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Abenaki in Quebec take identity fraud concerns to the United Nations – CBC

Apr 24, 2024 Odanak, Wôlinak leadership and youth oppose groups recognized in Vermont A digital billboard lit up New York City’s Times Square last week with a message from two Abenaki communities in Quebec: that they are the “sole guardians of Abenaki identity.” A delegation of the Abenaki Council of Odanak, Wôlinak and the Assembly of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 20241 Views

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Miscellaneous News – First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission

Apr 22, 2024 Each week, we gather various news related to health and social services, as well as to First Nations. Below you will find some information and publications that may interest you. Scholarships, awards and grants Outreach for the National Killam Program The National Killam Program reaches out to encourage researchers from Québec to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 20249 Views

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New funding allows Tarquti to plan green energy projects in more communities – Nunatsiaq News

Apr 22, 2024 The Quebec government is providing $7.6 million to Tarquti Energy to continue community outreach and create more green energy projects in Nunavik. The government plans to spend $24.1 million over the next five years to reduce fossil fuel consumption in the region by at least 50 per cent. That commitment is part […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 202410 Views

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New pre-nursing program lets Cree students pursue studies at home – CBC

Apr 17, 2024 ‘Let’s try to recruit our own people instead of looking elsewhere’ The Cree Health Board has opened up a new “springboard to nursing” program to help Cree students pursue nursing in their own home territory. It will mean Cree students can now obtain their prerequisites to go to nursing school while studying […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202412 Views

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Passing on the art of Kanien’kehá:ka basketry, one lesson at a time – CBC

April 15, 2024 4-week workshop at Kahnawà:ke is part of community’s Cultural Awareness Month Chelsea Phillips learned how to make traditional Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) baskets three years ago, and now is teaching others in her community. “It’s part of our culture, and part of our roles and responsibilities, there’s certain baskets that go along with that,” […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202411 Views

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Federal government slashes funding to Indigenous women’s advocacy organization – Global News

April 12, 2024 The Native Women’s Association of Canada is reeling after Ottawa cut $48 million from the advocacy organization, resulting in a staff of 75 being reduced to 30. “Leaving us to start the fiscal year with $10 million — that’s a very significant decrease,” CEO Lynne Groulx told Global News. A national apprenticeship […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 202412 Views

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Miscellanous News – FNQLHSSC

Scholarships, awards and grants Prix Hommage Aînés The Quebec government’s Prix Hommage Aînés recognizes the contribution of a senior volunteer in his or her region, promoting the well-being of seniors and their increased participation in society. Find out more. Funding – Climate  change initiative The FNQLSDI has been given the mandate to support First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 202416 Views

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Quebec’s housing crisis overlooked in latest budget, APQ says – MPA Mag

09 Apr. 2024 The Association des Propriétaires du Québec (APQ), a group representing landlords in the province, has criticized the government’s 2024-2025 budget for failing to prioritize solutions to the housing crisis gripping Quebec. In a statement released Monday, APQ said it “has been very disappointed by the announcements.” While acknowledging the importance of health […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202412 Views

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Sordid Medicine Shows Exploited Indigenous Cures – McGill University

April 5, 2024 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman — heroine of the 1990s television western of that name — prescribed willow bark tea for just about any ailment, a practice she learned from the Cheyenne. Historical accounts and archeological evidence indicate that Indigenous Peoples in North America really did use willow bark to treat aches, pains […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 202414 Views

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The sap runs deep for Quebec’s Indigenous communities using maple syrup | Canada Voices – Canadian Reviews

April 3, 2024 On a snowy mid-March morning, I was invited into the Haudenosaunee Mohawk Trail Longhouse in Kahnawake in Quebec. A stove-warmed space of wood panelling and cushioned benches, it’s a special place where stories are told, decisions are made and traditions are passed down. “Our people always knew that the maple sap was […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 202428 Views

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