L’nuey IndigeNews – Oct. 12 – 17, 2021

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week is




“Our family”


P.E.I. First Nation to receive 11 hectares of Crown land – CBC News

Canada’s colonial playbook put InFocus in latest episode – APTN News

Construction for daycare building at Abegweit First Nation underway – CBC News

Kensington raises Mi’kmaq flag permanently outside town hall – SaltWire Network

Indigenous women’s rights put forward at the World March of Women – CTV News

For years people in Iqaluit have feared their water, now it’s undrinkable – APTN News

4 Mi’kmaw bands launch moderate livelihood fisheries with DFO approval – CBC News

Knife found under Parliament to be returned to Algonquin nations in historic move – CTV News

‘Today is our remembrance,’ Six Nations veterans hold annual Remembrance Day ceremony – CTV News

Gov. Gen. Mary Simon departs for first international trip, including honour at world’s largest trade book fair – CTV News


Nunavut Inuit sue territorial government over right to education in Inuktut – CBC News

Labrador group says Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami can’t ‘unilaterally’ decide who is Inuit – CTV News

Innu Nation repeatedly blindsided by Muskrat Falls announcements, letters show – CBC News

2 more N.S. Mi’kmaq communities strike deals with Ottawa to set lobster traps – Global News

After skipping earlier invitations, Trudeau meeting with B.C. First Nation on Monday – CBC News

Chiefs in the N.W.T. await consultation on federal vaccine mandate for air passengers – CBC News

Authorities investigating after adolescent grave found near former Mohawk Institute – APTN News

Métis representation at the federal level unclear as MMF breaks off from national council – CBC News

Wolastoqey Nation ‘disappointed’ that New Brunswick employees told to stop land acknowledgements – APTN News

DFO interim agreement with Mi’kmaw communities in Nova Scotia shows Ottawa’s plan working: minister – APTN News

RCMP says it implemented 22 watchdog recommendations – but status of dozens of complaints still unknown – CBC News

N.B. employees told to stop making Indigenous title acknowledgments, but won’t face repercussions if they do – CBC News

They saw prayers, the court saw contempt: As Indigenous protesters cite their duty to protect the land, will Canada’s judges listen? – Toronto Star


Indigenous-owned enterprises get business boost – Timmins Today

Must-have beauty products from Indigenous-owned brands – CTV News

BIPOC small business owners more optimistic than most about post-pandemic recovery – CTV News

28 Indigenous-owned businesses receive new Hydro One Business Grant in partnership with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business – NationTalk

CIBC Mellon Establishes Indigenous Asset Servicing Unit to Support Rising Demands from Canadian Indigenous Institutions, Asset Owners and Asset Managers – NationTalk


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

IBM opens school program for Mi’kmaw students in Cape Breton – CBC News

Unlocking the Indigenous toolkit for breaking free from colonialism – APTN News

Indigenous communities across the country taking measures against Delta variant – APTN News

Thanksgiving’s roots in Canada can be found in Indigenous cultures and food, chef says – CBC News

First Nation in northern B.C. launches pilot project to deliver medical supplies by drone – CBC News

Montreal Canadiens fans hear Indigenous territorial acknowledgement before home opener – CTV News

Iqaluit hospital limits surgeries as city water tests show ‘exceedingly high concentrations’ of fuel – CBC News

Rez culture isn’t our culture, says Osoyoos Indian Band Chief Clarence Louie (y̓ilmixʷm ki law na) – APTN News

Youth advocates call on governments to meet ‘equitable standards’ for kids transitioning out of care – APTN News

Search for truth underway at Canada’s two oldest residential schools, what could the probes reveal? – APTN News

How one Sask. university is working with elders to further scientific research on traditional medicinal plants – CBC News


DFO in Nova Scotia punching holes in lobster tails to track them   – APTN News

Horse Lake First Nations soon to embark on bio-refinery construction – Windspeaker

Métis-led initiative aims to protect traditional trapping area in northern Sask. – CBC News

Partnership opens doors in science and technology for Indigenous students in Cape Breton – CTV News

Move to stop Coastal Gaslink pipeline continues in B.C. despite injunction, police presence – APTN News

Member of group occupying Brantford, Ont., golf course says he’ll stay ‘as long as the grass grows’ – CBC News

‘These forests should live long and prosper’: Star Trek captain chides B.C. premier on old-growth forests – CTV News

Heiltsuk leader says community still waiting for environmental justice 5 years after ‘traumatizing’ oil spill – CBC News

McLeod Lake Indian Band reduces cow-calf moose hunt, calls on BC premier for complete halt – Prince George Citizen


Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations