IndigeNews: Mar. 8 – 13, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

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


Meaning: Woman

In the News

  1. Update: Missing Mikmaw woman Marley Morris found safe – APTN News
  2. Process to apply for First Nations drinking water compensation now open – APTN News
  3. Mi’kmaw woman reported missing last month found safe, say Halifax police – CBC News
  4. Marches held in N.S. as concern grows for Mi’kmaw woman missing 2 weeks – CBC News
  5. Canada considers quota cut on commercial baby eel fishery to increase Mi’kmaw access – CBC News
  6. ‘Pick yourself up, dust yourself off’: Lennox Island woman returns to class after 22 years – SaltWire Network
  7. Federal funding supports organization aimed at improving health in Mi’kmaw communities – SaltWire Network

Politics & Law

  1. Alexander First Nation settles land claim – Two Row Times
  2. Ts’uubaa-asatx Nation settles land claim – Two Row Times
  3. Treaty 8 Nations of Alberta leaving AFN, treaty chiefs organization – APTN News
  4. Standing committee’s fourth moderate livelihood report criticized – SaltWire Network
  5. Enfranchisement litigation to come to an end: Indigenous Services Canada – Toronto Star
  6. Canada looking for resolution in First Nations enfranchisement charter challenge – APTN News
  7. BC Supreme Court about to hear precedent-setting Nuchatlaht Nation case –
  8. Canada and Ts’uubaa-asatx Nation settle specific claim related to loss of reserve land – Newswire
  9. Peguis First Nation launches lawsuit against Manitoba government over night hunting – CBC News
  10. Quebec’s special advisor on ‘ghost babies’ expects number of missing children to rise – APTN News
  11. 14 sudden death cases of Indigenous people in Thunder Bay, Ont., recommended for police reinvestigation – CBC News
  12. Federal Court, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal seal records related to hearings into complaint against RCMP – APTN News

Business, Finance & Economics

  1. First Nations plan to buy stake in Coastal GasLink pipeline – CBC News
  2. Alberta’s Indigenous tourism industry gets $1.3M funding boost from feds – Global News
  3. Wendake Indigenous community will be able to enhance its tourism offering – NationTalk
  4. Indigenous groups still aim to buy Trans Mountain pipeline, even as costs soar – CBC News
  5. Fire truck donated to Pictou Landing First Nation Fire Department from We’koqma’q First Nation – SaltWire Network
  6. New Indigenous Community Infrastructure Initiative financing to support Kahkewistahaw Landing Infrastructure – Newswire
  7. Project Reconciliation one of the Indigenous groups aiming to buy Trans Mountain pipeline, even as costs soar – APTN News
  8. Premium Brands Holdings Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter And 2021 Results, Four New Acquisitions And A 10.2% Dividend Increase – NationTalk

Education, Health & Culture

  1. How an Eskasoni tutor uses Mi’kmaw 8-pointed stars to teach math – CBC News
  2. ‘Historic event’: Sask. First Nation sees first on-reserve birth in 50 years – CTV News
  3. Northern Ontario First Nations not on board with lifting COVID-19 restrictions – APTN News
  4. Mi’kmaw carver gives traditional wooden masks new life with giant snow sculptures – CBC News
  5. Cape Breton University workshops share Mi’kmaw culture with students, staff – SaltWire Network
  6. Muinji’j Asks Why: The Story of the Mi’kmaq and the Shubenacadie Residential School – Quill and Quire
  7. Sask. First Nation building its own welfare program to keep Indigenous kids out of foster care – CTV News
  8. Setting snares and building lean-tos: Elsipogtog youth get crash course in winter survival skills – CBC News
  9. Mixed reaction in Yukon as territorial government prepares to ditch all COVID-19 restrictions – APTN News
  10. Curator recognized with Governor General’s award for his long career in Indigenous art –
  11. ‘Better outcomes’: B.C. organization gets American award for championing Indigenous children – Global News
  12. Jordan’s Principle deal signed between SCO and Winnipeg School Division to benefit First Nation students – APTN News

Environment, Science & Technology

  1. Parks Canada renews MOU with national Indigenous tourism association –
  2. Alberta government to extend pause on Rocky Mountain coal mine development – APTN News
  3. ‘Dene K’éh Didī Nī́ʼ Sū́géhʼīn Mā’: Indigenous women are blazing a conservation trail – APTN News
  4. Ontario First Nations encouraged to fight invasive species with ‘eyes on the ground’ –
  5. Chief in Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation says unusual weather event linked to climate change – APTN News
  6. Two Alberta First Nations sign conservation agreement with Ottawa to protect boreal caribou – CTV News
  7. Ontario authorizes exploratory drilling by Noront in Ring of Fire despite Attawapiskat objections – APTN News
  8. ‘The land’s my counselor’: $1M Arctic Inspiration Prize to help fund land-based healing in Nunavik – APTN News
  9. Study highlights value of Indigenous knowledge in tracking decline of B.C.’s mountain goat population – CBC News
  10. Wildlife knowledge in law: BC introduces legislation to ensure First Nations input on wildlife management – Castanet

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

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