L’nuey IndigeNews – Sep. 27 – Oct. 3, 2021

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitap – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week is


well-ee wih-geh-wee-goos

“Happy animal fattening moon (October)!”


‘No reconciliation without truth’, P.E.I. MLAs hear – CBC News

Art exhibit in Georgetown is a ‘call to action’ on Indigenous issues – CBC News

Prince Edward Island celebrates Treaty Day – Government of Prince Edward Island

Judge upholds human rights compensation order for First Nations kids – APTN News

Cowessess First Nation says it has identified 300 of 751 unmarked graves – Global News

Charlottetown Islanders announce plans to honour residential school survivors – SaltWire Network

Islanders reflect on residential school legacy at Truth and Reconciliation Day ceremony – CBC News

Thousands gather on Parliament Hill to mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – APTN News

Next steps What Mi’kmaq on Prince Edward ​Island want and need now to help them heal – CBC News

Moment of silence, flags lowered in P.E.I. for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – SaltWire Network

Treaty education agreement with P.E.I. government ‘essential’ says Lennox Island Chief – SaltWire Network

City of Charlottetown raises Mi’kmaq flag in honour of first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – SaltWire Network

Hidden history: Survivor stories from the Indian day school on Lennox Island, located just off P.E.I.’s north shore – CBC News

Honour and respect: Treaty Day in P.E.I. renews bonds of peace and friendship between Mi’kmaq and British – SaltWire Network

Days of reckoning: What’s happening now on P.E.I. with the Indian day school settlement and the push for an apology – CBC News


Made of Sterner Stuff —The Problem with Allies – First Peoples Law

For the 1st time, Listuguj Mi’kmaq can legally sell fall lobster catch – CBC News

Federal Court approves residential school day scholars settlement – CBC News

Feds failed to consult Peguis on Hydro line project: court – Winnipeg Free Press

Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw fishery symbolic of fight for Indigenous self-governance – CTV News

First Nations group challenging MZO granted for massive Orbit proposal in Innisfil – Barrie Today

Liberals need to get premiers around table on Indigenous issues, says AFN chief – SaltWire Network

N.L. and federal governments, Innu Nation reach agreement, injunction will be dropped – CBC News

Echaquan corner’s report calls on Quebec to ‘recognize and eliminate’ systemic racism – APTN News

Treaty Day celebrates centuries old relationship between two nations in Mi’kma’ki – SaltWire Network

B.C. minister and Blueberry River First Nation say progress being made after court ruling on treaty rights – CTV News

Six Nations lawsuit ‘will result in a significant damage award’ against the Crown say government documents – APTN News


Digital skills and government support: How to empower Indigenous entrepreneurs – BNN Bloomberg

Video: Seen ‘minimal investments’ in economic development, but need a national strategy: AFN National Chief – BNN Bloomberg

Tim Hortons launching fundraising donut on Sept. 30 through Oct. 6 across Canada to support residential school survivors- Newswire

Toronto’s first sovereign, Indigenous-owned cannabis shop aims to fight ‘economic genocide’ and is operating without provincial licensing – Toronto Star


Truth and Reconciliation Day in Atlantic Canada – SaltWire Network

Ontario announces new Indigenous curriculum for Grades 1-3 – CBC News

Cape Breton University hires Mi’kmaw academic for advisory role – CBC News

Day school survivor shares tradition of making Mi’kmaw baskets – APTN News

First Nation, Métis leaders pushing past COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy – Global News

Mi’kmaq hockey legacy helping re-claim pride, inspire reconciliation – Global News

Indigenous archeology and finding the “children who never came home” – CBC News

‘A Woman of Many Firsts’: Bust of Mi’kmaw educator Elsie Basque unveiled – CBC News

‘An ongoing symbol of colonization’: How bad water affects First Nations’ health – Global News

Cape Breton University names adviser in charge of academic decolonization – SaltWire Network

New archive featuring interviews with Mi’kmaw elders launches online, aims to expand – CBC News

Residential school survivor proposes Indigenous museum as part of reconciliation – Daily Commercial News.

Indigenous advocates skeptical of Catholic bishops’ $30M pledge to residential school survivors – CTV News

Racism, prejudice contributed to Joyce Echaquan’s death in hospital, Quebec coroner’s inquiry concludes – CBC News

‘It’s like renewing our vow’: Murray Sinclair says it will take a while to figure out Sept. 30 but we shouldn’t give up – APTN News


Land-based education teaches White Bear First Nation kids survival skills – Global News

Done waiting on B.C., Gitanyow declare new protected area: ‘this is all our land’ – The Narwhal

Road blocks go up on Wet’suwet’en territory to stop Coastal GasLink from drilling – APTN News

Environment minister restores federal assessment of Alberta coal mine – Lethbridge News Now

What are Indigenous knowledge systems — and how can they help fight climate change? – TVO

Conversation: A new Indigenous engineering firm is set to SOAR – Canadian Consulting Engineer

First Nations challenge law after man charged for killing moose to honour dead uncle – Canada.com


Wela’lioq, Msit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations