L’nuey IndigeNews – Nov. 1 – 7, 2021

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week is


Wli Keptekewiku’s

(well-ee geb-deg-gay-wee-goos)

“Happy November!”


Living full circle: with Jenene Wooldridge – CTV News

Scotchfort haunted house leads to 5 truckloads of food donations – CBC News

If flags are to be raised, something more needs to be done, says AFN – CBC News

‘Children matter’: Organizations call for a national inquiry into the Sixties Scoop – CTV News

Assembly of First Nations says raise Canada flag alongside Every Child Matters flag- Turtle Island News

Flags on federal buildings now flying at full-mast, will be lowered again to honour veterans – CBC News

Can 5 weeks of talks settle a 14-year battle over child welfare? Here’s what has to happen – APTN News

Residential school compensation must be paid before any papal visit, say survivors, advocates – CBC News

‘Canada must own up’: Manitoba First Nations leaders call for national inquiry into Sixties Scoop – CBC News

Eskasoni’s chief says new Nova Scotia legislation will protect Mi’kmaw language for generations – SaltWire Network

For thousands of Indigenous soldiers who fought for Canada, war was an escape from the grim realities of life at home – Ottawa Citizen

Wowkwis, mascot for 2023 Canada Winter Games in P.E.I., makes first appearance for Gulf Shore Consolidated students – SaltWire Network

The Government of Canada opens annual call for proposals to support the Nation rebuilding efforts of Indigenous groups in Canada – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada


Treaty 8 rejects provincial police service contemplated by Alberta – CTV News

Highway 6 bypass in Caledonia reopens after barricades removed – CBC News

Ontario set to release death records of 1,800 Indigenous children – Global News

Kluane Adamek acclaimed for second term as AFN Yukon regional chief – CBC News

More than half of charges related to Land Back Lane occupation withdrawn – CBC News

PM discussing raising flags ahead of Remembrance Day with Indigenous people – CTV News

Blackstock reports little progress after first day of negotiations on child compensation – CTV News

Canadian flags on federal buildings to be raised next week: government source – Montreal Gazette

As Hamilton considers expansion, First Nations experts watch how consultation unfolds – CBC News

Miller ‘dumbfounded’ appeal dropped over Catholic Church’s residential school payments – CBC News

Indigenous families disproportionately affected by ‘birth alerts’; B.C. lawsuit seeks damages – CTV News

Assembly of First Nations calls on government to raise Canadian flags on government buildings – CBC News

Manitoba Métis Federation taking province to court over ‘unconstitutional’ moose-hunting ban – CBC News

Ontario NDP demands removal of Indigenous Affairs minister over residential school settlement – CBC News

How the Blueberry ruling in B.C. is a gamechanger for the Site C dam, extractive industries and Indigenous Rights – The Narwhal

A vote for Canada or Indigenous Nationhood? The complexities of First Nations, Métis and Inuit participation in Canadian politics – The Conversation


Indigenous art market helps artists who struggled during pandemic – CBC News

Workshops help Epekwitk Indigenous artisans prepare for upcoming markets – CBC News

Ontario activists urge regional council to invest in local Indigenous community hub – CBC News


COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: What you need to know – CBC News

Eskasoni elders fight to save building planned for demolition – SaltWire Network

Annual initiative to teach people about treaties in Ontario underway – APTN News

‘It’s part of our culture’: Educating Germans about the Inuit seal harvest – APTN News

Exhibit representing residential school survivors to be digitized at CMHR – APTN News

‘Unacceptable’: Quebec First Nation frustrated by latest identity fraud allegation – CBC News

Archeology crew hopes to inspire more Mi’kmaw youth to connect with their culture – CBC News

Canadian Medical Association’s first Indigenous president preparing to make change – CBC News

Coalition calling on province to hire hundreds more Indigenous teachers in Winnipeg – CTV News

Free menstrual products coming to on reserve schools: Indigenous Services minister – Turtle Island News

Health scientist Carrie Bourassa on immediate leave after scrutiny of her claim she’s Indigenous – CBC News

Investigate faculty suspected of false Indigenous ancestry claims, group says following Bourassa revelations – CBC News

Manitoba still apprehending First Nations newborns despite ending birth alerts last year: Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs – Turtle Island News

‘They’re on land that is Indigenous and they probably don’t even know’: Company brings teen on board to mount education campaign – CTV News


Indigenous leaders weigh the benefits of attending COP26 – CBC News

Mining natural resources and the need for consent put InFocus – APTN News

New wind farm generates money and hope for Neqotkuk First Nation – CBC News

Ontario’s most northern First Nation goes green with their first solar project – CBC News

Pacheedaht First Nation on Vancouver Island crafts first dugout canoe in 50 years – CBC News

BCAFN calls out the UN for ignoring Indigenous rights and knowledge – My Prince George Now

Parks Canada, Mi’kmaq Rights Initiative working together on future archeology projects – CBC News

Three Indigenous delegates talk COP26 and what’s missing in Canada’s climate efforts – The Narwhal

30 days is ‘ludicrous’ timeframe for First Nations to decide on old-growth logging deferral, chiefs say – CBC News

B.C. First Nation chief renews call for ‘super tug’ emergency vessel as debris cleanup continues – Vancouver Island

Wet’suwet’en members prepare for winter, plan to stay until Coastal GasLink work halted permanently – CBC News

Inuit leaders bring unified voice to COP26 from the frontlines of climate change – CBC Listen: Unreserved with Rosanna Deerchild


Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations