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WFP: Indigenous identity is about more than self-declaration – U of M

September 11, 2018 — As U of M professor and Free Press columnists Niigaan Sinclair writes in the Winnipeg Free Press on Sept. 10, 2018: In the early 1970s, there were about a dozen Indigenous students at the University of Manitoba. One of them, my father, says he could go months without seeing anyone like […]

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Canadian Museum for Human Rights opens exhibit on Indian Act – CBC

‘It’s the government still having full control over their lands and … their whole lives’ Sep 11, 2018 A new exhibit at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg looks at the effects the Indian Act has had on Indigenous Peoples. “The Indian Act has tried to interfere in all of these different structures […]

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Canadian Museum for Human Rights opens exhibit on Indian Act – CBC

‘It’s the government still having full control over their lands and … their whole lives’ Sep 11, 2018 A new exhibit at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg looks at the effects the Indian Act has had on Indigenous Peoples. “The Indian Act has tried to interfere in all of these different structures […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 20189 Views

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Winnipeg councillor accused of sexual assault says he won’t seek re election – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 10, 2018  WINNIPEG _ A Winnipeg city councillor charged with sexual assault says he is not seeking re-election in the city’s upcoming municipal election. Russ Wyatt says in a statement that it has been an honour to serve and give back to the community. Wyatt was arrested in mid-July following an assault […]

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First Nation families sue federal government over stipend cut – Mortgage Broker News

10 Sep 2018 Seventy First Nation families who were forced to leave their homes in Manitoba are still renting in Winnipeg and are set to lose a federal government stipend. The families moved out in 2011 when homes were flooded after the provincial government diverted water from the Assiniboine River to reduce flood risk for […]

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APTN’s ‘First Contact’ brings non Indigenous Canadians to Indigenous communities – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 10, 2018 9:30 By Kelly Geraldine Malone THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ Talk about a fish out of water story _ an accountant from Alberta in a sweat lodge on a reserve, an animal lover from Ontario on an Inuit seal hunt, and a lobster fisherman from New Brunswick eating dinner with a residential school survivor. […]

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Drop the mic: Rosanna Deerchild fulfills lifelong dream as powwow emcee – CBC Radio

At every powwow there is a person at the centre of it all, the glue holding the whole thing together, that knows all, sees all and tells all. That person is the emcee. At the Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation powwow, that person was Michael Esquash from Swan Lake First Nation. He was kind enough […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 201819 Views

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Manitoba First Nation where boys switched at birth gets new $100M health centre – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2018  NORWAY HOUSE, Man. _ A northern Manitoba First Nation where several men were switched at birth is getting a new $100-million health centre. Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott says Norway House Cree Nation will get the money over the next five years. She says the health facility will provide emergency […]

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First Nation wants inquiry into racism, assaults linked to hydro development – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2018 WINNIPEG _ A northern Manitoba First Nation is calling for a provincial inquiry into racism, discrimination and violence linked to hydroelectric development on its territory. York Factory First Nation Chief Leroy Constant says people have suffered because of the Manitoba Hydro projects. He says women in particular have experienced ongoing […]

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In the news today, Sept. 7 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2018  Five stories in the news for Friday, Sept. 7 ___ MANHUNT CONTINUES IN ST. CATHARINES Police searched into the night for two armed men following a daytime shooting in St. Catharines, Ont., on Thursday that sent three people to hospital, two of them in life-threatening condition. Niagara regional police said […]

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