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Inspiring next generation of Indigenous health-care professionals – UM Today

October 15, 2019 — Maximus Sandberg stood in the middle of the Pinaymootang School gym holding a stack of pamphlets and papers he planned to take home and read. The Grade 12 student had just visited the 10 booths that were part of the health-care professions career fair held on Pinaymootang First Nation on September […]

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APTN Investigates – Canada assumed Indigenous people were ‘dying out’: The on-reserve housing crisis that never ends – APTN News

October 11, 2019 Just weeks after moving in, Lake St. Martin First Nation community member Bernice McKenzie began hearing a noise in her master bedroom. “At the beginning it was slow…but now it’s just like a water tap,” she said. McKenzie moved into her new home on March 2, 2018. “I was excited. I was […]

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Canadian football team offering scholarship to indigenous student-athletes – The Post Millennial

For the record, “Indian” Jack Jacobs was not your typical ‘Indian boy’ from Muskogee. Born in Holdenville, Okla. Jack Jacobs grew up to hostile messages on storefront signs, which read, “No dogs or Indians allowed.” At the time, he did not speak a word of English and was raised in a world that saw him […]

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He should be helping out’: Frustration erupts among snowstorm evacuees as Scheer campaigns in Winnipeg – CBC

Hundreds seek shelter in Winnipeg following snowstorm, including at hotel hosting Conservative leader’s event Oct 14, 2019 Evacuees in Manitoba driven from their homes by a recent, massive snowstorm that cut power to tens of thousands said today they were annoyed by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s decision to campaign in Winnipeg today. A few dozen […]

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Kent Monkman exhibit ‘Shame and Prejudice’ returns home to Winnipeg – APTN News

October 10, 2019 His exhibit Shame and Prejudice is a story of resilience that aims to highlight the many different devastating periods in time that First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people survived genocidal policies including residential schools, mass incarceration and displacement. The exhibit, by Cree artist Kent Monkman, has been traveling the country but has […]

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Devastated parents say incentivized apprehensions need to stop in Manitoba – APTN New

October 9, 2019 A Brandon Manitoba family, who is in a bitter battle with Michif Child and Family Services over their five-month-old infant son, says the system is unfairly rigged against families who are forced to comply with unreasonable demands like unwarranted supervised visits. They say if you try to fight back, you risk losing […]

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I want them to be safe’: Tina Fontaine’s aunt asks Winnipeg Centre candidates how they’ll help at-risk youth – CBC

Thelma Favel says systemic failures let down 15-year-old niece who was slain 5 years ago Oct 10, 2019 The great-aunt and caretaker of Tina Fontaine wants people heading to the polls this month to consider voting for federal candidates committed to helping at-risk youth. Thelma Favel said she hasn’t heard much from federal parties about […]

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More details needed in Manitoba response to Tina Fontaine report: advocate – CBC

Manitobans need to know what’s being done to help children, says Daphne Penrose Oct 08, 2019 Manitoba’s advocate for children and youth says a lot more needs to be done if the government is to save children in care from the grim reality of an Indigenous teenage girl whose body was found in a river. […]

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New play asks Indigenous Peoples whether to stay the course or chart a new path – APTN News

October 7, 2019 The world premiere of The Third Colour, a thought provoking but funny new play by Anishinaabe playwright Ian Ross is on stage now at the Prairie Theatre Exchange in Winnipeg. The Third Colour follows two spirits that take the shape of Indigenous women, Agatu and Head Full of Lice, as they take […]

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Future pilots set sights sky-high at Girls in Aviation Day – CBC

Organizer says event helps fill gaps in representation of women in aviation Oct 05, 2019 Teara Fraser still remembers the first time she got in the cockpit of a plane and took off flying. “At 30 years old, I was like, ‘Wow, this is the coolest thing I have ever seen,’” said the founder of […]

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