IndigeNews: Oct. 17 – 23, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

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


Meaning: a dwelling

In the News

  1. Closing arguments heard in Mi’kmaw lobster fishermen caseCBC News
  2. Nova Scotia judge reserves decision in treaty fishing rights case – Ku’ku’kwes News
  3. Jems Boutique launches charitable collaboration with Mi’kmaw artistSaltWire Network
  4. Millbrook First Nation takes a journey with Mi’kmaq food and traditionSaltWire Network
  5. Birchbark canoe building course aims to keep knowledge rooted in communitiesCBC News
  6. Establish ‘right to return’ for First Nations youth in care, inquest jury recommendsCTV News
  7. ‘Very paternalistic’: National chief voices concerns with proposed reconciliation councilCBC News
  8. Mi’kmaw elder wants more funding for fetal alcohol syndrome treatment in First Nations CBC News
  9. Using and thanking the gifts of nature: Joe the Medicine Man on Mi’kmaq healing remediesSaltWire Network
  10. First Nations, governments sign memorandum of understanding for Bringing Our Children Home initiative – CBC News

Politics & Law

  1. Sipekne’katik sues RCMP, fishermen over violence in 2020 CBC News
  2. Everyone wants Indigenous policing – but how do we get there?APTN News
  3. MMIWG class action against feds ‘far beyond money’, says lawyer APTN News
  4. First Nations lawyers, law student fight against swearing allegiance to oppressorsPenticton Herald
  5. Supreme Court will not hear from St. Anne’s residential school survivorsThe Peterborough Examiner
  6. Mi’kmaw lobster harvesters say ‘they shouldn’t have charged us’ after court appearanceAPTN News
  7. Feds sign ‘letter of intent’ to explore ways to develop First Nations policing in Saskatchewan APTN News
  8. Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations approve plan to implement UNDRIP in Vancouver CBC News
  9. Task force holds traditional ceremony for final Indigenous rights report given to City of VancouverGlobal News
  10. Vancouver poised to become first city to adopt UN declaration on Indigenous rightsCranbrook Daily Townsman

Business, Finance & Economics

  1. First Nations Partnerships Say Pipeline Companies Owe Them MillionsThe Tyee
  2. How Membertou Chief Terry Paul helped turn historical roadblocks into economic opportunitiesSaltWire Network

Education, Health & Culture

  1. The first Indigenous female surgeon in Canada is battling for health justiceNature
  2. Women’s shelter at Natoaganeg will serve all of N.B.’s First Nation communitiesCBC News
  3. Case of Elder Bridget Denny who died in Cape Breton hospital headed for investigationAPTN News
  4. ImagineNATIVE Film Fest Turns 23 With Mysticism, Mascot-Busting and Makeshift FamiliesOriginal Cin

Environment, Science, & Technology

  1. First Nations worry feds are flip-flopping on B.C. fish farms transitionNational Observer
  2. Fishing rights are broader than waiving of domestic licence requirementPenticton Herald
  3. New Framework to Guide the Application of Indigenous Knowledge in Federal Project ReviewsFasken
  4. Community members ask for details about Sipekne’katik First Nation wind farm developmentsCBC News
  5. Work camp for new B.C. energy project raises safety concerns for Indigenous women and girlsCBC News
  6. ‘It’s ludicrous’: Coastal GasLink pushes its pipeline under a Wet’suwet’en river while salmon are spawningNational Observer

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

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