L’nuey IndigeNews – Mar. 21 – 28, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week is


“Lamqamu’k ”

Meaning: under the earth


THROUGH THE CRACKS: NCPEI demands equity – PEI Canada.com

Non-status Mi’kmaq class action filed over Cape Breton moose hunt – SaltWire Network

Police search 2 Lennox Island properties after receiving tips in Jamie Sark investigation – CBC News

Supreme Court dismisses N.B. government’s attempt to appeal hunter’s Aboriginal rights – CBC News

The over-representation of Indigenous people in prison: The Honourable Harry S. LaForme – First Peoples Law

‘Picking up the pieces’: Indigenous delegates go to Rome to press Pope for residential school apology – CBC News


The Nuchatlaht Legal Fight Is a Big Deal. Here’s Why – The Tyee

Liberal, NDP agreement includes promises to further reconciliation – APTN News

Feds launch consultations on new First Nations police services legislation – TB News Watch

Nunavut Legal Aid to intervene at Supreme Court of Canada for first time – New Market Today

Dispute over Land Back Lane injunction in Caledonia heading back to Ontario court – CBC News

Historic land title case is about reconciliation and justice, lawyer for First Nation says – CBC News

Foxgate Developments re-applying for permanent injunction against 1492 Land Back Lane – APTN News

Supreme Court hearing to put ‘mass’ Indigenous incarceration in the spotlight – The Peterborough Examiner

Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation asks court to declare Sask. gov’t failed duties in Crown land sales – CBC News

Federal Court, CHRT seal documents of case involving John Furlong, RCMP without notice to media – APTN News

First Nations leaders step up calls for external oversight of troubled Thunder Bay, Ont., police service – CBC News

Government of Canada launches engagement process for First Nations police services legislation – Public Safety Canada

Supreme Court to rule if legislation that limits use of conditional sentences infringes on Indigenous rights – Toronto Star


Nunavut bracing for higher prices as inflation rises – APTN News

UBCIC says Trans Mountain pipeline project a bad investment – APTN News

Saskatchewan budget sees more money for First Nation, Métis issues – APTN News

First Nations ‘merely pawns’ in wrangling over Ring of Fire: Marten Falls chief – APTN News

$10K for Dene beaded gauntlets? Indigenous couture becoming ‘luxury fashion,’ say designers – CBC News

Some 15 years and $1.7M later, a First Nation mulls what to do with its potato chip machinery – CBC News

Liberal-NDP deal could mean major money for Indigenous communities over next 4 budgets: MPs – APTN News


A lesson in tea from an Eskasoni elder – CBC News

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

Mi’kmaw woman designs bingo game to help teach her language – APTN News

Bald eagle has rare closeup encounter in Esgenoôpetitj First Nation – CBC News

Mi’kmaw athlete says wheelchair basketball is a way to keep being herself – CBC News

Once-taboo game of waltes enjoyed by new generation thanks to Eskasoni woman – CBC News

Mi’kmaw group accuses Vautour family of cultural appropriation in claim to parkland – CBC News

Why a 400-year relationship between Mi’kmaq and Catholic Church is under pressure – CBC News

‘It’s always an exciting time’: Membertou filling for Wallace Bernard memorial tournament – SaltWire Network


Indigenous practices are the future and past of wildfire prevention – APTN News

Two First Nations sign Boreal Protection Agreement with Feds – Turtle Island News

Animal rights group in B.C. says wolf cull extended without proper evidence – APTN News

Chief of B.C. First Nation struck by wildfires, floods says moving may be safest bet – CBC News

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


Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations