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Ministerial Statement – Minister Dempster Offers Condolences on Passing of Jim Lyall

May 16, 2022 The following statement was read in the House of Assembly today by the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation and Minister Responsible for Labrador Affairs: Speaker, we were saddened on Friday upon hearing that a pioneer of Inuit self-government on the North Coast of Labrador had passed away. […]

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Nunatsiavut mourns passing of first elected President, Jim Lyall

May 13, 2022 Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe today, on behalf of Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement, extended his heart-felt condolences to the family and friends of former Nunatsiavut President and Minister, Jim Lyall, who passed away this morning. “Today we lost a great leader – a man who has contributed tremendously over […]

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President offers condolences on passing of Inuit elder John Jararuse

Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe says he was saddened to hear of the passing of Inuit Elder John Jararuse last evening at the age of 74. Mr. Jararuse was born in Hebron, and was 11 years old when he and other members of the community were relocated after the Moravian Church announced plans to close its […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 202229 Views

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Former LIA Vice President remembered for contributions in advancing Inuit issues, concerns

February 7, 2021 On behalf of the Nunatsiavut Government and Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement, President Johannes Lampe today extended his heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Robert Lyall, who passed away February 5 at the age of 89. Mr. Lyall was born in Hebron in 1932, and later moved […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 202237 Views

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Former LIA Vice President will be sorely missed

December 15, 2021 On behalf of the Nunatsiavut Government and Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement, President Johannes Lampe today extended his heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Elias Tuglavina, who passed away on December 7 – just one day shy of his 76th birthday. Born in Hebron, Mr. Tuglavina was […]

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Elsipogtog First Nation mourns death of beloved elder – CBC

Oct 29, 2021 Louise Francis had deep ties in the community and was the oldest member at 97 For many in the community of Elsipogtog First Nation, Louise Francis was a woman of unparalleled kindness and strength. “She’s one of those people that loves everybody and tries to take care of everybody,” said her son Brian Francis. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 202164 Views

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Native Council of Nova Scotia: Media Release

Almost one month from the discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children on the grounds of the Kamloops (TK’emlups) Residential School, we are once again hit with news from the Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan, that as of June 23, 2021, a discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the site of the former Marieval […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 202165 Views

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President Akeeagok Extends Condolences to Cowessess First Nation

Iqaluit, Nunavut – June 24, 2021 –QIA President P.J. Akeeagok released the following statement. “Today the hearts of Qikiqtani Inuit break for the people of Cowessess First Nation. We share your shock and pain. The Cowessess First Nation and Indigenous Peoples across this country have lost not only children to the horrors of the Residential […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202166 Views

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St Thomas U: Campus Flags Lowered to Commemorate Discovery of Children’s Bodies at Former Residential School

We have lowered the flags on our campus to commemorate and honour the 215 Indigenous children whose remains have been discovered at the site of a former residential school in British Columbia. This step is being taken by many levels of government and institutions across the country, including at the Peace Tower in Ottawa. The […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 202184 Views

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New Brunswick Indigenous leaders, community shares in grief, anger over residential school victims – Global News

Indigenous leaders in New Brunswick are sharing the grief and anger with people around the country, after the bodies of 215 First Nations children were found in unmarked burial sites at the former site of a residential school in Kamloops, B.C. Chief George Ginnish of Natoaganeg First Nation says his community includes several residential school […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2021119 Views

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