IndigeNews: Mar. 21 – 28, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

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


Meaning: under the earth

In the News

  1. THROUGH THE CRACKS: NCPEI demands equity – PEI
  2. Non-status Mi’kmaq class action filed over Cape Breton moose hunt – SaltWire Network
  3. Police search 2 Lennox Island properties after receiving tips in Jamie Sark investigation – CBC News
  4. Supreme Court dismisses N.B. government’s attempt to appeal hunter’s Aboriginal rights – CBC News
  5. The over-representation of Indigenous people in prison: The Honourable Harry S. LaForme – First Peoples Law
  6. ‘Picking up the pieces’: Indigenous delegates go to Rome to press Pope for residential school apology – CBC News

Politics & Law

  1. The Nuchatlaht Legal Fight Is a Big Deal. Here’s Why – The Tyee
  2. Liberal, NDP agreement includes promises to further reconciliation – APTN News
  3. Feds launch consultations on new First Nations police services legislation – TB News Watch
  4. Nunavut Legal Aid to intervene at Supreme Court of Canada for first time – New Market Today
  5. Dispute over Land Back Lane injunction in Caledonia heading back to Ontario court – CBC News
  6. Historic land title case is about reconciliation and justice, lawyer for First Nation says – CBC News
  7. Foxgate Developments re-applying for permanent injunction against 1492 Land Back Lane – APTN News
  8. Supreme Court hearing to put ‘mass’ Indigenous incarceration in the spotlight – The Peterborough Examiner
  9. Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation asks court to declare Sask. gov’t failed duties in Crown land sales – CBC News
  10. Federal Court, CHRT seal documents of case involving John Furlong, RCMP without notice to media – APTN News
  11. First Nations leaders step up calls for external oversight of troubled Thunder Bay, Ont., police service – CBC News
  12. Government of Canada launches engagement process for First Nations police services legislation – Public Safety Canada
  13. Supreme Court to rule if legislation that limits use of conditional sentences infringes on Indigenous rights – Toronto Star

Business, Finance & Economics

  1. Nunavut bracing for higher prices as inflation rises – APTN News
  2. UBCIC says Trans Mountain pipeline project a bad investment – APTN News
  3. Saskatchewan budget sees more money for First Nation, Métis issues – APTN News
  4. First Nations ‘merely pawns’ in wrangling over Ring of Fire: Marten Falls chief – APTN News
  5. $10K for Dene beaded gauntlets? Indigenous couture becoming ‘luxury fashion,’ say designers – CBC News
  6. Some 15 years and $1.7M later, a First Nation mulls what to do with its potato chip machinery – CBC News
  7. Liberal-NDP deal could mean major money for Indigenous communities over next 4 budgets: MPs – APTN News

Education, Health & Culture

  1. A lesson in tea from an Eskasoni elder – CBC News
  2. COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: What you need to know – CBC News
  3. Mi’kmaw woman designs bingo game to help teach her language – APTN News
  4. Bald eagle has rare closeup encounter in Esgenoôpetitj First Nation – CBC News
  5. Mi’kmaw athlete says wheelchair basketball is a way to keep being herself – CBC News
  6. Once-taboo game of waltes enjoyed by new generation thanks to Eskasoni woman – CBC News
  7. Mi’kmaw group accuses Vautour family of cultural appropriation in claim to parkland – CBC News
  8. Why a 400-year relationship between Mi’kmaq and Catholic Church is under pressure – CBC News
  9. ‘It’s always an exciting time’: Membertou filling for Wallace Bernard memorial tournament – SaltWire Network

Environment, Science & Technology

  1. Indigenous practices are the future and past of wildfire prevention – APTN News
  2. Two First Nations sign Boreal Protection Agreement with Feds – Turtle Island News
  3. Animal rights group in B.C. says wolf cull extended without proper evidence – APTN News
  4. Chief of B.C. First Nation struck by wildfires, floods says moving may be safest bet – CBC News
  5. Inside the Atikamekw Nation’s fight against the deforestation of its ancestral lands – APTN News

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

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