IndigeNews: May 24 – 30, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

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


Meaning: understands, is aware

In the News

  1. Calls grow for Indigenous-led inquiry into systemic racism – CBC News
  2. We’koqma’q gets federal approval for moderate livelihood fishery – CBC News
  3. Quebec’s Bill-96 goes against reconciliation say Indigenous leaders – APTN News
  4. Moderate livelihood fishery launched by First Nation in Cape Breton – Global News
  5. Murray Sinclair honoured with Order of Canada at Rideau Hall ceremony – APTN News
  6. Second Cape Breton First Nation establishes moderate livelihood fishery – SaltWire Network
  7. Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Nation gathers to mark detection of unmarked graves – APTN News
  8. Concerns raised by survivors, advocates as Indian day school settlement deadline approaches – CBC News
  9. Residential school survivors push for papal visit to Kamloops, B.C., want input on expected apology – CBC News

Politics & Law

  1. Kahnawà:ke youth protest against Bill 96 – Global News
  2. Business as usual: Thunder Bay police and the damage done – APTN News
  3. Indigenous calls for exemptions to Quebec’s Bill 96 get louder – CBC News
  4. $50M lawsuit alleges practice of birth alerts still continues in Ontario – APTN News
  5. Return of salmon part of Columbia River Treaty negotiations: First Nations – The Nelson Daily
  6. ‘We will not stand for it’: Quebec First Nations vow to fight Bill 96 in court – Montreal Gazette
  7. Quebec First Nations launch initiative to prepare self government measures – Turtle Island News
  8. Bill aims to guarantee inclusion of Indigenous names on B.C. government documents – CBC News
  9. Manitoba government takes initial steps to transform Indigenous Child Welfare System – Global News
  10. First Nation leaders raise their community issues with during meeting with Doug Ford – Turtle Island News
  11. ‘After 25 years, they’re only halfway done,’ chief says on anniversary of Manitoba land entitlement deal – CBC News
  12. Manitoba prepares to turn over child welfare to Indigenous governments with information-sharing legislation – CBC News
  13. Robinson Huron Treaty leadership calls on Ontario party leaders to commit to upholding Treaty responsibilities – Anishinabek News

Business, Finance & Economics

  1. If you like wood, you’ll love West Coast First Nations architecture – Construct Connect Canada

Education, Health & Culture

  1. MMIWG music video filmed in Eskasoni First Nation – CBC News
  2. Truro middle school teaching Mi’kmaw language to students – APTN News
  3. Wolastoqey immersion school set to open this fall in Fredericton – CBC News
  4. Inside Ontario’s child welfare system where kids are ‘commodities’ – APTN News
  5. CBRM wants 266-year-old scalping proclamation removed from the books – CBC News
  6. Report highlights anti-Indigenous racism in Ottawa-area health care system – CBC News
  7. How archaeologists look for unmarked graves in Indigenous communities – The Globe and Mail
  8. Northern Manitoba First Nations declare state of emergency over nursing shortage – CBC News
  9. Titanic expedition a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for these Indigenous artists from N.L. – CBC News
  10. Report says Indigenous people experience racism in Ottawa’s healthcare system on regular basis – APTN News
  11. A new path: B.C. museums and historical attractions consulting with First Nations on how to honour Indigenous history – Vancouver Sun

Environment, Science & Technology

  1. Sipnekne’katik First Nation to launch river cleanup next month – CBC News
  2. B.C. makes contentious change to moose, caribou hunt in northeast – CBC News
  3. How ancient forest gardens could impact Nuchatlaht First Nation’s land claim – CBC News
  4. B.C. wants First Nations to agree before old-growth logging deferred on shared lands – Toronto Star
  5. As ‘overwhelming’ cleanup begins in Peguis First Nation, extent of flood damage emerges – CBC News

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

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