L’nuey IndigeNews – Mar. 14 – 20, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week is



Meaning: melt; thaw; defrost


Eskasoni elder bringing ‘two-eyed seeing’ into classrooms – CBC News

This Eskasoni man might be making the world’s tiniest baskets – CBC News

Cape Breton Eagles to wear Mi’kmaw-inspired jerseys on Friday – CBC News

N.S. invests $2M in Mi’kmaw mental health and addictions strategy – CBC News

B.C. researcher wants Mi’kmaq inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame – Global News

Indigenous harvesters fighting to exercise their treaty rights is put InFocus – APTN News

Panelists share details on role Indigenous tourism plays in reconciliation – Windspeaker.com

Mi’kmaw grandmothers gather in Unama’ki to share cultural knowledge, teachings – CBC News

Gov. Gen. Mary Simon says she and the Queen discussed reconciliation, Canada’s ‘real history’ – CBC News

Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc chief seeks commitment from Pope to visit Kamloops residential school, issue apology – CBC News

Government of Canada investing in S.T.E.A.M. PEI Ltd. to develop Creativity Centre and incorporating Indigenous knowledge programming – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency


Union backs Indigenous bureaucrats suing feds for systemic discrimination – APTN News

Indigenous mother proposes class-action lawsuit on birth alerts in Manitoba – CBC News

Supreme Court ruling huge win for Beaver Lake Cree Nation, says lawyer – Windspeaker.com

Indigenous council one of three community councils to guide EPS in policing – Windspeaker.com

Ottawa plans to restore First Nation status for families that lost it to obtain citizenship – CBC News

Ottawa appeals certification of class action lawsuit alleging RCMP excessive use of force in North – CBC News

Ottawa appeals Quebec court decision finding parts of Indigenous child welfare law unconstitutional – CBC News

Multi-billion dollar safe drinking water settlement includes unique dispute resolution process – Windspeaker.com

First Nation suing Alberta and Ottawa could qualify to have legal fees paid in advance, top court rules – CBC News

Quebec has ‘harder case’ to make as challenge to child welfare law heads to Supreme Court: lawyer – APTN News

Nuchatlaht take fight for heavily logged territory to B.C. Supreme Court. Here’s what you need to know – The Narwhal

Thunder Bay police board chair apologizes to families, says board not currently focus of ongoing investigations – APTN News


First Nations plan to buy stake in Coastal GasLink pipeline – CBC News

Clearwater Seafoods will keep its Arctic surf clam monopoly – CBC News

A lot is riding on Indigenous tourism recovery in Canada – Windspeaker.com

Indigenous gas station struggling after pandemic, high fuel prices – APTN News

Northeastern Ontario drivers turn to on-reserve gas stations to save money – CBC News


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

Ashley Callingbull is Sports Illustrated’s first Indigenous swimsuit model – APTN News

35 years and counting: What Tungasuvvingat Inuit does for the community – APTN News

Oblates to open Rome archives next month for residential school records search – CBC News

N.L. looks to rename Colonial Building in St. John’s as part of reconciliation effort – APTN News

‘Rematriation project’ hopes to return vintage Indigenous wares to their home communities – CBC News

New study adds to body of proof connecting mercury poisoning to health issues in Grassy Narrows – CBC News

‘It connected me to the land again’: Land Based Learning allows students to learn, reconnect with culture – CTV News


Atikamekw family forced out of maple syrup season by logging – APTN News

Regulator fines engineers 8 years after Mount Polley disaster in B.C. – APTN News

B.C. premier raises concerns to Trudeau about jobs if fish farms close – APTN News

Lured by love of ice fishing, Inuk man learns Mi’kmaq techniques in N.B. – CBC News

Historic land agreement ‘will bring our people home,’ says SC’IA⁄NEW Chief – The Discourse

Inside the Atikamekw Nation’s fight against the deforestation of its ancestral lands – APTN News

Indigenous knowledge takes its rightful place in atlas on climate change, mitigation – Windspeaker.com

How some First Nations in Ontario’s northwest are overcoming the effects of climate change – CBC News

Innovative atlas puts Indigenous knowledge on the map — literally — to help tackle climate crisis – CBC News

The frontline of conservation: how Indigenous guardians are reinforcing sovereignty and science on their lands – The Narwhal


Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations