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Human Rights Day rally calls on Manitoba Hydro to address effects of development on First Nations

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 10, 2018 - 6:56pm
Jackson Osborne

On Human Rights Day, people marched through Winnipeg streets to raise awareness about the impacts that hydroelectric development has had on northern Manitoba communities.

Manitoba coalition highlights pain, need for political will, in last submissions to MMIWG Inquiry

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 10, 2018 - 6:09pm
Erin and Tamica Anderson Bruce

The Manitoba MMIWG Coalition is one of four parties with standing from the province giving final submissions this week to the National Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

Poverty reduction and prevention part of TB elimination plan for Inuit communities

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 10, 2018 - 5:33pm
JANE PHILPOTT NATAN OBED SUICIDE PREVENTION

Details of the plan to eliminate tuberculosis in Inuit communities were announced Monday by Inuit leaders and the federal government, with six priorities outlined to help combat and prevent the disease.

Hearst councillor Gaetan Baillargeon says province changing rules on pledging allegiance to the Crown

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 10, 2018 - 4:21pm
Gaetan Baillargeon

A newly elected town councillor in Hearst, Ont., says he won't have to give up his seat after refusing to swear allegiance to the Queen.

'Gyms can be intimidating': Women Warriors offers Indigenous women fitness in a safe space

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 10, 2018 - 4:21pm
Women Warriors Onion Lake Cree Nation

A health, fitness and well-being group from the Onion Lake Cree Nation provides a safe and informative environment to Indigenous women.

Flour, frozen fruit get increased subsidies in major Nutrition North update

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 10, 2018 - 1:30pm
Iqaluit food

Diapers, macaroni, spaghetti, dried beans and frozen french fries are among the new items now going to be subsidized under the Nutrition North program, the federal government announced in Iqaluit Monday.

Akwesasne votes Yes to accepting $240M Dundee land claim settlement

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 10, 2018 - 1:29pm
Dundee claim

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne will accept a $240 million offer from Canada to settle a 130-year-old land grievance after a majority voted yes in a community referendum.

'They're on trial, too': Fired officer blames Native man's family for death

INDIANZ.COM - December 10, 2018 - 11:55am
Zachary Bear Heels, 29, died after beating by police officers but one of them doesn't think he should be held responsible.

Native Sun News Today: Tribes are a barrier to freedom of the press

INDIANZ.COM - December 10, 2018 - 11:13am
Owning about 75 percent of Indian mass media, tribal governments are a key barrier to independent reporting in American Indian outlets, according to a new report.

Tim Giago: Christmas at a boarding school on the Pine Ridge Reservation

INDIANZ.COM - December 10, 2018 - 11:00am
We Lakota celebrate Christmas because it was an important part of our culture to give and share gifts on special occasions.

Mark Trahant: So, is President Donald Trump a crook?

INDIANZ.COM - December 10, 2018 - 10:55am
Federal prosecutors have now publicly alleged that the answer is yes, the president is a crook.

Cronkite News: Navajo girl carries on family's boxing tradition

INDIANZ.COM - December 10, 2018 - 9:51am
Mariah Bahe, 14 years old, is the reigning Arizona State Junior Olympics champion in boxing.

Ellen Page steps up attack on Nova Scotia pulp mill's effluent pipeline

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 10, 2018 - 7:54am
Ellen Page

Hollywood actor Ellen Page is doubling down on her criticism of a Nova Scotia pulp mill that wants to build an effluent pipeline into the ocean.

Missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls inquiry holds final hearings in Ottawa

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 10, 2018 - 7:00am
MMIW Inquiry 20171016

The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls concludes its evidence gathering activities this week as final submissions from parties with standing will be heard in Ottawa.

Indigenous leaders express 'heartfelt condolences' after body of missing teen found in Thunder Bay

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 10, 2018 - 6:48am
Braiden Jacob

A deputy grand chief with Nishnawbe Aski Nation says the family of the 17-year-old boy whose body was found in a park in Thunder Bay, Ont., this Sunday, is "in shock" and are "very hurt."

Disability advocate, Innu leader and poverty activist lauded for human rights efforts

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 10, 2018 - 6:30am
human rights

The Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission recognized three women for their contributions.

Mohegan Tribe lands entertaiment partner for casino in South Korea

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - December 10, 2018 - 6:10am
The Mohegan Tribe is working with a big film studio on a theme park at its casino in South Korea.

U of M needs to take 'honest, hard look' at Indigenous leader position after resignation, prof says

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 10, 2018 - 6:00am
Niigaan Sinclair

A longtime professor of Native Studies at the University of Manitoba says the resignation of the university's vice-provost of Indigenous engagement shows its administration needs to take a hard look at what it wants the position to be.

The Conversation: The genocide of the Inuit people in Canada

INDIANZ.COM - December 10, 2018 - 4:18am
The Ahiarmiut are entitled to an acknowledgement by the Canadian government that they were victims of genocide.

Public hearings set for two off-reservation casinos in Midwest

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - December 10, 2018 - 3:47am
The Midwest regional office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs is busy with off-reservation gaming projects.

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