grand Chief George Arcand Jr. on the discovery of potential graves at former Grouard Mission Site

March 2, 2022 (Amiskwacîwâskahikan – Treaty No. 6 Territory) The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations is deeply saddened to learn of the unmarked graves at the former Grouard Mission Site. On behalf of the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations we would like to extend our prayers to the community of Kapawe’no First Nation, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202273 Views

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Impact of residential schools: A flurry of potential burial sites discovered

Kahnawake, March 2, 2022 — Quebec Native Women (QNW) is saddened by the discovery of 169 potential graves on the site of a former residential school in Alberta. QNW supports the Kapawe’no First Nation as well as all those who are also continuing their research on their territory, such as the Williams Lakes Nation in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202293 Views

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IAAW: Comments on the Finding of Remains near St. Bernard’s (Grouard) Indian Residential School Site

March 1, 2022 EDMONTON –  IAAW wishes to issue the following statement on the graves discovered at the former St. Bernard’s (Grouard) Indian Residential School site in northern Alberta. It has been nine months since the remains of over 200 children was discovered on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202262 Views

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UBCIC Remembers Kukpi7 Robert Shintah, Former Vice-President, and Honours his Indomitable Spirit and Lifetime of Political Leadership

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – February 28, 2022) It is with great sadness and much love in our hearts that the Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) marks the passing of Robert Shintah, a courageous and dear friend, leader, Chief, advocate, colleague, and community member from Ts’kw’aylaxw First Nation. Known […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2022113 Views

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Six Nations Mourns Twenty-Fourth Community Member Lost to COVID-19

On February 18, 2022, Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council (SNGREC) received confirmation from Ohsweken Public Health that a twenty-fourth community member has passed away due to COVID-19. SNGREC are saddened to see another life lost to this latest wave of COVID-19 and send their sincere condolences to the family, friends, and loved […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202265 Views

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