L’nuey IndigeNews | May 9 – 15, 2022

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq words of the week were



Meaning: s/he is fishing


Canadian bishops officially announce Pope’s trip to Canada – APTN News

New ferry in Cape Breton named after former Mi’kmaw grand chief – CTV News

Lennox Island, DFO reach ‘interim understanding’ on lobster treaty fishery – CBC News

DFO ‘showed some leadership’ on P.E.I. Indigenous fishery solution, says chief – CBC News

Renaming Confederation Bridge could play ‘role in reconciliation,’ says federal minister – CBC News

UN committee calls for investigation of RCMP on Secwepemc and Wet’suwet’en territories – APTN News

UN committee issues 3rd rebuke to B.C. and Canada over policing of Indigenous land defenders – CBC News

 Island First Nation has ‘interim agreement’ with regards to moderate livelihood fishery – Island Morning with Mitch Cormier


Minister Bloyce Thompson apologizes to Jason Sark – The Eastern Graphic

Alberta Appeal Court says federal environmental impact law not OK – APTN News

Bill 96 will never apply in our community, Kahnawake leaders say – Montreal Gazette

Indigenous leaders meet with Quebec lawmakers over Bill 96 concerns – Global News

UN committee condemns Canada over alleged human rights violations – National Observer

Quebec’s language reform ‘disregards’ Indigenous communities, leaders say – Global News

First Nations leaders say Quebec has ignored their pleas to be exempt from Bill 96 – CBC News

Lennox Island second Mi’kmaw nation to launch self-regulated treaty lobster fishery – APTN News

NDP MP calls on Trudeau government to appoint royal commission on racism in policing – APTN News

‘Shame on Canada’: Jeers heard in court as Burnaby pipeline protester sentenced – Prince George Citizen

Indigenous women face higher rates of systemic discrimination, violence by RCMP, says report – CBC News

First Nation justice council in B.C. hopes province adopts committee’s recommendations on police reform – APTN News


Manitoba Métis-controlled company boots Métis National Council from Ottawa headquarters – APTN News


Fans of hockey? Eskasoni ‘breathes and lives’ it – CBC News

The Doctrine of Discovery: Its effects are still being felt, but only the Pope can rescind it – CBC News

N.B. Maliseet artist creates animated show to correct misconceptions of Indigenous culture- CTV News

Dalhousie and Cape Breton University to pilot undergraduate medical education partnership – Dal News

Cape Breton University to confer four honourary degrees during spring convocations – SaltWire Network

‘I know that she’s proud of me’: Mi’kmaw fiddler wins 2 ECMAs, keeping promise to ailing mother – CTV News

‘Sometimes it’s not about being more resilient’: How mothers are managing during challenging times – CTV News

‘We’re ready’: Potlotek prepares to welcome thousands for upcoming Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Summer Games – SaltWire Network

Community first: Dal researchers work with African Nova Soctian and Mi’kmaq communities to get it right from the start – Dal News


An ‘unsuitable’ climate threatens Mi’kmaw community – CBC News

This First Nation was swindled out of its land — and into a flood zone – CBC News

Nunavut Impact Review Board rejects proposed Baffinland expansion – CBC News

Stratford’s ‘real gem’ of a waterfront park one step closer to completion – CBC News

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission opens public hearings in Saint John – CBC News

New Cape Breton Campground Honours Acadian And Mi’kmaq Ties – National Parks Traveler

Nunavut hunters urge Baffinland mine to stop icebreaking, citing narwhal decline – CBC News

No ring dike, but why? How Peguis First Nation still has no permanent flood protection – CBC News

Inuit hunters fear ruling on Arctic mine expansion could hasten ongoing narwhal decline – APTN News

Nunavut Impact Review Board advises federal cabinet turn down Nunavut mine expansion – APTN News

Groundbreaking deal with northern telecommunications provider creates new economic opportunities for First Nations in Yukon – APTN News


Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations