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Missing, but never gone: KTC hosts walk for missing and murdered indigenous men and women – Thompson Citizen

October 7, 2016 Keewatin Tribal Council (KTC) organized a march in honour of missing and murdered aboriginal men and women in Thompson Oct. 4, marching from the KTC offices to the southern bank of the Burntwood River. Family members of the missing and murdered stood in the October cold to share their grief and memories. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 2016198 Views

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Walk/Vigil For Missing/Murdered Indigenous Women – PortageOnline.com

05 October 2016 Yesterday saw the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Walk and Vigil held in Portage la Prairie. The Portage Friendship Centre hosted the event, and Donna Wettlaufer says it’s an issue that hits her own doorstep. “I was here because it’s quite important to keep the knowledge out there about this. My sister […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 2016152 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Stands with Families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls at 10th Annual Sisters in Spirit Vigils

Assembly of First Nations Stands with Families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls at 10th Annual Sisters in Spirit Vigils OTTAWA, Oct. 4, 2016 – Representatives from the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) will take part in the 10th annual Sisters in Spirit vigils being held in various locations across the country today […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 2016204 Views

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Province, City Announce New Initiatives to Support Safer Public Spaces for Women and Girls

September 30, 2016 A Manitoba government and City of Winnipeg partnership is launching a number of new initiatives to support safer public spaces for women, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, and Cindy Gilroy, city councillor for Daniel McIntyre, announced today. “Every woman has the right to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2016139 Views

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Indigenous children for sale: The money behind the Sixties Scoop – CBC

Adoptive U.S. parents paid thousands for Indigenous Manitoba children Sep 28, 2016 Marlene Orgeron recalls the day her adoptive Louisiana parents told her they bought her for $30,000. Her brothers, they told Marlene, were “freebies.” It left her feeling worthless. “They told me I should feel grateful they paid anything for me at all,” Orgeron […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2016178 Views

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Manitoba police watchdog says prisoner’s injuries due to his own actions – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 27, 2016  WINNIPEG _ Manitoba’s police watchdog says injuries to a man in police custody were caused by the man’s own actions. The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba investigated complaints from a man who was arrested on April 2 at a home on the Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation. The Dakota Ojibway […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 2016169 Views

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Video: ‘Reservation Royalty,’ ‘Indian Princess’ Halloween costumes hit Winnipeg shelves – CBC

Critics fed up offensive costumes continue to be sold year after year Sep 21, 2016 “Reservation Royalty,” “Indian Princess” and “Indian Warrior” Halloween costumes being sold in a Winnipeg store are offensive, hurtful and racist, some Indigenous Winnipeggers say. Spirit Halloween on Pembina Highway carries a variety of Indigenous-themed costumes that a University of Manitoba […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2016133 Views

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DNA tests confirm second switched at birth case in northern Manitoba – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2016 NORWAY HOUSE, Man. _ A second set of DNA tests have confirmed that two men were switched at birth at a hospital in northern Manitoba in 1975. Former Manitoba aboriginal affairs minister Eric Robinson says the men from Norway House learned of the results Tuesday. He says the tests show […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2016134 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Supports Treaty 8 First Nations Justice for the Peace Caravan in Opposing the Site C Dam

September 12, 2016 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Supports Treaty 8 First Nations Justice for the Peace Caravan in Opposing the Site C Dam (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) restated its full support for Treaty 8 First Nations who oppose the Site C dam project in northern British Columbia, as the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 2016252 Views

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Every hour matters’: Search efforts intensify in hunt for missing Manitoba woman – CTV

September 8, 2016 George and Melinda Wood sat around a table holding hands and talking to supporters at a restaurant in Winnipeg Wednesday night. The gathering was there to strategize and help the Woods locate their missing daughter Christine. The 21-year-old woman from Oxford House First Nation in northern Manitoba has been missing for almost […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2016119 Views

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