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Métis community in oilsands buys 'pristine' land to hunt and trap

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 28, 2018 - 9:00am
Island Lake Lodge

McKay Métis purchased a land reserve for hunting.

Traditional parenting visits from Cree elders connect urban First Nations families with culture

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 28, 2018 - 8:30am
Harry and Elsie Watchmaker

With 49 years of marriage and nine children between them, Harry and Elsie Watchmaker have seen and done it all when it comes to family life.

Six Nations fire station closed after thieves try to steal trucks in 'elaborate' theft

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 28, 2018 - 8:22am
Six Nations Fire

A Six Nations fire station has been forced to close, leading to response delays in the region, after a brazen break and enter where thieves tried to steal fire trucks, causing over $200,000 in damages.

Trivia Question #18

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 28, 2018 - 8:00am

Both Sacajawea and her son had nicknames given to them during their journey with Lewis and Clark. What were they?

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High Country News: Parks director fired over bulldozing of sensitive sites

INDIANZ.COM - November 28, 2018 - 7:42am
'Basically, we’re kind of outraged,' the chairman of the Chemehuevi Tribe said in response to possible destruction of cultural sites.

YES! Magazine: How to bring indigenous wisdom to philanthropy

INDIANZ.COM - November 28, 2018 - 7:23am
Native attitudes toward healing can help put philanthropy on a more sacred path.

Prominent Cree lawyer Don Worme's firm representing Brydon Whitstone family in RCMP shooting inquest

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 28, 2018 - 7:07am
Brydon Whitstone photo

Worme says he expects at least 20 witnesses during a five-day coroner's inquest next week.

Piikani Nation holds referendum on leasing land for commercial development

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 28, 2018 - 7:00am
Piikani land deal

The Piikani Nation is holding a referendum today on a bid to free up a swath of reserve land — equivalent to 19 Canadian football fields — for a gas station and other commercial development to bring in new revenues and create jobs.

Rebecca Nagle: Supreme Court can put a stop to loss of tribal lands

INDIANZ.COM - November 28, 2018 - 6:19am
A Supreme Court case about land rights and jurisdiction in Oklahoma has huge implications for tribes.

Province's new trespassing laws unconstitutional, show 'deep disrespect' for treaty rights: FSIN

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 28, 2018 - 6:00am
Heather Bear

Justice Minister Don Morgan tabled amendments on Tuesday to three pieces of legislation — The Trespass to Property Act, The Snowmobile Act and The Wildlife Act — to indicate members of the public need to seek permission from a rural property owner before entering their land. The changes are being heavily criticized by the FSIN.

'We're sounding like one': Poet uses hip hop for cultural connection in Indigenous classroom

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 28, 2018 - 6:00am
Zoey Roy in the St. Frances classroom

A spoken word poet is helping Indigenous students write their own songs and rap them to a hip hop beat. She says doing so helps them tell their stories and build confidence.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues fight for homelands

INDIANZ.COM - November 28, 2018 - 3:46am
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has been dealt a major setback, nearly 400 years after helping the Pilgrims survive.

Pamunkey Tribe still working on casino plan after winning recognition

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - November 28, 2018 - 2:24am
The Pamunkey Tribe paid its annual treaty tribute to Virginia as planning continues for a casino.

Quapaw Nation restores small portion of homelands in Kansas

INDIANZ.COM - November 28, 2018 - 1:35am
It only took a few years the Quapaw Nation has restored 211 acres of its homelands in Kansas.

Congress sends two more Indian Country bills to Trump

INDIANZ.COM - November 28, 2018 - 12:26am
The Republican-controlled Congress continues to play catch-up when it comes to Indian Country's agenda in the Trump era.

Ovide Mercredi suggests new treaty for Atlantic region First Nations at Halifax self-government summit

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 27, 2018 - 7:08pm
Mercredi Self Govt

Ovide Mercredi, a former National Chief of the Assembly of the First Nations,​ said a fresh treaty would allow the Mi'kmaq, Wolastoqiyik and Peskotomuhkati to implement provisions that outline clearly Canada's obligations to their people.

ITFirms Sketches the Latest List of Best Magento Development Companies 2018

NATIONAL NEWS - November 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
ITFirms highlights the new list of best Magento development companies 2018. NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, November 28, 2018 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Being the future of rich e-commerce platforms, Magento is an open-source, feature-rich, enterprise …
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Oglala Lakota College Campus in Rapid City Getting Cultural Center, Greenhouse Thanks to Ford Grant

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 27, 2018 - 6:32pm

The grant will be used to design and build a multipurpose learning center and greenhouse for the Lakota people of the Pine Ridge Reservation on the Oglala Lakota College He Sapa campus in Rapid City.

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Supreme Court considers the limits of Native American Indian reservation borders

NATIONAL NEWS - November 27, 2018 - 5:52pm
… /Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Where does Native American authority over reservation boundaries end … which have prosecutorial authority on Indian land. Chief Justice John Roberts …
Categories: UNITED STATES

Restoration Revisited

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 27, 2018 - 5:07pm

College of Menominee Nation is producing a play, “Menominee Restoration Day: Reader’s Theatre That Helps Us Remember,” to educate the next generation about how the Menominee tribe lost its status and how it was regained.

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