L’nuey IndigeNews – Nov. 16 – 22, 2022

Kwe’ nitap,

Hello friend,

The Mi’kmaq word of the week is


Pronounced: nesd-um

Meaning: I understand!


2020 Assembly of First Nations 41st Annual General Meeting – Nation Talk

Video: The history of the Mi’kmaw lobster fishery in the Atlantic region – CBC News

Mi’kmaw artist drawing on heritage for Indigenous Marvel superheroes – CBC News

How did it get to this? A recent timeline of Indigenous lobster-fishing rights – The Coast

Video: Mi’kmaw chiefs say DFO only looking out for non-Indigenous fishers – APTN News

Mi’kmaq chief calls on DFO to ensure safe launch of moderate livelihood fishery – CBC News

Canadian military team assessing COVID-19 outbreak in Opaskwayak Cree Nation – CTV News

Ottawa has spent $3.2M fighting St. Anne’s residential school survivors in court since 2013 – CBC News

RCMP could mend ties with Mi’kmaq by reopening bid for N.S. 911 centre, national chief says – CBC News

Call for monuments to residential-school survivors to be built in capital cities across Canada – National Post

Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and communities – Government of Canada

Introducing Joyce’s Principle – Atikamekw present Joyce’s Principle to the governments of Québec and Canada – Nation Talk


Sinclair outlines path to reconciliation – Northern News

Membertou elects youth chief and council – Cape Breton Post

Decolonizing Justice: Case Comment on R. v. Turtle – First Peoples Law

What could implementing UNDRIP look like in the NWT? – Cabin Radio

U of O Indigenous law students mark new era of self-government – CBC News

Fisheries minister says she hasn’t read Marshall decisions in full – The Guardian

Feds need better data on COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: Miller – CTV News

Enoch Cree Nation Settles $91-Million Claim Over Federal Bombing Range – Huff Post

Indigenous communities in Canada have already mastered non-police intervention – Mic

DFO’s Jordan defends government’s actions during violence over Mi’kmaw fishery – APTN News

Indigenous services minister overrules senior bureaucrat on Neskantaga water probe – CBC News

Proposed changes to Broadcasting Act have Indigenous producers cautiously optimistic – CBC News

Civilian review of RCMP handling of Elsipogtog resistance ‘doesn’t go far enough’ says prof – APTN News

New roundtable will host ‘nation-to-nation’ talks between Quebec and Assembly of First Nations – CTV News

Manitoba staying true to ‘colonial context’ by denying Indigenous children legal recourse – Turtle Island News

Court operations committee releases guidance addressing issues of Indigenous peoples amid COVID-19 – Canadian Lawyer

Government of Canada supports restorative justice initiatives across the country, including those supporting Indigenous communities and youth – Government of Canada

National Chief Bulletin – Update on federal engagement for a Bill to advance implementation of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – Assembly of First Nations


Nunavik hydro project secures $92-million loan – Nunatsiaq News

Program aims to give Indigenous people a shot at shipbuilding – Halifax Today

Wolastoqey Demand Legislators Force Action from Higgs Government – Nation Talk

Seafood buyers say DFO doesn’t let them buy moderate livelihood catch – CBC News

Canadian indigenous group to invest up to C$1 billion in Keystone oil pipeline – Reuters

Canada Post introduces Indigenous and Northern Reconciliation Strategy – Canada Post

Winning design for $130M Art Gallery of Nova Scotia pays homage to Mi’kmaq – CBC News

Video: Newly formed Skoden Entertainment lands Disney Channel in new deal – APTN News

Millbrook still waiting to hear about RCMP communications centre review – The Chronicle Herald

Video: Indigenous communities in Sask., Alberta to receive $120M for coronavirus fight – Global News

Sipekne’katik First Nation secures sale for 45K kg of lobster caught by moderate livelihood fishers – Q107

Video: New pilot project offers 360-degree video tours to boost Indigenous tourism in Ontario – CTV News

Turtle Island Edmonton initiative aims to make businesses safer spaces for Indigenous youth – The Gateway

Canada’s Indigenous Partnerships Are New Take On Funding Oil And Gas Infrastructure – Investable Universe

ICYMI: Ontario’s first Indigenous-owned winery starts production, provincial COVID-19 measures intensify, and more – Eat North


Eskasoni twins start podcast – Cape Breton Post

Time for Ottawa to exonerate Riel – Winnipeg Free Press

Sabrina Muise works with youth to preserve Mi’kmaq culture – The Telegram

Up-and-coming Canadian Indigenous creatives you should know – The Varsity

National group of sharing circles thriving online during pandemic – APTN News

Marvel picks Edmonton comic book illustrator for Indigenous issue – CBC News

 How Quebec’s Minowé clinic is improving Indigenous access to health care – CBC News

Mi’kmaw writer says it’s about time Halifax get rid of ‘Micmac’ on street signs – CBC Radio

Video: Help coming to pandemic-hit First Nations as the number of cases grows – APTN News

U of M studying tooth decay health gap in Manitoba First Nation communities – Winnipeg Sun

Changes made in Ontario Marriage Act to recognize Indigenous marriage ceremonies – APTN News

Bennett’s striking Tepkik wins Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor’s Masterworks Award – The Guardian

Video: Mi’kmaw elder left speechless as KPMB chosen for new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia design – Global News


Mi’kmaw First Nation releases catch numbers from lobster fishery – CBC News

Indigenous-owned solar farm opens in remote northern Alberta community – CBC News

Indigenous communities bracing for climate change with help from Laurentian – SooToday

Majority of Manitobans support establishing Indigenous Protected Areas: Probe poll – Winnipeg Sun

‘Mining at any cost’: Yukoners say territory needs major mineral development overhaul – The Narwhal

[Op-Ed] BC First Nations in Forestry: What Does Commitment Mean? – BC First Nations Forestry Council

How an Indigenous land-based learning approach to STEM could help students across Canada – The Star

‘We’re not animals’: Frustrations mount for Neskantaga First Nation as water crisis drags on – CTV News

Video: Quebec initiates first round of negotiations with Algonquin Nation over moose hunting – APTN News

Educator hopes incorporating traditional knowledge will draw more Indigenous students to STEM – CBC News

Highway 101 shut down as Avon River causeway protesters urge action to allow free fish passage – SaltWire Network

Canada gives $1.4 million to support Nunavik Inuit’s management of Arqvilliit Indigenous Protected Area – The Narwhal

‘Put away your power saws’: First Nations leaders, conservationists have a new plan to protect old-growth – The Narwhal

Canada’s first Indigenous-led Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary begins operations in British Columbia – Government of Canada

Wela’lioq, M’sit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations