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I try to be the voice for my daughter’: six months since Chantel Moore’s death, family still seeking answers – CTV News

FREDERICTON — This week marks six months since the death of Chantel Moore, and the lawyer representing her estate says they haven’t heard any new information on the status of the investigation into her death. Moore was shot and killed by an Edmundston, N.B., police officer during a wellness check at her apartment in the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 20202 Views

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Indigenous artists and craftspeople go online to connect with holiday shoppers – CBC

‘Making a purchase from one of these women makes a huge impact,’ says holiday market organizer Dec 01, 2020 Dana Connolly is one of hundreds of Indigenous artists who are selling their beadwork, crafts, clothing and gifts this year online as part of virtual holiday markets. “It’s a way that we can actively support each […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 20202 Views

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Pine Creek FN second community to get high-speed internet – Winnipeg Sun

Pine Creek First Nation will now be the second community to have access to high-speed internet. Clear Sky Connections (CSC) is launching Pine Creek FN to improve communications within First Nation communities during serious events and emergencies like natural disasters and the COVID-19 outbreak. The tool will also provide training opportunities for the community to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 202012 Views

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Young Indigenous woman creates and leads her own sharing circles – CBC

Online sharing circle aims to help women support each other in their day to day lives A young First Nations woman is helping other Indigenous women find strength by creating an online sharing circle. “I started A Woman’s Voice because I remember a time where I didn’t feel like I had a voice,” said facilitator Ocean Bruyere. The 24-year-old from […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 20209 Views

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It’s Time to Go Back – The Story of Eric Mentuck – MASRC

As a husband and father of 5, Eric Mentuck has always been an active guy, seeking out different opportunities for his kids and the youth in the community. Eric began playing sports in Waywayseecappo on his high school hockey team, as that was the only sport to compete in at the time. Some of Eric’s […]

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Blind Oji-Cree musician ‘Mattmac’ drops first career album – Globalnews.ca

November 23, 2020 A blind musician from the remote community of Garden Hill First Nation in northern Manitoba has released his first career album. Matthew Monias, or “Mattmac”, dropped an eight-song collection titled 20/20 on Friday. “It paints a really good picture of where I’m at with my life, with my career as a developing […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202013 Views

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Over 50 First Nations supplied with PPE by Indigenous-owned company – Globalnews.ca

A small company based in Winnipeg’s exchange district is distributing advanced personal protective equipment to remote First Nations communities across Canada. Exchange PPE opened a store on Bannatyne Avenue in mid-September after selling exclusively to First Nations communities since May. “We have customers ranging from Akwesasne, Ont., all the way to B.C. now. All of […]

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Turning “I can’t do that!” to “How can I do that?” for Brandon grapplers – The Story of Lisa McMaster – MASRC

Lisa McMaster didn’t start participating in mixed martial arts until after she had her children, when she was looking for an interactive way to get back into shape. As a child, Lisa was involved in gymnastics and Girl Guides. She always wanted to get into martial arts, but her mother did not think that it […]

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Fisher River Cree Nation gives students free laptops and internet access for online learning – CBC

Nov 19, 2020 Fisher River Cree Nation is making the transition to online learning easier by giving students in the community a free laptop or iPad and internet connection device. “It’s a great thing… because not every family actually has the money to afford a laptop,” said Grade 12 student Koby Wilson. Wilson is one of 470 students […]

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Jane Goodall backs Sen. Murray Sinclair’s bill to ban ape, elephant captivity in Canada – CBC

Manitoba senator to introduce legislation to curb captivity, ban elephant ‘trophies’ Nov 17, 2020 World-renowned primatologist Jane Goodall is joining forces with Manitoba Sen. Murray Sinclair to press Canada to adopt a more ambitious animal welfare law that would effectively ban keeping great apes and elephants in captivity in this country. Sinclair is set to introduce a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 202027 Views

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