IndigeNews: Oct. 18 – 24, 2021

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

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


Meaning: Island

In the News

  1. Alton Gas project cancelled after years of opposition – CBC News
  2. Parliament Hill memorial to residential school children taken down – CBC News
  3. Trudeau called out for ‘words and broken promises’ by Secwépemc mom – APTN News
  4. APTN News sits down with Governor General Mary May Simon in Germany – APTN News
  5. New Peggys Cove viewing platform opens with Mi’kmaw smudging ceremony – CBC News
  6. Truth and reconciliation centre says it’s still waiting for residential school records – CBC News
  7. Search for Lennox Island, P.E.I. man missing for two months extends to Nova Scotia – SaltWire Network
  8. Search of former Mohawk Institute Residential School grounds expected to take over a year – CBC News
  9. Moderate livelihood deal lauded as route to peace on the water in N.S. communities – SaltWire Network
  10. Atlantic mayors told more education needed on reconciliation with Indigenous community – SaltWire Network
  11. Mary May Simon promises ‘positive’ workplace at Rideau Hall in 1st interview as Governor General – CBC News
  12. First Nations title acknowledgements could be used as evidence in N.B. land claim case, say experts – CBC News

Politics & Law

  1. Sask. NDP wants auction of Crown parcels cancelled – CTV News
  2. How Dal’s Naiomi Metallic has turned law into a tool for Reconciliation – Dal News
  3. Huu-ay-aht First Nations seeks leave to intervene in Fairy Creek appeal – CBC News
  4. Governor General Mary May Simon reflects on state visit to Germany – APTN News
  5. National chief wants United Nations intervention at Tk’emlúps – Kamloops This Week
  6. Nunavut Inuit sue territorial government over right to education in Inuktut – CBC News
  7. National chief looks to put internal strife behind, make AFN ‘relevant’ again – APTN News
  8. Justice Canada study finds own criminal courts stacked against Indigenous accused – APTN News
  9. N.B. chiefs call on commissioner to denounce gag order on land acknowledgments – Global News
  10. Tk’emlúps leaders’ letter sets steps for PM to prove commitment to reconciliation – Empire Advance
  11. Mohawk Council of Kahnawake ‘repulsed’ by politicization of Habs’ land acknowledgment – CBC News
  12. Grand chief in B.C. says Trudeau should ‘resign’ over residential school records comment – APTN News
  13. Qalipu First Nation members vote in record numbers, re-electing Brendan Mitchell as chief – CBC News
  14. How a big win for a First Nation in B.C. could bring change for resource development in Canada – CBC News
  15. Tk’emlups te Secwepemc issues steps in open letter for PM to prove commitment to reconciliation – APTN News
  16. First Nations decry impact on their languages as public talks begin on Quebec bill to protect French – Capital Current
  17. Arctic exploration, reconciliation on the agenda as Governor General Mary May Simon starts state visit to Germany – APTN News

Business, Finance & Economics

  1. Eskasoni Tim Hortons location to open in December – SaltWire Network
  2. Inuvik artist’s earrings featured on Canadian fashion retailer’s website – CBC News
  3. Indigenous business owners share their secrets and put entrepreneurship InFocus – APTN News
  4. First Nations seeking new economic partnerships with Quebec companies, investors – Montreal Gazette

Education, Health & Culture

  1. Indigenous Chef Stéphane Levac shares a favourite recipe – CBC News
  2. COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: What you need to know – CBC News
  3. Feds sending more help to N.W.T. to deal with COVID-19 surge – APTN News
  4. Hear how the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre in Halifax is growing – CBC News
  5. Métis chef excited to be part of Canada’s largest food and film festival – CBC News
  6. Interviewing the Governor General in my language felt like reconciliation – CBC News
  7. What’s wrong with land acknowledgments, and how to make them better – CBC News
  8. Collaboration between winery, First Nation celebrates food, wine and tradition – CBC News
  9. Gitxsan community stops B.C. social workers from taking child back into ‘care’ – APTN News
  10. Anishinaabe U of M student building portable device to detect breast cancer earlier – CBC News
  11. Eskasoni’s annual Mi’kmaq Run for the Cure carries on in memory of its founder – SaltWire Network
  12. Paqtnkek Education Centre opens to students: Truth and Reconciliation through education – Toronto Star
  13. Racial slurs, taunts hurled at Cape Breton Indigenous hockey players during game in Antigonish – SaltWire Network

Environment, Science & Technology

  1. Fort Folly First Nation makes big switch to solar energy – CBC News
  2. Canadian army ready to aid with Iqaluit’s water problems – APTN News
  3. B.C. begins forest management overhaul to increase Indigenous participation – Castlegar News
  4. Saik’uz First Nation in B.C. says no more logging unless companies have its consent – APTN News
  5. Parks Canada seeks input on Cape Breton Highlands National Park management plan – SaltWire Network
  6. Hotly contested Alton Gas cavern project in Nova Scotia scrapped by Calgary based AltaGas – APTN News
  7. McLeod Lake Indian Band urges B.C. premier to halt planned cow-calf moose hunt in their territory – APTN News
  8. Mi’kmaq moose survey station set up in Cape Breton to get clearer picture of population and its habitat – SaltWire Network
  9. Mi’kmaq Elder becomes NSCC Strait Area Campus School of Environment and Technology Advisor – The Port Hawkesbury Reporter

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

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