L’nuey IndigeNews – Nov 2 – 8, 2020

Kwe’ nitap,

Hello friend,

The Mi’kmaq words of the week are

Muualu’ki’k Sma’knisk Wejia’tu Matnttmkl

Meaning: Let us remember the soldiers who came from war

IN THE NEWS

Indigenous soldiers wore the uniform – Western Producer

Banners commemorate veterans of Eskasoni First Nation – CTV News

Cape Breton First Nation to pursue land claim for nearby village – CBC News

Mi’kmaq solidarity group rallies in front of Clearwater Market – Global News

3rd Mi’kmaw community launches moderate livelihood fishery in N.S. – CBC News

Mi’kmaw chief wants RCMP Commissioner gone, treaties honoured – APTN News

Indigenous moderate livelihood lobster fishery expands in Nova Scotia – CBC News

VIDEO: Pictou Landing First Nation to launch moderate livelihood fishery – Global News

National coalition calls for exoneration of Manitoba Métis leader Louis Riel – Global News

‘We need action now,’ says advocate for an Indigenous health centre in Montreal – CBC News

Island football coach wins national Indigenous award for work on and off the field – CBC News

DFO’s ‘take it or leave it’ approach to fishing rights needs to change say Mi’kmaw leaders – APTN News

Power at their fingertips: Indigenous people turn to social media to expose injustice – The Globe and Mail

Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and communities  – Government of Canada

The Government of Canada opens fourth Call for Proposal to support the Nation Rebuilding efforts of Indigenous groups in Canada – Government of Canada

POLITICS & LAW

Williams Lake RCMP named in lawsuit after 2016 arrest – APTN News

NWT strikes committee to scrutinize land claims, UN declaration – Cabin Radio

Montreal launches reconciliation strategy with First Nations – Montreal Gazette

GNWT to introduce departmental Indigenous employment targets – Cabin Radio

Hundreds of women notified of class-action suit against Samson Cree – CBC News

The ‘Decolonization Bootcamp’ Uniting Cities and Indigenous Reserves – The Tyee

Fort Liard First Nation member sues chief and council over election delays – CBC News

‘A real advantage for citizens’: 5 things to know about Kwanlin Dün’s new Lands Act – CBC News

VIDEO: Mi’kmaw lawyer Naiomi Metallic on moderate livelihood fishery in Nova Scotia – APTN News

RCMP commissioner Lucki says changes in recruitment will help ease problems in force – APTN News

Statement from the CBA president on fisheries dispute in Nova Scotia – The Canadian Bar Association

Indigenous policing recognized in Alberta, but need a steady budget to make a real difference – APTN News

Indigenous Court to offer alternative sentencing options for northern Vancouver Island – Surrey Now-Leader

SCO grand chief calls on province, feds to commit and fast-track First Nations COVID-19 response funding – CBC News

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs challenges the province of Manitoba’s attempt to take away the rights of First Nations children – Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs

BUSINESS, FINANCE & ECONOMICS

Quebec invests $15 million to improve care for Indigenous patients – National Observer

TD grants $450,000 to Capilano University’s Indigenous Digital Accelerator – Capilano Courier

Ryerson’s new fashion program for Indigenous entrepreneurs is up and running – The Eyeopener

Economic recovery during pandemic slower for Indigenous people: Statistics Canada – CTV News

Quebec invests $15 million to improve cultural security of Indigenous patients – Turtle Island News

Why This Mi’kmaw Entrepreneur Is Promoting Cultural Diversity Through His Clothing Brand – Huddle

Southwestern First Nations see new funding to address critical needs during pandemic – Anishinabek News

Answering the Call: How RBC is Embarking on a New Learning Journey Of Indigenous History – Royal Bank of Canada

First Nations leaders ask Manitoba Hydro to shut down Keeyask until COVID-19 outbreak is contained – Thompson Citizen

Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada Successfully Delivers Industry-saving Funding to Indigenous Tourism Businesses – Cision

Government of Canada provides funding for Anishinabek Nation Circle Process to Support Child and Youth Well-Being – Government of Canada

Government of Canada announces agreement with the Government of the Northwest Territories to support essential air access to remote communities – Cision

EDUCATION, HEALTH & CULTURE

Mi’kmaw soccer players hope to inspire – Journal Pioneer

NWT launches Indigenous languages curriculum – Cabin Radio

What #JusticeforJoyce should mean for policy-makers – Policy Options

NSCC grads hope to better teach Mi’kmaw children about identity – CBC News

First Nations alliance forming against DFO herring fishery plans – Vancouver Sun

First Nation Technical Institute receives delivery of 2 Cessna 172S Skyhawks – Skies Magazine

Indigenous trailblazer in the music industry talks Juno award and virtual COVID-19 concerts – CTV News

N.W.T dentists frustrated with gov’t as regulations prevent them from going to communities – CBC News

Indigenous crisis teams to replace police on mental health checks in Scarborough pilot project – CBC News

Leaked Alberta school curriculum in urgent need of guidance from Indigenous wisdom teachings – The Conversation

Sask. man working on project for Disney wants to redefine how TV and movies portray Indigenous people – CBC News

Amid Manitoba’s COVID-19 surge, First Nations response team leads fight in hard-hit Indigenous communities – CBC Radio

Indigenous Peoples must have an active role in developing culturally safe health policies and programs that will remake an inherently racist system – Policy Options

ENVIRONMENT, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Trans Mountain report on Coldwater aquifer heading to regulatory hearing – CBC News

Climate change in `triple overtime’ in the north, says regional chief – The Turtle Island News

Caribou conservation deal between Alberta, federal government not enough First Nations say – APTN News

B.C. Indigenous fishermen say racist reactions to Mi’kmaq lobster fishery echo similar racism in 1992 – CBC News

Canada partnering with Indigenous coastal communities to enhance marine safety in British Columbia – Mirage News

Kwakwaka’wakw hereditary chiefs stand with Gold River-area First Nation in road use battle with logging company – Campbell River Mirror

Indigenous participation is important to the Canadian wind energy industry, with over 35 communities already benefitting from wind projects – Todayville Red Deer

Government of Canada Invests in Leading-Edge Technology to Improve On-Ice Transportation Safety and Data Collection of Sea Ice Conditions in Inuit Nunangat – Cision

FNLC Fully Supports Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation’s Road Restrictions in Response to Decades of Exploitation by Western Forest Products – Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs

Wela’lioq, M’sit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations