IndigeNews: Oct. 4 – 10, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

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


Meaning: October (animal fattening time)

In the News

  1. Elsipogtog celebrates new rink, Hockeyville titleCBC News
  2. First Indigenous woman launches into space aboard SpaceXAPTN News
  3. Tragic death of P.E.I. teen prompts calls to stop parties on rural roadCBC News
  4. Ottawa announces $4M to support First Nations during Fiona cleanupAPTN News
  5. New kitchen on Lennox Island serves up healthy meals and a sense of communityCBC News
  6. ‘Pushed to the back’: First Nations women under-represented as chiefs in CanadaCTV News
  7. Southwestern Manitoba First Nation denied access to search for unmarked gravesCBC News
  8. Mi’kmaw-led conservation trust takes over Mary Harper Nature Reserve in Cape BretonCBC News
  9. Leaders trying to correct underrepresentation of female chiefs, says candidate for AMC grand chiefCBC News

Politics & Law

  1. First Indigenous woman elected to Quebec’s National AssemblyAPTN News
  2. Minister signs deal to return land to Tyendinaga Mohawk TerritoryCBC News
  3. NDP questions Trudeau government on mental health funding shortfallAPTN News
  4. New Nahanni agreement signals historic step to Indigenous land governanceCBC News
  5. Tories question independence of proposed national council for reconciliationCBC News
  6. Dehcho First Nations says it’s being punished for not signing on to devolutionCBC News
  7. Haudenosaunee treaty rights ignored in Chedoke Creek cleanupThe Hamilton Spectator
  8. Justice O’Bonsawin on the ‘evolution’ of and challenges facing Canada’s top courtCTV News
  9. Three First Nations have filed for legal action against Ontario over boreal forestsToronto Star
  10. AMC sues Manitoba, Canada for $1B over damage caused by child welfare systemAPTN News
  11. Patty Hajdu ‘open’ to legislating fire codes on First Nations, but notes high costNational Observer
  12. Lawsuit targets largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in B.C. historyCastlegar News
  13. No way to enforce fire codes on First Nations, and new law would be costly: documentNational Post
  14. 3 northern First Nations take Ontario to court over environmental protection, treaty rightsCBC News
  15. ‘Backed into a corner’: Duncan’s First Nation sues Alberta for cumulative impacts of industryThe Narwhal

Business, Finance & Economics

  1. Indigenous-owned businesses growing in EdmontonGlobal News
  2. The Métis Nation of British Columbia announces $5M for new home buyersAPTN News

Education, Health & Culture

  1. Alberta pledges $20M to fight human traffickingAPTN News
  2. Elsipogtog First Nation deeply touched by Hockeyville experienceNHL
  3. Ceremonial lodge for Indigenous federal workers start of ‘something greater’CBC News
  4. N.B. still lacks plan on Indigenous youth mental health, says child and youth advocate reportCBC News
  5. Yukon researchers bring Indigenous history home from museums in Ottawa and the Vatican – CBC News
  6. Correctional service investigating release of suspect in deadly James Smith Cree Nation rampageAPTN News
  7. How this woman says Manitoba’s child welfare system broke her connection to her First Nation communityCBC News

Environment, Science & Technology

  1. Multiple Sask. First Nations partner in carbon capture programCTV News
  2. For the first time, Listuguj Mi’gmaq Rangers oversee fall lobster countCBC News
  3. The complicated truth about pipelines crossing Wet’suwet’en territoryThe Narwhal
  4. B.C. First Nations call for action following endangered sturgeon deathsNew Westminster Record
  5. Treaty 3 agreement with nuclear waste management group criticized by some leaders, eldersCBC News
  6. Preparing for disaster: Marine responders team up with First Nation in oil-spill training exerciseTimes Colonist
  7. Canada issues new framework for inclusion of ‘Indigenous knowledge’ in impact assessments Canadian Lawyer

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

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