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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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

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New book details lasting effects of hydroelectric projects in Manitoba – APTN News

May 24, 2022 Manitoba Hydro, founded in 1961 as a provincial crown corporation, has provided low electricity rates for customers, largely in the south of the province, to the detriment of the people who call the north home. “It’s part of the identity of Manitoba and since the ‘60s, there are a variety of dams […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202210 Views

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David Chartrand acclaimed again as president of Manitoba Métis Federation – CBC

For the 1st time, all positions open for election decided by acclamation: electoral officer David Chartrand has been acclaimed once more as the head of the Manitoba Métis Federation, the organization says in a news release. And for the first time, all the other positions open for election — 21 roles in seven regions — […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202211 Views

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Local hockey player brings home gold from National Aboriginal Hockey Championship – Steinbachonline.com

23 May 2022 Team Manitoba took the gold medal after beating Ontario 3-2 in the final. Ariana Wery says this was quite an experience. “It was very nerve wracking because there were so many good girls there, like Oceane Asham, her dad being in the NHL,” Wery says. “It was very competitive as well. I […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202211 Views

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Sounds from the Sky:’ First Nations pilot aims to inspire young Indigenous flyers – Toronto Star

May 23, 2022 WINNIPEG – Timothy Atik (Tik) Mason has fond childhood memories of boarding large aircraft that would take him from Winnipeg to loved ones in his home community of St. Theresa Point First Nation in northern Manitoba. “It was like this big, huge, magic machine when I was a child,” Mason said in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20228 Views

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Chiefs call for permanent protection for Peguis First Nation after historic flood – CBC

May 20, 2022 Difference in flood protection for non-Indigenous communities ‘blatant racism’: Southern Chiefs’ Organization Peguis First Nation Chief Glenn Hudson called on the federal and provincial governments to put jurisdictional issues aside and fund permanent flood protection for the community following this spring’s historic inundation. For the fifth time in less than two decades, […]

by pmnationtalk on May 20, 202213 Views

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Judges sides with Indigenous child welfare agencies in landmark decision – APTN News

May 19, 2022 In Manitoba, a Court of Queen’s Bench judge has sided with Indigenous child welfare agencies in a landmark decision about the province’s practice of taking the federal benefits for kids in care. Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/videos/judges-sides-with-indigenous-child-welfare-agencies-in-landmark-decision/

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202247 Views

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