L’nuey IndigeNews | May 31 – June 5, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq words of the week were


“Wli Nipiku’s!”

(well-ee nib-nee-goos)

Meaning: Happy June (leaves are budding time)!


Large collection of Mi’kmaw artifacts coming home – Mainstreet NS with Jeff Douglas

3 years after MMIWG report, everyone agrees there’s more work to do – APTN News

Prime Minister signs historic land claim settlement with Siksika First Nation – CTV News

Residential school survivors meet with archbishops to discuss the Pope’s visit – APTN News

‘I do see the tide turning’: Siksika First Nation signs $1.3B land claim with feds – APTN News

‘A national shame,’ say advocates about lack of progress on MMIWG action plan – CBC News

First Nations leaders launch advocacy organization for children in remote communities – APTN News

‘Get the job done’: Manitoba First Nations call on government to fulfil 25-year-old land agreement – CTV News

Quebec’s “meanness and narrow-mindedness” over language law will lead to “questionable future”— Picard – Windspeaker.com


Canada officially recognizes northern Ont. First Nation – CTV News

Crown to charge 15 Coastal GasLink pipeline protesters with criminal contempt – CBC News

OPP try and alter figures to manipulate $21M cost of policing occupation in Caledonia – APTN News

Corrections Canada in the process of hiring Indigenous commish as rates surge and services falter – APTN News

Court decision significant for Métis in Sask., says lawyer for men charged with illegal hunting, fishing – CBC News

‘After 25 years, they’re only halfway done,’ chief says on anniversary of Manitoba land entitlement deal – CBC News

Report on racism in Thunder Bay Police Service to be considered a ‘thought’ piece not fact in hearing of TBPS officers – Windspeaker.com


Kaska-Dena designer from Yukon headed to New York Fashion Week – APTN News

Nations demand funding that meets unique needs of northern, remote communities – Windspeaker.com


Lessons from the knowledge keepers – The Signal

A conversation with Eskasoni’s Albert Marshall – CBC News

Autumn Peltier hopes to meet the prime minister face to face again – APTN News

NDP, Green Party call for end to for-profit in Ont. child welfare system – APTN News

Mi’kmaq artists lead a cultural reawakening on Unama’ki (Cape Breton Island) – CBC News

N.S. Mi’kmaw elder reflects on year since discovery of Kamloops unmarked graves – CBC News

NFB streams films for free in celebration of National Indigenous History Month – Windspeaker.com

B.C. First Nation calls on province to allocate part of $789M museum upgrade funds to repatriating artifacts – CBC News

Desperate northern Manitoba Nations declare state of emergency on health services, leveling charges of racism – Windspeaker.com


Mi’kmaki Water Walk underway around the Bay of Fundy – CBC News

Carbon dioxide levels in atmosphere shoot past key milestone – APTN News

How ancient forest gardens could impact Nuchatlaht First Nation’s land claim – CBC News

Surgical facility on Enoch Cree Nation could be first of its kind in Canada – Windspeaker.com

Hereditary chiefs on Vancouver Island rally against potential fish farm renewals – APTN News

First Nations chiefs pressure feds to not renew B.C. salmon farm licences – North Shore News

B.C. First Nations to possess same authority as park rangers for first time ever – Coast Reporter

Glyphosate spraying in N.B. akin to ‘eco-genocide,’ Indigenous communities say – National Observer

‘Our conservation backup plan’: new Indigenous seed collection program begins in Maritimes – CBC News


Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations