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Stoney Nakoda First Nation declares State of Local Emergency after rapid rise in COVID-19 cases – Cochrane Today

“So far we’ve done good and I think we’re going to beat this,” Crawford said. “Just stay home and avoid people.” STONEY NAKODA— After seeing a rapid increase of COVID-19…

Modern Métis Woman scholarship available for 2021 applicants – Columbia Valley Pioneer

Jan 14, 2021 The desire to study at Canadian universities has moved within reach for Métis women thanks to a non-profit governmental organization (NGO). Modern Métis Woman offers scholarships to…

Decolonial Reading Circle to welcome Mi’kmaw lawyer, scholar – Brock News

Brock’s Decolonial Reading Circle (DRC) will virtually welcome Mi’kmaw lawyer and scholar Pamela Palmater to discuss her book Warrior Life on Wednesday, Jan. 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. Formed…

All-Inuktut TV channel launches Monday – Nunatsiaq News

14 January 2021 Uvagut TV will broadcast around the clock on ACL cable and Shaw Direct satellite in Nunavut and N.W.T. A long-awaited all-Inuit-language cable and satellite television channel will…

New cultural lodges at jails in Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert to expand programming – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

The four new cultural lodges will be built at the Saskatoon, Regina and Prince Albert Correctional Centres as well as Kilburn Hall youth centre. Jan 14, 2021 Cultural programs for…

Spirit injury manifests in physical illness and mental issues, says strategic lead of Indigenous resurgence – Toronto Star

Jan. 14, 2021 Mental health issues. Addictions. Post-traumatic stress disorder. Back pain. All of those, said Dr. Lynn Lavallée, are symptomatic of spirit injury. “We know that we are spiritual…

We’re using puppets to engage children in Kanien’kéha, the language of their heritage – CBC

Our ‘Mohawk Sesame Street’ TV program is helping revive the language Jan 14, 2021 You may not be aware of it, but the small town of Kahnawà:ke is bursting at…

PLATO Testing Receives $500,000 Investment – Huddle Today

FREDERICTON – PLATO Testing, Canada’s only Indigenous-led and staffed software testing company, received a $500,000 investment from Raven Indigenous Capital Partners. The funding from the investment will be used to…

Elders in N.W.T. receive COVID-19 vaccine despite logistical challenges – APTN News

Anne Thrasher eagerly rolled up her sleeve on Monday and became the first Elder in the small arctic coastal Inuvialuit community of Paulatuk, Northwest Territories to receive Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine.…

Thunder Bay police try to exclude footage of officers dragging an Indigenous man from inquest evidence – CBC

Inquest to examine how 2 Indigenous men died while in police custody in the northern Ontario city Jan 14, 2021 Lawyers for a northern Ontario police force are trying to…

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