L’nuey IndigeNews – Apr. 4 – 10, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

 

Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week is

 

“Suliewey”

Meaning: money

IN THE NEWS

Reconciliation in Rome – APTN News

Mi’kmaw man up for NHL Community Hero Award – CBC News

Mi’kmaw artist’s sunflower pins raising money for Ukraine relief – CBC News

Papal apology a step on the long road of reconciliation, says P.E.I. senator – CBC News

Ottawa and P.E.I. invest nearly $7M in affordable housing for vulnerable Islanders – CBC News

Feds announce $11B towards housing, reconciliation and residential school support – APTN News

Indigenous leaders, protesters gather in Vancouver to oppose Trans Mountain pipeline – Global News

Governments of P.E.I., Canada, announce $6.7 million in funding for affordable housing – SaltWire Network

First Nations-led water authority in Mi’kma’ki sees $173 million investment in federal budget – SaltWire Network

POLITICS & LAW

‘60s Scoop survivor compensation payments capped at $25K – APTN News

Indigenous leader calls on N.L. to apologize for province’s union with Canada – CTV News

Legislation Enshrines Mi’kmaw as Nova Scotia’s First Language – Nova Scotia: L’nu Affairs

St. Mary’s First Nation signs agreement with Fredericton on policing services – CBC News

UNDRIP plan in B.C. offers ‘true transformation and reconciliation’ says chief – APTN News

Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation settles $43M land claim with Canada, Saskatchewan – APTN News

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

Canada and Anishinabek First Nations sign historic self-government agreement – Anishinabek News

MMIWG commissioners call on the Senate to amplify inquiry’s recommendations for justice – CBC News

Patty Hajdu says anti-Indigenous racism must be addressed in Thunder Bay – and her own department – APTN News

BUSINESS, FINANCE & ECONOMICS

Canada supports new affordable homes in Prince Edward Island – Newswire

Budget 2022 commits $4.3 billion to Indigenous housing – National Observer

Mi’kmaq cultural tourism needs government investment, cultural understanding for growth – SaltWire Network

National Chief Archibald says First Nations require economic reconciliation to advance healing path forward – Assembly of First Nations

EDUCATION, HEALTH & CULTURE

Eskasoni storyteller wants children to seek out knowledge – CBC News

COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: What you need to know – CBC News

Neptune play tells Nova Scotia’s colonial history through Mi’kmaw eyes – CBC News

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

Indigenous people made history in Rome. Here’s how some want that history recorded – Global News

These students are driving conversations about truth and reconciliation in their classrooms – CBC News

With the gorgeous film Wildhood, Bretten Hannam is pushing Two-Spirit stories onto the awards stage – CBC News

ENVIRONMENT, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Métis Nation of Alberta marks historic return of bison to traditional lands – CBC News

Patty Hajdu hopes First Nations long-term boil water advisories lifted by 2025 – Windsor Star

After 14 years, boil water advisory lifted for most in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory – CBC News

Atlantic First Nations Water Authority to build, maintain clean water around the region – CTV News

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

 

Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations