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Wolastoqyik First Nation holds river 'reclaiming' ceremony | CBC News

Wolastoqyik First Nation holds river 'reclaiming' ceremony | CBC News | First Nations | Scoop.it
The movement to rename the St. John River to Wolastoq is gaining momentum.
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Landmark study reveals what First Nations have already been saying for decades –

Landmark study reveals what First Nations have already been saying for decades – | First Nations | Scoop.it
Whatever First Nations have already been saying loudly and clearly for decades is pretty much true I guess, according to a landmark, government-funded study. "Although First Nations communities and people and media and even some white
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Quebec elementary school says 60 students involved in cutting in First Nations community | The Star

Quebec elementary school says 60 students involved in cutting in First Nations community | The Star | First Nations | Scoop.it
A Facebook post from Seskitin school calls the incident a group phenomenon.
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Pope will not apologize for abuse in Canada's indigenous schools | World news | The Guardian

Pope will not apologize for abuse in Canada's indigenous schools | World news | The Guardian | First Nations | Scoop.it
Schools largely run by Catholic church took 150,000 First Nations, Inuit and Métis children away from families and force them to convert
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‘Like Standing Rock’: Trans Mountain pipeline-expansion opponents plan B.C. protest

‘Like Standing Rock’: Trans Mountain pipeline-expansion opponents plan B.C. protest | First Nations | Scoop.it
A mass demonstration is planned in the Vancouver, B.C., metro area Saturday against the expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline project. Nearly 7,000 Coast Salish Water Protectors have signed up to participate.
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Judge Says Sask. Man Who Set Woman On Fire Is Not Dangerous Offender

Marlene Bird's burns were so severe they exposed her facial bones.
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Thunder Bay’s divided community is haunted by its “river of tears”

Thunder Bay’s divided community is haunted by its “river of tears” | First Nations | Scoop.it
Seven Indigenous children have died in Thunder Bay waterways since 2000, leaving a racially divided community searching for answers—and praying for change.
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Alicia Keys and the Indigenous Rights Movement in Canada Honored with Top Amnesty Intl Award

Alicia Keys and the Indigenous Rights Movement in Canada Honored with Top Amnesty Intl Award | First Nations | Scoop.it
Published April 14, 2017 MONTREAL – Celebrated global music artist and activist Alicia Keys and the inspirational movement of Indigenous Peoples fighting for their rights in Canada have been …
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Indigenous-owned company brings renewable energy to First Nations

Indigenous-owned company brings renewable energy to First Nations | First Nations | Scoop.it
W Dusk is helping to install renewable energy sources in First Nations across the country, providing an alternative to diesel and gas.
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19 Aboriginal Authors To Add To Your Reading List

19 Aboriginal Authors To Add To Your Reading List | First Nations | Scoop.it
Some of the best and brightest of Canada’s Aboriginal writing community.
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A Comprehensive Report on MMIW: The Curiously Different Tales of Violence against Indigenous Women On Both Sides of Turtle Island

A Comprehensive Report on MMIW: The Curiously Different Tales of Violence against Indigenous Women On Both Sides of Turtle Island | First Nations | Scoop.it
MMIW: A comprehensive investigative report on Canada's Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
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A Comprehensive Report on MMIW: The Curiously Different Tales of Violence against Indigenous Women On Both Sides of Turtle Island

A Comprehensive Report on MMIW: The Curiously Different Tales of Violence against Indigenous Women On Both Sides of Turtle Island | First Nations | Scoop.it
MMIW: A comprehensive investigative report on Canada's Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
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A look at what’s happening with the Occupy INAC protests - APTN National News

A look at what’s happening with the Occupy INAC protests - APTN National News | First Nations | Scoop.it
Matt Thordarson APTN National News About a week ago, Indigenous activists started occupying Indigenous Affairs offices in Toronto. They did it to bring awareness to …
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Indigenous Women Have Been Disappearing for Generations. Politicians Are Finally Starting to Notice.

