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Identify some present-day issues concerning Ontario First Nation peoples that relate to results of early contact with the Europeans
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#IdleNoMore Tweet Map

#IdleNoMore Tweet Map | First Nations of Ontario | Scoop.it
In-depth analysis of the IdleNoMore movement. #IdleNoMore Tweet World Map.
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#IdleNoMore (2013, Feb. 19).  Latest information on the Idle No More Movement [Online Tweets].  Retrieved from http://bit.ly/UKvo0V

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Aboriginal Education opens doors for the future - Net Newsledger

Aboriginal Education opens doors for the future - Net Newsledger | First Nations of Ontario | Scoop.it
Aboriginal Education opens doors for the future Net Newsledger In Ontario, the Chiefs of Ontario, advocates that “Education funding is subject to cutbacks and a 2% funding cap that have resulted in the absence of basic educational services such as...
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NetNewsLedger. (2013, Feb. 18). Aboriginal Education [Online Article]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/YijGKN

 

NetNewsLedger. (2013, Feb. 18). Aboriginal Education with Kenora MP Greg Rickford [Online Image]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/YijGKN

 

NetNewsLedger. (2013, Feb. 18). Standing Together for Aboriginal Education [Online Video]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/YijGKN

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First Nations Could 'Bring The Canadian Economy To Its Knees'

First Nations Could 'Bring The Canadian Economy To Its Knees' | First Nations of Ontario | Scoop.it
OTTAWA - They can — and they will.If the chiefs and protesters making noise across Canada have a common message for Prime Minister Stephen Harper, it's that they intend to stand in the way of his resource development ambitions if he doesn't play...
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Scoffield, H.  (2013, Jan. 10).  The Canadian Press/The Huffington Post [Online Article].  Retrieved from http://huff.to/UDeMIc

 

Scoffield, H.  (2013, Jan. 10).  The Canadian Press/The Huffington Post "First Nations' Chiefs and Protestors" [Online Image].  Retrieved from http://huff.to/UDeMIc

 

Scoffield, H.  (2013, Jan. 10).  The Canadian Press/The Huffington Post "Harper Remains Vague over Idle No More" [Online Video].  Retrieved from http://huff.to/UDeMIc

 

Scoffield, H.  (2013, Jan. 10).  The Canadian Press/The Huffington Post "Idle No More Movement Picking Up Steam" [Online Video].  Retrieved from http://huff.to/UDeMIc

 

Scoffield, H.  (2013, Jan. 10).  The Canadian Press/The Huffington Post "First Nations' Leader Urges Canadians to Question Harper" [Online Video].  Retrieved from http://huff.to/UDeMIc

 

Scoffield, H.  (2013, Jan. 10).  The Canadian Press/The Huffington Post "Haper Focuses on First Nations' Issues" [Online Video].  Retrieved from http://huff.to/UDeMIc

 

Scoffield, H.  (2013, Jan. 10).  The Canadian Press/The Huffington Post Aboriginal Photos [Online Image Slideshow].  Retrieved from http://huff.to/UDeMIc

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This Land Was Their Land

This Land Was Their Land | First Nations of Ontario | Scoop.it
The issues Chief Spence is raising -- terrible living conditions, deep neglect, poverty and powerlessness -- will not go away, and will not disappear in the face of attack. They are the shame of our nation and must be addressed.
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Rae, B.  (2013, Jan. 7).  Blog Post "This Land Was Their Land".  Retrieved from http://huff.to/Zj9kvG

 

The Huffington Post.  (2013, Jan. 7).  Aboriginal Photos [Online Image Slideshow].  Retrieved from http://huff.to/Zj9kvG

 

The Huffington Post.  (2013, Jan. 7).  Chief Teresa Spence [Online Image].  Retrieved from http://huff.to/Zj9kvG

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Harper promises future meetings with First Nations leadership

Harper promises future meetings with First Nations leadership | First Nations of Ontario | Scoop.it
OTTAWA – They’ll meet again.Stephen Harper and aboriginal leaders didn’t see eye to eye on everything at their talks Friday, but they have agreed that the prime minister and Shawn Atleo, national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, [...]...
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The Canadian Press, Postmedia News. (2013, Jan. 11). Grand Chief Derek Nepinak of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs [Online Image]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/10pIJTR

