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…

Nunavut Lifts Public Health Emergency As Of April 11th
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Nunavut Lifts Public Health Emergency As Of April 11th

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nunavut becomes the latest Canadian Territory to ease back COVID-19 mandates John Main, Minister of Health, today announced that the government of Nunavut will be lifting the Public Health Emergency, effective April 11. As a result, all remaining public health restrictions across Nunavut are suspended. “For the past two years, Nunavummiut have had to make Read More…

An official apology by the Pope is a huge step towards reconciliation with Canada's Indigenous people
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Pope Francis Makes Historic Apology To Canada’s Indigenous People

Reading Time: 2 minutes An official apology by the Pope is a huge step towards reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous people As part of the Truth and Reconciliation Act, it called for the Catholic Church to make an official apology to Canada’s Indigenous people for the pain and suffering of Residential schools. In recent years Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also Read More…

Nunavut Takes First Steps To Add A New Statutory Holiday
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Nunavut Takes First Steps To Adding A New Statutory Holiday

Reading Time: < 1 minute Consultations on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation The Department of Justice is looking to introduce new legislation to make the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation a statutory holiday in Nunavut, under the Labour Standards Act. The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, September 30, honours the memory of children who died while Read More…

Future Of Grand Chief Arlen Dumas Uncertain After Latest Allegation Of Sexual Assault
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Future Of Grand Chief Arlen Dumas Uncertain After Latest Allegation Of Sexual Assault

Reading Time: 3 minutes In 2019, Dumas was also accused of Sexual Assault by a young woman twenty years his junior Manitoba’s Grand Chief Arlen Dumas’ suspension for the allegation of sexually assaulting a senior member of his administration was swift by The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC). Dumas’ allegation resulted in the calling of an emergency meeting by the Read More…

Indian Act Enfranchisement Litigations On Hold With Government Of Canada
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Indian Act Enfranchisement Litigations On Hold With Government Of Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes First Nations families and Canada agree to put litigation on hold while working to end the legacy of “enfranchisement” under the Indian Act In June 2021, on behalf of several First Nations families,16 individual plaintiffs launched a constitutional challenge seeking to end the inequities and exclusion faced by families who were “enfranchised” under earlier versions of Read More…

Manitoba Celebrates Louis Riel Day, Manitoba’s 1st Premier
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Manitoba Celebrates Louis Riel Day, Manitoba’s 1st Premier

Reading Time: < 1 minute Louis Riel was a champion for Métis rights and freedom Louis David Riel 22 October 1844 – 16 November 1885) was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political leader of the Métis people of the Canadian Prairies. He led two revolutions against the government of Canada and its first post-Confederation prime minister, John A. Macdonald. Riel sought Read More…

The Key First Nation, Welcomes Home Bison Herd Back To Treaty 4 Land
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The Key First Nation, Welcomes Home Bison Herd Back To Treaty 4 Land

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mashkode-bizhiki | Plains bison herd successfully re-established to The Key First Nation in Saskatchewan Today, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, and Jennifer McKillop, Saskatchewan Regional Vice-President for Nature Conservancy of Canada, announced that 40 plains bison were successfully translocated to establish a new herd Read More…

Ontario Doubles Investment in Economic Development Supports for Indigenous Communities
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Ontario Doubles Investment in Economic Development Supports for Indigenous Communities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indigenous Community Capital Grants Program creating lasting economic prosperity The Ontario government continues to work with Indigenous communities to create lasting economic prosperity for Indigenous people and to support their COVID-19 recovery and response efforts through the Indigenous Community Capital Grants Program (ICCGP). To further support Indigenous communities, the province doubled funding for the program from Read More…

Historic Agreement With P.E.I's Mi'kmaq & The Government Of Canada
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Historic Agreement With P.E.I’s Mi’kmaq & The Government Of Canada

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Government of Canada and the Epekwitk Mi’kmaq sign agreement toward establishing a new national park reserve in P.E.I. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, along with Chief Darlene Bernard and Chief Junior Gould, co-chairs of the Epekwitk Assembly of Councils, signed a Read More…

Indigenous Women Paving The Way As Heavy Equipment Operators
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Indigenous Women Paving The Way As Heavy Equipment Operators

Reading Time: 4 minutes Heavy Equipment Operator School’s Partnerships with Indigenous Communities Set Graduates Up for Success By: Cherise Letson This past fall, IHE Heavy Equipment Operator School instructor Russ Prosser waited for his new group of students to arrive at Little River Cree Nation in Northern Alberta. The school’s Remote Division had set up a 10-week training program Read More…

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131 Days in Office: PC Minister of Economic Development and Jobs Mute on BIPOC Unemployment Challenges

Reading Time: < 1 minute It is now 131 days since the MLA for Waverley Mr. Jon Reyes was appointed the Minister of Economic Development and Jobs by the former Premier Brian Pallister. The Waverley constituency is a multiculturally diverse community with about 6% of the population identified as Aboriginal people and over 58% visible minority groups. Unemployment and food Read More…

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Canada Celebrates Louis Riel Day, Manitoba’s 1st Premier

Reading Time: 2 minutes Louis Riel was championed Metis rights and freedom Louis David Riel 22 October 1844 – 16 November 1885) was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political leader of the Métis people of the Canadian Prairies. He led two rebellions against the government of Canada and its first post-Confederation prime minister, John A. Macdonald. Riel sought to preserve Read More…

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Canadians Commemorate Indigenous Veterans Day

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canadian Government lowered the flags in commemoration of Indigenous Veterans On November 8, Canada celebrated Indigenous Veterans Day, to commemorate the Indigenous soldiers and their honourable history of serving in the Canadian Armed Forces. Ever since November 1994, Canada has established a national day to honour Indigenous Veterans who have a long history of great Read More…

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Missing – Ms Klarissa Muswagon

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ms Muswagon was last seen in the Osborne Village Area in Winnipeg Police and the family of Ms Muswagon are asking for the public’s help in providing information that would help locate Ms Muswagon. The family of Ms Muswagon is travelling from Norway House Cree Nation to share information with the media in MKO’s boardroom Read More…

MKO Honours Students of Elkhorn Residential School
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MKO Honours Students of Elkhorn Residential School

Reading Time: 3 minutes MKO Held A Ceremony and Feast Held in Honour of Children from Northern Manitoba On Monday, October 18, MKO Grand Chief Garrison Settee travelled with Elders to host a ceremony at a small gravesite where children from the Elkhorn Residential School are buried. The ceremony included music, prayers, a sacred fire, offerings, and a feast. Elder Stan LaPierre led and Read More…

Lobster Fishing Agreement Reached With Bear River & Annapolis Valley First Nations
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Lobster Fishing Agreement Reached With Bear River & Annapolis Valley First Nations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Interim understanding reached that will see Bear River and Annapolis Valley First Nations members fishing in pursuit of a moderate livelihood The Government of Canada is committed to renewing its relationship with Indigenous peoples. To this end, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) continues to work with First Nations across the Maritimes and the Gaspé region Read More…

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Honouring Our Ancestors – MKO Continues Reconciliation Dialogue

Reading Time: 2 minutes September 30 Opportunity to Continue Dialogue on Impacts of Residential Schools “September 30 is an important day to remember the Survivors of the residential school system as well as the children who passed away while attending these schools,” said Grand Chief Garrison Settee. “This year more than ever, we have been learning that residential schools are Read More…

Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, Ends 24 Year Boiled Water Advisory Ends
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Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, Ends 24 Year Boiled Water Advisory Ends

Reading Time: 2 minutes Shoal Lake 40 is one of 109 First Nation communities to have their boiled water advisory lifted under the Liberal government. 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 Read More…