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A healer and activist, Sacheen Littlefeather was far more than her infamous Oscar moment – CBC

Apache and Yaqui elder advocated for the health of Indigenous peoples. She died Sunday at age 75 Oct 05, 2022 Sacheen Littlefeather dedicated her life to advocating for the rights and health of Indigenous people. Her role as an activist started well before her infamous Academy Awards moment when, in 1973, she declined an Oscar […]

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SLFNHA: New Reports Reaffirm Trends of Poor Health Outcomes and Under-Funded System for First Nations

October 5, 2022 Under the direction of the Chiefs-in-Assembly, Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) has released its Diabetes and Childhood Vaccination Coverage reports. The reports highlight the disproportionate burden of health outcomes and health inequities within northern First Nations. SLFNHA calls for improved resources to support diabetes and vaccination programs. “We are calling […]

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Canada must commit to a nature and biodiversity accountability act – IRPP

COP15 in Montreal is the right time to start to dismantle the country’s colonial relationship with nature, with greater respect for Indigenous rights. October 5, 2022 Nature isn’t an infinite resource to be exploited. Canada’s current socio-economic system, rooted in colonial resource extraction, has shaped our interactions with the natural world. The commodification of nature […]

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LAURION Announces Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer

TORONTO, ONTARIO (October 5, 2022) – LAURION Mineral Exploration Inc. (TSX.V: LME and OTCPINK: LMEFF) (“LAURION” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tyler Dilney as the new Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation. Mr. Dilney is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 10 years of experience and has worked in the […]

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Google Canada commits a $2.7M grant to ensure Indigenous communities benefit from digital revolution – BNN Bloomberg

10/05/2022 Kent Walker, president of global affairs at Google and Alphabet, joins BNN Bloomberg to talk about their latest contribution to Indigenous communities in Canada. He says Google is deeply integrated in lives of Canadians and contributes to national GDP. Read More: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/canada/video/google-canada-commits-a-2-7m-grant-to-ensure-indigenous-communities-benefit-from-digital-revolution~2535228

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October Newsletter (Enkamgak) – NFN

October 4, 2022 The October 2022 issue of Enkamgak is now available online! See below or click HERE to read this issue, and access past issues by clicking HERE. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please contact: Read More: https://nfn.ca/enkamgak-2/

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Multiple Indigenous youth living rough in region – Cambridge Today

Youth range in age from 11 to 17 If you look around the region it’s not hard to spot multiple homeless encampments. Residents in those encampments include Indigenous youth. “We currently know of 4 to 5 Indigenous youth in encampments, their ages range between 11 and 17,” said Amanda Trites the program co-coordinator for the […]

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NCFST: National Day for Truth & Reconciliation: Calls to Action Webinar – Recording

On Friday, September 30th, 2022 Native Child and Family Services of Toronto hosted a webinar and simultaneously released an annual report back to community addressing the priorities for redesigning child welfare to help reduce the number of Indigenous children in care. Listen to our recorded webinar as our special guests join in a conversation around […]

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At a glance – SenCanada

October 5, 2022 Senators’ work takes them all over Canada! See where they’ve been and who they’ve met along the way. Wednesday, September 7, 2022 – Senator Ratna Omidvar (second from the left) chaired a panel discussion hosted by the Renewing our Democratic Alliance on refugee policy at the Embassy of Canada in Berlin, Germany. […]

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HHSS reflects on Canada’s Indigenous history – Haliburton Echo

5 October 2022 The impacts of the colonization of Canada on Indigenous culture was brought to light for students at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School with a lesson in perspective. With Truth and Reconciliation Week held from Monday, Sept. 26 to Friday, Sept. 30 for Canadian schools, the HHSS students were given unique insight to the […]

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