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AMC Responds to the Manitoba Provincial Governments Amendments to The Child and Family Services Act

May 26, 2022 Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) calls on the provincial government to work with First Nations before any amendment to the Child and Family Services Act (CFS Act) related to First Nations’ jurisdiction. “The AMC has been clear and direct; government officials must support First Nations led […]

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Vigil for homicide victim calls attention to violence against Indigenous women – Winnipeg Free Press

May. 26, 2022 There were tears and hugs as people circled around to offer condolences to the family of 25-year-old Doris Trout, who was killed in a homicide last week in Winnipeg’s Central Park neighbourhood. About 40 people attended the vigil, right outside the building where Trout’s remains were found. The Cree woman from Gods […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20226 Views

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Winnipeg moving forward on name changes to reflect reconciliation, but process could be improved: prof – CBC

May 26, 2022 Of 14 sites that have had name changes or are under review, 6 have no direct connection to Indigenous history The City of Winnipeg has slowly been working through the process of renaming some parks and trails over the past year to better reflect Indigenous history, but a professor of Indigenous history […]

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New Age Metals Announces $1.8 million Budget for 2022 Exploration Program, Lithium Division, Manitoba

May 26th, 2022, Rockport, Ontario – New Age Metals Inc. (TSX.V: NAM; OTCQB: NMTLF; FSE: P7J.F) (“NAM” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that the company’s partner Mineral Resources Limited has approved the 2022 exploration budget and program for its Manitoba Lithium division. Harry Barr, Chairman & CEO stated, “We are happy to have […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20228 Views

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As ‘overwhelming’ cleanup begins in Peguis First Nation, extent of flood damage emerges – CBC

May 26, 2022 Preliminary estimates suggest as many as 700 homes sustained some kind of damage, Peguis officials say As floodwaters recede in Manitoba’s Interlake, some Peguis First Nation evacuees are heading back to clean up the saturated community — and in some cases discovering devastating damage. Cheryl Thomson was among the first wave to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20228 Views

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AMC Urges Manitoba to Engage First Nations on Flooding Projects

May 25, 2022 Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) renews the call for the Province of Manitoba (Province) to engage First Nations on projects to prevent and mitigate flood damage on First Nations’ lands and infrastructure. “The AMC has urged the Province to expedite the construction of outlet channels to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 202211 Views

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Deaths of First Nations women in Winnipeg reignite calls for action – APTN News

May 25, 2022 The deaths of two First Nations women who were victims of homicide over the course of a week in Winnipeg are reigniting calls for more to be done to stem violence against Indigenous women. On May 16, the remains of Rebecca Contois, 24, originally from Crane River First Nation, were discovered near […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20226 Views

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MMF to invest $14.8 million in Selkirk for mixed use residential development – 55+ housing, commercial space

May 25, 2022 Winnipeg, MB, in the National Homeland of the Red River Métis - Today, the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF), the National Government of the Red River Métis, also known as the Manitoba Métis, is announcing an investment of more than $14.8 million into the city of Selkirk to create top-quality, affordable and adaptive rental units for seniors, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202212 Views

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Brandon Wins National Municipal Innovation Award For Truth and Reconciliation Week 2021

Fredericton, NB – The City of Brandon, MB has received national recognition for its Truth and Reconciliation Week 2021 and Brandon Urban Aboriginal Peoples’ Council partnership from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA).  The municipality was presented with the 2022 CAMA Willis Award for Innovation, in the 20,001-100,000-population category, during a Virtual Awards of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202210 Views

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Manito Ahbee Festival 2022: MKO Grand Chief Enters Pow Wow Circle as Traditional Dancer

“I was so happy to have the opportunity to do that,” shared Grand Chief Garrison Settee in reference to his first time entering the pow wow circle as a traditional dancer. “I grew up with Pentecostal teachings and I didn’t grow up in a traditional family. Now I am embracing my identity while holding onto […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202210 Views

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