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Nunavut family discovers father’s long-lost story on CBC podcast – CBC

Inuit Unikkaangit released 3 episodes with unidentified storytellers, but one has now been revealed Jan 26, 2021 A family in Nunavut recently discovered their late father’s voice on a CBC North podcast. The podcast, Inuit Unikkaangit, released an episode with an unknown storyteller talking about how to interpret the wind, and the things it can […]

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Goldstein: Big spending hasn’t helped Indigenous Canadians, says new report – Toronto Sun

Jan 26, 2021 Billions of dollars in increased federal government spending has failed to improve the standard of living for Indigenous Canadians, according to a new study by the Fraser Institute. Despite a four-fold increase in spending between 1981 and 2016, the gap between Indigenous Canadians and other Canadians based on the Community Well-Being Index, […]

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Meet Washiiyeh Jeannotte, a 9-year-old hockey player with sharp stickhandling skills – CBC

Video of young hockey player practising ‘Michigan goal’ has garnered over 160,000 views to date Washiiyeh Jeannotte spends a lot of time on the ice and is hoping to inspire other Indigenous youth by providing a glimpse into his backyard rink practices via TikTok. “I’ve been playing hockey since I was four years old and I love taking slap […]

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The art of leadership and helping others – RRU

Deb Bryant’s undergrad education in the fine arts was hardly the foundation for a career in social services leadership. Or was it? Bryant studied drawing and sculpture at Langara College and Emily Carr University of Art and Design, the latter discipline requiring her to start with a lump of clay or hunk of granite and […]

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Manitoba First Nations use perimeter security to try to keep COVID-19 out – CBC

Jan 26, 2021 Indigenous Services Canada says number one request for funding is for perimeter security As COVID-19 cases surge in Manitoba’s north, First Nations are doing their utmost to contain the spread through strict lockdowns — and even setting up perimeter security to ensure nobody with the virus comes in or leaves unless it’s absolutely essential. First […]

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Robin Margaret King Stonefish named winner of 2020 Scholarship for Research in Violence Against Indigenous Women – OISE

At the heart of her academic work, Robin Margaret King Stonefish is carrying on the tradition set by her auntie and mother. King Stonefish, a first-year doctoral student at OISE and the first-ever recipient of the 2020-2021 Bonnie Burstow Scholarship for Research in Violence Against Indigenous Women, will be studying ways to help learners overcome […]

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‘Nothing should be kept secret’: B.C. First Nation asks court to order release of Site C dam safety documents – The Narwhal

Site C construction continues at an estimated cost of $3 million a day amid growing concerns about the stability of the dam and secrecy from BC Hydro and the B.C. government, which is withholding a recent status report on the over-budget project from the public A Treaty 8 First Nation is going to court seeking […]

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Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug opposes federal government’s proposal to implement UNDRIP – CBC

Jan 26, 2021 First Nation says Bill C-15 relies on ‘false and racist premise’ that Canada ‘discovered’ the lands Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) is urging the Canadian government to begin dialogue with the First Nation in northwestern Ontario about its plans to implement the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP), saying the […]

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Concordia’s Aboriginal Student Resource Centre gets a meaningful new name – Concordia U News

Otsenhákta: a place that provides warmth and safety, where council is given and ideas are shared between equals In the Kanien’kéha (Mohawk) language, the word otsenhákta means near the fire, a place that provides warmth and safety, where council is given and ideas are shared between equals. The Otsenhákta Student Centre is the new name […]

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Tom Flanagan: A more promising path out of poverty for remote Indigenous communities – Financial Post

The biggest single problem facing First Nations is lack of economic opportunity Jan 26, 2021 From the fiscal crisis of the mid-1990s to the end of Stephen Harper’s Conservative government in 2015, federal spending on Indigenous programs grew at a compound annual rate of 2.5 per cent in inflation-adjusted dollars. In the name of reconciliation, […]

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