L’nuey IndigeNews – Jan. 10 – 16, 2021

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week is



“Frost fish runs” – January


Day scholars now eligible for Gottfriedson settlement compensation – APTN News

Here’s the latest COVID-19 update for Indigenous Peoples across the country – APTN News

COVID crisis needs to serve as catalyst for systemic changes on reserves – Windspeaker.com

Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre packing its bags for move to temporary home – APTN News

Indigenous archaeologist argues humans may have arrived here 130,000 years ago – CBC News

Artwork by Eskasoni man en route to California set of critically-acclaimed sitcom – SaltWire Network

Canada’s ‘history of dishonesty’ continues as Bearskin Lake Nation battles COVID – Windspeaker.com

Care providers say Ottawa takes far too long to pay for health services for First Nations kids – CBC News

Canada announces funding for families of murdered and missing Indigenous women, girls – Global News


Indigenous Services working to streamline pandemic aid process, says minister – CBC News

Race for Quebec-Labrador Assembly of First Nations regional chief begins – Turtle Island News

Human Rights Watch report criticizes Canada on Indigenous, climate issues – Turtle Island News

Indigenous inmates testing positive for COVID-19 at higher rates in federal prisons – Global News

Mississauga First Nation intervenes in Cameco application for license renewal – Anishinabek News

What comes next for the child welfare compensation deal? Here are some of the answers – APTN News

B.C. court says First Nations may be entitled to ‘substantial compensation’ for lost fishing rights – APTN News

‘Why has it taken 134 years?’: First Nations in Manitoba, Ontario move closer to flood compensation – CBC News

Late Chief Delgamuukw helped transform Canada’s legal system and recognition of Indigenous rights – CBC News

Six Nations man in Brantford, Ont., golf course occupation faces charges related to land-claim protest – CBC News

Unity, collaboration only ways to make a difference for Treaty 6 confederacy nations, say chiefs – Windspeaker.com

Court finds Métis Nation of Alberta not the lone voice for off-settlement Métis, sides with province – Windspeaker.com


Indigenous sole proprietors now qualify for tourism funding relief – Timmins Today

Where to look for progress in Indigenous reconciliation during 2022- Business in Vancouver

Indigenous tourism officials now predicting quicker recovery from pandemic – Windspeaker.com

Cuthand: Sask. future well-being depends on growing Indigenous population – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

New corporation gives Métis settlements ‘bigger bang for the buck’ in pursuit of economic opportunities – Windspeaker.com


First Nations and their allies tackle Quebec’s Omicron wave – CBC News

Minister St-Onge Meets with Atlantic Region Sport Partners – Canadian Heritage

Several First Nations in B.C. set to take full control over education on their lands – CBC News

Winnipeg names river trails ‘Nestawaya’ in honour of The Forks Indigenous history – APTN News

Mark Indigenous languages decade by making Inuktitut official in Canada: Inuit UN rep – CBC News

Indigenous Services Canada COVID-19 update – Week of January 13, 2022 – Indigenous Services Canada

Yukon Chiefs Committee members slam Education Department’s slow progress on system shortcomings – CBC News


The ‘new’ face of environmental racism in Quebec – The Narwhal

The Indigenous grandmothers who stopped a pipeline – Maclean’s

B.C. First Nation ‘outraged’ over Alaskan salmon interceptions – Delta Optimist

Vancouver Park Board chair proposes co-management of parks with First Nations – CBC News

Indigenous clean-energy projects funded on Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands – BC Government News

Ottawa must work with Indigenous communities to mitigate climate disasters, experts say – CBC News

Report on Alaskan fisheries’ impacts on B.C. salmon alarms First Nation, conservation groups – CBC News


Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations