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Halifax schools to acknowledge aboriginal territory in daily announcements – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 22, 2017 11:53 Halifax students will be getting a daily reminder that their schools sit on traditional Mi’kmaq territory starting this fall. The Halifax Regional School Board unanimously agreed late Wednesday to have an acknowledgment read out as part of morning announcements in schools. The statement will read: “We acknowledge that we are […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20173 Views

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Hundreds of bikers escort 10 year old Nova Scotia bullying victim to school – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 21, 2017 By Brett Bundale THE CANADIAN PRESS SYDNEY, N.S. _ Hundreds of bikers gathered in Sydney, N.S., Wednesday morning to escort a 10-year-old boy who has been the victim of bullying to school. The leather-clad bikers drove Grade 4 student Xander Rose to school and walked with him in a line […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20173 Views

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Researcher calls for public inquiry into medical experimentation on students not compensated in settlement agreement – APTN

June 21, 2017 After he published his research in 2013 exposing medical experimentation on students at residential schools involving withholding of certain foods, the invitations started coming in for Dr. Ian Mosby. “A lot of communities wanted me to come and explain to people myself, in person,” he said, during an interview in Toronto. Mosby […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 20177 Views

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Keeping Mi’kmaq culture alive in Grand Falls-Windsor – The Packet

GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, NL — The first annual Exploit’s Community Mawio’mi was all about knowledge sharing. According to organizers, this past weekend’s event exceeded expectations. “It went awesome – better than we expected,” said Charlene Combdon, secretary of the Exploit’s Aboriginal Community Group. “We wanted to see how it would be perceived and the support we […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 20173 Views

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Fall Preview 2017: Books for Young People – Quill and Quire

Orca Book Publishers has tagged Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation as one of its big titles for the season. Written by Monique Gray Smith, the book teaches young readers about the residential school system, and introduces survivors and people who are putting the recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commision into practice. Simon […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20178 Views

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2017 National Aboriginal Day – BUZZon

The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI invites you to Lennox Island First Nation for National Aboriginal Day on June 21 to help “Celebrate the Culture” with a free BBQ, children’s activities, 50/50 draw, giveaways, and more. Drummers, dancers, and crafters are invited to participate. Activities take place at the Lennox Island Cultural Centre stage area, 8 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 20174 Views

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Hicks on Biz: Funding aboriginal business

June 16, 2017   It’s all about money. It always is. An entrepreneur full of dreams wants to create a better mousetrap that’ll take the world by storm and make him or her a gazillionaire. But they can’t find the money — the thousands, the hundreds of thousands of dollars — it takes to get […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 20179 Views

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Religious, indigenous leaders demand rainforests be saved – CP

Source: The Associated Press Jun 19, 2017 10:55 By Matti Huuhtanen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HELSINKI _ Religious and indigenous leaders on Monday called for an end to deforestation in the first international multi-faith, multi-cultural plea to reduce the emissions that fuel climate change. Participants from 21 countries gathered at a conference in the Norwegian capital of Oslo, hoping […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 20175 Views

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Experts Question First Nations Drinking Water Engagement Process – Water Canada

June 19, 2017 On May 29, 2017, the federal ministry of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada posted a notice online that engagement with First Nations for safe drinking water would be undertaken. The announcement came as a surprise to some leaders within the First Nations community and advocacy groups. Details of the engagement strategy were […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 20176 Views

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Canadian sports heroes to honour for the country’s 150th birthday – Global News

June 16, 2017 Persistence. Endurance. And the will to triumph over adversity. But adversity, of course, comes in many forms. And many who’ve faced it aren’t always the first who come to mind when listing Canada’s greatest athletes. Tom Longboat was one of the world’s most celebrated athletes prior to the First World War, according […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 201715 Views

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