IndigeNews: Nov. 7 – 14, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend, the Mi’kmaq words of the week were


Meaning: let us remember

In the News

  1. Affordable housing units open in Charlottetown, Abegweit First Nation – CTV News
  2. Mi’kmaw brothers’ military careers continued their family legacy of service – CBC News
  3. AFN national chief says all Canadians should recognize Indigenous veterans – APTN News
  4. P.E.I. signs treaty education MOU with Epekwitk Assembly of Councils – SaltWire Network
  5. Ottawa’s military cemetery introduces Indigenized headstones for veterans – APTN News
  6. Ceremonies marking Indigenous Veterans Day take place across the country – APTN News
  7. Atlantic First Nations Water Authority becomes first Indigenous water utility in Canada – CTV News
  8. Nature Conservancy of Canada to buy island off western P.E.I. and give it to the Mi’kmaq – CBC News
  9. Prince Edward Island and First Nations sign Treaty Education MOUGovernment of Prince Edward Island
  10. Nature Conservancy and Mi’kmaq form partnership to protect ecologically significant island – Windspeaker
  11. National Indigenous Veterans Day honours military sacrifices of Indigenous people in Canada – Pembina Valley

Politics & Law

  1. Indigenous policing program to expand to Nunavut Nunatsiaq News
  2. B.C. Indigenous scholar Margo Greenwood appointed as senator – Global News
  3. Indigenous organizations get standing in Charter case at Supreme Court – Windspeaker
  4. First Nations rights threatened by Sask.’s natural resource plan, leaders say – CBC News
  5. Sask. First Nation intervenes at Supreme Court over Impact Assessment Act – MBC Radio
  6. Sask. First Nations, Opposition call for province to fix duty-to-consult process – CBC News
  7. New Indigenous co-advisor to Canada’s army commander is officer from CFB Shilo – CBC News
  8. Recognizing a generic right to self-government for Aboriginal peoples – Canadian Bar Association
  9. Co-development of new independent centre for special claims to get underway – Penticton Herald
  10. Yukon government kills law that would give First Nations veto over resource projects – APTN News
  11. As Hamilton considers expansion, First Nations experts watch how consultation unfolds – CBC News
  12. Grand Chief backs call for Indigenous representation on proposed RCMP, CBSA watchdog – CBC News
  13. West Coast First Nations, feds reach tentative understanding on vast offshore region – Westerly News
  14. Canada’s support of Line 5 violates Indigenous treaty rights and harms the natural world – Toronto Star
  15. Yukon Liberals spike NDP bill that would have required First Nations’ consent over oil and gas development – CBC News
  16. ‘You will be arrested’: Coastal GasLink security denies Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief access to monitor project construction – The Narwhal
  17. ‘High expectations’ for upcoming National Reconciliation Council, but amendments on governance needed first, say MPs across party lines – Hill Times

Business, Finance & Economics

  1. Employment opportunities on the rise for Mi’kmaq youth – SaltWire Network
  2. Mi’kmaw non-profit connects Indigenous youth with jobs of the future – Government of Canada
  3. AFOA Canada launches new certification program aimed at closing the infrastructure gap facing Indigenous communities – Newswire

Education, Health & Culture

  1. What were Indigenous soldiers fighting for? – CBC Radio
  2. Iroquois recognized for role in helping British in War of 1812 – APTN News
  3. Frosty Hollow monument marks ancient Mi’kmaw portage route – CBC News
  4. Indigenous training centre director feels left out in the cold in Alberta – APTN News
  5. Feds raised concerns about Indigenous languages, consultation before Pope visit – Global News
  6. Indigenous leaders demand greater health-care investment from Manitoba – Thompson Citizen
  7. Organization continues search to identify Indigenous veterans in unmarked graves – Nelson Star
  8. The newly-minted Yukon First Nations School Board elected its trustees. Now what?CBC News
  9. Half of young adults support B.C. changing name to reflect Indigenous heritage: poll – CTV News
  10. A ‘daunting task’ to identify Indigenous soldiers who fought in the Battle of Hong Kong – CBC News
  11. Indigenous Dental Association to provide new platform for Indigenous dental health – Penticton Herald
  12. War memorial gets small First Nations community talking about its legacy of military service – CBC News
  13. Reconciliation is a 4-letter word for Indigenous communities still facing oppression: Jody Wilson-Raybould – CBC Radio

Environment, Science, & Technology

  1. Cowessess First Nation’s solar facility near Regina now up and running – Global News
  2. Canada Invests $18.5 Million in Cowessess First Nation Awasis Solar Project – Newswire
  3. Fight against coal mine expansion to be brought to UN climate change conference – CBC News
  4. Deer cull in Dundas Valley area begins as Hamilton, Haudenosaunee leaders renew pact – Insauga
  5. Forestry operations, sport hunting must end to help moose survive in Quebec: Report – APTN News
  6. Feds failed to provide support to First Nations during climate emergencies: Auditor general – APTN News
  7. Atlantic First Nations Water Authority becomes Canadas first Indigenous water utility – Turtle Island News
  8. Fine hiked dramatically for man who ‘wantonly and flagrantly’ poached cedar from First Nation territory – CBC News
  9. As COP27 continues, N.W.T.’s Daniel T’seleie says ‘land back’ to Indigenous people part of climate solution – CBC News
  10. MP Battiste Announces Over $1.3 million to Unlock Clean Geothermal Energy in Nova Scotia, Highlights Clean Investments in Fall Economic Statement – Newswire

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

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