L’nuey IndigeNews – Apr. 11 – 18, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq words of the week were


“Wli Pa’kewimk!”

Meaning: Happy Easter!


Investment in Mi’kmaw Mental Health Supports – Province of Nova Scotia

Mi’kmaw fisher harvesting baby eels dumps catch as DFO moves in – APTN News

Indigenous runner the first to represent his First Nation at the Boston Marathon – CTV News

Mi’kmaw man leading Lennox Island to greener future with traditional knowledge – CBC News

Mi’kmaq Elder in P.E.I. building shrine to first North American Indigenous saint – SaltWire Network

Mi’kmaw community still processing Pope’s apology, says elder who travelled to Vatican – CBC News

‘It’s very electrifying’: Mi’kmaw runner makes N.S. community proud at Boston Marathon – Global News


Sask. First Nations call for better duty-to-consult legislation – CBC News

Ahtakakoop Cree Nation and Canada Settle Treaty Land Entitlement Claim

The cost of denial: case comment on Anderson v. Alberta – First Peoples Law

Mounties spent $950K on winter operations for Coastal GasLink – APTN News

Ottawa reconciliation plan to include non-voting elder on council – APTN News

Sask. NDP introduce bill to revamp Indigenous consultation process – Sask Today

Province refuses to register B.C. baby’s First Nations name – Vernon Morning Star

First Nations police chiefs in Alberta say no to a provincial police force – APTN News

First cohort from unique Indigenous law program set to graduate – Windspeaker.com

Anishinabek First Nations sign historic agreement with feds to self-govern – CTV News

Uptake slow on governance agreement but not unexpected, says grand council chief – Windspeaker.com

Simpcw First Nation battles through negotiations to secure child welfare agreement with BC – Turtle Island News

Supreme Court decision may impact decision of feds, provinces to litigate against First Nations – Windspeaker.com


Northern affairs minister pitches federal budget in Iqaluit – APTN News

AFN looks to change ‘financial relationship’ with Canada after budget falls short – APTN News

Indigenous entrepreneur defends right to harvest salt after warning from Parks Canada – CBC News

Is there room in Nunavut’s sharing economy to sell traditional food? This Iqaluit chef thinks so – CBC News

National Chief says there has to be a better way for First Nations in the federal budget – Windspeaker.com

Eskasoni dispensary owner preparing to go to court to fight for his right to sell cannabis – SaltWire Network

Real estate development investment will help First Nation mitigate oil price rollercoaster – Windspeaker.com

Membertou Chief Terry Paul bringing lessons from the east coast fishery to BC at 2022 Indigenous Partnerships Success Showcase – Globe Newswire


Quebec Cree invest $2M in language and culture – CBC News

First federal Indigenous demonstration garden opens in Okanagan – CBC News

Mi’kmaw sisters with type one diabetes camp in a teepee to raise donations – APTN News

Chiefs call for return of Indigenous artifacts destined for storage by N.B. Museum – CBC News

Federal department questioned quality of 2021 Indigenous census data: documents – CBC News

New pottery exhibition to be displayed at Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design – SaltWire Network

N.S. gives $350,000 to help support mental health, addictions services for Mi’kmaq people – CTV News

NWAC says budget falls short when it comes to missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls – APTN News

New Alberta youth advocate will continue to push government to implement strong work of office – Windspeaker.com


Indigenous program allows youth to tackle water issues in their community – APTN News

Two First Nations in Ontario to start environmental assessments in Ring of Fire – APTN News

Coastal First Nation’s clean energy conversion efforts ahead of curve in B.C. – Windspeaker.com

Stoney Nakoda combines western science with cultural teachings in bison monitoring – APTN News

First Nations to submit environmental assessment plan for final road linking Ring of Fire to Ont. highways – CBC News


Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations