L’nuey IndigeNews – Feb. 22 – 27, 2021

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week is



Meaning: your family


BATC expands search for lost children in Saskatchewan – APTN News

Revoke the Doctrine of Discovery, AFN delegation will tell the Pope – Toronto Star

Mi’kmaw educator helps researchers incorporate traditional knowledge in the field – CBC News

P.E.I. Museum and Heritage Foundation presents Islanders with 2022 Heritage Awards – CBC News

Why P.E.I. chef Michael Smith is offering a culinary scholarship for Indigenous students – CBC News

Saskatchewan First Nation and Canada Sign Historic Representation and Recognition Agreement – Newswire

Mi’kmaw fisher surrounded by non-Indigenous protesters won’t participate in restorative justice process – APTN News

Canada is deliberately delaying response to ‘urgent’ UN request about racism against Mi’kmaw harvesters – APTN News

‘It’s like owning the Mona Lisa’: Membertou man crafts one-of-a-kind version of centuries-old Mi’kmaw game – SaltWire Network

‘I want people to just have an open mind’: CBRM’s new L’nu advisor aims to create lasting change inside and outside City Hall – SaltWire Network


Another deplorable failure to truly address First Nations rights and issues – Newswire

Canadian military’s ‘Operation Nanook’ sweeps across Northwest Territories – APTN News

Future enactment of Emergencies Act a concern for AFN national chief – Windspeaker.com

2nd Manitoba First Nation seeks to halt commercial logging on traditional lands – CBC News

Peguis First Nation launches legal challenge against provincial night hunting laws – Newswire

Sask. gov’t will face legal action for treaty violations, warns treaty commissioner ​ – CBC News

Upcoming leadership election in Elsipogtog First Nation will have drive-thru option – CBC News

Manitoba First Nation sues logging company and province, alleging failure to consult – CTV News

First Nations in Manitoba suing province, company over logging on traditional lands – APTN News

Feds recognizes Ocean Man and Pheasant Rump First Nations as Treaty 4 bands – Regina Leader-Post

Quebec served with ‘formal notice’ to suspend logging on unceded Atikamekw territory – APTN News

BCAFN Celebrates Supreme Court Ruling In Favour of Unhoused Community in Prince George – Nation Talk

FSIN, Treaty Commissioner signal possible legal challenge to Sask. trespassing law – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Shawanaga asserts inherent rights to support the creation of an independent Indigenous gaming authority – ParrySound.com


Anishinabek leaders weigh in on resource revenue sharing – Northern Ontario Business

InFocus: Indigenous beaders from Canada take Paris Fashion Week by storm – APTN News

Ottawa invests 11.8 million in Indigenous commercial fishing ventures on west coast – Turtle Island News

Partnering with Indigenous people a priority for Alberta, but Indigenous Relations budget gets cut – Windspeaker.com


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

Alberta marking a milestone with First Nation health partners – RD News Now

New office to tackle systemic racism within health-care system in Sask. – CBC News

Indigenous screen office, APTN issue report on scrutinizing Indigeneity of filmmakers – APTN News

First Nations should lift COVID restrictions only when they are ready, say leaders – Windspeaker.com

N.W.T. departments failing to offer services in Indigenous languages, says commissioner – CBC News

Sask. Indigenous hockey player Ethan Bear speaks out on racism in new documentary – Battlefords Now

Indigenous educator creates program teaching computer science and coding via music – Windspeaker.com

U.S. removing Indigenous racial slur from place names, but word remains in some Canadian locations – CBC News

New national Indigenous leadership association looks to support systemic change – University Affairs – Nation Talk


Land rights defenders weigh in on CGL incident on Wet’suwet’en territory – APTN News

Tsilhqot’in Chiefs Concerned About Future Of Fraser River Salmon Stocks – My Cariboo Now

Controversial Surrey industrial land expansion gets green light from Metro Vancouver – Global News

Tŝilhqot’in Chiefs Raise Alarm with Pacific Salmon Treaty Commissioners – Tsilhqot’in National Government

N.S. mining company handed $250,000 in fines for dumping environmentally harmful substances – National Observer


Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations