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Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto Goes Virtual – ETCanada

As fashion week events around the world have gone virtual, Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto (IFWTO) has followed suit. The four-day celebration of Indigenous fashion will be held online from November 26-29. 

This year’s event will include fashion films, Indigenous-made collections in a virtual marketplace, a digital art exhibition and a variety of panel discussions. “At […]

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‘Idle No More’: Beausoleil First Nation activist says serious Indigenous issues still exist – simcoe.com

November 24, 2020 An outspoken Indigenous activist from Beausoleil First Nation near Penetanguishene says the Idle No More movement continues to work to protect Indigenous rights, even though it is not making headlines like it did eight years ago. Tori Cress, an Idle No More organizer, said the movement has taken a more educational approach […]

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Caldwell First Nation announces first parcel of land for new reserve in Leamington – Windsor Star

Nov 24, 2020 More than two centuries after their land was taken from them, the Caldwell First Nation finally has a home. The band announced Monday that the first parcel of land in a new reserve — 201 acres at Seacliff Drive and Bevel Line Road in Leamington — has been approved by the federal […]

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Chippewas of the Thames First Nation harm reduction team find new ways to address substance-abuse problems amidst pandemic – Anishinabek News

November 24, 2020 DESHKAN ZIIBING (CHIPPEWAS OF THE THAMES FIRST NATION)— Efforts to fight a pandemic running parallel with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic— a wide-spread increase in dangerous drug use— are ramping up in Chippewas of the Thames First Nation (COTTFN) as the local harm reduction team renews contact with those affected by […]

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Projects to focus on missing, murdered Indigenous peoples – ElliotLakeToday.com

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma and five other states will participate in pilot projects to better co-ordinate investigative efforts surrounding cases of missing or murdered Indigenous peoples, U.S. Attorneys Trent Shores and Brian Kuester announced Tuesday. The U.S. Department of Justice projects created protocols for federal, state and tribal investigative agencies to work together and with […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20202 Views

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Coronavirus: Conservatives slam alleged lack of data on Indigenous-specific outbreaks – Global News

Conservative MP Gary Vidal slammed the Liberals in the House of Commons on Monday over what he alleged was a lack of data collected by the federal government and federal health agencies on the specific state of COVID-19 outbreaks on Indigenous communities. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/7479745/coronavirus-conservatives-slam-alleged-lack-of-data-on-indigenous-specific-outbreaks

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20201 Views

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Morning Brief: Tougher restrictions are unavoidable – iPolitics

Nov 24, 2020 Good morning, — A grim COVID picture in Canada: Dr. Tam says tighter restrictions are unavoidable now, and the longer authorities wait, the longer the measures will have to last. She told CBC’s The National that while provincial and territorial medical officers have tried hard to keep up with testing and tracing in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20204 Views

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First Nation demands resignation of Ontario’s top Indigenous Services Canada bureaucrat – CBC

Neskantaga chief writes he can no longer work with Anne Scotton Nov 23, 2020 The chief and council of the First Nation with the most enduring boil water advisory in the country is calling for the immediate resignation of Indigenous Services Canada’s top Ontario bureaucrat, citing an irrevocable loss of trust. In an email sent Monday […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 20202 Views

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Hiawatha restricting Toronto, Peel, York and Ottawa residents from visiting first nation – PTBO Today

Nov 23, 2020 A local First Nation community is trying its best to prevent an influx of COVID-19. The Examiner reports Hiawatha Chief Laurie Carr has put in place restrictions to prevent visits from those who live in Toronto, Peel Region, York Region and Ottawa. A statement on Hiawatha’s website says they take the health […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 20203 Views

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Why this First Nations nursing home is keeping elders entertained with nerf guns – CBC

‘Our activity staff have really come through during this pandemic,’ says Cheryl Osawabine-Peltier Nov 22, 2020 Staff at a nursing home in Wikwemikong, Ont., are finding creative ways to lift the spirits of elders during the coronavirus pandemic, including simulating fond memories of hunting, with nerf guns. Emily Barnes, recreation manager at the Wikwemikong Nursing Home on Manitoulin Island, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 20203 Views

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