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More than 1,000 people making water claims in Îyârhe Nakoda First Nation

More than 1,000 people making water claims in Îyârhe Nakoda First Nation

Over 1,000 and counting Îyârhe (Stoney) Nakoda members are seeking reparations for two drinking water advisories on the First Nation that lasted nearly a decade put together.
Legacy of Wounded Knee occupation lives on 50 years later

Legacy of Wounded Knee occupation lives on 50 years later

WOUNDED KNEE, S.D. (AP) — Madonna Thunder Hawk remembers the firefights.
Internet speeds in Mînî Thnî, Eden Valley on target with federal goals

Internet speeds in Mînî Thnî, Eden Valley on target with federal goals

“We’re very close to being complete. The project has involved putting up new towers in Morley and Eden Valley in areas that were poorly served before and the installation of repeater stations in a couple different locations.”
Ontario Indigenous group criticizes federal government's unmarked graves contract

Ontario Indigenous group criticizes federal government's unmarked graves contract

OTTAWA — An Indigenous political organization representing 39 Ontario First Nations says it is "confounded" by a federal decision to hire an international organization to provide advice on unmarked graves.
International group asks to be given a chance on unmarked graves contract

International group asks to be given a chance on unmarked graves contract

OTTAWA — The head of an international organization Ottawa hired to give advice on identifying possible remains in unmarked graves at former residential schools said Wednesday that its coming work should be given a chance.
Indigenous youth blazing trails at Canmore Nordic Centre

Indigenous youth blazing trails at Canmore Nordic Centre

“We hope the impact is that Indigenous youth feel comfortable accessing space in their communities,” said Jennifer MacPherson, Spirit North regional director.
NDP MP urges feds to create 'Red Dress Alert' for missing Indigenous women

NDP MP urges feds to create 'Red Dress Alert' for missing Indigenous women

OTTAWA — An NDP member of Parliament is asking the federal government to establish a system that would send the public a phone notification when an Indigenous woman goes missing.
Federal Court hearing for Alberta First Nation to change election laws

Federal Court hearing for Alberta First Nation to change election laws

EDMONTON — A woman from Saddle Lake Cree Nation was in Federal Court Tuesday fighting for her right to vote in band elections.
Chief Poundmaker's pipe, saddle bag returning from Royal Ontario Museum to family

Chief Poundmaker's pipe, saddle bag returning from Royal Ontario Museum to family

TORONTO — Century old artifacts belonging to a 19th century Plains Cree chief who was known as a peacekeeper were returned to his descendants in a repatriation ceremony at the Royal Ontario Museum.
Saskatchewan chief to lead advisory committee on residential school documents

Saskatchewan chief to lead advisory committee on residential school documents

A chief in Saskatchewan who became well-known after his First Nation found what are believed to be 751 unmarked graves at the site of a former residential school will lead a new committee for sharing documents connected to the institutions.
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