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Deadline approaching for CBC New Indigenous Voices media training course

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 11, 2019 - 2:46pm
Adeline Bird

The CBC New Indigenous Voices course through the National Screen Institute is a paid 14-week, full-time training program that gives participants the opportunity to learn and connect with people in the film, TV and digital media industry.

Indigenous oral history gives archeologists insight into early human life

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 11, 2019 - 1:32pm
Gerard Smith

Research centred on site near Delta Junction, Alaska, about 350 kilometres west of the Yukon border.

Adam Capay, whose murder charge was stayed over excessive time in solitary, charged with sexual assault

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 11, 2019 - 12:47pm
Adam Capay

Ontario Provincial Police say the man whose murder charge was stayed in January after he spent more than four years in solitary confinement is now facing a new charge.

Friends mourn B.C. environmentalist Micah Messent after Ethiopian Airlines crash

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 11, 2019 - 12:40pm
Micah Messent

Micah Messent, an ardent young environmentalist who devoted his rising career to protecting the world's oceans and sharing Indigenous teachings, was one of 18 Canadians killed in an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes yet another look at 'high-risk' programs

INDIANZ.COM - March 11, 2019 - 12:27pm
'Where Are They Now' sounds like an old cable television show, only this week it's about the trust and treaty responsibility.

Seasonal complaint: 'Missionaries are on our reservation!'

INDIANZ.COM - March 11, 2019 - 12:00pm
The weather is warmer and there's another influx of Christian missionaries and charity groups on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Native Sun News Today: Indian-owned business continues to grow

INDIANZ.COM - March 11, 2019 - 12:00pm
Since opening in 2015, HeSapa Enterprises has steadily grown in size and services provided to customers

'It could be me': Native American teen teaches self-defense to keep indigenous kids safe

INDIANZ.COM - March 11, 2019 - 12:00pm
With kicks, blocks and twists of the wrist, 16-year-old Kylie Hunts-in-Winter is teaching Native American boys and girls to stay safe.

Tim Giago: A brief history of the fight against 'Indian' mascots

INDIANZ.COM - March 11, 2019 - 12:00pm
Stick to the lions, tigers and bears, and leave human beings like Native Americans off your list of mascots for your sports teams.

Luncheon Aims to Inspire Women to Take Leadership Roles

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - March 11, 2019 - 11:28am

This year’s honorees are Jena Gullo, executive director of MSA United Way, Laurel Vermillion, president of Sitting Bull College.

The post Luncheon Aims to Inspire Women to Take Leadership Roles appeared first on Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.

Panel: Marginalized Groups Need Diversity Officers

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - March 11, 2019 - 11:24am

The skepticism many Native Americans and other indigenous peoples have had toward predominantly White educational institutions is a response to how they historically have been disrespected and miseducated by those systems, contended Carrie L. Billy, president and chief executive officer of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC).

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Bill John Baker: Stand strong and stand up for our Native children

INDIANZ.COM - March 11, 2019 - 11:17am
Our children are our hope, our strength and our future. They are not for the taking.

Lakehead University developing land acknowledgement walk

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 11, 2019 - 8:00am
Lakehead University

People in Thunder Bay often open community events by acknowledging that they're taking place on Indigenous land, said Ledah McKellar, the coordinator of the university's Office of Sustainability. This project, she said, contemplates the significance of that reality.

Appeals court schedules lengthy hearing in Indian Child Welfare Act case

INDIANZ.COM - March 11, 2019 - 7:06am
Arguments are taking place in a case that tribes say goes to the very heart of their sovereignty and their relationship with the United States.

Community quilt project stitches together newcomer and Indigenous experiences in Canada

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 11, 2019 - 6:55am
Heather Majaury

Neighbours is a community project led by Heather Majaury, an Alqonquin Anishinaabekwe performing artist. The exhibit features two quilts, one with squares created by newcomers to Canada and one with squares created by Indigenous people.

Blood Tribe members to vote on historic $150M cattle mismanagement settlement from Ottawa

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 11, 2019 - 6:30am
Cows

Members of the Blood Tribe in southern Alberta will vote Monday on whether or not to ratify a $150-million settlement with the federal government over a 125-year-old claim that the federal government mismanaged the First Nation's burgeoning cattle industry.

AUDIO: Indian Country leaders share funding priorities with Congress

INDIANZ.COM - March 11, 2019 - 4:22am
The House Committee on Appropriations continued an annual tradition by inviting Indian Country leaders to share their funding priorities with key members of Congress.

President Trump releases new budget with cuts for Indian Country programs

INDIANZ.COM - March 11, 2019 - 2:57am
The Trump administration finally released its fiscal year 2020 budget and the numbers aren't looking good for Indian Country.

Congresswoman Deb Haaland first Native American to preside over House

POWWOWS.COM - March 10, 2019 - 10:11pm

Congresswoman Deb Haaland first Native American to preside over HouseOn March 7th, Congresswoman Deb Haaland from the State of New Mexico presided over a debate on a voting rights and finance bill. What made the moment so historic is that this is also the first time a Native American.....

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Wild salmon council calls for immediate actions to increase B.C.'s wild salmon

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 10, 2019 - 6:20pm
Chinook Salmon Underwater

A government-appointed council says British Columbia must take immediate action to increase wild salmon populations.

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