IndigeNews: June 27 – July 3, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

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

Wli Peskewiku’s!
(well-ee bes-gay-wee-goos)

Meaning: Happy July (feather-shedding moon)!


In the News

  1. Hundreds of Mi’kmaw artifacts return home to Cape Breton – CBC News
  2. Mi’kmaq culture on display in downtown Charlottetown – SaltWire Network
  3. $4.8M Cape Breton facility to preserve knowledge of Mi’kmaw elders – CBC News
  4. CAP, MMF question inclusivity of National Council for Reconciliation – APTN News
  5. Pictou Landing reports peaceful season of moderate livelihood lobster fishery – CBC News
  6. Kana’ta: Canada Day 2022 means gathering for celebration, reconciliation – SaltWire Network
  7. Abegweit First Nation investing in food security, sustainability with new greenhouse – CBC News
  8. Mi’kmaq chief says Higgs falling short on shale gas consultations with Indigenous groups – CBC News
  9. Chiefs put forward resolution calling for forensic audit, end to AFN national chief’s ‘unlawful suspension’ – APTN News

Politics & Law

  1. Lennox Island council sworn in – West Prince Graphic
  2. Governor General Mary Simon wraps up first official visit to Yukon – APTN News
  3. Inside the chaos of the Assembly of First Nations national chief’s office – CBC News
  4. C-IRG top Mountie responds to critics, denies allegations facing squad – APTN News
  5. NS Premier Hosts Meeting of Mi’kmaw Chiefs, Cabinet – Government of Nova Scotia
  6. AFN drama a ‘colossal embarrassment’ says Indigenous studies professor – APTN News
  7. Supreme Court gives Ontario right to appeal treaty obligation – The Manitoulin Expositor
  8. First Nation takes Yukon gov’t to court over ‘fundamentally flawed’ consultations – CBC News
  9. West Moberly settles with governments and BC Hydro over $16B Site C power dam – APTN News
  10. West Moberly First Nations Announces Partial Settlement of Civil Claim – West Moberly First Nations
  11. First Nations in Manitoba file lawsuit against Canada over 25 year old land agreement – Turtle Island News
  12. Zagimē Anishinabēk to receive $20.5M settlement due to insufficient reserve land under treaty – Global News
  13. Worrying’ and ‘extremely concerning’ C-IRG methods prompt calls for better RCMP oversight, reform – APTN News
  14. Kahnawà:ke grand chief says Quebec’s proposed Indigenous languages protection bill misses the boat – APTN News

Business, Finance & Economics

  1. Eskasoni residents divided about new liquor store coming to community – CTV News
  2. Natoaganeg First Nation and Miramichi partner to strengthen economic ties – CBC News
  3. Canada joins international agreement to help Indigenous businesses access new markets – Meadowlake Now
  4. First Nations tourism operators in the Yukon say business is slowly bouncing back post-pandemic – APTN News

Education, Health & Culture

  1. See the 2022 Indigenous Summer Games in action – CBC News
  2. Mi’kmaw two-spirit advocates call for powwow inclusivity – CBC News
  3. Manitoba Métis graphic designer creates logo for papal visit – CBC News
  4. Elsipogtog First Nation’s 2nd Pride parade shows ‘the pride in everyone’ – CBC News
  5. Yukon River Quest team paddling in honor of residential school children – APTN News
  6. Celebrating Mi’kmaq culture on National Indigenous Peoples Day – West Prince Graphic
  7. Exhibit opens at Canadian Museum of History featuring Cree NHLer Jim Neilson – APTN News
  8. Mount Allison University gifts 250 Mi’kmaq artifacts to the Membertou Heritage Park – CTV News
  9. Ko’jua Okuom: Dal’s new Indigenous community room offers a space for reflection and celebration – Dalhousie News

Environment, Science & Technology

  1. Funding for Eskasoni First Nation Green Energy Project – Government of Nova Scotia
  2. Hereditary chief in B.C. says renewal of fish farms will take a ‘huge toll’ on wild salmon – APTN News
  3. Indigenous fire keepers and ecologists say it’s time to light a careful fire to calm wildfires – CBC News
  4. Wind, solar farms will provide power, work towards net zero in Lennox Island, P.E.I. – SaltWire Network
  5. Atikamekw council of Manawan accepts recommendations to stop illegal logging on its territory – APTN News
  6. Consultation with First Nation over mining project was ‘reasonable,’ Yukon government tells court – CBC News
  7. Canada and the Unama’ki Institute of Natural Resources partner on expanding and preserving Mi’kmaq environmental and traditional knowledge – Newswire

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

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