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Township of Otonabee—South Monaghan approves land recognition for council meetings – Peterborough Examiner

Nov. 24, 2021 Beginning in January, Otonabee South Monaghan Township Council will begin its meetings with a land recognition of the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig Peoples. Mayor Joe Taylor said he researched a number of land acknowledgments before making the recommendation to council, which was unanimously accepted at Monday’s regular meeting. “I wanted […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20217 Views

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Open letter: Amnesty International urges federal government, BC and RCMP to protect the rights of Wet’suwet’en land defenders

Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada Ottawa, Ontario The Honourable John Horgan Premier of British Columbia Victoria, BC Commissioner Brenda Lucki Royal Canadian Mounted Police Ottawa, Ontario 18 November 2021 Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, Premier John Horgan, RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki; Amnesty International is writing with grave concern over the arrival on November […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 20216 Views

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Koganaawsawin connecting youth to Anishinabek culture through new land-based programming initiative – Anishinabek News

November 12, 2021 NIPISSING FIRST NATION— The Youth Well-Being Team of Koganaawsawin has recently announced a funding opportunity for Anishinabek First Nations to enhance and/or develop their land-based youth programming. The new initiative focuses on increasing youth well-being through healing, cultural learning opportunities, and the development of connection or reconnection to the land. The funding, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 20219 Views

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Letter of solidarity with Wet’suwet’en land defenders

Nov. 5th, 2021 KAIROS joins representatives of an ecumenical community to register our solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en peoples who are defending their lands in opposition to the Coastal GasLink Pipeline. This pipeline violates the fundamental right of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of Indigenous Nations, endangers the lives of Indigenous peoples, and does not […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 202111 Views

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Sault Ste Marie Métis ring bells as reminder of broken land promises

Sault Ste Marie, Ontario (October 21) — The Huron-Superior Regional Métis Community is asking Sault Ste. Marie residents to listen for the sound of church bells today. The bell at the 136 John Street church will ring 171 times calling attention to the 171 years that have passed since the Crown made a commitment to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202120 Views

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Powassan acknowledging it is on traditional Indigenous lands in public meetings – North Bay Nipissing News

October 20, 2021 Mayor hopes to see other committees and organizations follow suit The Municipality of Powassan has joined an increasing number of municipalities and organizations that have added a historic acknowledgement to the start of public meetings. Mayor Peter McIsaac brought the concept forward during a meeting held on the eve of Canada’s first […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202122 Views

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Algonquins of Ontario not the biggest landowner at Tewin – CBC

Oct 12, 2021 Analysis of property records found group’s partner, Taggart family, owns larger area Hundreds of rural hectares have changed hands for millions of dollars over the past seven years along the country roads where Ottawa’s fourth suburb will spring up, and the Algonquins of Ontario (AOO) group wasn’t the only one buying. Now that […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202123 Views

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Acknowledging native territory – Quinte News

Hastings County Council will be asked to acknowledge traditional Native Territory at the beginning of each of its meetings. The county’s Finance Committee is making the recommendation, following its meeting Tuesday. Mayor of Tweed Joanne Albert told the meeting that it’s something “everyone should be doing.” “It’s something that I know I’m going to do […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202125 Views

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Councillor Raises Concerns As Council Looks To Create A Land Acknowledgement – NorfolkToday.ca

Sep 17, 2021 Norfolk County staff are working to create a land acknowledgement to recognize the local Indigenous communities. After staff’s presentation, councillor Chris Van Paassen stated his opinion on the prepared acknowledgements. Councillor Kim Huffman called a point of order to respond. The acknowledgements were made with consultations from legal counsel with expertise in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202129 Views

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Town of Erin in talks with Indigenous group on land use – Orangeville.com

September 17, 2021 Project to cost $10 million, take a minimum of five years to complete A non-profit environmental organization will transform a gravel pit in Erin into usable land. The Earth Healing Foundation is in talks with the Town of Erin to determine the best use of the land at 9516 Side Road 27, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202128 Views

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