IndigeNews: Sep. 21 – Oct. 3, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

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

Kmu’jaqmikt
(gim-ooj-ackh-a-mikt)

Meaning: woods


In the News

  1. Land back and the next stage of reconciliation – The Globe and Mail
  2. Prime minister admits road to reconciliation is moving slowly – APTN News
  3. Reflections after the second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – APTN News
  4. MMIWG families bring demands for police accountability to Parliament Hill – CBC News
  5. P.E.I. teen Chailo Jadis killed in accident honoured by Abegweit First Nation – SaltWire Network
  6. A healer and activist, Sacheen Littlefeather was far more than her infamous Oscar moment – CBC Radio
  7. First Nations in P.E.I. recovering from structural and ecological damage, week long power failures – SaltWire Network
  8. Islanders can still learn history after P.E.I. events cancelled for Truth and Reconciliation, Treaty Days – SaltWire Network
  9. Royal Canadian Mint unveils keepsake to honour residential school survivors and victims, foster reconciliation – CBC News

Politics & Law

  1. N.W.T. Supreme Court gets 1st Indigenous chief justice – CBC News
  2. Métis Nation of Alberta prepares for historic constitution vote – CBC News
  3. Minister signs deal to return land to Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory – CBC News
  4. Quebec’s language law poses challenge to new elder’s home in Listuguj – APTN News
  5. New Nahanni agreement signals historic step to Indigenous land governance – CBC News
  6. Reconciling the contradictions in Aboriginal and Indigenous law – The Canadian Bar Association
  7. Quebec election: Indigenous issues take back seat as campaign winds down – Cambridge Today 
  8. UNDRIP 15 years on: Genuine truth and reconciliation requires legislative reform – National Post
  9. B.C. Supreme Court hears closing arguments on Nuchatlaht First Nation’s land claim – CBC News
  10. Siksika Nation in southern Alberta to take over RCMP duties with own police service – APTN News
  11. Tŝilhqot’in title lands crux of two-day meeting with Indigenous leaders, premier, ministers – Trail Times
  12. Ontario court eyes Indian Act in matter of receiver’s seizure of on-reserve property – The Lawyer’s Daily
  13. Trial put on hold in residential school reparations class action after parties agree to negotiate – CBC News
  14. Broken promises, denial of systemic racism strain CAQ-Indigenous relations going into Oct. 3 vote – CBC News
  15. Feds warn Ontario falling short on Highway 413 consultations with Six Nations, Mississaugas of the Credit – The Narwhal
  16. Canada and Anishinabek First Nations commemorate historic milestone on self-government agreement – Anishinabek News

Business, Finance & Economics

  1. Catholic Church says it will take 4 more years to raise $30M for survivors – APTN News
  2. Manitoba announces $2.6M for healing lodges at correctional centres in Brandon, The Pas – CBC News
  3. No way to enforce building codes on First Nations, and new law would be costly: document – APTN News
  4. Clean-up of notorious Giant Mine in Yellowknife pegged at $1B, to take longer than expected – APTN News
  5. Pukatawagan residents celebrate opening of First Nation’s new community-owned grocery store – CBC News
  6. Reimagining office space, Indigenous investment key to downtown Winnipeg’s future, leaders say – CBC News
  7. “Mother lode” struck with equity partnership between Enbridge and 23 northern Alberta Indigenous communities – Windspeaker.com

Education, Health & Culture

  1. Signs marking Treaty 4 and 6 territories go up in Saskatchewan – APTN News
  2. National Day for Truth and Reconcilation: From coast to coast to coast – APTN News
  3. Front line workers, leaders meet with feds to discuss mental health supports – APTN News
  4. New four-stamp issue features work of First Nations, Inuit and Métis artists – Windspeaker.com
  5. How Kenneth Shirley is bringing traditional Indigenous dance forms around the world – CBC Listen
  6. ‘Nothing is being done’: Services desperately needed in Maskwacis says grieving father – APTN News
  7. Fruit and nut tree program aims to promote food sovereignty in Wabanaki communities – CBC News
  8. Less than half of the over $200M requested for burial searches at residential schools funded – CBC News
  9. Family wants answers after Mi’kmaw grandmother dies unexpectedly in Cape Breton hospital – APTN News
  10. ‘The bond is broken’: Data shows number of Indigenous kids in foster care is going up: StatCan – APTN News

Environment, Science & Technology

  1. Listuguj Mi’gmaq Rangers to oversee First Nation’s fall lobster fishery – Newswire
  2. First Nations climate conference urged to think DIY to create self-sufficiency – CBC News
  3. Wolastoqey youth learn about marine conservation research aboard science vessel – CBC News
  4. ‘Unique ecosystem’: N.W.T. First Nations sign benefit agreement with Parks Canada – CKPG Today
  5. Indigenous Islanders win UN climate case against Australia — opening the door for others – CBC Radio
  6. ‘The spirit of our Elders’: the inside story of how the Tahltan Nation saved their Sacred Headwaters – The Narwhal

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

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