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May 1st Day of Action against Trudeau’s assimilation campaign: In 1969 Our Peoples Mobilized to Protect Our Generation’s Treaty & Inherent Rights It is Now Our Generation’s Turn to Mobilize to Stop Canada’s Termination Plan! Today a National Strategy Meeting was held in Edmonton, Alberta by concerned elders, leaders and peoples from Treaty and Inherent R...
Powerful New Report Released - Red Women Rising: Indigenous Women Survivors in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside: "We need to keep families together. Colonization and missing and murdered Indigenous women has broken families. The children left behind by missing and murdered Indigenous women are mostly in foster care and then when they age out they end up on the street. The violence against missing and murder...
Idle No More Co-Founder faces trial for protecting ancestral land:   On February 26, 2017, a Saskatchewan Parks officer issued a warning to Idle No More co-founder Sylvia McAdam (Saysewahum) and her brother Kurtis McAdam (Saysewahum). The warning advised them to vacate their ancestral homelands, land that their family has lived on since before European encroach...
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Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples in Universities and Colleges: Reconciliation has become the buzz word of the decade ever since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada published their report on residential schools in Canada.* The TRC, headed by (then) Justice Murray Sinclair, heard from residential school survivors, families and native commu...
Bill C-92’s Indigenous Child Welfare Act: More Pan-Indigenous Legislation that Risks Continuing the Status Quo: Bill C-92 An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children, youth and families has been heralded as a “historic turning point”, an “important first step”, a “major milestone” and other similarly over-used and under-impressive political phrases to describe yet another top-down initiative...
Federal Budget 2019: Indigenous Women and Children Left Behind - Again:                                      (Pam Palmater, photo by Ben Powless)As expected, the Assembly of First Nations was first out of the gate offering glowing praise for this Liberal government’s federal budget, followed shortly thereafter by the Metis National Council and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami...
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Q&A: Indigenous perspectives in Web Development : Q&A: Indigenous perspectives in Web Development Trevor JangMay 9, 2019Samantha Nock is a Cree/ Metis writer, web developer and certified cat lady.
How One Victoria-Based First Nations Technology Company is Changing the Way We Vote Online: How One Victoria-Based First Nations Technology Company is Changing the Way We Vote OnlineOneFeather2019April 11, 2019After helping more than a hundred First Nation Bands across Canada conduct a variety of mission-critical voting events including referendums and elections, one successful First Na...
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Heinz calls Mayochup meaning in Cree an 'unfortunate translation': A new condiment on the market is causing quite a stir for those who speak Cree.
Ontario Indigenous leader 'perplexed' with revised high school curriculum as collaboration 'never happened': Ontario's education minister has announced the provincial government's revised Indigenous curriculum but it's not sitting well with one First Nations territorial organization that represents dozens of Indigenous communities in the province's far north.
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The Proportional Representation Referendum, I have no idea how I will vote: This referendum is making feel like I need to choose between losing a leg or losing an eye.   All the outcomes are bad and will not benefit the people of BC.I have been interested in improving the voting system we have federally, provincially and locally for about 35 years.   At times I was very ...
I am retiring from active political engagement : I have reached a point where I do not have the passion for politics any longer.   The discourse in politics is one that is negative without facts or ad hominem.  I have put in a lot effort to try stop treating those they are not agreement with as the enemy but I am done.   I have harmed my mental...
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Kinew Commits to Action on Climate Change: Kinew Commits to Action on Climate Change An NDP government would invest every dollar collected through pollution taxes into specific efforts to reduce and mitigate the effects of global warming   August 31, 2017 Winnipeg, MB ?? Today Wab Kinew committed to reinvesting ever...
Kinew Takes Decisive Step Toward Victory: Kinew Takes Decisive Step Toward Victory  August 22, 2017 Winnipeg, MB ?? Results announced today from the past two weeks of voting show that NDP members voted decisively in favour of Wab Kinew to be the next leader of the Manitoba NDP. New Democrats elected a total of 588 Kine...
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