First Nations, NGOs to Air Grievances on Canada’s Racial Discrimination at U.N.
By Gale Courey Toensing February 18, 2012
More than a dozen representatives from First Nations and social justice organizations will air their grievances about racial discrimination in Canada in front of a high level body of the United Nations this month.
OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL CHIEF
Assembly of First Nations
February 17, 2012
Open Letter to all Chiefs:
Greetings to you all. In addition to the communications and information available at www.afn.ca that relates to all of the work at the national level, I wanted to also take a moment to provide you with direct information.
LITTLE BANDS NATIVE YOUTH HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
Judge calls residential schools a form of genocide
The Canadian Press - Feb. 18 2012
WINNIPEG — The chairman of Canada's truth and reconciliation commission says removing more than 100,000 aboriginal children from their homes and placing them in residential schools was an act of genocide.
Bachelor of Education Program
From the Globe and Mail
We are all responsible for the plight of Canada’s first nations
KEN COATES AND GREG POELZER - Feb. 17, 2012
Harper government hints budget to include more money for aboriginal education
By: Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press - 02/16/2012
OTTAWA - The Harper government is signalling its intention to pour more money into aboriginal education, even as it prepares to slash spending on almost everything else.
Feds braced for lawsuit demanding official status for aboriginal languages: documents
BY RANDY BOSWELL, POSTMEDIA NEWS FEBRUARY 16, 2012
The Canadian government is braced for a possible lawsuit aimed at forcing it to give "certain aboriginal languages" the same official status as English and French, according to an access-to-information document obtained by Postmedia News.