Sport’s a life changer for many Indigenous youth, says 2017 Indigenous Summer Games coach

Cathy Ward said she used to be a troubled teenager on the reserve, until her coach approached her about starting a volleyball team.

2017 New Brunswick Indian Summer Games welcome about 1,200 participants from 12 communities

read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/new-brunswick-indian-summer-games-fredericton-unb-1.4239075

For More Highlights of the North American Indigenous Games go to:http://www.cbc.ca/sports/naig/north-american-indigenous-games-1.4214487

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DRIFTPILE FIRST NATION YOUTH ROCKS LACROSSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

READ MORE AT: http://southpeacenews.com/lacrosse-camp-draws-interest/

All unsolved historical murders of Aboriginal women in Edmonton are under review as police search for fresh clues in nine cold cases, some of which now have suspects identified,

read more at: http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/city-police-reviewing-murdered-and-missing-aboriginal-women-cases-with-leads-in-several

 

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MMIWG loses another key staffer as families slam ‘colonial’ inquiry process, demand hard reset

 

Relatives, supporters says their concerns have been ignored by commissioners, minister

read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/indigenous-inquiry-mmiwg-1.4238881

A survivor’s perspective: Don’t give up on the MMIWG inquiry

‘I am still holding onto hope for its success, in whatever form it takes,’ writes Brandi Morin

READ More at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/mmiwg-inquiry-brandi-morin-opinion-1.4224745

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Singer-songwriter Iskwé (pronounced iss-kway, meaning “Woman” in her native language) draws upon her Cree/Dene (Aboriginal) and Irish roots to produce a sound filled with booming bass lines and heavy beats, defining her distinctive offering of Alternative RnB/TripHop.
She has recently been listed by the CBC “Top 10 Canadian Musicians You Need to Know” and twice by The Grid TO as “One to Watch” (https://iskwe.bandcamp.com/)

read more at: http://calgaryherald.com/life/swerve/iskwe-talks-reclaim-and-how-her-irish-cree-and-dene-background-shapes-her-music

After tension over Colten Boushie case, RCMP officers welcomed at feast

Guests remember late 22-year-old at Red Pheasant Cree Nation ceremony

read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/after-tension-over-colten-boushie-case-rcmp-officers-welcomed-at-feast-1.4241496

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Reconciliation meeting in Nova Scotia aims for ‘true nation-to-nation relationship’

read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/mi-kmaq-reconciliation-wolfville-1.4241925

Nova Scotia's MPs and First Nations chiefs, along with National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Justice Minister Judy Wilson-Raybould, met in Wolfville, N.S., on Thursday.

Nova Scotia’s MPs and First Nations chiefs, along with National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Justice Minister Judy Wilson-Raybould, met in Wolfville, N.S.

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Morley Googoo, the regional chief for Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador, co-hosted and co-organized Thursday’s meeting

Six Nations barricades at Caledonia back up, Ontario reneges on land deal  A barricade went back up on Argyle Street on the outskirts of Caledonia this morning Thursday, August 10, 2017

Six Nations people said Ontario has reneged on its promise to return the Burtch property in Brant County back to the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Council under the Haldimand Deed .

read more at: http://theturtleislandnews.com/index.php/2017/08/10/six-nations-barricades-caledonia-back-ontario-reneges-land-deal/

 

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