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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs calls for tips in disappearance of Dwayne Lavallee

Treaty One Territory, MB – Grand Chief Arlen Dumas of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is requesting that people come forward with tips to support the search for missing Skownan citizen Dwayne Lavallee. The 21-year-old man has been missing from his First Nation since September. He was last seen in the Ebb and Flow First Nation on September […]

by pmnationtalk on October 29, 201813 Views

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Let’s not “whitewash” Cindy Gladue’s murder – Evidence Network

A version of this commentary appeared in the Montreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal and Vancouver Province Missing and murdered Indigenous women not on trial This week, the Supreme Court of Canada heard the most important case in a generation regarding the Canadian legal system’s response to murdered and missing Indigenous women. Thursday’s hearing was the culmination […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 201812 Views

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U of Winnipeg: Fixing the justice system

Indigenous people are overrepresented in Canada’s criminal justice system as both victims and offenders, according to the Canadian Department of Justice. Social worker Jennifer Meixner was working with the Contemporary Criminal Justice System (CJS) for 10 years and realized these statistics first hand. She also recognized the system was not working for Indigenous people. This […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 201817 Views

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Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Survivors Seek Justice

October 22, 2018 From October 19 to 21, the Métis National Council hosted a Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Symposium at the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Symposium brought Métis leaders together with Métis survivors of the Sixties Scoop from across the Métis Nation homeland to share knowledge and experiences, toward reconciliation for Métis […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201815 Views

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Court told supremacist past not factor in killing of former Manitoba KKK leader – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 23, 2018  WINNIPEG _ Two men have pleaded guilty in the fatal stabbing of the former leader of the Manitoba Ku Klux Klan. Joshua Evans pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the June 2016 death of James Edsel Tucker. The co-accused, Martin Archie Flett, entered his plea to a charge of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 201818 Views

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Search for missing Skownan First Nation man turns up historical remains – CBC

Kelly Lavallee thinks son was killed Oct 21, 2018 Ste. Rose du Lac RCMP are investigating after searchers looking for a missing man near Ebb and Flow First Nation Saturday came across human remains police believe to be historical. Officers have secured the area and remain on scene. RCMP said they do not believe the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201817 Views

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Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew

Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew October 19, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Following today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada regarding Mikisew Cree First Nation stating that the federal government does not need to consult with First Nations prior to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 201863 Views

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Bodies of 3 men recovered on Lake of the Woods – CTV

October 19, 2018 Ontario Provincial Police said the bodies of three men from Big Grassy First Nation, Ont. were recovered this week on Lake of the Woods after a boat capsized near Manitou Island. The men were reported missing at 8:45 p.m. Monday, police said, and investigators found out the boat had capsized but the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 201820 Views

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Call for better trained social workers in report on dead Manitoba teen – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 19, 2018  By Steve Lambert THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ An Indigenous teen who struggled with addiction and died in 2016 did not get the help he needed from social workers, school officials and others, Manitoba’s advocate for children and youth said Friday. The 17-year-old, who is not identified in Daphne Penrose’s […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 201815 Views

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Mba-Child-Advocate-Report – Audio Clip NAT119 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Audio Oct 19, 2018  119 – (Mba-Child-Advocate-Report) MP3 Audio: http://audio.cp.org/productionaudio/audio/2018/10/19/cp201810190142-1.mp3 WINNIPEG. x–14s. Manitoba’s children and youth advocate is once again calling for better training for social workers and more support for teenagers. Daphne Penrose has released a 100-page report into the case of a 17-year-old Indigenous boy, who died in a single-vehicle […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 201818 Views

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