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Australia replacing Queen Elizabeth with Indigenous design on $5 bill – CBC

Feb 01, 2023 Bill not expected to be in circulation for years; King Charles to feature on an upcoming coin instead King Charles III won’t feature on Australia’s new $5 bill, the nation’s central bank announced Thursday, signaling a phasing out of the British monarchy from Australian bank notes, although the new monarch is still […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 20232 Views

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Cedar’s prominence in Indigenous lives featured in documentary – Saanich News

Feb. 1, 2023 Screening of A Cedar Is Life at Chemainus Theatre’s mini film festival, Canadian premiere in Victoria A mini film festival has become a prominent part of the Chemainus Theatre Festival’s diversification since COVID. Three Indigenous-based films were screened over two days last March, including director Harold C. Joe’s highly-acclaimed Tzouhalem. Two films […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20233 Views

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House post returning to First Nation after 138 years, and decades in Harvard storage – The Toronto Star

Feb. 2, 2023 VANCOUVER – In the 138 years since an Indigenous house post was chopped down and ordered burned by missionaries, it was sold under duress, damaged and displayed as a historic oddity, donated to a museum, then packed away in storage for decades. Nowthe long-house post, which has “incredible” cultural value for the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20233 Views

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Five Canadian Mounties charged over indigenous man’s death – BBC

Five members of Canada’s federal police force are facing charges in connection with the fatal arrest of an indigenous man nearly six years ago. Dale Culver died in police custody on 18 July 2017 at the age of 35. The five officers are members of the Prince George Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). The charges […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20232 Views

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Turning to Indigenous Knowledge in creating Hep C Awareness – RRU

January 31, 2023 When the Canadian Institute for Health Research funded Royal Roads Doctor of Social Sciences student Kate Dunn with a Doctoral Research Award for First Nations Métis and/or Inuit Health in Canada, she knew that her approach would be different. In the spring of 2021, Dunn set out to spend just over a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20237 Views

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Savana Walkingbear one of Canada’s rising young Indigenous leaders – Troy Media

January 31, 2023 Working to advance First Nations’ ownership of resource projects Savana Walkingbear has overcome adversity to become one of Canada’s top young Indigenous leaders. A citizen of Thunderchild First Nation in Saskatchewan, he was one of the youngest elected Indigenous band councillors in Canada and is now a director of the First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20238 Views

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Buildex Vancouver: Modular construction a housing solution for First Nations – constructconnect.com

February 1, 2023 One of the biggest challenges facing First Nations is the procurement of suitable housing for their members. At Buildex Vancouver 2023, a panel of housing experts will discuss how modular construction can help First Nations get the housing they need. The seminar, Bringing Rapid, Affordable Housing to First Nations Communities Through Modular […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20235 Views

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First Nations women overrepresented among B.C. toxic drug deaths: doctor – Abbotsford News

Jan. 31, 2023 Illicit drugs are killing First Nations people at 5 times the rate of B.C.’s general population Indigenous people, especially women, are dying from toxic drugs at disproportionately high rates in British Columbia as the overdose crisis continues “unabated,” nearly seven years after the province first declared a public health emergency, said the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20236 Views

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It is sickening’: Canadians appalled by video of Vancouver police handcuffing Indigenous child with autism – Yahoo News

February 1, 2023 The child’s mother speaks out after the disturbing video circulates online: ‘This is a first’ A disturbing video circulating online has left the public appalled after an Indigenous boy with autism was handcuffed by Vancouver police last Thursday. In the video, shared by the 12-year-old boy’s mother, shows the boy held down […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20237 Views

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Indigenous Opportunities Across the Trans Mountain Expansion Project – Trans Mountain

Jan. 31, 2023 The Trans Mountain Expansion Project has proudly created significant economic and employment opportunities for Indigenous, local and regional workers across the pipeline corridor. As of December 31, 2022, we achieved a significant milestone with more than 3,100 Indigenous workers who have worked on the Expansion Project. We remain committed to building relationships […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20235 Views

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