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By SHARON WEATHERALL Midland Free Press July 7 2011 Ladies in Gwayago Kwag’ singing and drumming group say when they perform they are delivering a message that is positive and healing. The name of Read more ...
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Jun 12th, 2011
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AWARE Simcoe June 10 2011 Beth Brass Elson posted in Water Walk 2011: Water Walkers from the East touched down in Wake Field for a pit stop and photo taking session. We had an awesome day and will be finished walking by 12:00 tomorrow morning! What a great time, adrenline rushing, feet were burning, ...
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Jun 7th, 2011
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Harper Government Prepares for First Nations “Unrest"by RUSSELL DIABO AND SHIRI PASTERNAK The Media Co-op June 7 2011Internal documents from Indian Affairs and the RCMP show that shortly after forming government in January of 2006, Prime Minister Stephen Harper had the federal government tighten up o...
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Jun 3rd, 2011
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MNR flooded with calls from supporters of Anishinabe rightsFrom Grassy Narrows Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek June 1 2011Thanks for supporting Grassy Narrows' efforts to assert their land rights and self-determination on their territory.  The Ministry of Natural Resources was flooded with calls and...
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Jun 1st, 2011
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ACTION ALERT from Grassy Narrows Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek May 31 2011Grassy Narrows grassroots women are blocking the MNR from accessing their territory right now!Call the MNR Kenora office to express your support: (807) 468-2501...
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Jun 1st, 2011
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But Anishinabe trustee Jeff Monague is opposed – it’s a racial slur  By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance May 31, 2011 ANGUS – The name of the Simcoe County District School Board’s newest high school shows those who write the history books rule once more. Nottawasaga Pines – the first choice of ...
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May 29th, 2011
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First Nations protesters stick up for what’s right and get what they want BY MARK BONOKOSKI QMI AGENCY March 27 2011 While much of Manitoba was fighting back epic floodwaters and Albertans were witnessing the flash-fire razing of Slave Lake, the Battle of Snake Mound was making headlines here, and th...
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May 27th, 2011
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Four area First Nations to vote on settlement of Coldwater Narrows claim By Frank Matys Simcoe.com May 26, 2011  COLDWATER – The Chippewas of Rama and three other First Nation communities are one step closer to reaching a historic settlement that seeks to turn the page on an ugly chapter. The f...
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May 19th, 2011
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'We are Anishinabek,' says Grand Council Chief Patrick MadahbeeNews release from Union of Ontario Indians May 18 2011 The new Conservative majority government has started its term in office by slighting First Nations citizens, says Anishinabek Nation leader Patrick Madahbee.“We are not aboriginal – w...
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May 7th, 2011
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By Scott HarrisCouncil of Canadians May 4 2011A major oil pipeline spill first detected on April 29 in northern Alberta has leaked an estimated 28,000 barrels of crude near the Lubicon community of Little Buffalo. The leak, from the Rainbow pipeline owned by a subsidiary of Houston-based Plains All A...