U.S. lawmakers are beginning to grapple with the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women. Canada’s inquiry suggests the road ahead will be steep.
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Grassroots database launched for missing, murdered native women | CBC News

Grassroots database launched for missing, murdered native women | CBC News | First Nations | Scoop.it
Community groups, no longer willing to wait for a national inquiry, have launched an online database documenting the brutal deaths and disappearances of indigenous women in Canada.
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Will the waves of violence against indigenous women ever subside?

Will the waves of violence against indigenous women ever subside? | First Nations | Scoop.it
The culture of impunity in our country has kept women marginalised for long. Ever since its independence, Bangladesh has experienced massive growth, with women in the forefront, but only by tackling countless obstacles in their personal lives. It's like climbing the ladder of growth with shackles on - the colonial mindset and patriarchial societal norms have used women as a tool to achieve development, but have never considered them as equal partners.
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The teen fighting to protect Canada's water — meet Autumn Peltier - CBC News | The National

The teen fighting to protect Canada's water — meet Autumn Peltier - CBC News | The National | First Nations | Scoop.it
She is the teen fighting to protect Canada's water — meet 13-year-old Canadian Autumn Peltier. She speaks bravely, confidently and passionately, and as a so-called water walker, Peltier pleaded with Justin Trudeau to protect Canada’s water. Now she is gearing up to speak at the United Nations for World Water Day
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Nuu-chah-nulth to hold gathering for families of missing, murdered women and girls

Nuu-chah-nulth to hold gathering for families of missing, murdered women and girls | First Nations | Scoop.it
A three-day gathering in Port Alberni organized by the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council will focus on healing and sharing — and will be attended by representatives from the legal team of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
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‘Do something now!’: Indigenous activists plead for action in youth suicide crisis | Toronto Star

‘Do something now!’: Indigenous activists plead for action in youth suicide crisis | Toronto Star | First Nations | Scoop.it
A group that has been camped out at Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada offices for two weeks marched down Yonge St. Friday to demand government action on northern Ontario’s suicide crisis.
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The Government of Canada is failing First Nations Children

The Government of Canada is failing First Nations Children | First Nations | Scoop.it
Canada is failing First Nations children. Call on Justin Trudeau to take immediate steps to follow the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal's orders.
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Jim Thorpe All Indian Games – June 22-25, 2017

Jim Thorpe All Indian Games – June 22-25, 2017 | First Nations | Scoop.it
Join Native American athletes from around North American in California this June for the Jim Thorpe All Indian Games. Jim Thorpe All Indian Games June 22-25, 2017 Southern California http://www.allindiangames.com/ Athletes will compete in golf, softball, and basketball.  The competitions are open to competitors ages under 14 to 66+. About Jim Thorpe James Francis Thorpe (Sac and Fox): Wa-Tho-Huk, translated as "Bright Path" was an American athlete and Olympic gold medalist. A member
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Head of Québec chiefs says province must hold its own independent inquiry - APTN National News

Head of Québec chiefs says province must hold its own independent inquiry - APTN National News | First Nations | Scoop.it
Ghislain Picard responds to province's decision not to hold an inquiry into relationship between police and First Nation communities.
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Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women | First Nations | Scoop.it
The unsolved cases of Canada's missing and murdered aboriginal women and girls.
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Alberta First Nations dancers sharing culture with Cuba

Alberta First Nations dancers sharing culture with Cuba | First Nations | Scoop.it
Cuba's equivalent of the Junos will get a taste of Canadian culture in May, as a group of First Nations youth from Siksika and Calgary head to the island country to show off their dancing skills.
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Attawapiskat, First Nation, Inuit health and UNDRIP on the April 20 edition of N2N - APTN National News

Attawapiskat, First Nation, Inuit health and UNDRIP on the April 20 edition of N2N - APTN National News | First Nations | Scoop.it
Attawapiskat, First Nation, Inuit Health benefits and UNDRIP featured on April 21 N2N
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