L’nuey IndigeNews | April 25 – May 1, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

 

Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week was

 

“Wli Etqoljewiku’s”

well-ee ed-hole-jah-wee-goos

Meaning: Happy May (frog croaking time)!

IN THE NEWS

Moose Hide campaign gifts Murray Sinclair with 3-millionth pin – APTN News

National chief seeks ‘full-fledged’ UN probe into Canadian genocide – APTN News

Nunavut government asks judge to throw out Inuktut education lawsuit – CBC News

ITK wants to give input in child welfare law’s Supreme Court appeal – Nunatsiaq News

Abegweit First Nation says it won’t launch treaty lobster fishery off P.E.I. this year – CBC News

P.E.I.’s Lennox Island First Nation to launch treaty lobster fishery without DFO deal – CBC News

P.E.I. asking Ottawa to change name of Confederation Bridge to Epekwitk Crossing – APTN News

Kátł’odeeche First Nation member challenges custom election code as discriminatory – CBC News

Ottawa promises a national monument to survivors and victims of residential schools – CBC News

Moderate livelihood fishery in Abegweit First Nation not coming until community consensus – SaltWire Network

P.E.I. government, Opposition call for changing name of Confederation Bridge to Epekwitk Crossing – SaltWire Network

POLITICS & LAW

Quebec First Nations push for more self-determination – Global News

Bill 96 amounts to cultural genocide, First Nations leaders say – Montreal Gazette

Williams Lake First Nation launches historic land claim settlement referendum – Global News

Inuit organization develops shared plan with RCMP to improve strained relationship – CBC News

First Nations say Ontario bypassing mandatory consultation to accelerate land development – CBC News

Diminishing Indigenous jurisdiction: case comment on Dickson v. Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation – First Peoples Law

AFNQL forms Office of Self Determination after ‘flagrant lack of good will’ from Quebec government – APTN News

Supreme Court of Canada will hear appeal challenging Vuntut Gwitchin council residency requirment – Yukon News

AFN National Chief calls on UN special rapporteur to investigate Canada and residential schools – Windspeaker.com

Williams Lake First Nation reaches tentative $135M settlement, 160 years after being forced off its land – CBC News

Supreme Court of Canada to hear appeals on Vuntut Gwitchin residency requirement, Charter rights case – CBC News

Tsawwassen First Nation and Canada reach land claim settlement agreement – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada

BUSINESS, FINANCE & ECONOMICS

First Nations in B.C. receive $63M boost in forestry revenue sharing – CBC News

$25M announced in Ontario’s budget for Indigenous businesses, entrepreneurs – APTN News

EDUCATION, HEALTH & CULTURE

Acadia First Nation man named finalist for NHL community hero award – APTN News

North America’s largest Indigenous modern beadwork exhibit opens in Regina – CBC News

Stats Can says two-thirds of Indigenous women experience violence or sexual assault – APTN News

Health concerns in remote First Nation in Ontario not taken seriously, says deputy chief – CBC News

‘Breeding grounds for predators’: MPs probe links between resource extraction, MMIWG – APTN News

Mohawks of Akwesasne expanding support for child welfare services with neighbouring city – APTN News

Alberta’s intentions questioned in creation of Indigenous advisory group on public safety – Windspeaker.com

Plans for ‘state-of-the-art’ Indigenous health centre in Hamilton advance with $10M from province – CBC News

More than 200 boxes of records under scrutiny by Ottawa, courts for residential school connections – CBC News

ENVIRONMENT, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Safe drinking water settlement blasted for its limitations – Windspeaker.com

Atlantic First Nations Water Authority welcomes funding infusion – CBC News

BC Approves North Coast Gas Project Despite First Nations’ Objections – The Tyee

How Old Crow’s solar farm is changing green energy projects in Yukon – CBC News

Neskantaga First Nation’s chief says residents don’t support federal drinking water settlement – CBC News

 

Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations