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As Manitoba fights one of Canada's highest tuberculosis rates, researchers say better data offers an antidote

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 11, 2018 - 4:02pm
chest x-ray

In the Canadian province with the highest rates of active tuberculosis, researchers say more data and better tracking of the potentially deadly disease could help stem the spread.

Pro-pipeline First Nations spar with environmental activists over 'devastating' tanker ban bill

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 11, 2018 - 3:21pm
BC Oil Pipeline 20181211

First Nations chiefs and leaders who say they represent over 200 Indigenous communities in B.C. and Alberta are fighting back against the federal government's plan to ban all oil tanker traffic off the coast of northern B.C. — calling it an "attack" on the energy industry that will leave remote First Nations destitute.

Brydon Whitstone's parents considering lawsuit against RCMP constable who fatally shot their son

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 11, 2018 - 2:50pm
Brydon Whitstone

Const. Jerry Abbott told a coroner's inquest last week that he believed Whitstone was reaching for a gun when he fatally fired on the 22-year-old. No weapon was found, but officers said Whitstone was unco-operative during the brief but intense altercation.

Ontario offers alternate municipal oath of office for Indigenous people

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 11, 2018 - 2:44pm
Gaetan Baillargeon

Indigenous people will no longer have to swear allegiance to the Queen when they're elected to civic office after the Ontario government created a new municipal oath.

Vol. 121 – Issue 11

THE INDIAN LEADER - December 11, 2018 - 1:31pm

Below is the complete digital version of our final issue for the Fall 2018 semester. We’ll be back in January 2019 with our usual content from the oldest Native American student newspaper!

Happy holidays and safe travels!

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Categories: EDUCATION

Inuit leaders say Nutrition North changes welcome, but more to be done

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 11, 2018 - 12:56pm
Nutrition North announcement

Inuit leaders welcomed updates to the Nutrition North program on Monday, but say more work needs to be done on the program's transparency.

Family of 17-year-old Braiden Jacob 'easing down a bit' thanks to community support, says Webequie FN Chief

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 11, 2018 - 11:57am
Braiden Jacob

The chief of Webequie First Nation has travelled to the northwestern Ontario city this week to support the family of the 17-year-old boy, Braiden Jacob, whose body was found on Sunday at Chapples Park in Thunder Bay after he was reported missing earlier this month.

Native American Tribal Nation Mini-Lesson: Chickasaw Nation

POWWOWS.COM - December 11, 2018 - 11:25am

 Chickasaw NationThough November is over, and Native American Heritage month is done, the celebration of our heritages never stops. So I will be continuing with a few more Tribal Nation Mini-lessons. You can always head to my Instagram page and click in.....

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Cronkite News: Ancestral tribal sites threated by copper mine

INDIANZ.COM - December 11, 2018 - 10:40am
Tribal monitors are helping collect data on culturally significant sites that are facing an uncertain future in Arizona.

'Silent Crisis': The missing and murdered in Indian Country

INDIANZ.COM - December 11, 2018 - 10:06am
Federal law enforcement officials and Native women will be discussing the missing and murdered in Indian Country at a hearing in Washington, D.C.

Video: Mother of Native man who died after police encounter speaks

INDIANZ.COM - December 11, 2018 - 8:44am
A jury in Nebraska has cleared a fired police officer for beating a Native man who later died.

Community groups hold healing event in response to video of officer slapping teen

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 11, 2018 - 8:00am
Set up for community meeting led by Bear Clan Patrol at Hub Bazaar

"To be honest we were going to do these gatherings way before the video came out," Bear Clan team leader Ivory Tuesday told CBC. "It's just once the video came out, we realized we do need to support the community in this and healing and doing something about colonial violence."

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.48 million in gaming revenues

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - December 11, 2018 - 7:53am
The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is sharing its good fortune with communities in Michigan.

Thunder Bay Police Services Board swears in first Indigenous chair

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 11, 2018 - 7:30am
Celina Reitberger

Celina Reitberger, the first Indigenous chair of the Thunder Bay Police Services Board was sworn in Monday. Reitberger, a member of Fort William First Nation, was appointed to the board by the provincial government in December 2017.

Remember the 'woefully inadequate' de-icing spray bottle? That's changed, says airline in Fond-du-Lac crash

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 11, 2018 - 7:00am
Fond du Lac West Wind December 13 crash

A de-icing machine is now in place at the Fond-du-Lac airport, where a West Wind Aviation passenger flight crashed nearby just under a year ago. One person died two weeks after the crash.

Deep in the valley, a stunning vista of Wolastoqey art

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 11, 2018 - 5:00am
Camp Wolastoq

Tucked away in the hills south of Perth-Andover, in the countryside and among evergreens, is a surprise smattering of colourful cabins that look surreal and a little out of place.

Winnebago Tribe defends sovereignty in dispute with state officials

INDIANZ.COM - December 11, 2018 - 4:09am
The Winnebago Tribe's economic development corporation is battling the state of Nebraska in federal court.

Some Mi'kmaw residential school survivors say settlement wasn't worth the painful process

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 11, 2018 - 4:00am
Alan Knockwood

Mi'kmaw residential school survivors told a feedback gathering session last week that the results of the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement process were often not worth recounting the painful memories of their time at the schools.

Arne Vainio: I do not see spirits. Someday, I will

INDIANZ.COM - December 11, 2018 - 3:48am
Someday we will all make that journey and what we give of ourselves will be what remains.

Congress sends more Indian Country bills to President Trump

INDIANZ.COM - December 11, 2018 - 2:23am
Indian energy, Indian education and Indian health are gaining a boost as the 115th Congress comes to a close.


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