Resistance 150: Why Canada’s birthday celebrations aren’t for everyone

Jackie Dunham, CTVNews    The #Resistance150 movement was created nearly eight months ago by Anishinaabe traditional storyteller and teacher Isaac Murdoch, Michif visual artist Christi Belcourt, Cree activist Tanya Kappo and Métis author Maria Campbell while they were discussing the government’s planned festivities for Canada 150.   read more at: http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/resistance-150-why-canada-s-birthday-celebrations-aren-t-for-everyone-1.3478004   http://unsettling150.ca/#toggle-id-1 http://atribecalledred.com/a-tribe-called-red-videos/   BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE INDIAN LEGISLATION’S ON … Continue reading Resistance 150: Why Canada’s birthday celebrations aren’t for everyone

What does ‘I Am Indigenous’ mean to you?

To mark National Aboriginal Day, CBC features stories of 18 trailblazers in new interactive Interactive site at: http://www.cbc.ca/news2/interactives/i-am-indigenous-2017/ read more at:http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/explainer-interactive-i-am-indigenous-1.4169793   Autumn Peltier, 12, is a water protector and is one of 18 people featured in CBC’s ‘I Am Indigenous’ project, which aims to tell more positive stories of Indigenous people in Canada. (Supplied)       The Turtle Lodge is sharing this original song … Continue reading What does ‘I Am Indigenous’ mean to you?

Indigenous affairs committee heard from over 50 Indigenous youth representatives, First Nations, Inuit and Métis leaders, academics and health organizations as it worked on its suicide study, released today. by Nathan Denette

NationalAboriginalDayEventsPosterread more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/indigenous-suicide-study-1.4168324         The committee’s list of recommendations for the federal government also includes: Making long-term funding investments to improve housing for Indigenous peoples, including addressing homelessness and housing affordability Developing the Indigenous languages strategy with the help of Indigenous communities and groups Establishing a university in Northern Canada in partnership with Indigenous organizations and local governments Making sure that mental … Continue reading Indigenous affairs committee heard from over 50 Indigenous youth representatives, First Nations, Inuit and Métis leaders, academics and health organizations as it worked on its suicide study, released today. by Nathan Denette

Human Rights Watch wants special unit to look at alleged Sask. police violence against Indigenous women

Organization says it’s documented dozens of claims of police misconduct based on 64 interviews read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/human-rights-watch-saskatchewan-police-1.4165196. Farida Deif, Canada director at Human Rights Watch, speaks at a news conference Monday. (Trevor Bothorel/CBC)     In a ceremony honouring leaders on Indigenous issues at Rideau Hall, Gov. Gen. David Johnston apologized for calling Indigenous people immigrants to Canada. Read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/governor-general-apologizes-indigenous-immigrants-1.4167348 What do you think about … Continue reading Human Rights Watch wants special unit to look at alleged Sask. police violence against Indigenous women

Assembly of First Nations – National Chief – June 2017 – Initiative to Create an Indigenous Languages Act

  The AFN Chief and  federal Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, This proposed legislation is aimed at revitalizing, preserving, protecting and maintaining Indigenous languages. read more at: http://www.afn.ca/en/national-chief/highlights-from-the-national-chief/national-chief-bulletin-june-2017-announcement-on-initiative-to-create PM Trudeau Signs Agreement with AFN to Ensure Progress on First Nations Priorities read more at:http://www.albertanativenews.com/pm-trudeau-signs-agreement-with-afn-to-ensure-progress-on-first-nations-priorities/ A Tribe Called Red Music Videos http://atribecalledred.com/a-tribe-called-red-videos/           Want to note on air that the … Continue reading Assembly of First Nations – National Chief – June 2017 – Initiative to Create an Indigenous Languages Act

Carol Rose Daniels wins $5K Aboriginal Literature Award for Bearskin Diary

read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/books/2017/06/carol-daniels-wins-5k-aboriginal-literature-award-for-bearskin-diary.html /a“>”https://www.youtube.com/embed/o5zb0WTSLsY&#8221; frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>   http://atribecalledred.com/a-tribe-called-red-videos/         Dear Anna, The struggle to Stop Site C has reached a pivotal point. Public letters on Site C have been flying back and forth among Christy Clark, John Horgan, Andrew Weaver, Treaty 8 First Nations and the BC Union of Indian Chiefs. A debate is raging about the economics of the project. Our … Continue reading Carol Rose Daniels wins $5K Aboriginal Literature Award for Bearskin Diary

Grade 7 students call on Government to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday by giving all First Nations communities clean water

  Denise Hammond and her two humanities classes at Ian Bazalgette junior high school have spent almost the entire school year researching, writing letters to government officials and fundraising for their cause, which they’re calling the Clean Water Birthday Project. read more at: https://www.cleanwaterbirthdayproject.com/   https://www.cleanwaterbirthdayproject.com/ delete Moccasin Telegraph Aboriginal Call In Radio Show Supports you call us at (780)492-2577 ext. #1 Thursdays at 5:30 pm … Continue reading Grade 7 students call on Government to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday by giving all First Nations communities clean water