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Former N.S. Native Women’s Association president files human rights complaints over Googoo investigation

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Cheryl Maloney says the Tripartite Forum failed to find solutions or protections for Mi’kmaq women after a 2018 report found that Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Morley Googoo engaged in “direct discrimination” against her and other women.

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$1.2-million price tag for wildfire evacuations of First Nations in Ontario over last five years

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According to numbers obtained from Indigenous Services Canada, the cost of evacuating First Nations as a result of wildfires has been over $1.2-million between 2013 and 2018. That number is not including the costs of evacuating Pikangikum First Nation two times and Keewaywin First Nation once this year.

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‘We have great hope’: Increasing number of young people learning Indigenous languages in B.C.

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Nearly all of the dozens of Indigenous languages in British Columbia are threatened with extinction but, according to a local First Nations organization, the tide is turning as more and more young people learn the languages.

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Northern First Nations will need trauma support after hunt for B.C. pair ends, chiefs say

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It isn’t clear when, where or how the hunt for two B.C. homicide suspects will end, but Indigenous leaders suspect the scale and impact of the search will linger in the minds of northern Manitoba First Nation residents well after the large police and military presence is gone.

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