IndigeNews: Apr. 4 – 10, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend, the Mi’kmaq word of the week is


Meaning: money

In the News

  1. Reconciliation in Rome – APTN News
  2. Mi’kmaw man up for NHL Community Hero Award – CBC News
  3. Mi’kmaw artist’s sunflower pins raising money for Ukraine relief – CBC News
  4. Papal apology a step on the long road of reconciliation, says P.E.I. senator – CBC News
  5. Ottawa and P.E.I. invest nearly $7M in affordable housing for vulnerable Islanders – CBC News
  6. Feds announce $11B towards housing, reconciliation and residential school support – APTN News
  7. Indigenous leaders, protesters gather in Vancouver to oppose Trans Mountain pipeline – Global News
  8. Governments of P.E.I., Canada, announce $6.7 million in funding for affordable housing – SaltWire Network
  9. First Nations-led water authority in Mi’kma’ki sees $173 million investment in federal budget – SaltWire Network

Politics & Law

  1. ‘60s Scoop survivor compensation payments capped at $25K – APTN News
  2. Indigenous leader calls on N.L. to apologize for province’s union with Canada – CTV News
  3. Legislation Enshrines Mi’kmaw as Nova Scotia’s First Language – Nova Scotia: L’nu Affairs
  4. St. Mary’s First Nation signs agreement with Fredericton on policing services – CBC News
  5. UNDRIP plan in B.C. offers ‘true transformation and reconciliation’ says chief – APTN News
  6. Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation settles $43M land claim with Canada, Saskatchewan – APTN News
  7. AFN looks to change ‘financial relationship’ with Canada after budget falls short – APTN News
  8. Canada and Anishinabek First Nations sign historic self-government agreement – Anishinabek News
  9. MMIWG commissioners call on the Senate to amplify inquiry’s recommendations for justice – CBC News
  10. Patty Hajdu says anti-Indigenous racism must be addressed in Thunder Bay – and her own department – APTN News

Business, Finance & Economics

  1. Canada supports new affordable homes in Prince Edward Island – Newswire
  2. Budget 2022 commits $4.3 billion to Indigenous housing – National Observer
  3. Mi’kmaq cultural tourism needs government investment, cultural understanding for growth – SaltWire Network
  4. National Chief Archibald says First Nations require economic reconciliation to advance healing path forward – Assembly of First Nations

Education, Health & Culture

  1. Eskasoni storyteller wants children to seek out knowledge – CBC News
  2. COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: What you need to know – CBC News
  3. Neptune play tells Nova Scotia’s colonial history through Mi’kmaw eyes – CBC News
  4. Mi’kmaw sisters with type one diabetes camp in a teepee to raise donations – APTN News
  5. Indigenous people made history in Rome. Here’s how some want that history recorded – Global News
  6. These students are driving conversations about truth and reconciliation in their classrooms – CBC News
  7. With the gorgeous film Wildhood, Bretten Hannam is pushing Two-Spirit stories onto the awards stage – CBC News

Environment, Science & Technology

  1. Métis Nation of Alberta marks historic return of bison to traditional lands – CBC News
  2. Patty Hajdu hopes First Nations long-term boil water advisories lifted by 2025 – Windsor Star
  3. After 14 years, boil water advisory lifted for most in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory – CBC News
  4. Atlantic First Nations Water Authority to build, maintain clean water around the region – CTV News
  5. Stoney Nakoda combines western science with cultural teachings in bison monitoring – APTN News

Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq – Thank you, All My Relations

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