L’nuey IndigeNews | May 2 – 9, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq words of the week were


“Wli Nkij Na’kwekm!”

well-ee ed-hole-jah-wee-goos

Meaning: Happy Mother’s Day!


Red dress day events take place across the country – APTN News

Moderate livelihood fishery opens in Lennox Island, P.E.I. – SaltWire Network

P.E.I. First Nation to launch fishery without government approval – CTV News

Mi’kmaq academic, legal rights advocate receive Order of Canada – APTN News

Pictou Landing moderate livelihood lobster fishery to operate with DFO approval – CBC News

‘It isn’t the sugar-coated history’: Mi’kmaw educators teach P.E.I. students about MMIWG – CBC News

IN PHOTOS: Missing and murdered Indigenous women remembered in Charlottetown – SaltWire Network

Lennox Island First Nation not looking for conflict with new treaty-protected fishery – West Prince Graphic

Why Lennox Island First Nation launching a treaty fishery without federal approval is significant – CBC News

RCMP working alongside First Nations in P.E.I. during moderate livelihood fishery opening, negotiations: minister – SaltWire Network


B.C. government announces new law to fight systemic racism – APTN News

Liberals ask for patience as Red Dress marches take place across the country – APTN News

Indigenous leaders see potential B.C. police reform as step in the right direction – CKPG Today

Witnesses tell senate human rights committee about forced sterilization at hearing – APTN News

Studying links between resource extraction and violence against Indigenous women – APTN News

Island First Nations say police reform report ‘a starting point,’ immediate action needed – CTV News

Here’s how data collected in B.C. will be used to combat systemic racism in the province – CTV News

AFN wants meeting with Trudeau to formalize invitation for UN special rapporteur – Windspeaker.com

‘The culture has not changed’: Shining a light on racism in the Department of National Defence – APTN News

Feds call UNDRIP an ‘interpretive aid only’ in legal battle over Alberta First Nation’s election delay – APTN News

Wet’suwet’en report round-the-clock surveillance and harassment by RCMP and pipeline security – Ricochet Media


Ontario’s iGaming market will hurt First Nations and others – Policy Options

Fort Nelson First Nation seamstress sharing her work one stitch at a time – APTN News


Indigenous languages podcast network launches in Sask. – Regina Leader-Post

Sask. podcast project seeks to keep endangered Indigenous languages alive – CBC News

Indigenous midwives vital to revitalizing Indigenous birthing practices, says advocate – CBC News

‘Every day is Red Dress Day’: Indigenous women in Saskatchewan reflect on loss, inaction – CBC News

Glooscap cartoon series recorded in Wolastoqey language an attempt to revive the language – APTN News

‘System doesn’t work for us’: Innu Nation readies itself for public inquiry into Innu children in care – APTN News

New APTN series coming to Crave features Indigenous cast, crew and training for the next generation – APTN News

From the rink to the Smithsonian: Newfoundland Mi’Kmaq painter Nelson White answers 20 Questions – Saltwire Network

‘I am ashamed, I am horrified’: Archbishop of Canterbury expresses remorse over church’s role residential schools – APTN News


Cree name for Edmonton’s solar farm unveiled – Windspeaker.com

Safe drinking water settlement blasted for its limitations – Windspeaker.com

Halifax Citadel Ready To Open New Signature Exhibit – National Parks Traveler

Manitoba flooding: Peguis First Nation under mandatory evacuation order – APTN News

Why a Southern Alberta First Nation turned off the tap to hundreds of area farmers – Global News

Hydro-Quebec sets out plan to hook up Algonquin community of Kitcisakik with electricity – APTN News

Canadian Indigenous Community to Start Fishing Lobster Without Authorization From Government – Modern Farmer


Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations