Young Indigenous athletes recognized as leaders and role models

By Tracy Sherlock in News | March 22nd 2018 read more at: https://www.nationalobserver.com/2018/03/22/news/young-indigenous-athletes-recognized-leaders-and-role-models Graham Stewart, 18, was one of 12 recipients of the 2017 Premier’s Awards for Aboriginal Youth Excellence in Sport. Stewart is still rowing, but is also tackling first-year engineering studies at the University of Victoria, where he received an academic scholarship. Hunter Lang, 16, plays second base for the Coquitlam Classics softball team Feature artist for March 2018: … Continue reading Young Indigenous athletes recognized as leaders and role models

Educating for the Justice of Indigenous Peoples: a teach-in responding to the Stanley and Cormier Verdicts

THURSDAY, MARCH 22 Faculty of Education Schedule: > 12:30-2pm – Stew and Bannock (Education North 2-141, behind 2-115) >  2-4pm – Teach–in Panel (Education North 2-115)   The purpose of this teach–in is to discuss the causes and implications of the recent not-guilty verdicts in the trial of Gerald Stanley, who was charged with the murder of Colten Boushie (Cree, Red Pheasant First Nation) in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Treaty 6 Territory, and the trial of Raymond Cormier, … Continue reading Educating for the Justice of Indigenous Peoples: a teach-in responding to the Stanley and Cormier Verdicts

Regina camp not leaving, demanding justice for Indigenous children

Camp brings sense of community and healing says mother of deceased 14-year-old By Nichole Huck, CBC News Richelle Dubois and Prescott Demas are two of the founders of the “Justice for our Stolen Children” camp. They say the camp is open to everyone. (Nichole Huck CBC ) read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/camp-demanding-justice-no-plans-of-leaving-1.4576055 MMIWG inquiry grants standing to families’ group following court action Families for Justice turned to the court … Continue reading Regina camp not leaving, demanding justice for Indigenous children

Please attend the Educating for the Justice of Indigenous Peoples on March 22, 2018, moderated by Dr. Rebecca Sockbeson, Associate Professor, Indigenous Peoples Education Specialization, Department of Educational Policy Studies UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA

  Continue reading Please attend the Educating for the Justice of Indigenous Peoples on March 22, 2018, moderated by Dr. Rebecca Sockbeson, Associate Professor, Indigenous Peoples Education Specialization, Department of Educational Policy Studies UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA

It’s time to protect every lake, every river Urgent: On Monday, March 19 your MP will vote on the proposed Canadian Navigable Waters Act. Please take a moment to call on your MP to vote down this weak legislation in favour of the far stronger protections for lakes and rivers

Dear Anna, I am writing to share some urgent news with you about the Trudeau government’s proposed Canadian Navigable Waters Act (CNWA). After just two days of debate, the Liberal government introduced a ‘Time Allocation’ motion last month shutting down debate on the CNWA and the rest of Bill C-69. There hasn’t been enough debate on this complex, 400-page bill and now the bill is … Continue reading It’s time to protect every lake, every river Urgent: On Monday, March 19 your MP will vote on the proposed Canadian Navigable Waters Act. Please take a moment to call on your MP to vote down this weak legislation in favour of the far stronger protections for lakes and rivers

FABULOUS FIVE INDIGENOUS WOMEN

  Read More at Bob Johnson’s post on the Fabulous Five Indigenous Women Nominees for Canada Bank Notes on Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples at: https://www.ictinc.ca/blog/fabulous-five-indigenous-women-nominees-for-canadian-banknotes   Pauline Johnson was the daughter of Mohawk chief George Henry Martin Johnson and Emily Susanna Howells. Her father had a very distinguished Indigenous lineage that included Hiawatha, Dekanahwideh, Pontiac and Tecumseh and the family received many important visitors including … Continue reading FABULOUS FIVE INDIGENOUS WOMEN

Come See the Crees from Maskwacis! The Co-Kaynes & Bohemia! Railtown Park, Evan Freeman, Magnet & the Magnettes

  WHEN: MARCH 10, 2018 8PM TO 3 AM WHERE:  10217 97 STREET NW, EDMONTON, ALBERTA The Co-Kaynes are a loud duo band in the spirit of many new DIY two-person groups that bash out energy and passion! We are the Crees from Maskwacis! Brett the Wildcat is an energetic and loud singer  who has created many renditions  of fuzz-guitar-inspired rock. Shania Buffalo is our new … Continue reading Come See the Crees from Maskwacis! The Co-Kaynes & Bohemia! Railtown Park, Evan Freeman, Magnet & the Magnettes