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Missing, murdered Indigenous women are ‘forgotten people’: Elder

Missing, murdered Indigenous women are ‘forgotten people’: Elder

Click here to view original web page at Missing, murdered Indigenous women are ‘forgotten people’: Elder The walls of Elder Margaret Head-Steppan’s office inside the Flin Flon Aboriginal Friendship Centre are crammed full of posters. They have messages about respect and First Nations teachings on them. It makes the office …

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Meeting of the minds in Sioux Lookout

Meeting of the minds in Sioux Lookout

Click here to view original web page at Meeting of the minds in Sioux Lookout Sioux Lookout’s Heritage Train Station is the new locale for academic research hub to study solutions to improve the quality of life on remote First Nation reserves. The solutions to the myriad of socioeconomic problems …

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The MMIWG report: A call for decolonizing international law itself

The MMIWG report: A call for decolonizing international law itself

Click here to view original web page at The MMIWG report: A call for decolonizing international law itself “Despite their different circumstances and backgrounds, all of the missing and murdered are connected by economic, social and political marginalization, racism, and misogyny woven into the fabric of Canadian society,” Marion Buller, …

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Gas Tax Fund supports on-reserve infrastructure projects including pedway underpass in Kingsclear, New Brunwsick

Gas Tax Fund supports on-reserve infrastructure projects including pedway underpass in Kingsclear, New Brunwsick

Click here to view original web page at Gas Tax Fund supports on-reserve infrastructure projects including pedway underpass in Kingsclear, New Brunwsick KINGSCLEAR, WOLASTOQIYIK TERRITORY, NB, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ – Canada is partnering with First Nations to build healthier communities by investing in on-reserve infrastructure to meet their growing …

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Conference explores ‘Indigenizing’ social work

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Chief Allan (Chicky) Polchies Jr. recently adopted a two-year-old boy with his partner in St. Mary’s First Nation. To him, that’s one way to give an Indigenous child a voice and a stable home. Around 25 social work students filed into the Fredericton Inn conference room, following drumming and singing …

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