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Security review needed after Inuk women highway deaths near lodge in Quebec: coroner

Security review needed after Inuk women highway deaths near lodge in Quebec: coroner

MONTREAL — A Montreal-area Inuit health centre should review its security measures in light of the deaths of two patients who were struck and killed on highways within a 24-hour span in 2022, a Quebec coroner's report says.
P.E.I. First Nations, Ottawa establish national park reserve on sacred Mi'kmaq land

P.E.I. First Nations, Ottawa establish national park reserve on sacred Mi'kmaq land

LENNOX ISLAND, P.E.I. — The government of Canada and Prince Edward Island’s Mi’kmaq First Nations announced an agreement on Thursday to turn a pristine chain of islands with sacred cultural significance into a national park reserve.
Manitoba First Nation reports 150 anomalies found at former residential school site

Manitoba First Nation reports 150 anomalies found at former residential school site

CROSS LAKE, MAN. — A First Nation community in northern Manitoba says ground-penetrating radar has found 150 anomalies at the site of a former residential school, including 59 unmarked graves at a nearby cemetery.
First Nation seeks halt to Yukon mining after failure at gold mine

First Nation seeks halt to Yukon mining after failure at gold mine

MAYO, YUKON — A First Nation in central Yukon is demanding the immediate halt of all mining activity in its traditional territory, and an independent investigation into the recent failure of equipment at a gold mine which it says could be catastrophi

Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier denied parole for 1975 killings of 2 FBI agents serving warrants

Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier, who has spent most of his life in prison since his conviction in the 1975 killings of two FBI agents in South Dakota, has been denied parole. The U.S.

Looking for Indigenous history? ‘Shekon Neechie’ website recentres Indigenous perspectives

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Senator wants Washington Commanders to pay tribute to an old logo that offends many Indigenous

Senator wants Washington Commanders to pay tribute to an old logo that offends many Indigenous

After a half century of activism, many Native Americans thought a bitter debate over the capital's football mascot was over two years ago when the team became the Washington Commanders .
Canada Day festivities attract hundreds at ceremonies, parties across the country

Canada Day festivities attract hundreds at ceremonies, parties across the country

Parks and public spaces across the country teemed with flag-waving revellers on Monday as thousands of people marked Canada Day, with many — including newly minted citizens — celebrating the unique privileges that come with being Canadian.
Underwater gardeners work to restore B.C.'s majestic kelp forests

Underwater gardeners work to restore B.C.'s majestic kelp forests

In the chilly waters of Vancouver Island's Barkley Sound, gardeners are at work on the sea floor.
Atlantic ballet's Indigenous dance program gives chance to train close to home

Atlantic ballet's Indigenous dance program gives chance to train close to home

MONCTON, N.B. — Precious Abygail Dedam twirled on stage in a plume of colour — red, pink, purple and blue. The fancy shawl dancer performed last week for a special announcement at the Atlantic Ballet of Canada in Moncton, N.B.