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Moose butchering workshop at Tsuut'ina Nation aims to pass on traditional knowledge

2 hours 22 min ago
One Spot Camping Ground

Ginger and David One Spot have opened up their campground on the Tsuut'ina Nation near Calgary this month to teach families traditional ways of handling, smoking and packaging wild meat.

Nunatsiavut, Innu Nation reject land claim by NunatuKavut community council

September 17, 2021 - 6:10pm
MOU Nunatukavut

The executive council of the Nunatsiavut government has rejected the NunatuKavut community council’s claim to land in Labrador.

3 Ontario First Nations voters say climate change, drinking water are top election issues

September 17, 2021 - 3:53pm
Karen Chaboyer

Three Ontario First Nations voters say that issues like climate change and clean drinking water are top of mind for them in Monday's federal election. 

Blood Tribe members ratify $150M settlement over historic cattle claim

September 17, 2021 - 1:49pm
Cattle on Bernard farm

Members of the Blood Tribe in southern Alberta have voted in favour of ratifying a $150-million settlement with Ottawa.

Pine Creek First Nation men's gathering offers participants chance to share their challenges

September 17, 2021 - 1:17pm
Clarence Nepinak and Arthur Mckay

A cultural gathering at a Manitoba First Nation this weekend will give men an opportunity to open up about their traumas and will aim to instill a sense of confidence in the participants.

2 years after Viens report, Quebec Indigenous affairs minister acknowledges 'still a lot of work to be done'

September 17, 2021 - 1:12pm
Ian Lafrenière Viens commission

The Quebec government is slowly moving forward with recommendations laid out in the Viens commission, a landmark report two years ago that documented the mistreatment of Indigenous Peoples in the province. 

Ontario First Nations to host ceremony before searching residential school site

September 17, 2021 - 12:56pm
Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre, Algoma University

Three northeastern Ontario First Nations will host a ceremony Saturday to symbolically ask the children buried at residential schools if it's OK to search for their graves.

Watching Star Wars led Jesse Wente on a journey in search of Indigenous identity, truth and joy

September 17, 2021 - 12:36pm
Unreconciled by Jesse Wente

The writer, broadcaster and arts leader spoke to Shelagh Rogers about his new memoir, Unreconciled.

As an Anishinaabe citizen, I can't vote in good conscience in federal elections

September 17, 2021 - 10:00am
Waabishkigaabo

It’s more important that we as Indigenous peoples hold Canada accountable as a partner in a treaty relationship than as a participant in a democracy, writes Waabshkigaabo.

As an Indigenous Sovereigntist, I will vote in this year's federal election

September 17, 2021 - 10:00am
Andre Bear portrait

I will vote in this federal election because I have witnessed how the decisions made by governments can determine the quality of life of Indigenous children. 

In northern Quebec, federal candidates are courting the Indigenous vote

September 17, 2021 - 5:00am
Chisasibi

In the 2019 federal election, voter turnout in Abitibi–Baie-James–Nunavik–Eeyou was just 49.8 per cent, well under turnout for Quebec as a whole. Now, for one of the first times, there are two Indigenous candidates, and they hope to change that.

Prince in Prince Albert: Local police service has new deputy chief

September 16, 2021 - 9:24pm
Farica Prince

Twenty years after beginning her policing career, Farica Prince is set to embark on her biggest role yet. Prince was formally named deputy chief of the Prince Albert Police Service on Wednesday, marking the first time an Indigenous woman has held the position in the history of the force.

Schools in remote coastal B.C. First Nations community closed due to COVID-19

September 16, 2021 - 5:10pm
Kids on phones

Staff and students in Ahousaht, B.C., are being asked to stay home until the end of the month after breakthrough cases of the virus and infections in children too young to be immunized were detected.

Manitoba legislature will finally adopt land acknowledgment

September 16, 2021 - 4:51pm
Manitoba COVID-19 legislature

The Manitoba legislature will finally adopt a land acknowledgment to recognize the provincial seat of government exists on the ancestral land of Indigenous people — something already done by the province's universities, professional sports teams, several municipal governments, businesses and other agencies.

Eagle Feather News editor, publisher moving on after 24 years

September 16, 2021 - 3:12pm
John Lagimodiere Checkup

John Lagimodiere, the long-time editor and publisher for Saskatchewan-based Aboriginal newspaper Eagle Feather News, is stepping away from the role.

Canada's indifference to the deaths of seven First Nations teenagers is 'just plain racism': Tanya Talaga

September 16, 2021 - 2:44pm
PE_STS_TanyaTalaga

The fractured and often violent relationship with Indigenous Peoples started in the past but bleeds into the present, says writer and documentary filmmaker Tanya Talaga

"It is very painful when this happens. When we lose one of our children" : Mother pleads for change

September 16, 2021 - 2:42pm
STS_MaryannePanacheese

Maryanne Panacheese’s son, Paul, was one of seven First Nations students to die while attending school in Thunder Bay between 2000 and 2011

Marten Falls First Nation declares state of emergency after shutdown of water treatment plant

September 16, 2021 - 10:12am
Bruce Achneepineskum

Community members in the remote First Nation in northwestern Ontario, about 440 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, had been without water for two days when the declaration was announced on Wednesday.

For a Fort McMurray First Nation, weekly draw for $1,000 was ticket to vaccination success

September 16, 2021 - 9:00am
Vaccine lottery

A northern Alberta First Nation says it has seen a jump in vaccination rates after introducing a draw for cash prizes.

'I am First Nation and I vote' campaign aims to get Manitoba First Nations voters to the polls

September 16, 2021 - 6:00am
Chiefs of Manitoba AMC

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs held a virtual town hall Wednesday, outlining the top issues on the minds of First Nations voters and highlighting the AMC's "I am First Nation and I Vote" campaign.

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