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First Nations could influence redrawing of B.C.’s electoral map – Alaska Highway News

“Communities of interest” among Electoral Boundary Commission’s considerations, but what that means is still up in the air Could a significant Indigenous population work to a region’s advantage when it comes to redrawing B.C.’s electoral boundaries map? The Electoral Boundaries Commission is currently gathering public input in advance of issuing a draft proposal. Legislation governing its proceedings requires […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 20225 Views

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Your Rights When Accessing Medical Transportation Services – FNHA

A message from Dr. Unjali Malhotra, FNHA Office of the Chief Medical Officer; and Paul Clairmont, FNHA Medical Transportation Programs Manager If you are a First Nations person in BC living on reserve, you may have occasion to travel out of your community for medical care, as some important medical services may not be accessible […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 20225 Views

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Education’s role in Indigenous reconciliation – UVic News

To see an education system that once destroyed Indigenous culture and identity in Canada being used as a vital tool in restoring both brings much hope for reconciliation, Governor General Mary Simon told Indigenous law and education students who shared their stories with her at First Peoples House at the University of Victoria. Simon participated […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 20226 Views

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Indigenous leaders gather to share success stories – Global News

May 26 2022 Hundreds of Indigenous leaders gathered in Vancouver to share economic development and job creation strategies. Emad Agahi reports. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/8873789/indigenous-leaders-gather-to-share-success-stories/

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 20225 Views

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Concerns raised by survivors, advocates as Indian day school settlement deadline approaches – CBC

May 26, 2022 ‘It’s really tough to bring out the past,’ says Gitxsan elder Francis Williams With a little more than a month until the deadline to apply for the class action settlement for those who suffered harm while attending federally-run Indian day schools, some are questioning whether survivors have been getting the level of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20228 Views

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In review: “Shadow of the Rougarou” a powerful representation of Métis people – Martlet

May 26, 2022 A few weeks ago, I saw a post about a new show coming to the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) streaming service called APTN Lumi on May 9. The show is titled Shadow of the Rougarou. Any Métis reading this should have some knowledge of the Rougarou, a creature akin to the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20227 Views

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‘Emme’s bill’: Call to use Indigenous characters, symbols on B.C. IDs inspired by Golden student – Chemainus Valley Courier

May. 26, 2022 Bill would allow Indigenous language characters on birth certificates, adoption papers and pieces of government identification in B.C. Emme Abbs, a Grade 12 student in Golden, has inspired Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok to introduce a private member’s bill that would allow Indigenous language characters on birth certificates, adoption papers and pieces […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20226 Views

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Return of salmon part of Columbia River Treaty negotiations: First Nations – The Nelson Daily

May 26 2022 First Nations are asking for the return of the salmon to the entire Columbia River system as part of the Columbia River Treaty negotiations, including the upper portion of the Arrow Lakes, in order to reclaim their culture. In a Zoom meeting on May 16 for the latest installment of the Columbia […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20227 Views

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COTR recognizing Indigenous History Month – e-know.ca

May 26, 2022 Ktunaxa Nation leaders Bonnie Harvey and Kathryn Teneese will present June is Indigenous History Month (IHM), a time to recognize the rich history, heritage, resilience, and diversity of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis people in our region, and across Canada. College of the Rockies is honoured to recognize IHM by hosting two […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20227 Views

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Aquaculture among options to meet seafood demand – Business In Vancouver

May 26, 2022 Food Security series: Declining salmon poses food security concern, especially for First Nations Living in a province where the Pacific salmon is one of the provincial government’s official symbols, most British Columbians can be forgiven for thinking the salmon they buy in grocery stores were caught in B.C. It usually isn’t. Most […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20228 Views

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