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Sixties Scoop settlement info sessions will make stops in the North next year

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 29, 2018 - 6:00am
60s Scoop Lawsuit

The tour will stop in Whitehorse on Feb. 4, Yellowknife on March 18 and Iqaluit on a to-be-determined date in April.

Indian Health Service ordered to pay $15 million for baby's brain damage

INDIANZ.COM - November 29, 2018 - 5:47am
Indian Health Service staff caused a baby boy to suffer irreversible brain damage, a federal judge concluded in a stunning decision.

High Country News: It's business as usual for crime on tribal lands

INDIANZ.COM - November 29, 2018 - 4:11am
Federal prosecutors in Indian Country declined a third of referred cases in 2017, a quarter of which were sexual assault cases.

Indigenous Services minister backs new high school dreams for First Nations students in Thunder Bay

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 29, 2018 - 4:00am
Alexis Angeconeb and Kaiden Ageconeb

Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott says she supports efforts by First Nation youth to replace their current lead and asbestos tainted high school and end the billeting system that has added to the struggles of students who face a "constant fear" in Thunder Bay.

Teaching math through cedar weaving, trade beads and oral history

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 29, 2018 - 4:00am
Cedar weaving math exercise

Educators streamed into a Vancouver conference room to learn how curriculum specialists in Prince Rupert are developing Ts’msyen teaching materials for math classes.

Hopi Tribe loses challenge to use of wastewater at sacred site

INDIANZ.COM - November 29, 2018 - 2:31am
A ski resort on public land uses reclaimed sewage to make snow on sacred land.

Enterprise Rancheria sees progress on 'Hard Rock' development

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - November 29, 2018 - 1:55am
The Enterprise Rancheria and the Seminole Tribe are working together on a long-awaited casino in California.

Editorial: Don't let prejudice stand in the way of tribe

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - November 29, 2018 - 1:23am
Prejudices and irrational fears from the past shouldn’t stand in the way of the Pamunkeys’ fight for a better future.

In fight to combat climate change, Squamish Nation joins forces to capture carbon

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 29, 2018 - 12:40am
Chris Lewis

For years, Chris Lewis has watched the effects of climate change from his front door. The waters of the Seymour River on the North Shore's Capilano reserve in Squamish Nation territory keep rising.

KJZZ: Business challenges anti-LGBTQ discrimination law

INDIANZ.COM - November 29, 2018 - 12:34am
Arizona’s highest court will decide whether a law aimed at prohibiting businesses from discriminating against LGBTQ people violates the state constitution.

U of A turfs outdated admission policy for Indigenous med students

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 28, 2018 - 10:12pm
Shey Eagle Bear

A 30-year-old quota system that caps the number of Indigenous students admitted into the University of Alberta’s medical program is getting the boot.

Largest private landowner in Whitehorse offers up land for lease

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 28, 2018 - 8:42pm
Kwanlin Dun First Nation receives it's first Certificate of Title

'Today has been a long time coming, and it is a significant step in what has been a long complex process,' said Chief Doris Bill of the Kwanlin Dun First Nation.

2018 Native American Holiday Gift Guide

POWWOWS.COM - November 28, 2018 - 8:01pm

2018 Native American Holiday Gift GuideThe nights have turned colder and the snow has started to fall all across Indian Country. That means the holiday season is finally here and it's time to show appreciation for your family and loved ones! If you're in need.....

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Mi'kmaw women prompt last-minute change to First Nations Self Government Summit

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 28, 2018 - 6:12pm
Cassidy Bernard Trio

The First Nations Self Government Summit in Halifax added a talking circle on how First Nations leaders can address the issues of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls after lobbying by a group of Mi'kmaw women.

Climate change driving 'ghost moose' calf mortality, say researchers

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 28, 2018 - 4:33pm
Ghost Moose

Tick infestations are killing moose calves in the northeastern U.S. at an alarming rate and climate change is to blame, according to a recent study.

Inside a Mohawk police online sting that led to child luring charges in the U.S.

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 28, 2018 - 2:22pm
Christopher Terrance

Police say a Canadian man charged with coercion of a minor texted kissing face emojis and wrote he was "Soooo EXCITED" to meet up with a 16-year-old American girl.

Innu chief mulls legal action after caribou meat seized

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 28, 2018 - 1:47pm
Innu Nation Grand Chief Gregory Rich

"The game wardens came and stopped us."

Cronkite News: Supreme Court rules in endangered frog case

INDIANZ.COM - November 28, 2018 - 10:30am
The Supreme Court made it harder to designate critical habitat for endangered species, in a ruling that business and property rights groups said corrects federal government overreach.

Native Sun News Today: Vigil honors those who lost their lives on the streets

INDIANZ.COM - November 28, 2018 - 10:09am
Wisps of snow floated through the air as the names of 44 loved ones who lost their lives on the streets were read in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: More in store at First Nations Sculpture Garden

INDIANZ.COM - November 28, 2018 - 9:54am
The culture and history of the Oyate shines through in South Dakota.

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