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SCO and Sioux Valley Dakota Nation host Event to Honour Residential School Victims and Survivors

June 21, 2021 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — Today, the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) and Sioux Valley Dakota Nation (SVDN) marked National Indigenous Peoples Day with a ceremonial event at the site of the former Brandon Indian Residential School. “Normally, June 21st is a time to celebrate and gather in joy,” stated SCO Grand […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20211 Views

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AMC seeks answers to the many questions surrounding the death of Krystal Mousseau

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) issues this statement in response to the official critical incident investigation into the May 25th death of Krystal Mousseau, a citizen of the Ebb and Flow First Nation and seriously ill COVID-19 patient who died while being airlifted to Ottawa due to a lack […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20211 Views

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Countdown to the 150th anniversary of the signing of Treaty No. 1 Begins

From: Parks Canada Treaty One Nation, Treaty Relations Commission, and Parks Canada begin virtual campaign leading up to August 3rd Commemoration June 20, 2021                Treaty No. 1 Territory, St. Andrews, MB                             Today, the Treaty One Nation, in partnership with Parks Canada and the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba, are launching the six-week countdown to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20212 Views

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MB Government: Province Commits $2.5 Million to Help Support Commemoration and Protection of Indigenous Residential School Burial Sites

June 21, 2021 Working Collaboratively with Indigenous Partners to Seek Reconciliation and Healing: Premier and Clarke The Manitoba government is committing $2.5 million to begin the work of supporting the identification, investigation, protection and commemoration of Indian Residential School burial sites across the province, Premier Brian Pallister and Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister Eileen Clarke […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 20219 Views

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Statement from Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister Eileen Clarke on National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2021 As minister of Indigenous and northern relations, I would like to acknowledge June 21 as National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. Today I encourage all Manitobans to celebrate the unique and beautiful heritage, and diverse cultures of Indigenous peoples in our province and across the country. The traditions, history and teachings of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 20217 Views

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MMF: Canada one step closer to adoption of Bill C-15, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

June 18, 2021 Winnipeg, MB, in the Métis Nation Homeland – Bill C-15 has passed the third reading in the Senate, leaving Royal Assent as the final step in the bill becoming law. Bill C-15 requires the Government of Canada, in consultation and collaboration with Indigenous Peoples, to develop an action plan and align federal laws with The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202140 Views

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COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #93

June 18, 2021 Today, people who received their first dose on or before May 23 can book a second-dose appointment. Manitobans are strongly reminded to only book their appointment based on the date of their first dose or other provincial eligibility criteria. For more information, visit https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/eligibility-criteria.html#second-dose . All people aged 12 and up are […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202111 Views

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SCO Responds to New Supported Guardianship Program

June 18, 2021 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) continues to be disappointed by Manitoba’s child and family services policies and programs, including yesterday’s announcement of a supported guardianship program for children in care. “The government is trying to make people believe they support keeping children within the family but […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202110 Views

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Manitoba Government Launches Formal Process to Respond to Economic Review of Bipole III and Keeyask

June 18, 2021 External Expert Panel to Provide Future Direction for Manitoba Hydro: Wharton The Manitoba government has established a formal process that includes creating a project team to respond to the 51 recommendations from the Economic Review of Bipole III and Keeyask (ERBK) from commissioner Brad Wall, as well as an external expert panel […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202112 Views

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MMF: Equity from Manitoba Justice far from Reconciliation

June 17, 2021 Winnipeg, MB, in the Homeland of the Métis Nation – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is appalled that once again the Manitoba Government is avoiding respectful and reconciliatory nation-to-nation, government-to-government relationships with the Métis Nation. The provincial government — without any engagement with the MMF — recently announced the establishment of an […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202114 Views

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