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First Nations family advocate discouraged after 1st week working with CFS – CBC

Jun 15, 2015 I was devastated. And I wasn’t anywhere near as devastated as the family,’ Cora Morgan says The family advocate for First Nations families dealing with Child and Family Services is devastated after her first week on the job, working for the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs. The assembly created the position of family advocate […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 2015130 Views

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Metis president unhappy with Manitoba’s ’60s Scoop apology, lack of consultation – 680 News

Jun 15, 2015 WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s Metis federation says its people are being left out of an apology to come this week for aboriginal children who were taken from their homes and placed with non-aboriginal families. President David Chartrand said no one from the Manitoba government consulted with the Metis or formally invited him to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 2015122 Views

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Aboriginal kids in Manitoba’s care finally have advocate – CBC

June 15, 2015 “There’s really no excuse for her not to be here. And she should be here. But in spirit, she is.” Thelma Favel is the great-aunt of Tina Fontaine, the young, First Nations woman whose body was found in Winnipeg’s Red River, last August. It was a tragic discovery. Worse yet, Tina Fontaine […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 2015196 Views

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Metis president unhappy with Manitoba’s ’60s Scoop apology, lack of consultation – Westman Journal

June 15, 2015 WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s Metis federation says its people are being left out of an apology to come this week for aboriginal children who were taken from their homes and placed with non-aboriginal families. President David Chartrand says no one from the Manitoba government consulted with the Metis or formally invited him to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 2015126 Views

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A bad place to call home: drugs, parties in block where Tina stayed – Winnipeg Free Press

06/13/2015 Neighbours report seeing Tina days before her body was discovered in the Red River Residents of a Furby Street apartment block where Tina Fontaine spent some of her last days before she was slain knew there were problems there. The four-storey block was linked to an alleged human-trafficking ring that operated recently. The residents […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 2015147 Views

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Manitoba to apologize to children taken in ’60s Scoop – CBC

Jun 11, 2015 Manitoba is set to apologize to indigenous people who were taken from their parents decades ago and adopted into non-indigenous families. The apology, thought to be the first by a Canadian province, is directed at individuals from the ’60s Scoop, which many see as an extension of Indian residential schools policy. Premier Greg […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2015137 Views

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History of Winnipeg’s indigenous people ignored by FIFA – The Carillon

Information about Winnipeg for media covering the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup includes much about the city’s history and culture but makes no mention of its indigenous people. Described as a fur-trading post at the geographic centre of North America where “Scottish crofters” first settled in 1812, the FIFA online media channel for accredited journalists […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2015167 Views

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Phoenix Sinclair’s legacy to live on at North End Stay and Play – CBC

Jun 11, 2015 Every Wednesday you will find at least a dozen parents and kids in the basement of the Ukrainian Labour Temple on McGregor Street and Pritchard Avenue in Winnipeg. They’re there for the North End Stay and Play, a group for infants and children up to five years old. “Aboriginal people have taught […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 2015127 Views

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Manitoba’s child advocate says changes to welfare system don’t go far enough – CTV

June 10, 2015 WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is moving to implement some recommendations from an inquiry into the province’s troubled child-welfare system, but the children’s advocate says the changes don’t go far enough. Family Services Minister Kerri Irvin-Ross introduced a bill Wednesday that would make the children’s advocate more independent from government with more […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 2015134 Views

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Manitoba Music, APTN Partner for Mentoring Sessions – ChrisD.ca

June 11, 2015 WINNIPEG — Local aboriginal musical artists and entrepreneurs will be connected with key industry pros from across Canada through new mentoring sessions. Manitoba Music and the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) have teamed up for Aboriginal Day Live Mentor Sessions from June 20-22. The one-on-one meetings include representatives from the New Orleans […]

by aanationtalk on June 11, 2015131 Views

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