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'Get our voices heard': 2 Inuit women make history in Quebec election

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - September 11, 2018 - 5:01pm
belleau and tukkiapik

Two women make history as the first female Inuit candidates in a Quebec election.

Quebec Cree hold protest, ramping up pressure to protect untouched forest

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - September 11, 2018 - 4:31pm
Don Saganash Sr. and Paul Dixon

Cree from the James Bay community of Waswanipi are vowing to keep up pressure on the Quebec government to protect a vital piece of virgin forest near their community.

Falls Around Her director talks about sharing Indigenous stories 'through our own voices'

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - September 11, 2018 - 1:40pm
Falls Around Her

Darlene Naponse's film Falls Around Her, screening at the Toronto International Film Festival this year, speaks to the shift in representation of Indigenous people in the film industry.

Mark Trahant: Native advocates say no to Brett Kavanaugh

INDIANZ.COM - September 11, 2018 - 12:36pm
Are Native-related issues enough to sink the nomination of President Donald J. Trump’s choice for the Supreme Court?

'He's very well liked': Revolving door brings lobbyist back to Senate

INDIANZ.COM - September 11, 2018 - 12:09pm
Government watchdogs are concerned about Jon Kyl's role as a lobbyist now that the Republican from Arizona is back in office.

George Nicholas: Protecting Indigenous heritage around the world

INDIANZ.COM - September 11, 2018 - 11:12am
We urgently need a set of practical guidelines for addressing and preventing heritage loss by Indigenous peoples.

NCAI: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe 'stripped' of its sovereignty

INDIANZ.COM - September 11, 2018 - 11:07am
The National Congress of American Indians disagrees strongly with the Department of the Interior’s decision affecting the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

'Coal is dead': Navajo citizens take power plant fight on the road

INDIANZ.COM - September 11, 2018 - 10:40am
Navajo environmentalists want an aging, coal-fired power plant on their homelands to go away.

Leland McGee: Reflecting on that unforgettable day in September 2001

INDIANZ.COM - September 11, 2018 - 9:50am
It was seventeen years ago, but I remember that day as if it were yesterday.

American Indian Heritage Day at Montana State University

INDIANZ.COM - September 11, 2018 - 9:17am
Indigenous languages will be the focus of Montana State University’s 2018 American Indian Heritage Day observance.

Sask. hockey prospect in Germany first from his First Nation to play pro

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - September 11, 2018 - 8:00am
Dayliin Smallchild

Dayliin Smallchild, 21, from the Beardy's & Okemasis First Nation has gone to Germany as a right-hand defenceman for the Mannheim Mad Dogs. He left last week and will be there for five months ( till January) I spoke with him and his mother along with the coach.

Another Indian bill makes its way to President Trump's desk

INDIANZ.COM - September 11, 2018 - 6:04am
President Donald Trump's reputation in Indian Country is often in the dumps even as Congress keeps giving him pro-tribal bills to sign.

Canadian Museum for Human Rights opens exhibit on Indian Act

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - September 11, 2018 - 6:00am
Clarence Nepinak

A new exhibit at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg looks at the effects the Indian Act has had on Indigenous Peoples.

Virtual reality allows users to experience a Canadian residential school

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - September 11, 2018 - 6:00am
Carrie Seymour

A Winnipeg based project using virtual reality technology takes users back in time to experience Canadian Indian Residential Schools, in hopes of creating a greater understanding of what survivors went through.

Visitors learn kernels of culture at Kahnawake's annual Corn Fest

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - September 11, 2018 - 5:00am
Corn Fest

Corn is an an important part of Kanien’kehá:ka culture, and was the focus of a day-long festival aimed at promoting reconciliation between two neighbouring communities.

MMIWG inquiry continues in Iqaluit on Day 2

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - September 11, 2018 - 5:00am
Elisapi Davidee Aningmiuq

It's the second day for the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Iqaluit, where commissioners will hear from knowledge-keepers and experts on the topic of colonial violence.

Trudeau's words don't match early indicators on Indigenous rights framework: letter

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - September 11, 2018 - 4:00am
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond

Ottawa's plan to introduce legislation to enshrine Indigenous rights in federal law may be "dead on arrival," according to one of three authors who recently penned a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling for a total reset of the process.

Chickasaw Nation inadvertently left off gaming compact notice

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - September 11, 2018 - 3:10am
The Chickasaw Nation was among the first to offer ball and dice games in Oklahoma despite a minor oversight at the federal level.

Tohono O'odham Nation wins approval to restore more homelands

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - September 11, 2018 - 2:06am
The Trump administration is facing fire for its tribal homelands decisions but not everything coming out of Washington looks bad for Indian Country.

Loss of Inuit culture highlighted at MMIWG inquiry in Iqaluit

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - September 10, 2018 - 7:08pm
Iqaluit MMIWG day 1 panel

Inuit life, culture and healing dominated discussion on the first day of hearings in Iqaluit for the federal inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, as a trio of panellists outlined the impacts of colonialism and efforts to regain lost culture.


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