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The martin clans are the warriors who fight to protect the nation. They are respected for their bravery and skills.
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First Nation won't let BC gold-copper mine proceed without legal fight ... - The Globe and Mail

First Nation won't let BC gold-copper mine proceed without legal fight ... - The Globe and Mail | Waabizhishi News | Scoop.it
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This Telephone Was Made 1200 Years Ago by an Indigenous ...

This Telephone Was Made 1200 Years Ago by an Indigenous ... | Waabizhishi News | Scoop.it
“This is unique,” NMAI curator Ramiro Matos, an anthropologist and archaeologist who specializes in the study of the central Andes, tells me. “Only one was ever discovered. It comes from the consciousness of an indigenous ...
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Tiger Woods' friend Notah Begay leads Native American obesity fight

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Golfer Notah Begay II is taking up the fight against childhood obesity and Type 2 diabetes among his Native American community (Tiger Woods' friend Notah Begay leads Native American obesity fight http://t.co/0L4HezbxbQ...
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Sacred Native American masks sold in Paris auction to be returned ...

Sacred Native American masks sold in Paris auction to be returned ... | Waabizhishi News | Scoop.it
A US foundation has revealed it was the mystery buyer of sacred Native American objects auctioned off Monday in Paris under a cloud of controversy, and will return them to the tribes that claim them. The Annenberg ...
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New Exhibition Reveals Moment When Aboriginal Art Changed Forever - Business Insider Australia

New Exhibition Reveals Moment When Aboriginal Art Changed Forever
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It's believed to be the first time Aboriginal artists used Western media for their works.
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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe to Repatriate Remains from University of Michigan & Wayne State - Native News Online

ISABELLA INDIAN RESERVATION – This coming week, December 9 – 13, 2103, the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan and its Ziibiwing Cultural Society (Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways) will repatriate close to 150 ancestral human remains of American Indians that have been housed at two Michigan universities.

 


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A/Prof Jon Willis's curator insight, December 12, 2013 7:26 PM

Another good repatriation-from-University-collections story 

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Nmaachihna, offers a template for First Nations education - Two ...

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There is much talk about a culturally sensitive, self-designed and executed, education system for First Nations people – what that means and how it would look. But one would only have to make a visit to Nmaachihna, ...
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Uruguay Violating Treaties By Legalizing Marijuana, UN Agency Says - U.S. News & World Report

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North American pellet exports to Europe continue increase | Biomassmagazine.com

North American pellet exports to Europe continue increase | Biomassmagazine.com | Waabizhishi News | Scoop.it
Pellet export volumes from North America to Europe continued to rise during the second quarter of 2013, representing steady growth for the past seven quarters, according to data compiled by Wood Resources International LLC.
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First Nations are Going Green | Green Communities Canada

First Nations are Going Green | Green Communities Canada | Waabizhishi News | Scoop.it
Peguis First Nation and Fisher River Cree Nation are going green – reducing utility bills and creating local green jobs – with the help of Green Communities Canada and Aki Energy. The two Manitoba First Nations partnered ...
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Why is Ottawa consigning First Nations to inferior education? - The Globe and Mail

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Why is Ottawa consigning First Nations to inferior education?
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MPs' Staff Asked To Sign Lifetime Gag Order

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A proposed lifetime gag order for employees of members of Parliament that would restrict their ability to share information — and stifle the kind of whistleblowing that led to some of the revelations in the Senate scandal — is triggering alarm...
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Build trust with First Nations: report

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Trust and reconciliation must be built between governments and First Nations as Canada aims to boost energy exports through major pipeline projects in the western provinces, says a new report.

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First Nations take control of their land - Sun News Network

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OTTAWA — In a rare moment of harmony between the Harper government and First Nations, 28 bands signed a First Nations Land Management Regime (FNLMR) on Thursday.
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Indian Tribes, States Eye Online Gambling - Stateline

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A computer screen displays the results of a losing game of slots in Atlantic City.
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Attawapiskat's housing crisis: A ground-level perspective - CBC.ca

Attawapiskat's housing crisis: A ground-level perspective - CBC.ca | Waabizhishi News | Scoop.it
Attawapiskat's housing crisis: A ground-level perspective CBC.ca Sutherland says Attawapiskat's funding application to build new houses through the CMHC was denied when Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) refused to guarantee...
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Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe responds to park critics

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The hot topic on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is the proposed Tribal National Park, and rumors have flooded social and print media leaving many outraged and others wondering just what is going on.

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IBA creates $70 million indigenous REIT - Business Spectator

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities have as much as $40 billion to invest, says IBA's chief executive. You must be logged in to read this article.
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Don't Believe the Hype: Beyond Poverty Porn, Pain and Drunk Indians

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Gyasi Ross makes the case against the mainstream's patronizing depiction of the state of Native America.
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AFN chiefs vote to end treaty discussions with federal officials - APTN National News

AFN chiefs vote to end treaty discussions with federal officials - APTN National News | Waabizhishi News | Scoop.it
Assembly of First Nations chiefs torpedoed a committee Thursday created last January during a meeting between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and AFN National Chiefs Shawn Atleo.
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Shop the Aboriginal arts online trap-line this holiday season - Financial Post

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There were 3,000 Aboriginal businesses in Canada in 1996, 10 years later that number had risen to more than 40,000 and it continues to grow.
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BC First Nations eye LNG equity stakes - The Globe and Mail

BC First Nations eye LNG equity stakes The Globe and Mail First Nations leaders in British Columbia are seeking multibillion-dollar loan guarantees from the federal government to enable them to take ownership stakes in various liquefied natural gas...
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Enbridge pipeline divides First Nations in Burns Lake area - Straight.com

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Enbridge pipeline divides First Nations in Burns Lake area Straight.com “In the letter you stated your support for the exploration permits for the Endako River Crossing and Burns Lake Pump Station areas,” the ministry replied in a letter dated...
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Norway is digitizing all its books and making them free to read online

Norway is digitizing all its books and making them free to read online | Waabizhishi News | Scoop.it
The National Library of Norway is digitizing all the books in its collection, processing the text to make it searchable, and making them available to read online.
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