IndigeNews: June 6 – 12, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

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

Mawi’omi
(mah-wee-o-me)

Meaning: gathering


In the News

  1. Pope Francis postpones July trip to Africa, Canada still on the agenda – APTN News
  2. Abegweit First Nation shares traditions with future generations in powwow – CBC News
  3. ’60s Scoop survivors still waiting for final payment but no one will say why – APTN News
  4. Mi’kmaw tourism sector and Halifax university to develop new tourism program – CBC News
  5. Two Manitoba First Nations search former residential school sites, find anomalies – Toronto Star
  6. Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre opens unique community space in north end Halifax – CTV News
  7. Students reclaim culture through Mi’kmaw language class in Lennox Island, P.E.I. – SaltWire Network
  8. P.E.I.’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission report helps keep province focused, director says – CBC News
  9. ‘It’s very disappointing’: N.B. government criticized for changing Truth and Reconciliation Day motion – CTV News
  10. ‘It’s about us helping ourselves’: Mi’kmaw builders in P.E.I. construct tiny homes for Indigenous homeless in Halifax – SaltWire Network

Politics & Law

  1. Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report – Government of Prince Edward Island
  2. Quebec gives $6.2 million to Mohawk police force to stop firearms trafficking – APTN News
  3. Tahltan Nation, B.C. gov’t sign a historic agreement under the Declaration Act – APTN News
  4. Province falls short with Truth and Reconciliation Day motion, say Wolastoqey chiefs – CBC News
  5. Proposed legislation gives Indigenous groups more say in management of federal historic sites – APTN News
  6. Ottawa appoints special interlocutor to help with investigations of unmarked graves at former residential schools – APTN News

Business, Finance & Economics

  1. Business growth in Eskasoni not slowed by pandemic – CBC News
  2. Eskasoni café aims to serve community by dishing up healthier options – CBC News
  3. Kitigan Zibi school partners with Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger to push fashion design program – APTN News
  4. Indigenous tourism program coming to N.S. university as calls grow to showcase Mi’kmaw culture – Global News

Education, Health & Culture

  1. Wabanaki art takes centre stage in Fredericton – CBC News
  2. Tyendinaga flight school takes to the skies after devastating hangar fire – APTN News
  3. Meet Angela Houle, the Indigenous strongwoman fighting for her pro card – CBC News
  4. Stolen skulls returning to Beothuk Lake, as N.L. plans for new cultural centre – CBC News
  5. Collection of Mi’kmaw artifacts coming home after being kept at U.S. museum for decades – CBC News
  6. Birth alerts have ended but nearly a baby a day still being apprehended in Manitoba: data – APTN News
  7. Sagkeeng First Nation’s search of former residential school site uncovers 190 radar anomalies – CBC News
  8. This Mi’kmaw educator is sharing his knowledge online during National Indigenous History Month – CTV News
  9. How do you bring home children’s remains from residential schools? Ask the youth who’ve done it – CBC News
  10. ‘Their spirits can be at peace’: Mi’kmaq chief reflects on long journey to repatriate Beothuk remains – CBC News

Environment, Science & Technology

  1. Carbon dioxide levels in atmosphere shoot past key milestone – APTN News
  2. APTN Investigates joins team to tell stories of the climate crisis – APTN News
  3. Inuit energy company and Hydro-Québec partner to deliver renewable energy – APTN News
  4. Elsipogtog women learn skilled trades while building housing for their community – CBC News
  5. Living water: Northern Indigenous communities’ use and perceptions of drinking water – The Conversation
  6. Renowned carver adopts solar power as clean-energy alternative to diesel on not-so-sunny Haida Gwaii – CBC News

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

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