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Three face off to become Makivik’s VP of economic development – Nunatsiaq News

15 January, 2019 Nunavik Inuit go to the polls on Thursday On Thursday, Jan. 17, Nunavik Inuit will vote to fill two executive positions at Makivik Corp: the organization’s vice-president of economic development, as well as its corporate secretary, each of which has a three-year term. The three candidates running for the vice-president role, Sammy […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 201912 Views

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Quebec’s police watchdog flooded with complaints from Indigenous people about police misconduct – CBC

‘Systems currently in place to protect the public do not work’: Quebec Native Women President Viviane Michel Jan 15, 2019 CBC News has learned that more than half of all allegations of police misconduct brought to Quebec’s Bureau of Independent Investigations (BEI) are from Indigenous complainants. Since the BEI, Quebec’s independent police investigation agency, got […]

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Sixties Scoop survivors in Montreal eager for answers as information session approaches – CBC

Claim administrator Collectiva holding sessions across Canada until June Jan 11, 2019 Sixties Scoop survivors living in Quebec hope an upcoming information session will help shed light on Canada’s settlement agreement with First Nations and Inuit children who were removed from their homes and lost their cultural identities as a result. The $875 million settlement […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201916 Views

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Nunavik health board says it’s co-operating with youth protection investigation – Nunatsiaq News

11 January, 2019 Board says it only followed provincial guidelines for placing children outside the region The Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services says it will fully co-operate with an investigation into the treatment of Inuit children in Montreal-area foster homes. Quebec’s Human Rights and Youth Commission launched the investigation in December after […]

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Montreal outreach worker creates ‘physical Facebook’ to connect city’s homeless – CBC

James Galwey’s photo albums memorialize street people who’ve died, let others see what friends are up to Jan 10, 2019 Ten years ago, Ammisee Papialuk travelled to Montreal from Kuujjuarapik, a village at the mouth of the Great Whale River in Quebec’s Inuit territory of Nunavik. Papialuk had come for medical treatment after breaking her […]

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Deceased residential school survivor’s compensation claim overturned for lack of signature – CBC

2018 reviews decided claims on behalf of deceased former students have to have been signed by the student Jan 08, 2019 The body overseeing the compensation process for the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement has overturned an award to the family of a deceased residential school survivor because the claim application did not have his […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 201918 Views

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‘Native Land’ Map Helps You Recognize Which Indigenous Territory You Live On – HuffPost Canada

“It helps plant a seed that there’s people here before you, these are the lands that they’re on, and they’re still here.” @What traditional territory is your city on? Are you on unceded xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) territory? The territory of the Huron-Wendat and Petun First Nations, the Seneca and Mississaugas of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201916 Views

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Take a look back at the CBC Indigenous highlights of 2018 – CBC

Here are a few of the stories our audience really enjoyed Jan 01, 2019 As we head into the new year, CBC Indigenous invites our audience to take a look back at some of the stories from the past year that inspired us. We look forward to hearing and sharing more of your stories in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201920 Views

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Cree language podcast records Elders’ stories from Northern Quebec – CBC

Podcast aimed at increasing Cree usage among younger people Jan 02, 2019 The creator of a podcast in the Cree language is hoping it will help reverse a trend of increasing English usage among youth in the James Bay region of Quebec. In Eeyou Istchee was created by 29-year old Nick Wapachee from Nemaska, Que., […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201923 Views

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Beyond the Indian Act: Cree Nation looks for housing solutions – CBC

The Cree Nation looks remove systemic barriers to creating value in real estate Dec 20, 2018 The Cree Nation says it wants to take a “hard right” away from depending on social housing toward a new model of private home ownership to prevent a Cree “exodus” into neighbouring non-Indigenous towns. Addressing the housing crisis in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 201827 Views

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