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MKO: Call for proposals for projects to reduce human trafficking and support those impacted by it

Jul 31, 2020 The Government of Canada announced $19 million in funding to support victims and survivors of human trafficking earlier this week. Two federal departments responsible for carrying out the government’s five-year National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking will administer the funds. The government is accepting applications for projects that work to prevent and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202014 Views

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Government of Canada and Treaty One Nation Commemorate Signing of Treaty No. 1

From: Parks Canada Flag-raising signifies lead-up to Treaty 150 Commemorations in 2021 August 3, 2020                           St. Andrews, Manitoba                Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is committed to a system of national heritage places that recognizes and honours the contributions of Indigenous peoples, their histories and cultures, as well as the special relationships Indigenous peoples have […]

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Memo from Grand Chief Settee to the MKO Chiefs: Extension for filing COVID-19 related expenses with the FNIHB

Jul 31, 2020 To: MKO Chiefs From: MKO Grand Chief Garrison Settee Date: July 31, 2020 Subject: Extension for filing COVID-19 related expenses with the FNIHB The First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) at Indigenous Services Canada had requested that First Nations submit COVID-related expenses by July 31, 2020, for costs incurred to date […]

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Six Indigenous youth take to the skies – Skies Mag

July 31, 2020 Indigenous students from First Nations across Southern Manitoba have completed an intensive three day ground school and are preparing for their very first flights. The young people were selected for Eagle’s Wings Flight School’s (EWFS) first ever summer flying program and have had full days this week spending their mornings taking cultural […]

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Métis leadership says rise in ‘race-shifting’ threatens future of the Métis Nation – CBC

‘We have a lot to lose here,’ says president of the Manitoba Métis Federation Jul 31, 2020 Métis Nation leadership says the rise in people falsely claiming a Métis identity is dangerous because it threatens the future of the entire Nation. David Chartrand, president of the Manitoba Métis Federation and vice-president and spokesperson for the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 202023 Views

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MKO’s letter to Minister Rochelle Squires on the need for a state of emergency for Leaf Rapids

July 28, 2020 Honourable Rochelle Squires Minister of Municipal Relations Room 317 Legislative Building 450 Broadway Winnipeg, MB  R3C 0V8 Re: Lack of health services and the need for a state of emergency for Leaf Rapids Dear Minister Squires, I am writing to you today to express the need for a state of emergency for […]

by mmnationtalk on July 31, 202053 Views

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Elder disappointed no consequences for woman accused of racist Facebook posts – CBC

Samantha Markham didn’t participate in other court diversion programs after dropping out of mediation circles Jul 30, 2020 A First Nations elder who led mediation circles after a social media post called for violence against Indigenous people says she is disappointed one of three women arrested has not faced consequences. “We do not accept racism,” […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202024 Views

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Manitoba First Nation Takes First Steps to Get Jurisdiction Over Children in Care – ChrisD.ca

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba First Nation has begun the process of creating its own child welfare system under controversial federal legislation that allows Indigenous groups to enact their own laws. Opaskwayak Cree Nation has retained a Winnipeg law firm and says it will consult with members in the coming months to develop the law to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202025 Views

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Government of Canada protecting the Lake Winnipeg basin

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada July 30, 2020 – Winnipeg, Manitoba The Lake Winnipeg basin is the second-largest watershed in Canada, covering close to one million square kilometres, which span over four provinces and four states. Home to seven million people, the basin is an important freshwater resource. Over the past several decades, Lake Winnipeg has faced significant […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202031 Views

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Read the Summer 2020 issue of UWinnipeg Magazine – UWinnipeg

The Summer 2020 issue of UWinnipeg Magazine is now available to read online. This issue highlights the legacies of two icons in the UWinnipeg community who are leaving their posts: Chancellor Bob Silver as well as Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor. The issue also features research news, campus updates, and stories about some of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202029 Views

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