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Today

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In celebration of its 90th anniversary, the Heard Museum is hosting an original exhibition: David Hockney's Yosemite and Masters of California Basketry beginning on Oct. 28, 2019. Yosemite Valley is the shared inspiration and connection point between...

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In partnership with the Manitoba Métis Federation, the Royal Canadian Mint is unveiling a new silver collector coin celebrating the 175th anniversary of the birth of Louis Riel.  For the first time in Canadian history, this coin also features Michif,...


18 october 2019

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Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is pleased to announce the first ever award for Outstanding Work by an Indigenous Youth Reporter. The award is funded by the RBC Foundation in support of RBC Future Launch, a commitment to helping young Canadians...


17 october 2019

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Many instigators of change have gathered today, at the invitation of the Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs, Sylvie D'Amours, to identify a process for implementation of the recommendations arising from the Public Inquiry Commission on...

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Marita Hinds, President of the National Indian Education Association (NIEA), released the following statement regarding inappropriate and hurtful remarks made by contracted entertainers during the NIEA Convention in Minneapolis, MN, last Friday: "On...

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Indigenous languages are the original languages of this land. They are fundamental to Indigenous identity, worldview, culture and nationhood. Yet no Indigenous language in Canada is safe. A UNESCO report states that three-quarters of the nation's...


16 october 2019

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Indigenous languages are the original languages of this land. They are fundamental to Indigenous identity, worldview, culture and nationhood. Yet no Indigenous language in Canada is safe. A UNESCO report states that three-quarters of the nation's...

07:56
Firefighters Without Borders has partnered with the Lac Seul Fire and Emergency Services to help improve fire safety in the Northern First Nation Community of Lac Seul, located near Sioux Lookout, Ontario, as part of Fire Prevention Month (month of...


15 october 2019

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The Poarch Band of Creek Indians' (PBCI's) local successes have made it possible for us to expand and invest into other markets across the country and internationally. We have and will continue to look for ways both gaming and non-gaming to invest in...

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In response to inaction by successive federal governments, including the Trudeau government, a group of First Nations will be launching a coordinated campaign to confirm First Nations' human right to safe drinking water. "Unsafe drinking water is a...


14 october 2019

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The Muwekma Ohlone Tribe are presenting a one day only cultural exhibit and knowledge giving event at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park and Museum. The Muwekma Exhibit is in Honor of Indigenous Peoples' Day, October 14th, an...


13 october 2019

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Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and AFN Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart call for all governments to immediately ensure First Nations and First Nations families are supported during the snowfall induced emergency in...


11 october 2019

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Oneida Indian Nation member Ray Fougnier continued to literally and figuratively raise the bar on the world stage, turning in an astonishing performance at the 2019 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Powerlifting World Championships. The now 76-year-old...

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Honoring and celebrating the achievements of Native educators for their work and dedication to their students and commitment to excellence in education is among the founding principles of the National Indian Education Association (NIEA). That is why...


10 october 2019

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On World Mental Health Day, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) urges all federal leaders commit to substantial investments for mental wellness for First Nations as a top priority and to work diligently with First Nations and ensure First Nations...

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Today PCI Gaming Authority d/b/a Wind Creek Hospitality (WCH), celebrates the rebranding of its newest casino, Wind Creek Bethlehem (WCB). The celebration comes five months after Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) approved the sale of Sands...

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Today, on World Mental Health Day, GSK announced a grant of $75,000 to Save the Children to help Indigenous children affected by the ongoing housing and health emergency in Cat Lake, Northern Ontario. Working in consultation with the Cat Lake First...


9 october 2019

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Today, the leadership of the Coast Tsimshian (Lax Kw'alaams Band and Metlakatla First Nation), the Haisla Nation and the Nisga'a Nation together signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Climate Change, creating the Northwest Coast First...

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Today, the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF) proudly announced the official launch of the second annual Secret Path Week. The goal of Secret Path Week is to answer Gord Downie's call to "do something" by creating reconciliACTIONs and furthering...


8 october 2019

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Indigenous Technologies, LLC (Indigenous) is excited to announce they were named the 7th fastest-growing private company in Oklahoma City at the 2019 Metro 50 Awards hosted by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce. Held at the National Cowboy...


7 october 2019

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Grand Chief Dr. Abel Bosum of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) / Cree Nation Government and Mrs. Bella Moses Petawabano, Chairperson of the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay announce the renewal of the Agreement with...

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The Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay and the Cree Nation Government join in celebrating the announcement of construction of a new Eeyou-Eenou Regional Health Centre in Chisasibi. CBHSSJB Chairperson Bella Moses Petawabano and...

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Last Friday, the 21st Inuit Studies Conference witnessed the launch of the Inuktitut Lexicon in Education. This ground-breaking new resource is available online for use by Inuit teachers-in-training, co-teachers, and professors. It is the fruit of an...

