L’nuey IndigeNews – Oct. 18 – 24, 2021

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week is






Alton Gas project cancelled after years of opposition – CBC News

Parliament Hill memorial to residential school children taken down – CBC News

Trudeau called out for ‘words and broken promises’ by Secwépemc mom – APTN News

APTN News sits down with Governor General Mary May Simon in Germany – APTN News

New Peggys Cove viewing platform opens with Mi’kmaw smudging ceremony – CBC News

Truth and reconciliation centre says it’s still waiting for residential school records – CBC News

Search for Lennox Island, P.E.I. man missing for two months extends to Nova Scotia – SaltWire Network

Search of former Mohawk Institute Residential School grounds expected to take over a year – CBC News

Moderate livelihood deal lauded as route to peace on the water in N.S. communities – SaltWire Network

Atlantic mayors told more education needed on reconciliation with Indigenous community – SaltWire Network

Mary May Simon promises ‘positive’ workplace at Rideau Hall in 1st interview as Governor General – CBC News

First Nations title acknowledgements could be used as evidence in N.B. land claim case, say experts – CBC News


Sask. NDP wants auction of Crown parcels cancelled – CTV News

How Dal’s Naiomi Metallic has turned law into a tool for Reconciliation – Dal News

Huu-ay-aht First Nations seeks leave to intervene in Fairy Creek appeal – CBC News

Governor General Mary May Simon reflects on state visit to Germany – APTN News

National chief wants United Nations intervention at Tk’emlúps – Kamloops This Week

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

National chief looks to put internal strife behind, make AFN ‘relevant’ again – APTN News

Justice Canada study finds own criminal courts stacked against Indigenous accused – APTN News

N.B. chiefs call on commissioner to denounce gag order on land acknowledgments – Global News

Tk’emlúps leaders’ letter sets steps for PM to prove commitment to reconciliation – Empire Advance

Mohawk Council of Kahnawake ‘repulsed’ by politicization of Habs’ land acknowledgment – CBC News

Grand chief in B.C. says Trudeau should ‘resign’ over residential school records comment – APTN News

Qalipu First Nation members vote in record numbers, re-electing Brendan Mitchell as chief – CBC News

How a big win for a First Nation in B.C. could bring change for resource development in Canada – CBC News

Tk’emlups te Secwepemc issues steps in open letter for PM to prove commitment to reconciliation – APTN News

First Nations decry impact on their languages as public talks begin on Quebec bill to protect French – Capital Current

Arctic exploration, reconciliation on the agenda as Governor General Mary May Simon starts state visit to Germany – APTN News


Eskasoni Tim Hortons location to open in December – SaltWire Network

Inuvik artist’s earrings featured on Canadian fashion retailer’s website – CBC News

Indigenous business owners share their secrets and put entrepreneurship InFocus – APTN News

First Nations seeking new economic partnerships with Quebec companies, investors – Montreal Gazette


Indigenous Chef Stéphane Levac shares a favourite recipe – CBC News

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

Feds sending more help to N.W.T. to deal with COVID-19 surge – APTN News

Hear how the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre in Halifax is growing – CBC News

Métis chef excited to be part of Canada’s largest food and film festival – CBC News

Interviewing the Governor General in my language felt like reconciliation – CBC News

What’s wrong with land acknowledgments, and how to make them better – CBC News

Collaboration between winery, First Nation celebrates food, wine and tradition – CBC News

Gitxsan community stops B.C. social workers from taking child back into ‘care’ – APTN News

Anishinaabe U of M student building portable device to detect breast cancer earlier – CBC News

Eskasoni’s annual Mi’kmaq Run for the Cure carries on in memory of its founder – SaltWire Network

Paqtnkek Education Centre opens to students: Truth and Reconciliation through education – Toronto Star

Racial slurs, taunts hurled at Cape Breton Indigenous hockey players during game in Antigonish – SaltWire Network


Fort Folly First Nation makes big switch to solar energy – CBC News

Canadian army ready to aid with Iqaluit’s water problems – APTN News

B.C. begins forest management overhaul to increase Indigenous participation – Castlegar News

Saik’uz First Nation in B.C. says no more logging unless companies have its consent – APTN News

Parks Canada seeks input on Cape Breton Highlands National Park management plan – SaltWire Network

Hotly contested Alton Gas cavern project in Nova Scotia scrapped by Calgary based AltaGas – APTN News

McLeod Lake Indian Band urges B.C. premier to halt planned cow-calf moose hunt in their territory – APTN News

Mi’kmaq moose survey station set up in Cape Breton to get clearer picture of population and its habitat – SaltWire Network

Mi’kmaq Elder becomes NSCC Strait Area Campus School of Environment and Technology Advisor – The Port Hawkesbury Reporter


Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations