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Skylene Gladue, Setting The Fashion World On Fire With Nipîy Iskwew Designs

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nipîy Iskwew Designs is the hottest brand in clothing across Canada If you were to ask people where is home to the hottest emerging fashion designer in the world, they would likely respond Paris, London, Milan or New York, but they would be wrong. The hottest emerging fashion designer is a Canadian named Ms. Skylene Read More…

Racism Played A Part In The Death Of Indigenous Woman Joyce Echaquan
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Racism Played A Part In The Death Of Indigenous Woman Joyce Echaquan

Reading Time: 2 minutes Quebec still has a problem coming to grips it has a problem with racism against its Indigenous people It has been exactly two years since the Quebec health care providers mistreated Joyce Echaquan, a woman of the Atikamekw Nation, who shortly died from not receiving proper medical attention.  On September 26, 2020, Echaquan was admitted Read More…

Search For Unmarked Graves Begins On Former Norway House Residential School Sites
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Search For Unmarked Graves Begins On Former Norway House Residential School Sites

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ground Penetrating Radar will be used in the three-phase process Norway House Cree Nation (N.H.C.N.) will begin its search for unmarked graves on two former residential school grounds with a traditional ceremony and blessing of the land. A sacred fire was lit on Sunday, September 18 and will remain lit until the ground search begins Read More…

MKO Demands "Top Priority" for First Nation Food Hunt
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MKO Demands “Top Priority” for First Nation Food Hunt

Reading Time: 2 minutes MKO Calls on Manitoba to Cancel Licenced Moose Hunting in the MKO Region Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – The Grand Chief of the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. has issued the third demand in nine months to the Manitoba Premier and responsible Ministers that Manitoba recognize the constitutionally-protected right of a “top priority” of First Nations Read More…

2 Annual International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards, A Huge Success
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2 Annual International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards Show, A Huge Success

Reading Time: 4 minutes The awards are a celebration of the beauty of Hip Hop and the contribution to the culture by the Indigenous community The second annual International Hip Hop Awards Show hosted in Winnipeg was another success. A massive win for Hip Hop, an enormous victory for Indigenous culture. The inaugural award show was initially scheduled to Read More…

Ahousaht First Nation First Nation Gets Clean Drinking Water
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Ahousaht First Nation First Nation Gets Clean Drinking Water

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Ahousaht First Nation people celebrate the completion of their new wastewater treatment plant Water is a fundamental human right essential to the survival of humanity, whereas Canada’s Indigenous people for decades have been denied that basic right to clean drinking water. Science states that a human being can last three weeks without food but Read More…

Honourable Michelle O’Bonsawin, First Indigenous Judge Nominated To Canada's Supreme Court
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Honourable Michelle O’Bonsawin, First Indigenous Judge Nominated To Canada’s Supreme Court

Reading Time: 2 minutes Honourable Michelle O’Bonsawin is a fluently bilingual Franco-Ontarian, she is an Abenaki member of the Odanak First Nation. Since the inception of the Canadian Supreme Court in 1875, there has never been a Justice appointed from the Indigenous Community. It is saddening to know in its 147 years of existence; it has taken this long Read More…

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SABE, An Indigenous-led, Trauma-Informed Project Launches in Winnipeg’s Osborne Village

Reading Time: 2 minutes SABE, An Indigenous-led, Trauma-Informed Project Launches in Winnipeg’s Osborne Village A new provincially funded pilot project with the purpose of providing trauma-informed support and safety services was started today to Winnipeg’s Osborne Village. SABE Peace Walkers will be leading the project with the team focusing on Indigenous-led non-violent crisis interventions. A trauma-informed approach will be Read More…

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Canada Settles Historic Land Claims Case With The Muskeg Lake Cree Nation

Reading Time: 2 minutes “Over 100 years have passed since this wrong took place and before the community received recognition, acknowledgement, and replacement resources for the lands taken.” A settlement has been reached between Muskeg Lake Cree Nation and the Government of Canada covering the 1919 Soldier Settlement Board Surrender specific claim today, announced by Chief Kelly Wolfe and Read More…

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Storm, An Indigenous-Focused Basketball Club Shapes Tomorrow’s Leaders

Reading Time: 3 minutes Culley Kipling aims to provide young Indigenous boys with leadership skills through basketball to help them become strong and resilient men. Culley Kipling started the Junior Storm Basketball Program as part of the Manitoba Aboriginal Sports and Recreational Council (MASRC), to connect with Indigenous youth throughout the city and from rural Manitoba. He aims to Read More…

$1.1 Billion Education Agreement Signed By The Government of Canada, Quebec & 22 First Nations Communities
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$1.1 Billion Education Agreement Signed By The Government of Canada, Quebec & 22 First Nations Communities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Government of Quebec Works With First Nations Communities To Implement Culturally Relevant Educational Programs A monumental step has been made towards educating First Nations children in Quebec by implementing programs tailored to help them succeed in the classrooms. The Grand Chiefs and Chiefs of the First Nations Education Council (FNEC) and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Read More…

Chief RoseAnne Archibald, A Once In A Generation Leader
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Chief RoseAnne Archibald, A Once In A Generation Leader

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chief Archibald’s desire for the best future for the Indigenous community and Canada as a whole, is inspiring the nation Becoming a trailblazer and defender of truth, democracy, fairness, and all things sacred is never easy. So to believe Chief Archibald’s ascension to the top job would be one met without challenges would be naive. Read More…

Chief Archibald Survives A Vote Of No Confidence
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The People Are With Chief Archibald

Reading Time: 3 minutes AFN trailblazing national Chief perseveres amidst harassment allegations Roseanne Archibald, the national Chief of Canadas’s most influential First Nations organization, The Assembly of First Nations (A.F.N), is under pressure to step aside as she faces an external investigation over alleged bullying and harassment allegations from four of her staff members. The complaints against Assembly of Read More…

The First Nations Health Managers Association To Launch "RISE Against Racism"
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The First Nations Health Managers Association To Launch “RISE Against Racism”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Racism against Indigenous People in the health care system is finally being addressed Throughout Canada, widespread health disparities remain apparent as indigenous peoples experience discrimination and racism in the healthcare system. Accessing quality health services can be a stressful experience for most indigenous people and many people of colour. Indigenous peoples experience lower health outcomes Read More…

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B.C Government Sets Stage To Implement First Nations Justice System

Reading Time: 2 minutes First Nations people have been calling on the B.C and Federal governments for years to overhaul the justice system. Today, the Honorable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honorable David Eby, Attorney General of British Columbia, the Honorable Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General of British Columbia, Read More…

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The Government of Canada to Pay $20 Billion To Settle Lawsuit With Indigenous Family Services

Reading Time: 3 minutes The final settlement agreement has been years in the making! The Government of Canada, the Assembly of First Nations (AFT), and the plaintiffs in the Mushroom and Trout class actions announced the final settlement agreement regarding compensation for First Nations Child and Family Services. The Parties arrived at a final settlement agreement of $20 billion Read More…

Canada Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day
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Canada Celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit people are the first inhabitants of Canada Reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous people must be at the forefront of every administration at all levels of government. The Indigenous people have endured centuries of wrongdoing at the hands of the various Canadian governments, with many only offering mere symbolism of reconciliation. Read More…

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Chief Redhead The Favourite To Become Thompson’s Next MLA

Reading Time: < 1 minute The riding of Thompson has been without an MLA since December of 2021 Following today’s by-election, former Chief of Shamattawa, Eric Readhead, is poised to be the new Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Thompson Manitoba. The seat became available when NDP MLA Danielle Adams’ passed away in a car accident on December 9, 2021.  Read More…

Manito Ahbee Returns With A Joyous Celebration Of Indigenous Culture
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Manito Ahbee Returns With A Joyous Celebration Of Indigenous Culture

Reading Time: 2 minutes The beauty and richness of the Indigenous culture is a welcomed sign of returning to normal with the Manito Ahbee Festival The Manito Ahbee Festival in Winnipeg, Manitoba, has been cancelled for the last two years due to the pandemic. That means in that time, Manitobans were not able to celebrate and embrace the warm Read More…

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Will the New Housing Pilot Really Help the Dene People?

Reading Time: 2 minutes The federal government spends $200,000 a year to approve Dene Nation’s Strategic Housing Plan By: Charlotte Hui Northwest Territories -Today, situated on Treaty 8 Territory, Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, and Dene National Chief Gerald Antoine announced additional funding for the Dene Nation’s Strategic Housing initiative. The new housing pilot project will help the Read More…

Today marks the 1 year anniversary of the MMIWG report
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Today Canada Honours Its Missing Murdered, Indigenous Woman, Girls & Two Spirited

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada called the Missing Murdered, Indigenous Woman, Girls & Two-Spirited Genocide. May 5th is dedicated to honouring Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Two-Spirit, and Gender-Diverse People, (MMIGG2S). Indigenous women are far more likely to go missing or become murder victims within Canada. For years the Indigenous community has asked the various Federal Governments to call Read More…

$11 Billion Over 6 Years Towards Reconciliation With Indigenous Community
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$11 Billion Over 6 Years Towards Reconciliation With Indigenous Community

Reading Time: 2 minutes Addressing the Shameful Legacy of Residential Schools Reconciliation starts with acknowledging Canada’s ugly history toward its Indigenous people. We can start by doing the simple things by stopping denying Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir. John A Macdonald was one of the key architects of Canada’s Residential School System. A system designed to destroy the Indigenous Read More…