IndigeNews: Sep. 6 – 13, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

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


Meaning: news, report, narrative, story, tidings

In the News

  1. Free Mi’kmaw language class offered for Indigenous P.E.I. residents – CBC News
  2. Closure, grief and a killer’s capture on James Smith Cree Nation – Saskatoon Star Phoenix
  3. Indigenous two-spirit community finds place to be their ‘true selves’ on P.E.I. – CBC News
  4. After tragic stabbings in Sask., First Nations leaders call for their own police force – CBC News
  5. Mi’kmaw treaty lobster fishery launches, fisheries officers seize lobster and gear – APTN News
  6. Mi’kmaq demand apology for centralization, still awaiting Canada’s response to petition – CBC News
  7. Film tells story of Sister Dorothy Moore, Mi’kmaw educator who fought for her people – Global News
  8. First Nations Leadership Council calls on King Charles to renounce Doctrine of Discovery as first act – CBC News
  9. Indigenous groups share condolences after death of Queen Elizabeth, but colonial past leaves some conflicted – CBC News

Politics & Law

  1. Inuit delegation meets with Canadian ambassador in Paris – APTN News
  2. Indigenous leaders reflect on Queen’s lack of reconciliation action – Global News
  3. France lacks ‘political will’ to extradite wanted priest to Canada: NTI – APTN News
  4. Dispute over Land Back Lane injunction in Caledonia, Ont., back in court – CBC News
  5. AFN chief calls for the Crown to issue royal proclamation of reconciliation – YouTube
  6. Moderate livelihood treaty right at centre of fishery trial in Nova Scotia – Ku’ku’kwes News
  7. Wisconsin judge rules against Enbridge on Line 5, but stops short of shutdown – CBC News
  8. Northern Alberta First Nation suing province over cumulative environmental effects – CBC News
  9. Duncan’s First Nation suing Alberta government over cumulative environmental effects – Global News
  10. Wabun Tribal Council challenges authenticity of Métis claims to James Bay-Temiskaming – Timmins Daily Press
  11. Northern Ontario leader returns from New Zealand Indigenous delegation with new knowledge, connections – CBC News

Business, Finance & Economics

  1. Nunavut communities showcase their best to cruise ships – CBC News
  2. Squamish Nation development protested by Vancouver residents – APTN News
  3. Mi’kmaw designer prepares for the big time: New York Fashion Week – APTN News
  4. CBC’s Logan Turner lays out the stakes for Neskantaga First Nation in Ontario’s Ring of Fire – CBC News
  5. Canada provides $1.4 billion for 3,000 rental homes in deal with Vancouver-area First Nation – CBC News

Education, Health & Culture

  1. Elsipogtog First Nation school kicks off the year in regalia – CBC News
  2. Indigenous comedians set to take Just For Laughs stage in Toronto – APTN News
  3. Ji’kmaqn-making workshop teaches youth traditional Mi’kmaw sounds – CBC News
  4. King’s College to cover tuition for 3 Mi’kmaw journalism students a year – CBC News
  5. How Mohawk ironworkers from Kahnawake helped build New York’s skyline – CBC News
  6. ‘A lot of hopes and dreams’: First Nations school board now a reality in Yukon – APTN News
  7. Feds need to help deal with drug epidemic on First Nations, say AMC and AFN – Turtle Island News
  8. Winnipeg filmmaker’s doc chronicling life of music icon Buffy Sainte-Marie gets TIFF premiere – CBC News

Environment, Science & Technology

  1. Climate charter challenge from 7 youth set for Ontario court hearing – APTN News
  2. Okanagan First Nation fishery celebrates record return of sockeye salmon – CBC News
  3. Vancouver Island First Nation, logging company strike forest deal – Vancouver Island Free Daily
  4. The northern B.C. pipeline you’ve never heard of — Enbridge’s Westcoast Connector – The Narwhal

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

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