 

Press, J., Woods, M., & Fekete, J.  (2013, Jan. 11). Harper Promises Future Meetings with First Nations Leadership [Online Article]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/10pIJTR

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Will Harper Meeting First Nations Leaders Change Anything?: Joshua Blakeney on Press TV

After IdleNoMore protestors blocked a road in Oakville, Ontario adjacent to a Ford assembly plant where Stephen Harper was speaking the Canadian Prime Minist...
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Press TV. (2013, Jan. 4). Press TV interview with Joshua Blakeney regarding Harper meeting with First Nations Leaders [Video]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/12WgpZh

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CFNE - Cultural Foundation Native Expressions - Human Rights ...

CFNE - Cultural Foundation Native Expressions - Human Rights ... | First Nations of Ontario | Scoop.it
Human Rights Watch will not disclose identities of female aboriginal whistle blowers | February 15 2013. ... Human Rights Watch will not disclose identities of female aboriginal whistle blowers | February 15 2013 ...
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Smith, C. (2013, Feb. 14).  Walk for Justice March to protect Aboriginal Women [Online Image]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/XrNVBQ

 

Smith, C. (2013, Feb. 14).  Human rights will not disclose identities of female aboriginal whistle blowers [Online Article]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/XrNVBQ

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International NGOs launch programs in First Nations in Canada - Toronto Star

International NGOs launch programs in First Nations in Canada Toronto Star Right to Play — a charity that promotes development in the lives of children through play and sport — started operating in First Nations communities with two projects in...
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Rowe, A.  (2013, Feb. 15)  International NGO's launch programs in First Nations in Canada [Online Article].  Retrieved from http://bit.ly/11LntIO

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Urban reserve eyed for London - CTV News

Urban reserve eyed for London - CTV News | First Nations of Ontario | Scoop.it
CTV News
Urban reserve eyed for London
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London could become home to Ontario's first urban native reserve, according to a report in The Toronto Star.
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CTV News. (2013, Feb. 16). CTV News [Online Image]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/VoM7tN

 

CTV News. (2013, Feb. 16). Urban reserve eyed for London [Online Article]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/VoM7tN

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Chiefs of Ontario (ChiefsofOntario) sur Twitter

Chiefs of Ontario (ChiefsofOntario) sur Twitter | First Nations of Ontario | Scoop.it
The latest from Chiefs of Ontario (@ChiefsofOntario). The Chiefs in Ontario, comprising the 133 First Nations in Ontario, is a political forum and secretariat for collective decision-making, action and advocacy.
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Chiefs of Ontario.  (2013, Feb. 19).  The latest from Chiefs of Ontario [Online Tweets].  Retrieved from http://bit.ly/11LntIO

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The spiritual side of Idle No More - Globe and Mail

The spiritual side of Idle No More - Globe and Mail | First Nations of Ontario | Scoop.it
The spiritual side of Idle No More
Globe and Mail
... social movement featuring grassroots protests, hunger strikes and blockades.
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The Globe and Mail. (2013, Feb. 18). The Spiritual Side of Idle No More [Online Article]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/YtBsg3

 

The Globe and Mail. (2013, Feb. 18). The Spiritual Side of Idle No More [Online Image]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/YtBsg3

 

The Globe and Mail. (2013, Feb. 18). Shawn Atleo and First Nations Status Quo [Online Video]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/YtBsg3

 

The Globe and Mail. (2013, Feb. 18). Teresa Spence News Conference [Online Video]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/YtBsg3

 

The Globe and Mail. (2013, Feb. 18). "Ottawapiskat" Hashtag Explodes on Twitter [Online Video]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/YtBsg3

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First Nations leaders want in on natural resources boom | Toronto Star

Over the next decade, a huge boom in Canadian natural resource projects — possibly worth $600 billion — is foreseen on or near First Nations lands.
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Whittington, L.  (2013, Jan. 11).  Ottawa Bureau Online Article.  Retrieved from http://bit.ly/Yi7mdt

