L’nuey IndigeNews – Sep. 20 – 26, 2021

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week is


Meaning: we agree; we reconcile


Stop violating Mi’kmaw treaty rights, rally tells DFO – The Nova Scotia Advocate

Indigenous organizations conflicted about Catholic bishops’ apology – CBC News

5 suggestions for things to do on Truth and Reconciliation Day Thursday – CBC News

Mi’kmaw harvesters hold rally outside DFO headquarters in Dartmouth – APTN News

Activists, MP say Trudeau failed to act on MMIWG. Will he act now? – Bradford Today

Dozens protest outside DFO office in Dartmouth over Mi’kmaw treaty rights – CBC News

Pamela Palmater: What does the election result mean for Indigenous women and girls? – CTV News

Vehicle for Change: PEI man’s wrapped orange Hyundai spreads truth about residential schools – Collision Repair

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation just released a flag to honour residential school survivors – Curiocity


Tobacco Trial Restarts – The Eastern Door

Innu, province, Ottawa ask for hold on Muskrat injunction – SaltWire Network

N.B. appoints independent commissioner to address systemic racism – CBC News

Chiefs upset after Quebec cuts ‘unsatisfactory’ meeting on policing short – APTN News

Canada files 3rd judicial review of Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling – APTN News

Federal enforcement in N.S. fisheries dispute ‘political’: Mi’kmaw lawyer – Global News

N.S. fishing industry granted intervenor status in Mi’kmaw treaty rights case – CBC News

Nunavut Inuit suing feds over fishing license allocations to Mi’kmaw company – CBC News

Ontario Human Rights Commission seeks input on controversial street, building names – CBC News

Indigenous leaders say issues affecting their communities largely ignored during election – CTV News

Sipekne’katik Chief says new fisheries minister should be from outside Atlantic Canada – Global News

Canadian federal election outcome equals more of the same for Indigenous people -Turtle Island News

Liberal approach needs to change even if Parliament stays the same, say Indigenous leaders – APTN News

Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, province sign agreement for Sask. online gaming site – CBC News

As Elections Canada looks into First Nation voting errors in Ontario, pressure heats up to get answers – CBC News


Science North to take Indigenous innovation on the road – Sault Star

Group aims to promote Indigenous tourism in Manitoba – CTV News

Deal on polar bear hide available in Nunavut this weekend – APTN News

Lengthy recovery projected for Indigenous tourism industry – Cabin Radio

First Nations business puts traditional meat on the menu for pets – CBC News

Two First Nations entrepreneurs move on to finals of pitch competition – CBC News

Travel Manitoba to advance Indigenous tourism with new association – Global News

Indigenous entrepreneurs look to increase their presence in Canada’s supply chain economy – Timmins Today


Quebec Indigenous groups collecting stories of forced sterilization – CBC News

‘Sage and Sunshine’ school weaves Indigenous culture into curriculum – APTN News

Saugeen First Nation residents given expired COVID-19 vaccine for weeks – Global News

Vancouver Island First Nation creates iPad app to teach kids language, culture – Chek News

Indigenous mental health addictions centre first of its kind in Canada’s sub-arctic – Global News

Cheryl Simon, Suzie Dunn, Karinne Lantz join as faculty members of Schulich Law – Canadian Lawyer

Manitoba spends $2.8M to boost vaccination rates among urban Indigenous population – CBC News

Indigenous voices are changing the film industry. ‘Canada needs to sit, listen and watch.’ – Maclean’s

Jingle dancer ‘light and happy’ as she’s welcomed into circle at her 1st two-spirit powwow – CBC News

Qalipu First Nation marks a milestone, celebrating 10 years as recognized Indigenous band – CBC News

New monument in Whitehorse honours missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls – APTN News

Despite pledge to end drinking water advisories, these 2 Manitoba First Nations still live under them – CBC News

Dozens of members of Saugeen First Nation in Ontario were given expired COVID-19 vaccines for a month – CBC News


First Nations groups to participate in project to capitalize on liquefied natural gas – CBC News

Meetings with Wolastoqey held, rotenone spraying in Miramichi delayed until 2022 – CBC News

Skeetchestn First Nation wants more prescribed burns to protect from future wildfires – CBC News

First Nations group hopes feds stick with plan to shut down Discovery Islands fish farms – Times Colonist

Restoring power to First Nation communities could take another month: Manitoba Hydro – Global News


Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations