L’nuey IndigeNews – Mar. 29 – Apr. 3, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week is



Meaning: April – egg hatching time


Niigaan Sinclair: Day of symbolic connection, not reconciliation – Winnipeg Free Press

Canada responds to United Nations after Mi’kmaw treaty fishery complaint – CBC News

Nova Scotia court certifies class action against province over hunting rights – APTN News

Lennox Island chief happy with Pope’s apology, but hopes it doesn’t end there – CBC News

Catholic Church must ‘address deniers’ following apology says Murray Sinclair – APTN News

DFO redistributes quota in baby eel fishery to increase access for Mi’kmaw bands – CBC News

‘I am sorry’: Pope Francis apologizes for role Catholics played in residential school abuses – APTN News

Mi’kmaw man says his drumming in Rome was meant to ‘uplift’ residential school survivors – CBC News

Mi’kmaw negotiator advocates for reduction in commercial catches to bolster treaty fishery – CBC News


CAQ breaks its promises once again and further harms First Nations – Newswire

B.C. government unveils action plan to fulfil UNDRIP commitments – Global News

B.C. reveals 89-point action plan to advance the rights of Indigenous Peoples – CBC News

Papal apology ‘an empty gesture’ without reparations and reform: Niigaan Sinclair – APTN News

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs to hold non-confidence vote on Arlen Dumas in May – APTN News

FNNND argues Yukon breached its’ constitutional duty to implement Treaty promises – Yukon News

Elections Canada report finds failures denied Ontario First Nations voters right to vote – Global News

First Nations delegates say they believe Pope Francis will apologize for residential schools – CBC News

‘Trust is broken’: First Nations leaders call for Thunder Bay Police Service to be dismantled – APTN News

West Moberly First Nations, BC Hydro enter “confidential discussions” on Treaty 8 violation claims over Site C – Energetic City

Wet’suwet’en chief says policing is ‘industry driven’ as documents show raid was rubber stamped by government – APTN News

Indigenous leaders jointly call upon Ontario Government to take immediate action on Thunder Bay Police Service – Anishinabek News


New Indigenous owned travel agency launches in Manitoba – APTN News

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

National Housing Council calls for billions in spending for urban and rural Indigenous Peoples – APTN News


So long MacDonald and Ryerson, hello Haida Gwaii and Kjipuktuk – APTN News

B.C.’s funding system ‘broken’ for Indigenous children in provincial care: report – CBC News

Canadian researcher challenges Vatican’s claim that its Indigenous artifacts were gifts – CBC News

Cape Breton resource centre for Mi’kmaw women expands to meet growing needs – SaltWire Network

Origin of the game: Halifax Thunderbirds, Indigenous lacrosse enthusiasts team up for youth skills camp – CTV News

‘We’re trying to fulfill his vision’: Marshall Institute moving ahead as CBU raises funds for new building – SaltWire Network


Proposed hydro-electric facility in northern B.C. raises concerns – APTN News

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

Caribou herd back from brink of local extinction in northeastern B.C. – CBC News

New Iqaluit water reservoir in the works as feds announce $214M in funding – CBC News

Hajdu hopes long-term boil water advisories lifted by 2025, end of Liberal-NDP deal – CBC News

N.W.T. border with B.C. opens up after being closed for 18 months due to pandemic – APTN News

Deadline passes, but family of Jackie Vautour remains in Kouchibouguac National Park – CTV News


Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations