IndigeNews: Sep. 20 – 26, 2021

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

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


Meaning: we agree; we reconcile

In the News

  1. Stop violating Mi’kmaw treaty rights, rally tells DFO – The Nova Scotia Advocate
  2. Indigenous organizations conflicted about Catholic bishops’ apology – CBC News
  3. 5 suggestions for things to do on Truth and Reconciliation Day Thursday – CBC News
  4. Mi’kmaw harvesters hold rally outside DFO headquarters in Dartmouth – APTN News
  5. Activists, MP say Trudeau failed to act on MMIWG. Will he act now? – Bradford Today
  6. Dozens protest outside DFO office in Dartmouth over Mi’kmaw treaty rights – CBC News
  7. Pamela Palmater: What does the election result mean for Indigenous women and girls? – CTV News
  8. Vehicle for Change: PEI man’s wrapped orange Hyundai spreads truth about residential schools – Collision Repair
  9. The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation just released a flag to honour residential school survivors – Curiocity

Politics & Law

  1. Tobacco Trial Restarts – The Eastern Door
  2. Innu, province, Ottawa ask for hold on Muskrat injunction – SaltWire Network
  3. N.B. appoints independent commissioner to address systemic racism – CBC News
  4. Chiefs upset after Quebec cuts ‘unsatisfactory’ meeting on policing short – APTN News
  5. Canada files 3rd judicial review of Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling – APTN News
  6. Federal enforcement in N.S. fisheries dispute ‘political’: Mi’kmaw lawyer – Global News
  7. N.S. fishing industry granted intervenor status in Mi’kmaw treaty rights case – CBC News
  8. Nunavut Inuit suing feds over fishing license allocations to Mi’kmaw company – CBC News
  9. Ontario Human Rights Commission seeks input on controversial street, building names – CBC News
  10. Indigenous leaders say issues affecting their communities largely ignored during election – CTV News
  11. Sipekne’katik Chief says new fisheries minister should be from outside Atlantic Canada – Global News
  12. Canadian federal election outcome equals more of the same for Indigenous people – Turtle Island News
  13. Liberal approach needs to change even if Parliament stays the same, say Indigenous leaders – APTN News
  14. Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, province sign agreement for Sask. online gaming site – CBC News
  15. As Elections Canada looks into First Nation voting errors in Ontario, pressure heats up to get answers – CBC News

Business, Finance & Economics

  1. Science North to take Indigenous innovation on the road – Sault Star
  2. Group aims to promote Indigenous tourism in Manitoba – CTV News
  3. Deal on polar bear hide available in Nunavut this weekend – APTN News
  4. Lengthy recovery projected for Indigenous tourism industry – Cabin Radio
  5. First Nations business puts traditional meat on the menu for pets – CBC News
  6. Two First Nations entrepreneurs move on to finals of pitch competition – CBC News
  7. Travel Manitoba to advance Indigenous tourism with new association – Global News
  8. Indigenous entrepreneurs look to increase their presence in Canada’s supply chain economy – Timmins Today

Education, Health & Culture

  1. Quebec Indigenous groups collecting stories of forced sterilization – CBC News
  2. ‘Sage and Sunshine’ school weaves Indigenous culture into curriculum – APTN News
  3. Saugeen First Nation residents given expired COVID-19 vaccine for weeks – Global News
  4. Vancouver Island First Nation creates iPad app to teach kids language, culture – Chek News
  5. Indigenous mental health addictions centre first of its kind in Canada’s sub-arctic – Global News
  6. Cheryl Simon, Suzie Dunn, Karinne Lantz join as faculty members of Schulich Law – Canadian Lawyer
  7. Manitoba spends $2.8M to boost vaccination rates among urban Indigenous population – CBC News
  8. Indigenous voices are changing the film industry. ‘Canada needs to sit, listen and watch.’ – Maclean’s
  9. Jingle dancer ‘light and happy’ as she’s welcomed into circle at her 1st two-spirit powwow – CBC News
  10. Qalipu First Nation marks a milestone, celebrating 10 years as recognized Indigenous band – CBC News
  11. New monument in Whitehorse honours missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls – APTN News
  12. Despite pledge to end drinking water advisories, these 2 Manitoba First Nations still live under them – CBC News
  13. Dozens of members of Saugeen First Nation in Ontario were given expired COVID-19 vaccines for a month – CBC News

Environment, Science & Technology

  1. First Nations groups to participate in project to capitalize on liquefied natural gas – CBC News
  2. Meetings with Wolastoqey held, rotenone spraying in Miramichi delayed until 2022 – CBC News
  3. Skeetchestn First Nation wants more prescribed burns to protect from future wildfires – CBC News
  4. First Nations group hopes feds stick with plan to shut down Discovery Islands fish farms – Times Colonist
  5. Restoring power to First Nation communities could take another month: Manitoba Hydro – Global News

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

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