13-year-old Anishinaabe water advocate to speak at United Nations

I’m representing my First Nations Peoples and I’m representing the water,’ says Autumn Peltier By Rhiannon Johnson, CBC News Posted: Dec 14, 2017 3:13 PM E

read more at:http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/autumn-peltier-anishinaabe-water-advocate-un-1.4448454



Autumn Peltier, a 13-year-old Anishinaabe water advocate from Wikwemikong First Nation, will be speaking at the UN General Assembly as they declare 2018-2028 the International Decade for Action on Water for Sustainable Development.


Autumn Peltier


From her hospital bed in a Toronto transplant unit, Indigenous rights advocate Delilah Saunders says she’s both “grateful and outraged” by her experiences since being denied a liver transplant for having a history of alcohol use.  read more at http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/delilah-saunders-liver-transplant-wait-list-alcohol-1.4456672

Delilah Saunders in her Toronto hospital room on Tuesday. The 26-year-old activist was told two weeks ago she needs a new liver, but is ineligible for a transplant because of her recent drinking.

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Nicco Montano makes history as the 1st female Native American UFC champion

Women’s flyweight division champ fought with a broken foot

By Lenard Monkman, CBC News

read more at http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/nicco-montano-native-american-ufc-champion-1.4443347


Nicco Montano celebrated her win with the Navajo Reservation.

5 Years after Idle No More, founders still speaking out

CBC talks with Nina Wilson, Jessica Gordon, Sheelah McLean, Sylvia McAdam about movement that changed Canada

By Lenard Monkman, Brandi Morin, CBC News

read more at http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/idle-no-more-five-years-1.4436474

The power and presence of Sylvia McAdam helped propel Idle No More. Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Dec. 28, 2012.

The power and presence of Sylvia McAdam helped propel Idle No More. Parliament Hill


in Ottawa on Dec. 28, 2012. (Nadya Kwandibens/Red Works)


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