Indigenous Activists Are Building Tiny Houses To Protest B.C. Trans Mountain Pipeline

Inspired by Standing Rock, Secwepemc Nation is taking a stand. BY JESSICA CHIN READ MORE AT http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/09/08/indigenous-activists-are-building-tiny-houses-to-protest-b-c-trans-mountain-pipeline_a_23202037/?utm_hp_ref=ca-homepage     https://nycstandswithstandingrock.wordpress.com/standingrocksyllabus/ Advertisements Continue reading Indigenous Activists Are Building Tiny Houses To Protest B.C. Trans Mountain Pipeline

Pathways to Education Canada Initiates 2 Programs to increase Indigenous youth graduation rates

Read more at : https://www.pathwaystoeducation.ca/ The Pathways Model For more information, please contact: Colleen Ryan Director, Marketing and Communications Pathways to Education Canada Phone: 416 646 0123 x503 Email: cryan@pathwayscanada.ca   Ron Walker Executive Director Canadian Native Friendship Centre Email: directorcnfcedmonton@shaw.ca Phone: 780 278 5003   Continue reading Pathways to Education Canada Initiates 2 Programs to increase Indigenous youth graduation rates

Garden Hill First Nation Residents Evacuated from Manitoba Wildfires

read more at: https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/09/02/smoke-from-northern-manitoba-wildfire-prompts-evacuation-of-1500-more-people-from-first-nation.html Klassen, J. (2017).  Smoke from northern Manitoba wildfire prompts evacuation of 1,500 more people from First Nation. thestar.com. Retrieved From: https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/09/02/smoke-from-northern-manitoba-wildfire-prompts-evacuation-of-1500-more-people-from-first-nation.html. Poplar River First Nation residents have been evacuated due to threatening smoke from a wildfire in the area Read more at: https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/wildfire-forces-evacuation-from-poplar-river-first-nation-439913463.html Paul, A. (2017). Wildfire forces evacuation from Poplar River First Nation. Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved From: https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/wildfire-forces-evacuation-from-poplar-river-first-nation-439913463.html/. Continue reading Garden Hill First Nation Residents Evacuated from Manitoba Wildfires

Alfred Chalifoux of the Dene Tha’ Band in Alberta gave $350 to impoverished family

read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/alberta-man-offers-cash-families-school-supplies-1.4268484   Morin, B. (2017). Alberta man offers cash to needy for back-to-school supplies. CBC News. Retrieved From: http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/alberta-man-offers-cash-families-school-supplies-1.4268484. http://atribecalledred.com/a-tribe-called-red-videos/       NAN Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler  is happy that a new federal Indigenous Health department is being built to make positive changes (Kirkup, 2017, para. 8).  read more at: http://aptnnews.ca/2017/08/31/philpott-looks-to-bring-indigenous-health-delivery-to-new-department/ Kirkup, K. (2017). Philpott looks to bring Indigenous health delivery to new department. APTN National … Continue reading Alfred Chalifoux of the Dene Tha’ Band in Alberta gave $350 to impoverished family

Ukrainian multicultural dance felt ‘tokenistic,’ says Indigenous dancer

Saskatoon Folkfest performance incorporated other cultures, including drumming and powwow dancing’ read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/saskatoon-folkfest-ukrainian-dance-indigenous             Cultural appropriation:’ Inuit react to Calgary man’s drum dance Zinour Fathoullin’s performance at Aboriginal Awareness Week event triggers backlash read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/cultural-appropriation-inuit-react-to-calgary-man-s-drum-dance-1.3129515http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/cultural-appropriation-inuit-react-to-calgary-man-s-drum-dance-1.3129515     Continue reading Ukrainian multicultural dance felt ‘tokenistic,’ says Indigenous dancer

‘Trick or Treaty?’ documentary to screen in Sudbury on Tuesday

Film looks at how First Nations people in northern Ontario are still affected by Canada’s assimilation efforts read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/documentary-screening-under-stars-1.4246091   Alanis Obomsawin has been making films for over 40 years. Trick or Treaty?, her 2014 documentary on Treaty 9, will be screened in Sudbury’s Memorial Park Tuesday night. http://atribecalledred.com/a-tribe-called-red-videos/         Mattagami First Nation to file lawsuit against CN Rail The First Nation … Continue reading ‘Trick or Treaty?’ documentary to screen in Sudbury on Tuesday

Trudeau overhauls ‘colonial’ Indigenous Affairs Department in cabinet shuffle By

Elizabeth McSheffrey in News, Politics | August 28th 2017     read more at http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/08/28/news/trudeau-overhauls-colonial-indigenous-affairs-department-cabinet-shuffle   http://atribecalledred.com/a-tribe-called-red-videos/       Continue reading Trudeau overhauls ‘colonial’ Indigenous Affairs Department in cabinet shuffle By