L’nuey IndigeNews | June 6 – 12, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

 

Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week was

 

“Mawi’omi”

(mah-wee-o-me)

Meaning: gathering

IN THE NEWS

Pope Francis postpones July trip to Africa, Canada still on the agenda – APTN News

Abegweit First Nation shares traditions with future generations in powwow – CBC News

’60s Scoop survivors still waiting for final payment but no one will say why – APTN News

Mi’kmaw tourism sector and Halifax university to develop new tourism program – CBC News

Two Manitoba First Nations search former residential school sites, find anomalies – Toronto Star

Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre opens unique community space in north end Halifax – CTV News

Students reclaim culture through Mi’kmaw language class in Lennox Island, P.E.I. – SaltWire Network

P.E.I.’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission report helps keep province focused, director says – CBC News

‘It’s very disappointing’: N.B. government criticized for changing Truth and Reconciliation Day motion – CTV News

‘It’s about us helping ourselves’: Mi’kmaw builders in P.E.I. construct tiny homes for Indigenous homeless in Halifax – SaltWire Network

POLITICS & LAW

Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report – Government of Prince Edward Island

Quebec gives $6.2 million to Mohawk police force to stop firearms trafficking – APTN News

Tahltan Nation, B.C. gov’t sign a historic agreement under the Declaration Act – APTN News

Province falls short with Truth and Reconciliation Day motion, say Wolastoqey chiefs – CBC News

Proposed legislation gives Indigenous groups more say in management of federal historic sites – APTN News

Ottawa appoints special interlocutor to help with investigations of unmarked graves at former residential schools – APTN News

BUSINESS, FINANCE & ECONOMICS

Business growth in Eskasoni not slowed by pandemic – CBC News

Eskasoni café aims to serve community by dishing up healthier options – CBC News

Kitigan Zibi school partners with Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger to push fashion design program – APTN News

Indigenous tourism program coming to N.S. university as calls grow to showcase Mi’kmaw culture – Global News

EDUCATION, HEALTH & CULTURE

Wabanaki art takes centre stage in Fredericton – CBC News

Tyendinaga flight school takes to the skies after devastating hangar fire – APTN News

Meet Angela Houle, the Indigenous strongwoman fighting for her pro card – CBC News

Stolen skulls returning to Beothuk Lake, as N.L. plans for new cultural centre – CBC News

Collection of Mi’kmaw artifacts coming home after being kept at U.S. museum for decades – CBC News

Birth alerts have ended but nearly a baby a day still being apprehended in Manitoba: data – APTN News

Sagkeeng First Nation’s search of former residential school site uncovers 190 radar anomalies – CBC News

This Mi’kmaw educator is sharing his knowledge online during National Indigenous History Month – CTV News

How do you bring home children’s remains from residential schools? Ask the youth who’ve done it – CBC News

‘Their spirits can be at peace’: Mi’kmaq chief reflects on long journey to repatriate Beothuk remains – CBC News

ENVIRONMENT, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Carbon dioxide levels in atmosphere shoot past key milestone – APTN News

APTN Investigates joins team to tell stories of the climate crisis – APTN News

Inuit energy company and Hydro-Québec partner to deliver renewable energy – APTN News

Elsipogtog women learn skilled trades while building housing for their community – CBC News

Living water: Northern Indigenous communities’ use and perceptions of drinking water – The Conversation

Renowned carver adopts solar power as clean-energy alternative to diesel on not-so-sunny Haida Gwaii – CBC News

 

Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations