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Thursday, September 24, 2020
Garden River First Nation Shke Sahkehjewaosa Community Centre

Rallies to be held in Garden River and Batchewana

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Supporters of Indigenous Cannabis dispensaries are holding a rally outside police stations in Garden River and Batchewana First Nation on National Aboriginal Day this...

Zero-tolerance: Top Indigenous leader calls for systemic change for policing

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OTTAWA — The only way to overcome racism in Canada's policing agencies is to impose systemic change and a zero-tolerance policy aimed at eliminating...

Mamakwa calls on Ford to support Kiiwetinoong First Nations to contain COVID-19

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VERMILION BAY – Doug Ford’s government must help Kiiwetinoong First Nations to contain COVID-19, said Sol Mamakwa, NDP Official Opposition Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation...

Trudeau calls video of RCMP tackling Indigenous man ‘shocking’ and wants answers

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OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a new video showing the violent arrest of a prominent chief of a northern Alberta First Nation is "shocking"...

ÉSC Trillium graduate stands out for her passion and pride for her Aboriginal heritage

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Katrina Keech, a grade 12 student at École secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau), is an exceptional young woman who has persevered in maintaining a healthy...

Minister says reckoning on police violence against Indigenous people needed

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OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says he is outraged at police violence against Indigenous people in Canada. Miller says Canada needs a reckoning because...

Federal delay of MMIWG action plan sparks dismay ahead of inquiry anniversary

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OTTAWA — Disheartened, disappointed, disbelieving. But still determined. Indigenous women and leaders fighting to end violence against Indigenous women in Canada say that's how they...

Another $650M in COVID-19 aid bound for Indigenous communities, Miller says

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OTTAWA — Federal Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the federal government will spend another $650 million to help Indigenous communities cope with the...

Powwow circuit disrupted by COVID-19, but organizers optimistic for 2021

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Romaine Mitchell is confident that a summer without powwows will be "just a small blip" in the cultural history of Indigenous Peoples. Mitchell has been...

Trudeau promises $75M more for off-reserve Indigenous services in pandemic

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OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is sending $75 million to organizations that help Indigenous people living in urban areas...