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Canada Does Not Exist – The Paper Government

By John-Ruiz: Dempsey

This may come as a surprise to you to hear for the first time that “Canada” does not exist. But after you h
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A Short Note To Correct Canadian Misconceptions About Indians Living Off “Taxpayer Monies”

Richard C. Powless, Mohawk Nation - Ogwaho (Wolf) Clan Six Nations of the Grand River

To understand that Indian monies are not living
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Eagle Spirit pipeline proposal faces First Nations opposition

A First Nations-led proposal to build an oil pipeline from Alberta to B.C.'s North Coast will still face stiff opposition from some comm
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Why Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Railways Are Betting Big on LNG

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Zero consultation by Canada regarding First Nations Education Act

With today’s First Reading of the First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act (‘Education Act’) in Canada’s Parliament,
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Downplaying the human rights of Indigenous peoples will only exacerbate conflict over pipeline development in British Columbia

In a joint submission tabled with the Prime Minister’s office last month, 11 human rights and Indigenous peoples’ organizations, inc
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Bonavista Energy Corporation spills 100,000 Litres near Elk Point Alberta

On Apr 8, 2014 Bonavista Energy Corporation spilled 100,000 Litres of Salt/Produced Water from a pipeline 20KM south east of Elk Point A
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(VIDEO) Unis’tot’en clan of the Wet’suwet’en: We’re out there protecting the Water, Land and our Food

Freda Huson and her husband, Dini Ze Toghestiy, who are both Wet’suwet’en members, said they have been dug in so long on the Pacific
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An inquiry into McDonald’s, but no inquiry into the murdered aboriginal women?

A parliamentary report on murdered and missing aboriginal women that does not recommend a national public inquiry ignores the pleas of t
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Christy Clark signed an accord to recruit skilled foreign workers and to streamline the TWF approval process

You would be hard-pressed to disagree with the assessment that there have been blatant abuses and exploitation as a result of Canada’s
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We have not been properly consulted on impacts of Northern Gateway

Imagine if an oil pipeline was built through your backyard, across your local park or at your church, or alongside your desk at work
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(VIDEO) American Holocaust: When It’s All Over I’ll Still Be Indian

The powerful and hard-hitting documentary, American Holocaust, is quite possibly the only film that reveals the link between the Nazi ho
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Whispering Pines Indian Band reaches deal with Kinder-Morgan over Trans-Mountain pipeline

Kinder-Morgan has the steadfast support of at least one First Nations band in its quest to twin its Trans-Mountain pipeline from Edmonto
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Come and take a walk with me…

Finally, I bent over and picked a sprig of sage – whose ancestors in 1890 had been nourished by the blood of Red babies, ripped from t
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Billions Missing From U.S. Indian Trust Fund

This is not old news when it is currently unresolved. In his testimony before Congress, John Echohawk, director of Native American Right
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(VIDEO) Defining The Warrior: Colonialism has no power over our land

A Warrior's responsibility
Is to look after his people and the land, preparing it for the next seven generations. Sakej states that warri
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Yinka Dene say this is their decision is final: Northern Gateway pipeline officially rejected

A group of First Nations with territory covering a quarter of the route for the proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline has gathered in c
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Canada is the problem

Ancestral Pride ~ Husband and wife, mother and father, grandfather and grandmother, allies in solidarity with those are fighting for our
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‘Accommodation agreements’ allow governments to free up land without settling treaties

The purchase of two large provincial properties in Burnaby and Vancouver shows the rising economic power of urban First Nations that
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Lawyer asks court to maintain 120-year-old ruling giving away native land

VANCOUVER - When Canada's frontier was being settled more than 120 years ago, a man entrusted by the dominion to protect native interest
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Six Nations slams Enbridge

OHSWEKEN - Officials from Enbridge Pipelines Inc. learned how great a gulf there is between their company and Six Nations, when they sta
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Christy Clark’s worst nightmare converged on unceded Coast Salish Territory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2014
Indigenous Nations and allies of British Columbia unite to say No Pipelines!
This weekend, Christy
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With $250M in revenues, Athabasca Chipewy First Nation sets up a trust to gain independence

By Angela Sterritt, CBC News

Tucked away in the Wood Buffalo region in northern Alberta, Fort Chipewyan rests at the western tip of Lake
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Canadian Natural Resources Limited Pipeline leak Spills 70,000 Liters

On Mar 31, 2014 Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) spilled at least 20,000 Litres of Crude Oil, and 50,000 Litres of Produced Wat
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Firekeepers, Warriors, Providers and Teachers

By Barb Nahwegahbow Windspeaker Contribution TORONTO

Traditional roles and responsibilities of men explained
Colonization has interfer
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First Nations say #notyourstereotype

Canada's indigenous challenge negative stereotypes.
A Canadian First Nations student is challenging her community to combat negativ
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