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This family of five lives in a laundry room, a sign of Nunavut's housing crisis

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 8, 2019 - 10:43am
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Brenda Maniapik and her children are among the thousands of Nunavut residents living in overcrowded conditions.

Timmins police cleared by SIU after 2 separate deaths

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 8, 2019 - 10:30am

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit has cleared Timmins police in two separate incidents where Indigenous people died after altercations with officers.

'There was a heaviness': Alberta anthropologists locate unmarked graves of residential schoolchildren

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 8, 2019 - 10:02am
Muskowekwan Residential School

A small team of researchers is using radio-wave technology to locate the unmarked graves of children who died at a residential school in east-central Saskatchewan.

Mary Annette Pember: My mother died while surviving civilization

INDIANZ.COM - March 8, 2019 - 9:20am
Thousands of Native American children were forced to attend boarding schools created to strip them of their culture. My mother was one of them.

Trudeau apologizes for 'colonial,' 'purposeful' mistreatment of Inuit with tuberculosis

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 8, 2019 - 9:05am
Trudeau TB Apology

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized on Friday in Iqaluit for the federal government’s treatment of Inuit with tuberculosis in the mid-20th century, an appearance postponed the day before because of weather.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Learning one's family history is nourishment

INDIANZ.COM - March 8, 2019 - 8:46am
People have to realize that colonization erased our histories, language, and culture.

Native Sun News Today: Pipeline opponents and advocates warn of dangers of man camps

INDIANZ.COM - March 8, 2019 - 8:27am
Keystone XL Pipeline opponents are joining forces with advocates of justice for missing and murdered indigenous women.

Meet 9 Indigenous women who are following their passions in 2019

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 8, 2019 - 6:00am
Amanda Reid Rogers

Indigenous women are on the frontlines of change for their communities. To celebrate International Women's Day, here are nine Indigenous women who are following their passions and making a difference.

'I know who I am': Saskatoon group with international connections aims to turn young women into leaders

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 8, 2019 - 6:00am
Young Indigenous Womens Utopia

What began as branch of an international research project that is exploring gender-based violence has turned into tight-knit group of Saskatchewan Indigenous girls gaining self-confidence and finding inner strength.

The mission to build a round house on Chippewas of the Thames First Nation

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 8, 2019 - 5:00am
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Betsy Kechego and Crystal Kechego are raising money to build an Anishinaabe round house—a place to gather and share knowledge between generations.

Haskell University mourns loss of basketball standout Darrian Diwayan

INDIANZ.COM - March 8, 2019 - 2:42am
Haskell Indian Nations University is mourning the loss of Darrian Diwayan, a basketball standout from the Pueblo of Laguna.

Winnebago Tribe incorporates language into billboards and public signs on reservation

INDIANZ.COM - March 8, 2019 - 12:36am
If all goes as planned, this time next year the Winnebago Reservation will look a lot different.

'Where should I go?': Resident upset by Sask. Housing policy not allowing smudging in homes

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 7, 2019 - 10:44pm

A North Battleford resident says she had a rude shock when she opened her mail this week to find a letter telling her she could not smudge inside her home.

Obstetrician witnessing spike in northern Sask. gestational diabetes rates

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 7, 2019 - 10:38pm

A long-time obstetrician in northern Saskatchewan says it used to be that one out of every 10 of her patients had gestational diabetes. Dr. Lalita Malhotra says over the last five years, the rate has jumped to one out of every two of her patients.

Pow Wow Calendar Update – March 06, 2019

POWWOWS.COM - March 7, 2019 - 10:07pm

Pow Wow Calendar Update –  March 06, 2019Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Find Pow Wows in your state or province! Plan your Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow Wow 16th.....

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Are you offended by the word 'settler'? Here's why an anti-racism educator says you shouldn't be

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 7, 2019 - 5:27pm
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Leading up to the one-year anniversary of the not-guilty verdict for Gerald Stanley in the death of Colten Boushie, CBC Saskatchewan's noon call-in show Blue Sky focused on where we are as a province when it comes to race relations.

The Windsor-Iqaluit art exchange continues with pop-up selling Nunavummiut works

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 7, 2019 - 5:17pm
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Last year, a Windsor artist travelled to Iqaluit to teach mould making.

Fort McPherson 'Top Chef' returns home to cook with students

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 7, 2019 - 1:38pm
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It's been 17 years since Fort McPherson-born chef Rich Francis last visited his home, but he said his roots in the community are what inspired his cooking in the first place.

Buffy Sainte-Marie to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 7, 2019 - 12:36pm
Buffy Sainte-Marie

Buffy Sainte-Marie is set to be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, with the acclaimed singer-songwriter to receive the honour at the SOCAN Awards this spring.

NDP says proposed Saskatchewan trespass law changes are divisive

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 7, 2019 - 11:46am

A member of Saskatchewan's opposition is accusing the provincial government of playing wedge politics and excluding Indigenous voices with its proposed changes to the province's trespass laws.


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