RE: Preparing for broadband opportunities - April 14, Wawatay News
April 28, 2011 - Geordi Kakepetum, Chairman Keewaytinook Okimakanak
April 28, 2010.
As the northern snows begin to melt and further south spring rains fall, our Mother Earth awakens and new life begins. At this time of renewal Anishinaabe grandmothers, women and men, and youth from Canada and the United States will continue walking for our waters. The Mother Earth Water Walk began in 2003 in answer to question—“What will you do?”
Alexandra Paul, April 27, 2011
Lawyer Joan Jack has so far signed up 10,000 former day school students as plaintiffs in a class-action suit.
They were called day students and former national chief Phil Fontaine is working with a Manitoba-born lawyer to seek a settlement for them, similar to the residential school settlement.
AFN Press Release
OTTAWA, April 26 /CNW/ - Media are invited to attend a Town Hall discussion with federal party candidates on First Nation election priorities to be convened by Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo this Wednesday evening in Toronto.
AFN Press release
OTTAWA, April 27 - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo commented on activities being held across the country today, including a walk organized by students of an Ottawa school to bring letters of support for their First Nation peers to Parliament Hill to mark April 27 as the Day of Action in support of Shannen's Dream.
by Canadian Harm Reduction Network
April 22, 2011
The Canadian Federal election is due 2 May 2011, and it is important that you vote! Allowing the present Conservative regime to carry on is toxic to harm reduction on a number of fronts.
From The Indigenous Environmental Network http://www.ienearth.org/ - Before you vote on be sure to find out who is funding and supporting the development and production of this DIRTY ENERGY ...
Apr. 20, 2011
The former Chief of the FSIN and NDP candidate in the province's most northern federal riding has some people asking questions over his comparison of the Indian residential school system to the Holocaust of the Second World War.