L’nuey IndigeNews – Nov. 8 – 14, 2021

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week is



“Let Us Remember”


The history and legacy of Indigenous Veterans Day – CTV News

Lennox Island grieving after body discovered in wooded area – CBC News

Ceremonies held across the country for Indigenous veterans – APTN News

Mi’kmaw artist designs poppies to honour Mi’kmaw veterans – APTN News

Abegweit First Nation marks National Indigenous Veterans Day – CBC News

Mi’kmaq keptin preserving the memories of Lennox Island veterans – CBC News

Mi’kmaw curator inspires cultural pride with new exhibit at Halifax museum – The Signal

Cutting begins in Digby forest where Mi’kmaw chiefs asked for logging pause – CBC News

New Mi’kmaq exhibit at Halifax museum to show ‘how unique we still are’ – SaltWire Network

Murray Sinclair to chair negotiations on federal compensation for First Nations kids – APTN News

Remembrance Day 2021: The story of Canada’s most decorated Indigenous soldier – Global News

Stephen Toney: the Mi’kmaw sniper whose reputation during WW I made the papers back home – CBC News


Advance costs and Indigenous Rights at the Supreme Court – First Peoples Law

Nunavut MP Lori Idlout to take oath in Inuktitut in virtual ceremony – CBC News

First Nations leaders want consultation before Sask. sells Crown land – CTV News

Action wanted from N.W.T. government on Indigenous procurement – CBC News

Cowessess First Nation chief leads through reckoning to reach healing – Global News

Canada’s ‘wilful and reckless’ treatment of Indigenous children continues – CBC News

Indigenous leaders to have private meeting with Pope during Vatican visit – Global News

Indigenous women leaders look for ways to support one another and others – CBC News

Feds considering ‘realistic timeline’ to end boil water advisories, Hajdu says – Global News

First Nations in Ontario could receive billions in back-rent after court ruling – The Guardian

These Indigenous lawyers are vying to change the face of B.C.’s legal profession – CBC News

Indigenous lawsuit seeks damages from B.C. for disproportionate birth alerts – Castlegar News

Why Aren’t We Talking about the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples? – The Tyee

First Nations say court testimony shows Manitoba didn’t fulfil obligation to consult – Winnipeg Sun

First Nations in northern Ontario say new Robinson-Huron Treaty annuity payment long overdue – APTN News

Entity’s Aboriginal character does not by itself overcome provincial jurisdiction presumption: court – Canadian Lawyer


Eskasoni businesses ‘level up’ with high-speed fibre optic internet – CBC News

Regina salon owner wins national Indigenous entrepreneurship award – Regina Leader-Post

Indigenous businesses see surge in support from non-Indigenous customers – The Globe and Mail

8 young entrepreneurs named as winners of the annual B.C. Indigenous Business Awards – CBC News

CCAB Releases Results of a Targeted Analysis of Phase II of COVID-19 Indigenous Business Survey – NationTalk

Indigenous tourism experiences have an unexpected benefit – helping members of those communities reconnect to their cultures – The Globe and Mail


Important reflections during Mi’kmaq history month – PEI RCMP

Indigenous veterans say their service was marred by racism – CBC News

Man behind Mi’kmaw dubbing hopes to build Eskasoni studio – CBC News

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

Ottawa park renamed after late Inuk artist Annie Pootoogook – APTN News

Indigenous Veterans Day: Remembering D-Day veteran Philip Favel – CTV News

Canada Post to honour Buffy Sainte-Marie with new stamp – Windspeaker.com

Lee Maracle, revolutionary Indigenous author and poet, dead at 71 – CBC News

Beaded poppies are a source of pride, resilience for this Indigenous designer – CBC News

Search for unmarked graves begins at former Mohawk Institute site in Ontario – APTN News

COVID-19 case numbers drop precipitously in First Nations communities – Turtle Island News

This is Charles Henry Byce: The most decorated Indigenous soldier from the Second World War – CTV News

Nova Scotia historian documents Mi’kmaq and Maliseet veterans of the First World War – SaltWire Network

Manitoba man remembered for leading a battalion of mostly Indigenous soldiers during First World – APTN News

Star Blanket Cree Nation begins ground-penetrating radar searches at site of former residential school – CBC News

‘Everybody deserves a marker’: Organization looking to identify more unmarked Indigenous veterans’ graves – CTV News


Mi’kmaw grandmothers hold feast after defeating Alton Gas – APTN News

Listuguj students harvest their first moose through outdoor program – CBC News

Indigenous Guardians are patrolling the front lines of climate change – Global News

B.C. study shows sustainable management of salmon fishery before colonization – APTN News

North Island First Nation blasts DFO for ignoring its herring fishery advice – Vancouver Island Free Daily

Ontario forest fires burned record area of land this summer as they displaced First Nations in northwest – CBC News


Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations