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Motion to exclude video of police dragging Whitesand First Nation man from upcoming inquest concludes – APTN News

The presiding coroner for the upcoming inquest into the deaths of two First Nations men who died while in police custody must decide if a cell block video depicting one…

Indigenous acknowledgements not just wordplay, WFN councillor says – The Daily Courier

Indigenous territorial acknowledgements made at the start of public meetings are much more than just words, a Westbank First Nation councillor says. During Thursday’s meeting of the Central Okanagan regional…

Aamjiwnaang First Nation goes digital as it launches new language app – Anishinabek News

January 15, 2021 AAMJIWNAANG FIRST NATION— Learners of all ages in Aamjiwnaang First Nation are harnessing the power of modern technology to learn their ancestral language. Along with some expert…

Indigenous survivors of sexual violence on P.E.I. to get new, culturally appropriate healing – CBC

‘I think it’s extremely important to address some of the trauma that has happened’ Jan 14, 2021 The P.E.I. Rape and Sexual Assault Centre is offering a new program for Indigenous…

Mining company collaborates with Thunder Bay-area First Nations – Tbnewswatch.com

Clean Air Metals Inc. pledges ‘meaningful consultation’ with Fort William, Red Rock Indian Band and Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek. THUNDER BAY —A company that’s exploring mining claims in the Greenwich Lake…

Sask. company finds success with clothing inspired by Indigenous hockey tournaments – CTV News

January 14, 2021 SASKATOON — Smudge the Blades clothing was inspired by Indigenous hockey tournaments, says company founder Harlan Kingfisher. He started the company last fall and now he’s pleased…

Dr. Bonnie Henry condemns B.C. businesses for refusing entry to Indigenous people due to COVID-19 fears – CBC

Jan 14, 2021 Businesses say it’s not racism, say there’s been misunderstanding Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has added her voice to those condemning businesses for denying Indigenous people…

Ornge set to begin COVID-19 vaccinations in First Nation communities – Tbnewswatch.com

The vaccinations under Operation Remote Immunity will begin on Feb. 1 and it is expected 16,000 people in remote First Nations communities will receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine by the…

Comment: Be better informed on First Nation issues – Times Colonist

January 14, 2021 A personal commentary by a member of the ­Cowichan Tribes Chief and Council. ­Suniimtunaat is her traditional name. On Jan. 1, Cowichan Tribes had its first reported…

Bridges: Cort Dogniez shifts curriculum and perspective – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

“That has resonated with me, throughout my 41 years — it’s always that idea of developing an environment that is safe, inclusive, welcoming and respectful.” Jan 14, 2021 It’s easy…

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