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We must not forget men when we talk about Indigenous trauma

Click here to view original web page at We must not forget men when we talk about Indigenous trauma Claudette Commanda, LL.B., is a member of the Kitigan Zibi Algonquin First Nation and a professor and elder-in-residence at the University of Ottawa. Louise Bradley is the president and CEO of …

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‘We’re the most marginalized group in Canada’: 2-spirit people seek supports

'We're the most marginalized group in Canada': 2-spirit people seek supports

Click here to view original web page at ‘We’re the most marginalized group in Canada’: 2-spirit people seek supports Omayra Issa · CBC News · Posted: Jun 16, 2019 2:00 AM CT | Last Updated: 8 minutes ago Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation, 85 km north of Saskatoon, hosted a …

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UN Human Rights Office calls for examination of MMIWG inquiry’s genocide claim

UN Human Rights Office calls for examination of MMIWG inquiry's genocide claim

Click here to view original web page at UN Human Rights Office calls for examination of MMIWG inquiry’s genocide claim Olivia Stefanovich · CBC News · Posted: Jun 16, 2019 7:26 PM ET | Last Updated: 5 minutes ago The High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, Michelle Bachelet, is …

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Inuk student biking across Canada to raise awareness of suicide crisis among Inuit youth

Inuk student biking across Canada to raise awareness of suicide crisis among Inuit youth

Click here to view original web page at Inuk student biking across Canada to raise awareness of suicide crisis among Inuit youth Hannah Tooktoo, 24, leaves from Victoria Sunday on an eight-week cross-Canada bicycling trip. (Hannah Tooktoo) After a wave of youth suicides in Nunavik last fall, Inuk student Hannah …

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Trudeau’s rhetoric on First Nations not matched by Canadian attitudes: poll

Trudeau's rhetoric on First Nations not matched by Canadian attitudes: poll

Click here to view original web page at Trudeau’s rhetoric on First Nations not matched by Canadian attitudes: poll I should have said not just treaties. These are very important especially to the prairie FN. But they aren’t the source of everything Canada does. Everything Canada does in regards to …

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Majority of Canadians agree with ‘ongoing genocide’ label for MMIWG: poll

Majority of Canadians agree with ‘ongoing genocide’ label for MMIWG: poll

Click here to view original web page at Majority of Canadians agree with ‘ongoing genocide’ label for MMIWG: poll Most Canadians agree that the murders and disappearances of Indigenous women and girls amount to genocide, a new poll suggests. But the Leger poll also suggests there’s disagreement about when it …

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First Nations, developer call for return and protection of sacred burial site

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Indigenous leaders from across British Columbia and parts of the United States gathered at a sacred burial site in Abbotsford, B.C., alongside the developer who owns it, calling for its protection by the provincial government. Chief Dalton Silver, right, walks around Lightning Rock with Sonny McHalsie, also known as Naxaxalhts’i, …

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‘We’re the most marginalized group in Canada’: 2-spirit people seek supports

'We're the most marginalized group in Canada': 2-spirit people seek supports

Click here to view original web page at ‘We’re the most marginalized group in Canada’: 2-spirit people seek supports Omayra Issa · CBC News · Posted: Jun 16, 2019 2:00 AM CT | Last Updated: 8 minutes ago Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation, 85 km north of Saskatoon, hosted a …

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MMIWG recommendations prompt additional training for Alberta legal aid lawyers

MMIWG recommendations prompt additional training for Alberta legal aid lawyers

Click here to view original web page at MMIWG recommendations prompt additional training for Alberta legal aid lawyers After recommendations were made following the MMIWG inquiry, Legal Aid Alberta says it wants to enhance training for lawyers. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press) Two weeks after the MMIWG released its recommendations on …

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Remembering Indigenous advocate Sandra Lockhart

Remembering Indigenous advocate Sandra Lockhart

Click here to view original web page at Remembering Indigenous advocate Sandra Lockhart Sandra Lockhart at a rally for missing and murdered aboriginal women in 2015. A celebration of life for Sandra was held in Yellowknife Thursday after she died this week. (CBC) Family and friends of Indigenous rights advocate …

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