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Only Raking Can Prevent Forest Fires – Marty Two Bulls

POWWOWS.COM - November 26, 2018 - 9:21pm

Only Raking Can Prevent Forest Fires – Marty Two BullsOnly Raking Can Prevent Forest Fires – Marty Two Bulls Disclaimer The views expressed in the editorial cartoon are not necessarily that of PowWows.com. PowWows.com publishes these editorial cartoons weekly to highlight issues in Indian Country. We hope these cartoons.....

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Woman formerly in care of ministry says she was left homeless while social worker allegedly pocketed funds

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 26, 2018 - 8:29pm
Robert Riley Saunders

A woman formerly in the care of a B.C. social worker who allegedly pocketed funds meant for vulnerable Indigenous youth said she feels "disgusted and angry" to learn of the allegations.

Native America Tribal Nations Mini-Lesson: Mohawk Nation

POWWOWS.COM - November 26, 2018 - 8:18pm

 Mohawk NationIf you aren't following me on Instagram already you definitely should if only for this month! Every day this month in honor of Native American Heritage Month, I am dedicating time in my Instagram stories to learning about a Tribal.....

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Littlecrow family urges Crown to appeal Faucher's manslaughter acquittal

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 26, 2018 - 7:06pm
Beverly

The family of Beverly Littlecrow wants the Crown to appeal the acquittal of Gabriel Faucher.

Ottawa blowing deadlines on First Nations historical claims, says report

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 26, 2018 - 6:35pm
AFN Bennett 20180911

Ottawa is consistently missing its legislated deadline for responding to historical claims filed by First Nations, according to a recently released report.

Police chief defends decision to keep RCMP report on Machiskinic death secret

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 26, 2018 - 5:34pm
Evan Bray

"There are techniques in here around major case management and investigation that are, I believe, sensitive to police investigations," Regina police Chief Evan Bray tells reporters.

Explore Native Business – Native American Heritage Month – Explore Native Challenge

POWWOWS.COM - November 26, 2018 - 5:25pm

Explore Native Business – Native American Heritage Month – Explore Native ChallengeExplore Native will show you ways to Explore Native American Culture during Native American Heritage Month. Whether you are a Pow Wow dancer, a Native American scholar, or just someone interested in Native Culture, Explore Native will provide you new ways to learn.....

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'She's with me every step of the way:' B.C. man walks across Canada for missing aunt

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 26, 2018 - 3:49pm
Matthew Jefferson

Matthew Jefferson’s aunt Frances Brown went missing from north of Smithers, B.C., on Oct. 14, 2017.

First Nations self-government summit in Halifax to talk goals and processes

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 26, 2018 - 2:02pm
Kji-Keptin Denny

A member of the ancestral Mi'kmaw national government says First Nations Chiefs need to consider their definition of self-government, ahead of a national conference tackling the complex issue.

First Indigenous woman to earn engineering PhD at U of A aims talents at tailings ponds

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 26, 2018 - 1:34pm
Chelsea Benally University of Alberta

When Chelsea Benally worked in a nuclear weapons program, she never knew exactly what she was building.

Ex-priest loses appeal for 19-year sentence in Igloolik sex-abuse case

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 26, 2018 - 12:57pm
Priest North Justice

In 2014, Dejaeger was found guilty of 32 counts out of the 80 he was originally charged with. He was sentenced to 19 years, but with time served that number was pared down to eight.

Eagle feather at Lethbridge court will help all 'be honest' their own way, co-ordinator says

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 26, 2018 - 12:22pm
feather

An eagle feather is a symbol of change at the Lethbridge Courthouse. When people are asked to swear to tell the truth in court, they can now do so on a blessed eagle feather.

Unci’s Take Sacred Foods Teachings Across Pine Ridge

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 26, 2018 - 12:07pm

Elders, families, and community representatives gathered at the Oglala Lakota College (OLC) Piya Wiconi campus in Kyle, South Dakota on Saturday, November 17 to begin planning for an Oglala Lakota Nation-wide sacred foods preparation program.

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Workforce Development Grants Awarded

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 26, 2018 - 12:06pm

Among the grants was a nearly 400 thousand dollar award to the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College and the Sappi Mill in Cloquet to create a new certificate program in Pulp and Paper Technology.

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Mattagami First Nation set to step in to help Gogama, fire chief says

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 26, 2018 - 11:59am
Gogagma fire department

The chief of the Mattagami First Nation fire department says his firefighters are able and willing to fill a gap in service in Gogama.

Zenobia Jeffries Warfield: Let's decolonize another American holiday

INDIANZ.COM - November 26, 2018 - 11:36am
I learned from my elders that when you know better, you should do better.

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls inquiry holds hearings in Calgary

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - November 26, 2018 - 11:28am
MMIWG

Watch live all week here, as the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls holds hearings in Calgary.

ND Students Receive Scholarships

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 26, 2018 - 11:15am

Thanks to the American Indian College Fund and the United Health Foundation, Vormestrand and 10 other Native North Dakota college students are getting help as the first recipients of scholarships offered through the foundation’s Tribal Wellness Scholarship Program.

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Little River Band takes major step forward with casino bid

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - November 26, 2018 - 11:12am
It's only taken three years but the Bureau of Indian Affairs is finally moving forward on an off-reservation casino in Michigan.

Native Sun News Today: Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate elects woman as chair

INDIANZ.COM - November 26, 2018 - 11:07am
Ella Robertson has made history as the second woman in Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate history to win election as chair.

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