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Judge failed to consider young man’s Indigenous heritage: P.E.I. Appeal Court – The News

CHARLOTTETOWN — An appeal court has found that a judge mistakenly failed to consider the Cree background of a drug trafficker who had been taken from his Manitoba parents as an infant and raised by a non-Aboriginal family on Prince Edward Island. Nicholas George Nash McInnis was taken from his biological Cree parents at birth and […]

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Hantsport aboiteau work awaits necessary permits – CBC

‘As soon as we get that full permission, we’re ready to move on,’ says N.S. infrastructure minister Feb 19, 2019 Nova Scotia’s infrastructure minister says he hopes work will be complete on the Hantsport aboiteau before the spring thaw. Lloyd Hines told reporters last week his department is awaiting a permit from the provincial Environment […]

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STU Indigenous Film Series looks at Residential Schools impacts – Brunswickan

February 18, 2019 The 2017 film Indian Horse was showcased as part of St. Thomas University’s Indigenous film series, organized by the Senate Committee on Reconciliation. The film Indian Horse, directed by Stephen Campanelli and co-produced by Clint Eastwood, is based on Richard Wagamese’s acclaimed novel of the same title, published in 2012. The novel […]

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Natuashish ready to regain control of finances, chief says – CBC

Years after allegations of misspending, John Nui says the band council is ready to move on Feb 18, 2019 The Mushuau Innu First Nation in Natuashish is getting ready to do something it hasn’t done in more than 15 years: decide how to spend its own money. Band council chief John Nui told CBC Radio’s […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 20196 Views

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Innu court interpreters underpaid, Sheshatshiu’s justice co-ordinator says – CBC

David Penashue says there’s not enough incentive to fill key justice roles in Labrador Feb 15, 2019 With language cited as a big barrier facing Innu people that are going through the justice system in Labrador, the Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation (SIFN) says keeping courtrooms staffed with Innu interpreters is no easy task. “Right now, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 20199 Views

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Nelson White – Gazette

Feb. 15, 2019 Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the fall 2018 issue of the Newfoundland Quarterly. Republished with permission. When and where were you born? Way back in 1966 in Flat Bay, Newfoundland. My parents still live there. When and where did you study? Art school was the Bay St. George Community College […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 20199 Views

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We are all students – Gazette

Feb. 15, 2019 Erica Hurley is a Mi’kmaw nurse educator at Grenfell Campus’ Western Regional School of Nursing. Recognizing the need for Indigenous knowledge and views in the Memorial University community, Ms. Hurley regularly contributes her perspectives, information and support for the continued inclusion of Indigenous content in Memorial’s nursing program and other initiatives. Read […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 20198 Views

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Millbrook chief wants Indigenous monitors to be able to shut down Alton gas project – CBC

‘To be able to walk into that building, shut it off so that way it does not cause any more detrimental harm’ Feb 14, 2019 A Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw chief wants more Indigenous oversight of the proposed Alton natural gas storage project near Stewiacke, N.S. — including the power to shut down operations. Millbrook Chief Bob Gloade made the […]

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Trafficking charges dropped against former Tribal ReLeaf dispensary workers – CBC

Cannabis charges came after RCMP raided cannabis shop on Tobique First Nation Feb 14, 2019 Trafficking charges against two former employees of Tribal ReLeaf, an on-reserve cannabis dispensary, were dropped Thursday. Co-accused Gerald Bear and Tina Marie Sappier-Bear pleaded not guilty in late August to five cannabis trafficking charges after a raid on the dispensary, now […]

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Mi’kmaw man urges N.S. golf club to remove Indigenous imagery from logo – CBC

‘They’re not honouring us, they’re not using our image properly,’ says Bryson Syliboy Feb 14, 2019 A Mi’kmaw man is calling on a Cape Breton golf club to change its century-old logo, saying it’s disrespectful to Indigenous people. The logo for the Lingan Golf Club in Sydney depicts an Indigenous person wearing a headdress superimposed over a map of […]

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