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Union of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq warn Indian Day school settlements may be targets for scammers – The Chronicle Herald

MEMBERTOU, N.S. — The Union of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq is warning Unama’ki residents that predatory scammers are targeting Indian day school survivors and their settlements. “We’re just making sure people are aware of this and not to give any information out,” said Debra Ginnish, the Indian day school co-ordinator with the wellness team at the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202027 Views

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Mi’kmaq Rights Initiative: Chiefs Working with Communities on Moderate Livelihood

Fishing has been a fundamental part of the Mi’kmaq way of life since time immemorial and in the 1999 Decision the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed the Constitutional Right to earnMa rshallmoderate livelihood. Twenty-one years later, the federal government has neither established regulations for a moderate livelihood fishery, nor have they engaged the Mi’kmaq in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 202092 Views

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Wolastoqey Chiefs demand swift action on inquiry

FREDERICTON (Sep. 9, 2020) – The six Chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation are placing a 30-day count down on the next provincial government. The Chiefs are calling on the party that forms the next provincial government to strike an Indigenous-led inquiry into systemic racism within 30 days of the swearing-in. The action is being demanded […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202030 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation

AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation September 3, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) welcomes Canada’s agreement to the certification of a national class action involving […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202025 Views

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Investigation continues into Sydney shooting that left two injured – CTV News Atlantic

August 30, 2020 SYDNEY, N.S. — Two people remained in hospital Sunday as police continued to investigate multiple crime scenes as part of a shooting and manhunt that occurred Saturday in Cape Breton. A shocking scene at Membertou First Nation, N.S., was captured on camera Saturday evening, as police apprehended a suspect who allegedly shot […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 202036 Views

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Indigenous-led alert system for N.S. Mi’kmaq communities ready to roll out – Globalnews.ca

August 28, 2020 A new alert system that will issue emergency messages to residents in five Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq communities is the first of its kind among Indigenous peoples in Canada, according to developers. Jennifer Jesty, with the Union of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq, said chiefs will be able to send alerts in Mi’kmaq and in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202054 Views

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First Nations communities in Cape Breton start their own alert system – CTV News Atlantic

August 25, 2020 MEMBERTOU FIRST NATION, N.S. — There are still many unanswered questions about the alleged abduction of a 14-year-old girl in Cape Breton — specifically, why an alert wasn’t issued. First Nations communities on the island aren’t waiting for answers, though — they’re preparing their own alert system, which had already been in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 202049 Views

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Indigenous women’s group says police are too quick to label missing girls as runaways – The Globe and Mail

The president of an Indigenous women’s group says Amber Alert policies across Canada should be reviewed in light of a recent case involving a missing teenager from Cape Breton. RCMP in Nova Scotia issued a localized emergency alert a week after the 14-year-old girl went missing with a 47-year-old man she knew. That man was […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 202069 Views

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Nova Scotia RCMP: RCMP charge man in relation to missing youth

August 25, 2020 RCMP has charged Darcy Dwayne Doyle, 47, of Mira Gut, with Abduction as part of a missing person investigation. On August 13, Eskasoni RCMP began an investigation into a missing 14-year-old youth who was believed to be with Doyle. The investigation was conducted in collaboration with Cape Breton Regional Police Service (CBRPS), which included use […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 202067 Views

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Man appeared in N.S. court on child abduction charge after Indigenous teen found safe – Souris Plain Dealer

August 24, 2020 SYDNEY, N.S. — A 47-year-man has appeared in court on one count of abducting a child in connection with the disappearance of a 14-year-old Cape Breton Indigenous teenager who was recently found safe. The man appeared before Nova Scotia Provincial Court in Sydney on Monday and did not enter a plea, said […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 202063 Views

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