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Aboriginal Law Report Jan 18-24, 2021 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes hunting rights, fishing rights, court cases, coal mining, consultation, salmon stocks, governance and more. Governance and mining were front and centre in the Yukon Liard First Nation preparing to enter self-governance negotiations with Yukon, federal governments – Yukon News Yukon’s mining laws: the bold recommendations for modernization | The Narwhal Joe […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 20213 Views

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First Nations Opportunities in Trade – BCAFN

We know that First Nations in BC and across Turtle Island had sophisticated trade routes, including the famous Grease Trails in BC, prior to contact. This economic activity allowed Nations to thrive in harsh conditions and diversify their assets, as it were, to ensure the wellbeing of their communities. But since contact, Western trade activity […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 20213 Views

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First Indigenous territory recognition made in Lake Country – Vernon Morning Star

Council makes historic move after Syilx artists create parkway sculptures Jan. 22, 2021 A celebration of Indigenous stories and territory has led to a historic move in Lake Country. For the first time, an Indigenous territorial acknowledgement was made by council at it’s Jan. 19 meeting. “Recognition and respect are essential elements to establishing healthy, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20219 Views

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Pilot project puts cancer screening into the hands of northwest B.C. women – Prince George Citizen

January 22, 2021 A new pilot project in northwest B.C. aims to empower women and break barriers to accessing heath care. The CervixCheck program offers Métis women in the Prince Rupert, Terrace and Smithers areas the ability to screen for cervical cancer at home by registering online and receiving a testing kit in the mail. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20217 Views

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Indigenous prof calls for systemic change after UBC allegedly deletes her interim reports – Ubyssey Online

Dr. Amie Wolf, an adjunct professor in the Faculty of Education, is asking for an apology from the administration saying they’ve made an error, and for greater change. Dr. Amie Wolf, an Indigenous adjunct professor in the Faculty of Education, is alleging the university deleted administrator-approved interim reports of students that were transferred out of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20216 Views

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Search for missing BC Indigenous woman continues – Globalnews.ca

A father has traveled to British Columbia to find his daughter, 25-year-old Chelsea Poorman has went missing in September last year. Paul Johnson has the story. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/7592648/search-for-missing-b-c-indigenous-woman-continues

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202110 Views

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The COVID-19 vaccine: a First Nations doctor who’s received the COVID-19 vaccine shares some information and thoughts – FNHA

A message from Dr. Kelsey Louie, FNHA Medical Officer and Tla’Amin Nation Citizen I was both pleased and relieved to receive the COVID-19 vaccine earlier this month. As a physician who works in clinics and hospitals, I am in the high-risk category, so with the vaccination I will be able to breathe a little easier: […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20219 Views

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Matchmaker pairs Indigenous talent with businesses – The Daily Courier

West Kelowna’s Candice Loring likes to call herself a professional matchmaker. But instead of matchmaking for love, the 36-year-old member of the Gitwangak band from the Gitxsan Nation is matchmaking for research and innovation for Mitacs, a national independent not-for-profit organization that co-funds research Loring’s position as director of business development and Indigenous community engagement […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202110 Views

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B.C. aquaculture companies’ judicial review challenges reconciliation and Aboriginal Rights says First Nation – Toronto Star

Jan. 20, 2021 Homalco First Nation Chief Darren Blaney said that two aquaculture companies’ move to seek a judicial review of the federal decision to phase out 19 Discovery Islands fish farms directly challenges reconciliation and Aboriginal rights of First Nations. Blaney said that the matter is now about the First Nations’ “inherent right to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20218 Views

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Indigenous women, families in Vancouver rally for national Ribbon Skirt Day – News 1130

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Local Indigenous women and families are wearing ribbon skirts to support a grade 5 student who was shamed by an educational assistant at her Saskatchewan school for wearing a piece of clothing that means a great deal to the Indigenous community. For her school’s Formal Day last month, Bella Kulak, a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20217 Views

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