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Examine police behaviour in missing, murdered women inquiry: advocates

Examine police behaviour in missing, murdered women inquiry: advocates | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
Aboriginal women tend to be "underprotected and overpoliced," making it vital that the behaviour of police be examined in the upcoming inquiry on missing and murdered indigenous women, advocates said Monday.
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'A national tragedy': AFN demands action, funding for Attawapiskat

'A national tragedy': AFN demands action, funding for Attawapiskat | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
The Assembly of First Nations is calling for "immediate action and long-term support" for the remote northern Ontario community of Attawapiskat, where a state of emergency was declared this weekend following a spike in suicide attempts.
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'We don't ask for much': Indigenous affairs minister grilled in Attawapiskat

'We don't ask for much': Indigenous affairs minister grilled in Attawapiskat | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett was grilled by several young people during her Monday visit to the First Nation of Attawapiskat, which has recently faced a tragic spate of attempted suicides.
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'We're prepared to stay as long as it takes': Protesters occupy Indigenous and Northern Affairs office

'We're prepared to stay as long as it takes': Protesters occupy Indigenous and Northern Affairs office | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
Protesters have been occupying the Toronto office of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada since mid-morning, demanding the federal government take action after a spate of suicide attempts in Attawapiskat First Nation in northern Ontario.
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Catholic church in Canada repudiates ‘Doctrine of Discovery’ and ‘terra nullius' • National, News • Two Row Times

Catholic church in Canada repudiates ‘Doctrine of Discovery’ and ‘terra nullius' • National, News • Two Row Times | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
OTTAWA — As part of a national response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action 48 by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and to questions on the legal concepts known as “Doctrine of Discovery” and terra nullius, Catholic...
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Aboriginals overrepresented in youth justice system: data

Aboriginals overrepresented in youth justice system: data | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
Figures from the Justice Department paint a dark picture of the state of indigenous incarceration, with aboriginals seriously overrepresented in the youth criminal justice system.
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UN report on Canada’s treatment of aboriginal people in spotlight Monday

UN report on Canada’s treatment of aboriginal people in spotlight Monday | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
A much-anticipated report on the conditions facing aboriginal people in Canada will be made public on Monday, says UN special rapporteur James Anaya.
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In wake of Atleo's departure, native leaders review options amid education ... - The Globe and Mail

In wake of Atleo's departure, native leaders review options amid education ... - The Globe and Mail | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
In wake of Atleo's departure, native leaders review options amid education ...
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... AFN determines its next steps. Some First Nations groups have been critical of Atleo for supporting the bill.
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Five Year Study into Aboriginal Health - Brandon University

Five Year Study into Aboriginal Health - Brandon University | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
Skip to content. Prospective Students · Programs · Student Life · Athletics · Alumni · Services · Give ...
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The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Monitoring and Realizing Indigenous Rights in Canada

The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Monitoring and Realizing Indigenous Rights in Canada | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Monitoring and Realizing Indigenous Rights in Canada http://t.co/nmH7kcpDZC
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Bill C-33, First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act Introduced in ... - Canada NewsWire (press release)

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U.N. Probes Canada's Neglect of Aboriginal Women | Womens eNews

U.N. Probes Canada's Neglect of Aboriginal Women | Womens eNews | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
We, the undersigned, urge the Government of Canada to work with aboriginal women and aboriginal peoples' organizations to develop a national plan of action to stop violence against indigenous women." It said such a plan ...
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Supreme Court Of Canada Refuses To Hear Alberta Métis Rights Case - Government, Public Sector - Canada

Supreme Court Of Canada Refuses To Hear Alberta Métis Rights Case - Government, Public Sector - Canada | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
14 Mar 2014 - Canada - Government, Public Sector - Supreme Court Of Canada Refuses To Hear Alberta Métis Rights Case - Lawson Lundell LLP - On January 24, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed a leave to appeal application in a Métis rights...
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SCC rules Metis, non-status Indians are federal responsibility

SCC rules Metis, non-status Indians are federal responsibility | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously ruled that the country’s Metis and non-status Aboriginals are 'Indians' under the Constitution, handing the federal government responsibility of negotiating rights and treaties with thousands of Metis and...
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'People have to move sometimes': Chretien weighs in on Attawapiskat crisis

'People have to move sometimes': Chretien weighs in on Attawapiskat crisis | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
Former prime minister Jean Chretien has weighed in on the crisis in Attawapiskat, suggesting that the residents of the struggling First Nation should move elsewhere.
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Instagram photo by Union of BC Indian Chiefs • Apr 22, 2016 at 5:43pm UTC

Instagram photo by Union of BC Indian Chiefs • Apr 22, 2016 at 5:43pm UTC | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
See this Instagram photo by @ubcic • 24 likes
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To rent or buy in Iqaluit? Nunavut votes whether to let residents own land

To rent or buy in Iqaluit? Nunavut votes whether to let residents own land | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
Nunavut is considering changing one of the most basic facts of economic life for its households and businesses by allowing them to buy the land their homes and buildings sit on.
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Suicides of 7 aboriginal teens a 'terrible tragedy': Alberta report

Suicides of 7 aboriginal teens a 'terrible tragedy': Alberta report | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
Alberta’s child and youth advocate is calling for a provincially-funded suicide prevention strategy and increased support for indigenous youth in a report that details the short, troubled lives of seven aboriginal teens and their deaths by suicide.
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Tropical parasite emerges in indigenous communities in Far North

Tropical parasite emerges in indigenous communities in Far North | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
Canadian researchers have discovered an intestinal parasite known as Cryptosporidium for the first time in a remote community in the Arctic.
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First Nation Communities in Canada Are Living on Land Filled with Contaminants - VICE News

First Nation Communities in Canada Are Living on Land Filled with Contaminants - VICE News | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
First Nation Communities in Canada Are Living on Land Filled with Contaminants
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All sites are in First Nation communities or "reserves" as defined by the Indian Act.
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Idle No More responds to Shawn Atleo's resignation | rabble.ca

Idle No More responds to Shawn Atleo's resignation | rabble.ca | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
RT @smhoule: Idle No More Responds to Shawn Atleo's resignation | Rabble.ca @SLCNTREATY6 #IdleNoMore #KillBillC33 http://t.co/X68INhqCWk
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Idle No More event draws attention to water contamination

Idle No More event draws attention to water contamination | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
Threats to water and other environmental issues were the main focus of an Idle No More event that took place on Sunday at the John M. Cuelenaere Public Library.
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First Nations child advocate wins 1st battle with Ottawa on services - Canada First Perspective

First Nations child advocate wins 1st battle with Ottawa on services - Canada First Perspective | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
First Nations child advocate wins 1st battle with Ottawa on services Canada First Perspective At one point last year, she discovered that Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada had her under surveillance and was sharing information...
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Honor the Treaties

Honor the Treaties | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
Honor the Treaties is an organization dedicated to amplifying the voices of Indigenous communities through art and advocacy.
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The Blossoming of “Idle No More”. Canada’s First Nations Movement

The Blossoming of “Idle No More”. Canada’s First Nations Movement | Canadian Aboriginal Issues | Scoop.it
The First Nations-led movement Idle No More emerged in Canada in December 2012 to protest legislation that threatened both the rights of First Nations and environmental protections.
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