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University of Saskatchewan names Vice-Provost of Indigenous Engagement

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is bringing back a nationally recognized leader in providing educational opportunities for Indigenous students. Jun 21, 2017 U of S alumna Jacqueline Ottmann, who is Anishinaabe (Saulteaux) and a member of Saskatchewan’s Fishing Lake First Nation, will serve as the university’s first Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement beginning […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 20177 Views

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Celebration of Indigenous Art Calendar – Cumberland College

June 20, 2017 Cumberland College and the North East School Division are partnering to feature Indigenous artwork for a 2018 calendar. The details are as follows: The call for art is open to current NESD K – 12 students and Cumberland College students. Any medium will be accepted (drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, beading etc..). All students, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 201711 Views

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Working together to build A Food Policy for Canada

June 23, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The decisions we make as individuals and as a country about food have a direct impact on our health, environment, economy, and communities. Today, over 250 participants, with diverse expertise on food issues, are wrapping up a unique two-day Summit in Ottawa, marking an […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 20179 Views

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BR Sask Bus Indigenous – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 23, 2017  REGINA – An indigenous woman in Regina is warning the Saskatchewan government that people are going to die because of a decision to shut down the provincial bus service. Connie Deiter says that’s why she has filed a complaint with the human rights commission alleging that the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 20178 Views

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North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) CouncilAudio Marcia Trudeau-Bomberry - 150

Marcia Trudeau-Bomberry, CEO North American Indigenous Game 2017 (NAIG)

NationTalk speaks with Marcia Trudeau-Bomberry discussing the upcoming 2017 North American Indigenous Games presented in Toronto, Hamilton and Six Nations on the Grand River from July 16-23, 2017. The theme of the 2017 Games is Past, Present, Future. All One. The Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) will unite individuals and communities across North […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201712 Views

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Sport Canada to Support Long-Term Targeted Excellence and Sustainable Sport Development

OTTAWA, June 22, 2017 In order to be the best, athletes and coaches must constantly review and adjust how they compete based on their training and performance results. Over the past year, Sport Canada has done the same to ensure that the investments Canadians make in high-performance sport allow Olympic and Paralympic athletes to push […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201711 Views

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CLC celebrates First Nations contributions on National Aboriginal Day

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 On National Aboriginal Day, and as we prepare for the upcoming 150th anniversary of Confederation, Canada’s unions are recognizing the history of Canada’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit people that pre-dates Canada by more than 10,000 years. “What we call Canada today was inhabited by hundreds of diverse societies long before […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201713 Views

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Closure of STC discriminates against indigenous women, complainant says – StarPhoenix

June 22, 2017 A Regina woman has filed a human rights complaint against the provincial government, alleging the closure of the Saskatchewan Transportation Company discriminates against her and other indigenous women. The lack of affordable public transportation between towns and cities puts indigenous women at greater risk of being murdered than other people, Connie Deiter […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201711 Views

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On National Aboriginal Day, Minister Dominic LeBlanc highlights the importance of the fisheries in reconciliation

From Fisheries and Oceans Canada June 21, 2017 OTTAWA – Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, issued the following statement: As the longest day of the year, the summer solstice has long held special meaning for Indigenous peoples. On this day, we mark and celebrate the valuable […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201713 Views

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Saskatoon man in uphill fight over residential school compensation – Global News

A Saskatoon man hopes to travel east and petition the Liberal government for compensation over an injury he sustained at a residential school in northern Alberta in the 1960’s. Lloyd Courtoreille, 67, received roughly $100,000 in compensation for sexual abuses that occurred to him at the school, however he said he was denied a second […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20179 Views

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