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Governor General of Canada visits James Smith Cree Nation, offers prayers – CBC

Sep 28, 2022 Gov. Gen. Mary Smith wants long-term support for the community grieving the rampage that left 10 dead Before sharing a meal with the James Smith Cree Nation members Wednesday, the Governor General of Canada laid tobacco pouches at the burial sites of the victims of the mass stabbing that shook the community. Governor General Mary […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 20224 Views

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More action needed to continue survivors’ healing journey: Métis federation – SaskToday.ca

Orange banners will be scattered around the city. September 28, 2022 SASKATOON — Shirley Isbister says she hopes the Catholic church would do more to repair its relationship and reconciliation with Indigenous people to aid residential school survivors in continuing their healing journey. The president of the Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. praised the pilgrimage […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 20225 Views

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Day part of the legacy of former Saskatchewan MP – APTN News

Sep 27, 2022 ‘It was a very proud moment, it was a very incredible time. Georgina Jolibois reflects as National Day approaches. Georgina Jolibois remembers how proud she felt when Sept. 30 was declared National Truth and Reconciliation Day. It was her work as an NDP member of Parliament that ultimately led to the special […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202216 Views

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Catholic board approves SSBA Indigenous Education Framework – Prince Albert Daily Herald

The Prince Albert Catholic School Division board of education gave their approval on Monday to a new Indigenous Education Responsibility Framework created by the Saskatchewan School Boards Association (SSBA). The framework is designed to help Indigenous students improve their educational attainment, and to help measure how schools teach and assist them. The SSBA created it […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 20226 Views

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We shouldn’t have to push people’: Most provinces have not made Sept. 30 a stat – larongeNOW

Sep 27, 2022 While Canada prepares to honour the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Friday, the majority of provinces have not followed the federal government’s move to make it a statutory holiday for its workers. New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut have declared Sept. 30 a statutory […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 20229 Views

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We’re more than just numbers, says residential school survivor – SaskToday.ca

The Survivors’ Flag is a collaboration of all survivors across Canada. SASKATOON — Stripped of their culture and identity, Eugene Arcand will never forget how he became nothing but a number when he joined other Indigenous children forced to attend the residential school system. Arcand said the road is still a long one for those […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 20228 Views

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Sydney Daniels ‘opening up the doors’ for Indigenous women in hockey – StarPhoenix

Sep 26, 2022 “The most important thing I look for … is the skill of hard work,” said Daniels. “That kind of overshadows everything.” For Sydney Daniels, the last week has been a “whirlwind” and a dream come true. On Wednesday, the 27-year-old joined the Winnipeg Jets as a college scout — making her the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 20228 Views

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Assembly of First Nations national chief visits cemeteries, memorials in James Smith Cree Nation – CBC

Sep 26, 2022 National chief RoseAnne Archibald spent Sunday afternoon in the First Nation paying her respects Marie Sanderson adjusts the yellow flowers on an arrangement, shaped to look like a school bus. There are two in the ditch where Earl Burns died — both here to pay tribute to his role as a local […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 202216 Views

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More housing is ‘needed, really needed’ for Indigenous people in Sask., report says – The Star Phoenix

“It’s too bad the government can’t come spend a week here and see what we deal with.” Sep 22, 2022 A new report from Statistics Canada has found many Indigenous people in Canada struggling to find safe, quality housing. In Saskatchewan, researchers, advocates and community members know how serious the problem is. “I wish we […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202226 Views

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Rare earth minerals key factor for Dene economic growth – SaskToday.ca

Magnets processed from rare earth minerals are used in electric vehicles. September 22, 2022 SASKATOON — Yellowknives Dene First Nation Chief Edward Sangris welcomes the potential for growth of the rare earth mining sector, benefiting not only their local government but the entire country as well. Sangris and Wawzonek were among those who spoke during […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202219 Views

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