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David Chartrand acclaimed again as president of Manitoba Métis Federation – CBC

For the 1st time, all positions open for election decided by acclamation: electoral officer David Chartrand has been acclaimed once more as the head of the Manitoba Métis Federation, the organization says in a news release. And for the first time, all the other positions open for election — 21 roles in seven regions — […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202211 Views

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Beyond Local: Man charged in death of Métis hunters confessed to police; trial continues – Mountain View Today

“We just made a bad judgment call. Should have phoned right off the hop … it’d have been a lot less than what it is now,” said Roger Bilodeau about not calling the RCMP the night two Métis hunters were shot to death on the highway. Roger Bilodeau confessed to being involved in the deaths […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202215 Views

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First Peoples Law Report May 16-22, 2022 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes language rights, Treaty rights, Charter rights, child welfare, judicial diversity and more. Language rights and caribou remain in the spotlight in Quebec Bill 96 would make Indigenous languages ‘second class,’ Nunavik school board head warns | Nunatsiaq News Kahnawake mobilizes as Bill 96 nears passage with no exemption for Indigenous communities | […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20229 Views

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Sorely needed’ Inuit TV makes Inuktut, Inuit cultural programming more accessible – CBC

May 22, 2022 Channel is ‘a space for Inuit to see themselves on television’ Tom McLeod, an Inuvialuk and Gwich’in storyteller from Aklavik, N.W.T., and Inuit TV co-CEO Lucy Qavavauq, are ready to bring more Inuktut and Inuit-centric television programming into people’s homes. “Inuit TV network is really important because it’s a space for Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20229 Views

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Local hockey player brings home gold from National Aboriginal Hockey Championship – Steinbachonline.com

23 May 2022 Team Manitoba took the gold medal after beating Ontario 3-2 in the final. Ariana Wery says this was quite an experience. “It was very nerve wracking because there were so many good girls there, like Oceane Asham, her dad being in the NHL,” Wery says. “It was very competitive as well. I […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202210 Views

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Honouring Le Estcwicwéy̓: B.C. First Nation marks 1 year since discovery of 215 unmarked graves – Global News

May 23, 2022 Warning: This story deals with disturbing subject matter that may upset and trigger some readers. Discretion is advised. It’s been one year since members of Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc learned that 215 suspected unmarked graves had been detected in the apple orchard near the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. The red-bricked institution of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202223 Views

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Eskasoni boy with rare disease gets wish granted for trip to Disney World – CBC

May 23, 2022 9-year-old Francis jij Googoo is going blind from rare Bardet-Beidl syndrome Liam Googoo, 7, always looks out for his older brother. Francis jij Googoo, 9, from Eskasoni First Nation in Nova Scotia has autism and is non-verbal so Liam will make sure kids on the playground don’t tease Francis, and he helps […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202213 Views

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Imperial signs biggest ever contracts with Indigenous businesses – Troy Media

May 23, 2022 Canadian oil sands producer Imperial Oil says it has signed two of its largest-ever contracts with Indigenous businesses. Two joint ventures – one with the Fort McKay First Nation and another with the Mikisew Cree First Nation – will provide Imperial large-scale earthwork, land reclamation, and mining support services at its Kearl […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202212 Views

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3 Pfizer COVID-19 shots protect kids under 5, company says – GLOBAL

May 23, 2022 Three doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5, the company announced Monday. Pfizer plans to give the data to U.S. regulators later this week in a step toward letting the littlest kids get the shots. The news comes after months of anxious waiting by parents desperate […]

by tmnationtalk on May 23, 202210 Views

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Monkeypox likely spread through sex at 2 raves in Europe, expert suggests – GLOBAL

May 23, 2022 A leading adviser to the World Health Organization described the unprecedented outbreak of the rare disease monkeypox in developed countries as “a random event” that might be explained by risky sexual behavior at two recent mass events in Europe. In an interview with The Associated Press, Dr. David Heymann, who formerly headed […]

by tmnationtalk on May 23, 202210 Views

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