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Health Care Has A Problem. As Doctors, It’s On Us To Be Part Of The Solution Too. – HuffPost Canada

The circumstances of Joyce Echaquan’s death say as much about the state of health care as society at large. I am a doctor. I grew up without ever seeing a single Indigenous person in my daily life. I did not see their arts, rarely heard their music or language, I did not play with their […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 202014 Views

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Call for Nominations or Applicants for Lori Niioieren Jacobs Memorial Recognition Award

(Kahnawake – 21, Kenténha/October 2020) Mohawk Online, the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke, K1037 Radio, and the Kahnawake Gaming Commission are pleased to announce a Call for Nominations or Applicants for the 2020 Lori Niioié:ren Jacobs Memorial Recognition Award. The Award is presented annually to a member of the community who exemplifies the qualities of dedication, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202019 Views

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First Nations have their own legal authority to regulate their fishing rights – Policy Options

The Crown has failed to live up to its duty to protect treaty rights of the L’nuk. But fishing can be regulated under L’nuk legal principles. October 22, 2020 It has been 21 years since Donald Marshall Jr. was acquitted by the Supreme Court of Canada of illegal fishing under Canada’s federal fishing laws and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202016 Views

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Nunavik health officials advise against non-essential travel – Nunatsiaq News

16 October 2020 Two Ivujivik residents who tested positive for COVID-19 remain in isolation Nunavik health officials are advising against all non-essential travel outside the region. The Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services made the recommendation on Thursday, Oct. 15, a few days after two Nunavimmiut tested positive for COVID-19 after returning to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 202032 Views

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‘Nnui’sultinej Wejignematl – Let’s Speak Mi’gmaw Challenge Week 2 – LMG

The challenge is intended for community members to start the conversation in Mi’gmaw from anywhere at anytime through the use of social media and videos. In support of Gepmite’tmg Mi’gmawei – Honouring the Mi’gmaq Way, also known as Mi’gmaq History Month, each week of this month we will be sharing a different speak Mi’gmaw challenge. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202028 Views

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First Nations protestors continue blockades despite injunction – The Post Millennial

Despite injunctions demanding their removal, protesters from several First Nations have continued to maintain a blockade of La Vérendrye Wildlife Reserve. The injunction was requested by ZEC Petawaga, the Hunting and Fishing Association of the region. The injunction, granted by the Quebec Superior Court, was issued as protesters set up increasing numbers of blockades and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202029 Views

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She Was Racially Abused by Hospital Staff as She Lay Dying. Now a Canadian Indigenous Woman’s Death Is Forcing a Reckoning on Racism – TIME

She Was Racially Abused by Hospital Staff as She Lay Dying. Now a Canadian Indigenous Woman’s Death Is Forcing a Reckoning on Racism When Joyce Echaquan, a 37-year-old Indigenous Canadian woman, began experiencing stomach pains, she checked herself into a hospital in Joliette, Quebec. But she did not get the help she needed. Instead, hospital […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202037 Views

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Nunavik’s schools are open, but school board faces staffing shortages – Nunatsiaq News

9 October 2020 “It’s something we haven’t experienced before. We’re preparing as we go” Starting next week, all of Nunavik’s elementary and secondary schools will have opened their doors to students. Kativik Ilisarniliriniq’s 17 schools saw staggered openings through the month of September, as Nunavik students returned to class for the first time since March. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2020141 Views

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Bishop’s criticized over plans for indigenous centre – Sherbrooke Record

A social media post by Mi’kmaq Hip hop artist Quentin Condo raised concerns on Thurs-day about the legitimacy of Bishop’s University’s plans to build an Indigenous gather-ing space on campus. In a video, Condo criticized the school for “taking advantage of indigenous funds,” based on the premise that only part of the former Divinity House […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 202030 Views

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Remembering Joyce Echaquan: Frequently asked questions and the facts so far – APTN News

Joyce Echaquan was 37 years old, a mother of seven and a member of the Atikamekw Nation from Manawan. On Sept. 28, Echaquan live-streamed the moments before her death on Facebook. This video shows at least one nurse and a health care attendant taunting her with insults moments before her death. How did she die? […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202025 Views

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