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Report suggests First Nation voters in Sault, Algoma could play ‘kingmaker’ in federal election – SooToday.com

Assembly of First Nations report identifies Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing as ridings where First Nation voters could determine election outcome An Assembly of First Nations (AFN) report from late August suggests the ridings of Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing are among 24 electoral districts in Canada where First Nations voters could play ‘kingmaker’ in the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202113 Views

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As an Anishinaabe citizen, I can’t vote in good conscience in federal elections – CBC

Sep 17, 2021 Casting a ballot in a federal election erodes the sovereignty of First Nations There’s been a longstanding debate when it comes to voting as a First Nations. Do you vote in order to get a “friendly” government that will support First Nations to attain a better quality of life? Or do you […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 20215 Views

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Federal Election: Henry running for NDP in his first election in Lambton-Kent-Middlesex riding – Anishinabek News

September 17, 2021 LAMBTON–KENT–MIDDLESEX RIDING — Jason Henry of Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point is running in his first federal election as a candidate for the New Democratic Party of Canada in the Lambton–Kent–Middlesex riding. “Some people talk about the Two Row Wampum and the fact that there are sort of two paths and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 20217 Views

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Through TikTok, community visits, activists and candidates campaign to ensure Indigenous voices are heard in the Commons – The Globe and Mail

In a TikTok video created by Winnipeg-based musicians Karmen Omeasoo, also known as Hellnback, and his wife, Lisa Muswagon, Mr. Omeasoo appears from behind a tree with his own rendition of Queen’s I Want to Break Free. “The youth know, the youth know that we must break free,” he sings. Ms. Muswagon and Mr. Omeasoo, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 20217 Views

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Windsor–Tecumseh candidates address your concerns on climate change, reconciliation and collaboration – CBC

Sep 17, 2021 CBC Windsor set up an informal online survey asking the community about its priorities In the lead-up to the federal election, CBC Windsor asked about the issues that matter as you consider which candidate to support. Now, we’ve taken your concerns to those seeking your vote. In the videos below, participating candidates […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 20213 Views

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Statement by NWAC President Lorraine Whitman on Urging Indigenous Women to Vote in the Upcoming Federal Election

OTTAWA – Lorraine Whitman, President of the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) has the following words for Indigenous women living in Canada: Kwe kwe, wela’lin. I am reaching out to all First Nations, Métis, and Inuit women who are deciding whether they will vote in the federal election that will take place on September […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20217 Views

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‘Invest in healing’: Chief RoseAnne Archibald on what the next government must do – TVO

TVO.org speaks with the Assembly of First Nations national chief about “Creator-given rights” and building a more just and equitable society for everyone Sep 16, 2021 Last month, the Assembly of First Nations, a political body representing First Nations across Canada, released its election priorities in a report called the Healing Path Forward. It identifies a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20219 Views

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Matawa First Nations Chiefs Council Statement to Candidates in Matawa Region in Advance of 2021 Federal Election

THUNDER BAY, ON: Today, the Matawa Chiefs Council released this statement in advance of the September 20, 2021 federal election: “We are asking that the candidates in the ridings of Thunder Bay-Superior North, Thunder Bay-Rainy River, Kenora, Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing and Timmins-James Bay contact First Nations in their respective ridings to discuss how—if they were elected to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202128 Views

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Federal Election: Peltier runs for Liberals in Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing riding – Anishinabek News

September 16, 2021 ALGOMA-MANITOULIN-KAPUSKASING RIDING — Duke Peltier from Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory running in his first federal election as a candidate for the Liberal Party of Canada in the Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing riding. “I’ve been an elected leader in my community since 2006 and I felt there was an opportunity for our issues to be elevated and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20214 Views

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On Indigenous issues, all parties must close the gap between words and actions – Toronto Star

The half-hour devoted to reconciliation with Indigenous Canadians during the English-language debate among federal leaders was both warranted and gratifying. Heartening, too, was the unanimity of those campaigning for the Sept. 20 election on the urgency of the issue. “Over the past 150 years, Canada has failed in its relationship with Indigenous peoples,” said Liberal […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20215 Views

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