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Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA), a national nonprofit serving immediate needs and supporting long-term solutions for Native Americans living in under-resourced reservation communities, has partnered with award-winning actor Wes Studi and...


4 october 2019

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Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is extremely disappointed to hear of today's request for judicial review by the Government of Canada on the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) decision that secured compensation for...

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In 2000, the Navajo Tribe approved the production of hemp on the Navajo Nation. In 2018, the Navajo Nation San Juan River Farm Board (the Board) then developed the Regulations required to cultivate hemp on individual farms....


3 october 2019

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The Northwest Aquaculture Alliance (NWAA), the leading trade association representing aquaculture producers and support businesses in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia, today applauded the Washington Department of Fish and...

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The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has awarded a grant of more than $1.3 million to UCLA School of Law to help strengthen legal institutions in California and across Indian country through the law school's Tribal Legal Development Clinic....

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Today, Shell Canada and Aamjiwnaang First Nation announced the transfer of approximately 70 acres of land. The land being gifted to Aamjiwnaang, which is adjacent to Shell's Sarnia Manufacturing Centre in Corunna, Ontario, was presented in a ceremony...

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Creating an annual National Indian Education Association (NIEA) scholarship has been a long-time goal for NIEA leadership. This year, in honor of fifty years of Native education advocacy, NIEA is launching the Dr. David Beaulieu Legacy Scholarship at...

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On September 30th, Vancouver Career College set out to raise awareness for Orange Shirt Day, and donated more than $500 to their cause, from two of their campuses in Abbotsford and Chilliwack.   Representatives from more...


2 october 2019

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Santa Fe Indian Market? the world's oldest and most prestigious juried Native American art market celebrated its 98th year this August, maintaining its reputation as the world's leading destination for Native fine art. With just two years until Santa...

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On Wednesday the Premier of Québec, François Legault, made the following ministerial statement in the National Assembly: "The report of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec was...

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"The Premier may attempt to make amends for the past, but I especially wish that he would do so for today, when the Government of Quebec, on this very day, stood before the court and continued to affirm that Quebec has never recognized the right to...

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Sycuan Tribal Development Corporation (STDC) announced today that Sycuan Square is now open to the public. The project includes a 5,500 square-foot convenience store and 1,600 square-foot gas station. The new 16-nozzle...


1 october 2019

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Visitors have until October 6 to discover Braving the Monumental, the oft-lauded Anishinaabe artist Rebecca Belmore's largest exhibition to date. Organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), where it was warmly received last summer, the exhibition...


30 september 2019

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The report from the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec must mark a turning point in our relations with Indigenous communities, stated MNA for D'Arcy-McGee and the liberal Critic for...

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While residential schools were operated in Canada as early as the first half of the 17th century, the Gradual Civilization Act passed in 1857 and legislated the assimilation of Indigenous People to "no longer be deemed an Indian, but a regular...

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The Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee welcomes the Final Report of the Public Inquiry Commission on Relations between Indigenous Peoples and Certain Public Services in Québec: Listening, Reconciliation and Progress (Viens Commission) released today in...

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This morning, the report of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec was released by Commissioner Jacques Viens. The Québec Ombudsman is attentive to this report and the calls to...

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde insists the Government of Quebec ? and all governments ? take action to eliminate the kinds of systemic discrimination described in the Viens Report. "This is the latest in a long series of...

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Earlier today, a press conference was held on the tabling of the report of the Public Inquiry Commission on Relations between Indigenous Peoples and Certain Public Services in Quebec: Listening, Reconciliation, and Progress (CERP) at the First...

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The Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs, Sylvie D'Amours, the Deputy Premier and Minister of Public Security, Geneviève Guilbault and the Minister for Health and Social Services, Lionel Carmant, responded to the submission of the report of...

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"We knew we wouldn't see what we wanted to see. The establishment of the Viens Commission goes to Indigenous women who dared to speak out against the abuses they suffered as victims, and the report devotes them only a few lines. The apologies...

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The Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) Ghislain Picard will be on site and available for interviews following the tabling of the report on the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain...

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The President of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec ? listening, reconciliation and progress, the honourable Jacques Viens, will proceed with the submission of the Commission's...

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Lumina Foundation is releasing $3.5 million in grants to nine organizations committed to building clearer pathways to degrees and other credentials for adults, especially for people of color and Native learners. Lumina's All Learning Counts...


29 september 2019

15:18
The President of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec ? listening, reconciliation and progress, the honourable Jacques Viens, will proceed with the submission of the Commission's...


28 september 2019

02:53
GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced GSK3359609, an inducible T cell co-stimulatory (ICOS) agonist antibody designed to selectively enhance T cell function, showed promising anti-tumour activity in combination with pembrolizumab in...


27 september 2019

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The Delta School District will unveil a new Truth and Reconciliation Pole at its head office in Ladner on Orange Shirt Day (Monday, Sept. 30) in recognition of its ongoing working relationship with Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN)....

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