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MCU North investigate homicide at Moosomin First Nation

Shortly after 4:00 a.m. Sunday, September 5, 2021, North Battleford RCMP received a report of an altercation at a residence at Moosomin First Nation. Police officers and EMS responded and located an injured male outside the residence. 30-year-old Catlin Frenchman from Moosomin First Nation was pronounced deceased at the scene and his family has been notified. His death has been […]

by NationTalk on September 9, 202126 Views

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Update – Melfort RCMP: Responding to shooting incident on James Smith First Nation

September 6, 2021 RCMP Major Crime Unit South continues to investigate this incident and, in conjunction with Melfort RCMP Detachment, continue to search for Shawn Moostoos, who has not been located. They continue to follow up on all tips and leads and encourage anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Shawn Moostoos to call 911 immediately. Investigators […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 202132 Views

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Cultural genocide’: the shameful history of Canada’s residential schools – mapped – The Guardian

Mon 6 Sep 2021 In May, Canadians were shocked at the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the site of a former school in British Columbia. The bodies belonged to Indigenous children, some believed to be as young as three years old, who went through Canada’s state-sponsored “residential school” system. The schools, scattered […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 202126 Views

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Transitional justice for Indigenous Peoples should be a key federal election issue – The Conversation

“Transitional justice,” centred on accountability and redress for victims, refers to the ways countries emerging from periods of conflict and repression address large-scale or systematic human rights violations. But applying transitional justice and its mechanisms, such as truth and reconciliation commissions, to the relationship between Indigenous Peoples and the Canadian state is contested terrain. Scholars […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202182 Views

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Canada’s justice system treats Indigenous peoples as inherently criminal. This is why I’m becoming a lawyer – CBC

Aug 24, 2021 My earliest memory of law enforcement was the death of Neil Stonechild. Stonechild was a young Indigenous man allegedly left to freeze to death by police just on the outskirts of Saskatoon. This, along with similar incidents that became known as the “starlight tours,” highlighted concerns with racism perpetuated by law enforcement […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202164 Views

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City committee supports Saskatoon Tribal Council’s Indigenous street teams project – CBC

Aug 17, 2021 Councillors also recommended increasing funding to safe community roundtable Councillors on a city committee are recommending more money be spent on groups looking at battling homelessness and addressing safety issues in downtown Saskatoon. On Monday, councillors on the planning, development and community services standing policy committee recommended council give the Saskatoon Tribal Council […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2021128 Views

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On Prisoners’ Justice Day, Incarcerated Indigenous Peoples Don’t Need an Expansion to the Saskatoon Remand Centre

Saskatoon, SK—Today, the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples marks Prisoners’ Justice Day, an annual commemoration in support of prisoners’ rights and remembrance for those who have died while incarcerated. For years, Indigenous Peoples in Canada have been over-represented in the Canadian prison system, representing approximately 32% of the prison population, while accounting for only 5% of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 202177 Views

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He deserved a life:’ Colten Boushie’s mother demands change in justice system – Yahoo News

August 10, 2021 WHITECAP, Sask. — The mother of a young Indigenous man shot and killed five years ago in Saskatchewan is continuing to fight for change in the justice system. Colten Boushie of the Red Pheasant First Nation died Aug. 9, 2016, after a vehicle the 22-year-old was riding in went onto a farm […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 202133 Views

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Inquest Into The Death Of Brennan Ahenakew-Johnstone

August 6, 2021 A public inquest into the death of Brennan Ahenakew-Johnstone will be held on August 23-27, 2021, at the Coronet Hotel, 3551 – 2nd Avenue West, Prince Albert. The first day of the inquest is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.  Subsequent start times will be determined by the presiding coroner. Brennan Ahenakew-Johnstone, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 202142 Views

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SK Government: Inquest Into The Death Of Geoffrey Morris

July 30, 2021 A public inquest into the death of Geoffrey Morris will be held on August 9-13, 2021, at the Atlas Hotel, 4177 Albert Street in Regina. The first day of the inquest is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.  Subsequent start times will be determined by the presiding coroner. Geoffrey Morris, 41, died […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 2021127 Views

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