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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Need Your Support – Teen Vogue

They’ve been mistreated for centuries. In this op-ed, Ruth Hopkins (Cankudutawin-Red Road Woman), a Dakota/Lakota Sioux writer, biologist, attorney, and former tribal judge, explains why red scarves should be worn as a show of solidarity at this year’s Women’s March events. I am a native woman. To my people, the Oceti Sakowin — the Great […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20185 Views

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QNW reacts to the recent resignations at the NIMMIWG

Kahnawake, January 18th 2018 – Quebec Native Women is deeply concerned about the departure of Debbie Reid, Executive Director, and Alain Arsenault, who have left their respective positions at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). Firstly, QNW wishes to recognize the courage of the families and survivors who have so far testified before […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 201812 Views

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Justice Has Yet To Be Served For Indigenous Women – Huffington Post Canada

For years, calls have been made to society’s stakeholders, particularly various governments, to establish some sort of proper procedure to determine why Indigenous women have been the subjects of extreme violence and mostly unsolved disappearances for so long. At one point, Patricia Hajdu, the ex-minister for the status of women, had said that research emerging […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201816 Views

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Ottawa contributes more money to federal Indigenous policing program – Nunatsiaq News

January 12, 2018 Nunavik’s Kativik Regional Police Force one of 185 served by federal program Policing in Inuit and First Nations communities will receive an additional amount of nearly $300 million over the next five years, Ottawa announced Jan. 10. That brings the federal government’s total five-year investment in the program to $813.7 million. Beneficiaries […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201816 Views

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National Inquiry announces Interim Executive Director

January 11, 2018 Executive Director Debbie Reid has left the National Inquiry. While we cannot discuss the details of the matter, we thank Debbie for her contributions. We are ensuring that the National Inquiry’s work is not disrupted during this time of transition. Director of Operations Calvin Wong will act as Interim Executive Director effective […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201813 Views

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Picard on new government funding for First Nations policing – CBC

Jan 10, 2018 Assembly of First Nations regional chief for Quebec and Labrador Ghislain Picard discusses the government’s new injection of $291 million into policing in First Nations and Inuit communities. Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/picard-on-new-government-funding-for-first-nations-policing-1.4482017

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201821 Views

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Investment in First Nations Policing Welcome Move for First Nation Families and Safety, AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says

January 11, 2018 Investment in First Nations Policing Welcome Move for First Nation Families and Safety, AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s announcement on federal support for the First Nations Policing Program (FNPP) is necessary and critical to ensure safety and security […]

by pmnationtalk on January 11, 201827 Views

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Feds boost funding for Indigenous police services – APTN News

January 10, 2018 Policing services in First Nations and Inuit communities will receive a boost in federal dollars starting this spring following years of chronic under-funding. The federal government has earmarked $291 million for the First Nations Policing Program that services more than 450 First Nation and Inuit communities across Canada. “It’s budget has been […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201815 Views

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First Nations Policing Services: the AFNQL Welcomes the Commitment from Ottawa

WENDAKE, QC, Jan. 10, 2018 – Following the announcement by the federal Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Ralph Goodale, to increase the budget allocated to First Nations policing services, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) welcomes this decision to finally upgrade First Nations policing services to make them, at a minimum, comparable to those […]

by pmnationtalk on January 11, 201823 Views

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Federal government to spend $291M over 5 years to improve First Nations policing – CBC

Ottawa is also asking provinces, territories to increase their contributions Jan 10, 2018 The Liberal government is injecting $291 million into policing in First Nations and Inuit communities in Canada over the next five years, following years of complaints and legal challenges from Indigenous police forces that they’ve been chronically underfunded. The federal government ​pays […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 201816 Views

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