L’nuey IndigeNews – April 19 – 24, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

 

Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week was

 

“Wutan”

Meaning: village; community

IN THE NEWS

Robinson Huron Treaty annuity negotiations resume – CBC News

Inuit Nunangat now recognized as ‘distinct region’ – Nunatsiaq News

Lennox Island elder ‘elated’ after travelling to Rome, hearing Pope’s apology – CBC News

Canada launches United Nations Decade of Indigenous Languages in Ottawa – CBC News

B.C. First Nation accuses province of ignoring its own rules in epic court battle – CBC News

As N.S. moves to recognize Mi’kmaw language, Indigenous language speakers in N.B. weigh in – CBC News

Federal government provides $326K in search for unmarked graves at Shubenacadie residential school site – Kukukwes News

POLITICS & LAW

Bill 96 presents problems for Indigenous students – Toronto Star

DRIPA or Terra Nullius? The Province Can’t Have It Both Ways – The Tyee

B.C. prioritizing negotiation over litigation for Indigenous rights – National Post

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

Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte one step closer to getting their island back – APTN News

Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQ groups and sex workers criticize online hate bill – CTV News

Accuser testifies in sex assault trial of former AFN Vice-Chief Morley Googoo – Kukukwes News

Ontario blinks and negotiations begin in historic Robinson Huron Treaty trial – Anishinabek News

Duty to consult needs to be law not policy, says Saskatchewan opposition MLA – Windspeaker.com

‘It’s shameful’: First Nation shocked by B.C.’s decision not to amend case based on new policy – CTV News

Tears after Federal Court ruling ends decades-long ‘dictatorship’ in northern Ontario First Nation – CBC News

MOU between Cree, Inuit and Naskapi in northern Quebec signed to advance collective interests – APTN News

BUSINESS, FINANCE & ECONOMICS

B.C. provides First Nations with $74M grant to make up for lost gaming revenue – CBC News

Winnipeg Indigenous-led service provider gets $1.8M in federal funding toward expansion – CBC News

EDUCATION, HEALTH & CULTURE

‘Looking for a little bit more’: Indigenous delegates await pope’s visit to Canada – CTV News

Baskets, guitars and homes: What sells at Mi’kmaw salites helps grieving families – CBC News

‘I haven’t heard a word:’ ‘60s Scoop survivor says healing foundation is no help at all – APTN News

Manitoba’s education overhaul plan a step forward for Indigenous students, advocates say – CBC News

Indigenous parents push for birth registries to allow their languages’ special characters, accents – CBC News

How an Alberta First Nation is working to help ‘culturally significant’ Banff bison herd to suceed – Global News

2 Mi’kmaw runners credit community support for helping them reach Boston Marathon finish line – CBC News

ENVIRONMENT, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Seeking data sovereignty, a First Nation introduces its own license – Cabin Radio

5 First Nations in B.C. get green light to start commercial crab fishery – APTN News

B.C. First Nations leadership unveils strategy to fight climate change – Peace Arch News

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

Kingsclear First Nation fisheries director disappointed with proposed elver quota – CBC News

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

Science can benefit from Indigenous land user knowledge in battle against climate change – Windspeaker.com

New report says understanding Indigenous responsibilities to land will help partners in climate change mitigation – Windspeaker.com

 

Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations