Support group one of a kind in Regina for recovering meth addicts, say walk organizers


The Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services held a community walk in Regina’s North Central neighbourhood on Tuesday, to bring awareness and education to those in the area about the rising problem of crystal meth. The Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Service has been organizing a local support …

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Mi’kmaq Confederacy updating members on Hog Island land claim


The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of P.E.I. is holding information sessions to bring First Nation members up to speed as negotiations with the federal government over Hog Island continue. Only accessible by boat, Hog Island is located north of Lennox Island. (John Robertson/CBC) The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of P.E.I. is hosting information sessions this week …

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Onion Lake Cree Nation ordered again by judge to post financial statements


A Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench judge has ordered the Onion Lake Cree Nation to post its financial documents online. Charmaine Stick launched an application to force the Onion Lake Cree Nation to release its financial documents. (Micki Cowan/CBC) A Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench judge has ordered the Onion …

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N.W.T. fisher says government is too controlling


Commercial fishers in the N.W.T. say the territorial government is reluctant to give them control of their industry and a new fish plant being built in Hay River. A worker empties a bucket of fish inside Hay River’s fish plant. A new fish plant is being built to replace this …

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Please take your Indian name: Artist explores beauty, humour, and identity politics in Montreal exhibition


Atikamekw artist Meky Ottawa’s exhibition Nehirowisidigital is part of the programming for the upcoming Montreal First Peoples Festival. (Jessica Deer/CBC) Heavy drum. White torso, brown arms. Slowest hunter. Tax payer. White Indian. These are just some of the “Indian names” emerging Atikamekw artist Meky Ottawa is asking people to take …

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Parks Canada program recognizes heroism of decorated Indigenous veteran Tommy Prince, and injustice he faced


His bravery earned him a dozen medals. Among them, Tommy Prince was decorated by King George VI at Buckingham Palace with both the Military Medal and, on behalf of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the Silver Star. Family members and dignitaries celebrate the unveiling of a plaque in honour of decorated …

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Anishinaabe brothers part of gold-winning team at international hockey tournament


Two Anishinaabe brothers from Aamjiwnaang First Nation in Sarnia, Ont., are bringing home gold medals after their team won a hockey tournament in Sweden at the end of July.  Darrius and Julius Sinopole are Anishinaabe brothers from Aamjiwnaang First Nation in Sarnia, Ont. (Submitted by Candi Sinopole) Two young Anishinaabe brothers are bringing home gold …

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Bridges:CeCe Baptiste connects Indigenous values to the business world

Click here to view original web page at Bridges:CeCe Baptiste connects Indigenous values to the business world CeCe Baptiste remembers being incredibly hungry. She used to watch her high school classmates eat their lunches at school with a gnawing sensation in her stomach and a longing in her eyes. At …

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Pipeline construction began without archaeological assessments, Coastal GasLink says


British Columbia The company behind a natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia says construction began in a number of places before archaeological assessments were complete. Clearing halted until internal investigation is complete, company says The Canadian Press · Posted: Aug 02, 2019 7:45 AM PT | Last Updated: August …

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Oneida of the Thames water woes a sign of discrimination, says grand chief


The Grand Chief of the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians, Joel Abram, is crying foul after noticing the discrepancy of water availability between Oneida of the Thames First Nation and some of its neighbouring municipalities. Residents at Oneida First Nation are asked to conserve water while neighbouring municipalities extend …

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