L’nuey IndigeNews – Mar. 8 – 13, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey

 

Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week is

 

“E’pit”

(eeh-bit)

Meaning: Woman

IN THE NEWS

Update: Missing Mikmaw woman Marley Morris found safe – APTN News

Process to apply for First Nations drinking water compensation now open – APTN News

Mi’kmaw woman reported missing last month found safe, say Halifax police – CBC News

Marches held in N.S. as concern grows for Mi’kmaw woman missing 2 weeks – CBC News

Canada considers quota cut on commercial baby eel fishery to increase Mi’kmaw access – CBC News

‘Pick yourself up, dust yourself off’: Lennox Island woman returns to class after 22 years – SaltWire Network

Federal funding supports organization aimed at improving health in Mi’kmaw communities – SaltWire Network

POLITICS & LAW

Alexander First Nation settles land claim – Two Row Times

Ts’uubaa-asatx Nation settles land claim – Two Row Times

Treaty 8 Nations of Alberta leaving AFN, treaty chiefs organization – APTN News

Standing committee’s fourth moderate livelihood report criticized – SaltWire Network

Enfranchisement litigation to come to an end: Indigenous Services Canada – Toronto Star

Canada looking for resolution in First Nations enfranchisement charter challenge – APTN News

BC Supreme Court about to hear precedent-setting Nuchatlaht Nation case – Windspeaker.com

Canada and Ts’uubaa-asatx Nation settle specific claim related to loss of reserve land – Newswire

Peguis First Nation launches lawsuit against Manitoba government over night hunting – CBC News

Quebec’s special advisor on ‘ghost babies’ expects number of missing children to rise – APTN News

14 sudden death cases of Indigenous people in Thunder Bay, Ont., recommended for police reinvestigation – CBC News

Federal Court, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal seal records related to hearings into complaint against RCMP – APTN News

BUSINESS, FINANCE & ECONOMICS

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

Alberta’s Indigenous tourism industry gets $1.3M funding boost from feds – Global News

Wendake Indigenous community will be able to enhance its tourism offering – NationTalk

Indigenous groups still aim to buy Trans Mountain pipeline, even as costs soar – CBC News

Fire truck donated to Pictou Landing First Nation Fire Department from We’koqma’q First Nation – SaltWire Network

New Indigenous Community Infrastructure Initiative financing to support Kahkewistahaw Landing Infrastructure – Newswire

Project Reconciliation one of the Indigenous groups aiming to buy Trans Mountain pipeline, even as costs soar – APTN News

Premium Brands Holdings Corporation Reports Record Fourth Quarter And 2021 Results, Four New Acquisitions And A 10.2% Dividend Increase – NationTalk

EDUCATION, HEALTH & CULTURE

How an Eskasoni tutor uses Mi’kmaw 8-pointed stars to teach math – CBC News

‘Historic event’: Sask. First Nation sees first on-reserve birth in 50 years – CTV News

Northern Ontario First Nations not on board with lifting COVID-19 restrictions – APTN News

Mi’kmaw carver gives traditional wooden masks new life with giant snow sculptures – CBC News

Cape Breton University workshops share Mi’kmaw culture with students, staff – SaltWire Network

Muinji’j Asks Why: The Story of the Mi’kmaq and the Shubenacadie Residential School – Quill and Quire

Sask. First Nation building its own welfare program to keep Indigenous kids out of foster care – CTV News

Setting snares and building lean-tos: Elsipogtog youth get crash course in winter survival skills – CBC News

Mixed reaction in Yukon as territorial government prepares to ditch all COVID-19 restrictions – APTN News

Curator recognized with Governor General’s award for his long career in Indigenous art – Windspeaker.com

‘Better outcomes’: B.C. organization gets American award for championing Indigenous children – Global News

Jordan’s Principle deal signed between SCO and Winnipeg School Division to benefit First Nation students – APTN News

ENVIRONMENT, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Parks Canada renews MOU with national Indigenous tourism association – Windspeaker.com

Alberta government to extend pause on Rocky Mountain coal mine development – APTN News

‘Dene K’éh Didī Nī́ʼ Sū́géhʼīn Mā’: Indigenous women are blazing a conservation trail – APTN News

Ontario First Nations encouraged to fight invasive species with ‘eyes on the ground’ – Windspeaker.com

Chief in Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation says unusual weather event linked to climate change – APTN News

Two Alberta First Nations sign conservation agreement with Ottawa to protect boreal caribou – CTV News

Ontario authorizes exploratory drilling by Noront in Ring of Fire despite Attawapiskat objections – APTN News

‘The land’s my counselor’: $1M Arctic Inspiration Prize to help fund land-based healing in Nunavik – APTN News

Study highlights value of Indigenous knowledge in tracking decline of B.C.’s mountain goat population – CBC News

Wildlife knowledge in law: BC introduces legislation to ensure First Nations input on wildlife management – Castanet

 

Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations