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In heaven smiling down at us’: Mi’kmaq Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy remembered – CBC

Sylliboy died on Nov. 30 surrounded by family and friends in a Cape Breton hospital Dec 09, 2017 As drummers beat their hand drums and sang on the steps of the church, bells pealed out from above under cloudy skies. The mourners were there to say “nmu’ltes” — the Mi’kmaq word for “see you again” […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 201742 Views

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Deepest Condolences to the family and friends of Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy

December 04, 2017 The Atlantic Chiefs wish to express the deep sense of loss for all the Mi’kmaq people across the region and around the world on his departure to the spirit realm with the creator. Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy has touched the lives of many people over the years and has played a critical […]

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 201750 Views

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NationTalk Scene @ AFN Special Chief’s Assembly, National Chief Perry Bellegrade

Opening Remarks from National Chief Perry Bellegrade at the 2017 Special Chiefs Assembly where he discusses new opportunities that will grow strong sustainable communities by strengthening services for all First Nations across Canada. Please visit www.afn.ca

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 201796 Views

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Mi’kmaq Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy dies at 76 – CBC

Sylliboy died peacefully on Thursday surrounded by family and friends in a Cape Breton hospital Nov 30, 2017 Mi’kmaq Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy, of Waycobah First Nation in Cape Breton, has died. He was 76. Waycobah Chief Rod Googoo said Sylliboy died peacefully of natural causes on Thursday afternoon at Cape Breton Regional Hospital surrounded […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 201761 Views

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Tobique First Nation resident says neighbours pulled his son from burning home – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 15, 2017  TOBIQUE, N.B. _ A resident of a New Brunswick First Nation is crediting the strength of several band members for saving he and his 12-year-old son as they struggled to exit their burning home. Daniel Saulis said in an interview today that he was struggling to maintain consciousness as several […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201762 Views

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2016 Census of Population advisory: Aboriginal peoples, Immigration and ethnocultural diversity, and Housing

October 18, 2017 Next week, Statistics Canada will turn the spotlight on the next set of topics of interest to Canadians. Statistics Canada continues to share its year-long story of our country and its people, based on the results of the 2016 Census of Population. The Aboriginal peoples release will examine the growth and diversity of the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 201765 Views

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At least 3 people homeless as fire rips through Woodstock First Nation duplex – CBC

Duplex fire broke out shortly before 3:30 a.m. on Monday and destroyed the building Aug 28, 2017 At least three people are homeless after a fire broke out at a duplex on Woodstock First Nation, early Monday morning. The fire broke out shortly before 3:30 a.m. and destroyed the building located along Eagles Nest Drive. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2017107 Views

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Canadian Armed Forces completes large-scale manoeuvres in Canada’s North

August 25, 2017 — Ottawa — National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces Today marks the end of the 10th edition of Operation NANOOK (Op NANOOK), Canada’s most significant annual northern sovereignty operation. This year over 900 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and Other Government Departments and Agencies (OGDA) participated in Op NANOOK 2017 in two locations: […]

by pmnationtalk on August 28, 201778 Views

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The Government of Canada establishes Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

August 25, 2017 Regina, Saskatchewan As a tribute to the firefighters who risk their lives to keep Canadians safe, today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced the formal establishment of Firefighters’ National Memorial Day. Minister Goodale was accompanied by Michael Fougere, Mayor of Regina; Robert Kirkpatrick, President of the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 2017148 Views

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Indigenous 150+ Offers All Ages, PWYC Film Screening

INDIGENOUS 150+ OFFERS ALL AGES, PWYC FILM SCREENING WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30 @7PM: NIAGARA FALLS SACRED WATER: STANDING ROCK PART 1 BRENDAN EMMERSON, WATER PROTECTOR IN ATTENDANCE http://www.indigenous150plus.com The final Niagara Falls screening in the Indigenous 150+ pay-what you can film series is slated for Wednesday, August 30 at the Seneca Queen Theatre, 4624 Queen Street […]

by pmnationtalk on August 18, 2017125 Views

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