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Idle No More and revisiting the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples | rabble.ca

Idle No More and revisiting the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples | rabble.ca | First Nations of Ontario | Scoop.it
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Crump, J. (2013, Feb. 15). Indigenous Sovereignty in Action [Online image].  Retrieved from http://bit.ly/10wDDVY

 

Crump, J. (2013, Feb. 15). Idle No More and Revisiting the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples [Online Article].  Retrieved from http://bit.ly/10wDDVY

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Idle no more- Treaty 3 Onigaming First Nation Photo slideshow

TREATY 3 IDLE NO MORE RALLY IN ONIGAMING FIRST NATION, ONTARIO CANADA. PEACEFUL ROAD BLOCK ON HIGHWAY 71. MUSIC BY WHITEFISH BAY SINGERS, HONOR SONG.
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Onigaming First Nation Ontario and Whitefish Bay Singers. (2012, Dec. 19).  Idle No More Treaty 3 Onigaming First Nation [Photo-Video Slideshow].  Retrieved from http://bit.ly/XZkQwV

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Should You Disclose Aboriginal Status To Potential Employers ...

Should You Disclose Aboriginal Status To Potential Employers ... | First Nations of Ontario | Scoop.it
Should You Disclose Aboriginal Status To Potential Employers? As mandated by the Canadian Human Rights Act, the Human Rights Codes of each of the provinces and territories makes it unlawful to discriminate against ...
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Lorenz, D. (2013, Feb. 15). Should you Disclose Aboriginal Status to Potential Employers? [Online Image]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/X9AK9H

 

Lorenz, D. (2013, Feb. 15). Should you Disclose Aboriginal Status to Potential Employers? [Online Article]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/X9AK9H

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Is the relationship between the RCMP and Aboriginal women broken? - CBC.ca

Is the relationship between the RCMP and Aboriginal women broken? - CBC.ca | First Nations of Ontario | Scoop.it
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Is the relationship between the RCMP and Aboriginal women broken?
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Kilpatrick, S. (2013, Feb. 15). Speaking Out Against Abusive Policing and Failures in Protection of Indigenous Women and Girls [Online image]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/YknInZ

 

Tremonti, A. & MacInnes-Rae, R. (2013, Feb. 15). Is the relationship between the RCMP and Aboriginal Women broken? [Online Radio Episode]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/YknInZ

 

CBC Radio. (2013, Feb. 15).  Is the relationship between the RCMP and Aboriginal Women broken? [Online Article]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/YknInZ

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Aboriginal men take stand against violence toward women, children - Victoria Times Colonist

Aboriginal men take stand against violence toward women, children - Victoria Times Colonist | First Nations of Ontario | Scoop.it
Victoria Times Colonist Aboriginal men take stand against violence toward women, children Victoria Times Colonist First Nations men and non-aboriginal supporters across the country, including some police departments in Ontario, wear the patches of...
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Stotesbury, B. (2013, Feb. 15). Aboriginal men take stand against violence towards aboriginal women and children [Online image]. Retrieved

from http://bit.ly/XZ8VPA

 

Lavoie, J. (2013, Feb. 15). Aboriginal men take stand against violence towards aboriginal women and children [Online Article]. Retrieved

from http://bit.ly/XZ8VPA

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Duncan's resignation met with cynicism among some First Nations leaders - GlobalNews.ca

Duncan's resignation met with cynicism among some First Nations leaders - GlobalNews.ca | First Nations of Ontario | Scoop.it
CBC.ca Duncan's resignation met with cynicism among some First Nations leaders GlobalNews.ca Isadore Day, Chief of the Serpent River First Nation in Ontario, said Duncan's decision came at a convenient time for the Conservative government, which is...
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Kilpatrick, S. (2013, Feb. 15). Aboriginal Minister of Affairs, John Duncan [Online Image]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/XjaV5V

 

Loriggio, P. (2013, Feb. 16). Duncan's resignation met with cynicism among some First Nations leaders [Online Article]. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/XjaV5V

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