IndigeNews: Oct. 24 – Nov. 6, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

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


Meaning: we work together

In the News

  1. Mi’kmaw leaders on P.E.I. chart course for self-governanceCBC News
  2. $20B child welfare deal on hold after CHRT rules against it – APTN News
  3. Mi’kmaq on P.E.I. look to ‘reset tone’ of renovated Province House CBC News
  4. Halifax friendship centre gets $28.8M in federal funding for new home – CBC News
  5. Lennox Island, P.E.I. wharf may soon get much needed expansionSaltWire Network
  6. Court finds conditional sentence curbs are constitutional in Indigenous caseAPTN News
  7. ‘No kid should be left behind’: Pam Palmater talks about tribunal ruling on N2N – APTN News
  8. Wolastoqiyik, Mi’kmaq, Acadians call for Higgs’s resignation as legislature reopensCBC News
  9. House of Commons unanimously agrees to describe residential schools as genocide – CTV News
  10. Hundreds of Mi’kmaq lobster traps seized as moderate livelihood fishery continues – APTN News
  11. ‘We tried it your way, it didn’t work’: First Nation calls on Ottawa to end fisheries disputeCTV News
  12. Smudging ceremony held at Province House in Charlottetown as act of reconciliationSaltWire Network
  13. Canadian Human Rights Tribunal says Ottawa’s $20B First Nations child welfare compensation still falls short – CBC News

Politics & Law

  1. Leader sheds light on fight for treaty rights Timmins Today
  2. “It’s wild.” Sipekne’katik First Nation elects first female chief – Ku’ku’kwes News
  3. In its final public meeting, Vancouver council approves UNDRIP strategy CBC News
  4. Canada’s prison system has changed little for Indigenous Peoples: Report APTN News
  5. N.W.T. examining whether to implement Gladue reports into justice system – APTN News
  6. Throne speech ignored First Nation land rights, Sask. treaty commissioner saysCBC News
  7. Constitutional challenge brews following Indigenous dispensary raids in Nova Scotia – StratCann
  8. Poundmaker Cree Nation getting calls from other nations after leaving tribal council APTN News
  9. First Nations leaders push back against ‘Saskatchewan First Act’ tabled by government – APTN News
  10. New bylaw prosecutor’s office on Siksika Nation believed to be first of its kind in Canada – CBC News
  11. Saskatchewan Office of the Treaty Commissioner says throne speech offends treaty rights – Global News
  12. Quebec judge grants interim injunction stopping McGill project over Mohawk concernsDawnson Creek Mirror
  13. B.C. proposes legislative changes to give Indigenous communities power over their own child welfare systemCBC News
  14. Criminalize ecocide: cross-party members of parliament join in talks to declare widespread environmental destruction an international crime – APTN News

Business, Finance & Economics

  1. Elsipogtog First Nation receives over $927k to enhance tourism The Aquinian
  2. ‘It reaffirms that I’m on the right path’: Inuvialuit fashion designer wins $7,000 – CBC News
  3. Federal government’s economic update includes mining natural resources to fuel green economy – APTN News

Education, Health & Culture

  1. We’koqma’q First Nation welcomes healing forest – CBC News
  2. Enhanced child services on the way in KanesatakePenticton Herald
  3. Artist shows meaning of Mi’kmaw months with beaded calendar – CBC News
  4. With Pope Francis’ visit behind us, where do survivors go from here? APTN News
  5. Mi’kmaw nursing cohort to be offered at NSCC Pictou next yearSaltWire Network
  6. Northern health leader says language test is a barrier to Indigenous nursesCTV News
  7. ‘Proud to be Mi’kmaw’: Artist shares how beading reconnected her to cultureGlobal News
  8. Indigenous strongwoman makes history by becoming 1st in Canada to earn pro card – CBC News
  9. ‘Pandemic of suffering:’ Manitoba chiefs press governments to fund regional hospitalToronto Star
  10. B.C.’s decision not to support 2030 Olympic bid is a blow to reconciliation, First Nations say – CBC News

Environment, Science & Technology

  1. Some BC Old-Growth Review Findings Blocked by Forestry ExecsThe Tyee
  2. Industry Carbon-Capture Steamroller Could Crush BC First NationsThe Tyee
  3. An attack of Indigenous rights is an attack on nature conservation National Post
  4. Ahousaht First Nation reopens Maquinna Park to draw back tourismAPTN News
  5. First Nations worry feds are flip-flopping on B.C. fish farms transition – Times Colonist
  6. Fight against coal mine expansion to be brought to UN climate change conference CBC News
  7. Federal government moving closer to funding Ring of Fire mining roads: document – The Narwhal
  8. First Nations head to COP27 seeking global leaders’ attention for a ‘just transition’ to greener future CBC News
  9. Nekaneet First Nation strikes deal with Ontario First Nation for internet, phone service in southwest Sask.CBC News

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

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