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Métis National Council holding Sixties Scoop settlement hearings in Saskatoon from April 5-7 – The Prince Albert Daily Herald

March 19, 2019 The Metis National Council is stressing urgency as it works to negotiate a settlement for Metis survivors of the Sixties Scoop before the November federal election. Metis Nation Governing Members are holding six engagement sessions over the next two months for Metis survivors of the Sixties Scoop. Engagement sessions started Friday in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 2019130 Views

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Saskatoon founder John Lake was a ‘scallywag,’ says U of S professor – CBC

Prof. Keith Carlson says Lake should be disliked by First nations, Métis and settlers alike Mar 20, 2019 John Lake is endearingly known as the founder of Saskatoon, but a University of Saskatchewan professor says he should be known more as a villain. History professor Keith Carlson is giving a talk Wednesday night at the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 2019128 Views

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‘Alarming’ Report Shows $1.9 Trillion in New Fossil Investment Since Paris Accord – The Energy Mix

FULL STORY: RAINFOREST ACTION NETWORK @RAN March 20, 2019 Leading global banks have invested nearly US$2 trillion in fossil projects since the Paris Agreement was signed, according to an annual report card released today by the Rainforest Action Network, BankTrack, Sierra Club, Oil Change International, the Indigenous Environmental Network, and Honor the Earth. “Alarmingly, these findings […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 2019126 Views

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University of Saskatchewan opening doors for Indigenous engineering students – Global News

March 19, 2019 A commitment has been made to increase the number of Indigenous students at the University of Saskatchewan’s (U of S) College of Engineering. The college officially launched a new engineering access program which is part of its Indigenous Peoples Initiatives Community (IPIC). University officials said the program is designed to help Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 201913 Views

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U of S wants to see more Indigenous students enrolled in engineering programs – MBC Network Radio Online

Mar 18, 2019 The University of Saskatchewan has launched a new program aimed at getting more Indigenous students to successfully complete engineering degrees. The engineering access program includes a number of components to help Indigenous students in their studies. This includes pathways to engineering which allows students, who may not have the required pre-requisites for […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 201911 Views

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Mexico warns Canadian mining companies of increased scrutiny – Digital Journal

Canadian mining companies operating in Mexico should be on notice that the sector is going to face increased scrutiny on its environmental practices and treatment of Indigenous people, according to the country’s new ambassador to Ottawa. Mexico’s new ambassador to Canada, Juan Jose Gomez Camacho was appointed on March 14, and one of the very […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 201913 Views

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Former art gallery trustee says he quit over ‘control’ by councillors – StarPhoenix

A former Remai Modern art gallery board member says he left the board because meetings were dominated by two city councillors and he felt like a “token” Indigenous representative. Dion Tootoosis said he stopped attending meetings in November because he felt the councillors who sit on the board were exerting too much control. Tootoosis, an […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201921 Views

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Students worldwide skip class to demand action on climate – CTV News

March 15, 2019 BERLIN — From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students mobilized by word of mouth and social media skipped class Friday to protest what they believe are their governments’ failure to take tough action against global warming. The co-ordinated ‘school strikes,’ were inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201921 Views

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Local artist bringing people together to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women – paNOW

Mar 14, 2019 A Prince Albert-based artist is hoping to create understanding and awareness about the number of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada by getting the community involved in a local art project. Cheryl Ring is working with community members to create 1,200 clay hearts. She’s been spending time with local youth, business […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201920 Views

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Short story collection about search of identity honoured provincially – MooseJawToday.com

Lisa Bird-Wilson’s short story collection pertaining to Indigenous identity, Just Pretending, is the 2019 Saskatchewan Library Association’s selection for One Book, One Province Who am I? It’s a simple question with a myriad of complicated answers. “Indigenous identity is complicated and it’s messy. And for some reason I wanted to write fiction about it,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201923 Views

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