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Nekaneet election called – Maple Creek Times

Nekaneet election called

Friday, 07 March 2008
By Sheri Monk

Chief Alice Pahtayken will be Nekaneet chief again after no other names were put in the hat to run against her. However, the race for the three councillor positions is on with four new names on the ballot.

http://www.maplecreeknews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2677&Itemid=1

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Healing ceremony hopes to fix rift caused by video – Tb News Source

Healing ceremony hopes to fix rift caused by video

Tb News Source
Web Posted: 3/7/2008 7:39:27 PM

A gathering this week near Fort Frances is hoping to repair racial disunity in that region.

The healing ceremony on the Couchiching First Nation was organized in response to a controversial video that surfaced on the Internet in mid-February, showing six non-native female students dancing to the sounds of a pow wow, while acting drunk

http://www.tbsource.com/Localnews/index.asp?cid=105505

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Organizers expect big things from Little NHL tournament – Sault Star

Organizers expect big things from Little NHL tournament

Posted By Ben Leeson
By Ben Leeson
THE SAULT STAR

Little: small in size; not big; that which is not large or significant.

http://www.saultstar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=934321

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Arbour stepping down as UN rights chief to be with family: official – Hamilton Spectator

Arbour stepping down as UN rights chief to be with family: official

March 07, 2008
Lorrayne Anthony, THE CANADIAN PRESS
The Canadian Press, 2008

Canadian Louise Arbour received accolades from all around after announcing on Friday she will not seek another term as the United Nation’s much-vilified top human rights advocate.

http://www.thespec.com/article/336256

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As simple as ABC – Financial Post

As simple as ABC

William Watson, Financial Post
Published: Friday, March 07, 2008

What with Obama-Clinton, the Cadman affair, the federal budget and so on, you may have missed last week’s announcement by the grandly styled “Council of Education Ministers” that it was “initiating a national dialogue” on the “economic emergency” posed by this country’s 40% illiteracy rate.

http://www.nationalpost.com/opinion/columnists/story.html?id=c3a7ea23-edb6-4410-bb2e-e9af46fa4e6c&k=45397

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Rights on reserves – National Post

Rights on reserves

National Post
Published: Saturday, March 08, 2008

We have long advocated an end to the treatment of Canadian aboriginals as members of tribal collectives rather than as individual citizens. In that vein, we welcome the introduction on Tuesday of legislation that would help on-reserve families gain clearer title to their homes, and give aboriginal women matrimonial property rights when marriages break down.

http://www.nationalpost.com/opinion/story.html?id=361338

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Six Nations seeking $1 billion for claim Ottawa pegs at $26M – London Free Press

Six Nations seeking $1 billion for claim Ottawa pegs at $26M

Sat, March 8, 2008
By CP

HAMILTON — Ottawa is dismissing a Six Nations’ contention that it is owed at least $1 billion for an Ontario land claim dating back to 1829.

http://lfpress.ca/newsstand/CityandRegion/2008/03/08/4946101-sun.html

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B.C. has Strait of Georgia on its mind – Globe and Mail

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B.C. has Strait of Georgia on its mind
Province weighs changing venerable West Coast place name to Salish Sea to reflect early aboriginal presence

MARK HUME
March 8, 2008

VANCOUVER — One of the oldest and most recognizable place names on Canada’s West Coast will soon be changed if the British Columbia government adopts a suggestion put forward yesterday at a meeting of the First Nations Summit.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20080308.BCNAME08/TPStory/?query=ABORIGINAL

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B.C. natives to develop protest strategy – Globe and Mail

ACTION COMMITTEE FORMED
B.C. natives to develop protest strategy

MARK HUME
March 8, 2008

VANCOUVER — The First Nations Summit in British Columbia has drawn up an action committee to plan protests that, among other things, would target the 2010 Olympic Games and the province’s 150th-anniversary celebrations, which are now under way.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20080308.BCFIRSTNATIONS08/TPStory/?query=ABORIGINAL

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An idea inspired by kids talking about their dreams – Globe and Mail

THE PRINCE GEORGE PROPOSAL
An idea inspired by kids talking about their dreams

CATHRYN ATKINSON
Special to The Globe and Mail
March 8, 2008

It took a circle of native teenagers talking excitedly about their dreams for the future to convince Marlene Erickson that a public school emphasizing aboriginal culture and customs was desperately needed in her hometown of Prince George.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20080308.BCSCHOOL08/TPStory/?query=ABORIGINAL

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