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Sipekne’katik First Nation elects first female chief – CBC

Nov 04, 2022 Michelle Glasgow beat out Mike Sack who led the community since 2016 Michelle Glasgow has been elected as the first female chief of the Sipekne’katik First Nation, after winning a narrow three-way race. She won the election by an 18-vote margin against Brandon Maloney, with outgoing chief Mike Sack 38 votes behind. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 202247 Views

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We’koqma’q First Nation welcomes healing forest – CBC

Cape Breton community creates space ‘for ceremony and connection between settlers and Indigenous people’ Nov 04, 2022 A Cape Breton community has created a space where people can meet to share knowledge and culture while trying to reconcile with Canada’s dark colonial past. Ella Nicholas of We’koqma’q First Nation said a healing forest now sits […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 202233 Views

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Indigenous art on display in downtown Halifax – CTV News

Nov. 3, 2022 A new set of murals, full of colour and teachings by local Indigenous artists, are now on display on Barrington Street behind Scotia Square in downtown Halifax. Each of the 19 murals was created by a local Indigenous artist. “Indigenous art is being showcased all across Canada,” said Frances Palliser-Nicholas, manager of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202254 Views

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Donation leads to Indigenous scholarships honouring two Sisters of St. Martha – Port Hawkesbury Reporter

November 3, 2022 ANTIGONISH: Celebrating another milestone in the relationship between StFX University and the Sisters of St. Martha, $1 million in Indigenous scholarships were announced for StFX and Cape Breton University (CBU) from the organization. In early October, StFX University hosted an event to celebrate the sister’s generosity by announcing a $250,000 donation to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202282 Views

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We tried it your way, it didn’t work’: First Nation calls on Ottawa to end fisheries dispute – CTV News

October 31, 2022 ST. PETER’S BAY, N.S. — Catching and selling lobster during the fall season is how some Mi’kmaw fishermen of Potlotek First Nation make a living. “We’re just trying to catch some lobster to sell and feed our kids and give our family a roof over their head,” said Mi’kmaw fisherman Craig Doucette. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 202236 Views

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Family seeks answers over 2021 hospital death of Eskasoni woman – CBC

CBC News has learned College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia is investigating case Oct 28, 2022 A Cape Breton family is calling for changes to the health-care system after an investigation found hospital staff likely failed to provide proper care to their loved one before she died. Bridget Anne Denny, 65, was taken […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202246 Views

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School District Hosts Indigenous Music Workshops – VOCM

Oct 27, 2022 The NL English School District is hosting some Indigenous artists from Northern British Columbia to host music workshops to students in Gander, Bay Roberts and Holy Heart High in St. John’s. Shannon Thunderbird and Kate Dickson are part of a concert at Holy Heart tonight celebrating Indigenous culture, singing and drumming. The […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202239 Views

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Wolastoqiyik, Mi’kmaq, Acadians call for Higgs’ resignation as legislature reopens – CBC

Oct 25, 2022 Groups hold tintamarre in Fredericton calling for improved minority rights The sound of noisemakers, horns and the chants from hundreds of people — some calling on Premier Blaine Higgs to resign — marked the opening of a new sitting of the New Brunswick Legislature on Tuesday. “Ho ho, Higgs must go. Ho […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 202234 Views

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Johnny Depp wears shirt from Tobique First Nation woman, endorsing name change for Saint John River – CTV News

Oct. 21, 2022 A woman from Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick recently met Johnny Depp and used the opportunity to the fullest. Beth Tremblay and her family had the opportunity to meet the actor-musician backstage Monday night at a Jeff Beck concert in Toronto. “I am a huge Johnny Depp fan,” says Tremblay. “He […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202258 Views

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Newfoundland and Labrador’s police force admits systemic racism, commits to work – CityNews

October 19, 2022 ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador’s provincial police force has acknowledged systemic racism within its ranks, as well as the contribution of police to the injustices faced by Indigenous and other racialized people. The force said Wednesday it is prepared to work with St. John’s-based Indigenous collective First Voice to implement […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202238 Views

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