By Charles Wagamese
There is a reason your property is being hauled away for free neechi. Why your home reserve is the most polluted land anywhere. And that reason according to the non native governments is in your Turtle Island mirrored reflection.
That reason sharing can’t take place: we have a capacity deficit you and me.
Les Brost, For The Calgary Herald - September 01, 2008
June 11, 2008 was an important day in Canadian history. That's when Prime Minister Stephen Harper stood in the House of Commons and delivered an apology to Canada's aboriginal people. Harper addressed the serial abuse committed decades ago in the residential schools operating under Canadian government auspices.
AFN press release (see link to WHO report below)
Infrastructure Canada press release ...
August 29, 2008
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories - Fifty-six remote communities across Northwest Territories and Nunavut will soon benefit from enhanced broadband access, which will improve community sustainability in Canada’s North.
August 29, 2008 - by Murray Sinclair
The personal and the political clashed August 27 when Ontario’s natural resources minister walked out of a meeting with aboriginals in the province’s north.
By: John Slykhuis, Staff Writer - August 29, 2008
A funeral service will be held Saturday on Georgina Island for Paul Russell Trivett, the chief of police of the largest aboriginal police service in Canada and second largest in North America.
Mr. Trivett, 52, died Tuesday at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket after battling cancer.
Front-line workers will be introducing themselves and sharing a brief presentation about NADF programs and various topics.
The first week of school is filled with excitement and anticipation for millions of children as they head back to the classroom. But for First Nations children on reserves, it is blighted by the conditions they will find.
Deer Lake First Nation Youth Canoe
by observing and doing Initiative)