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October 28th, 2014

October 27th

October 24th

Importance of fair and balanced reporting in media of First Nation issues and events

From AIAI.on.ca

An open letter to all Canadians and members of the media

October 24, 2014

On Wednesday, October 22, people across Canada stood together, collectively watching a tragedy unfold in Ottawa. Thoughts and prayers reached out from all across the country in solidarity with those in the capital. I would like to express my sincere condolences to the family and friends of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.

Indigenous language survival work being recognized and given official status in some countries

From theGuardian.com

Alaska's indigenous languages attain official status

Governor signs bill to recognise 20 languages in symbolic move, following Hawaii's lead among US states

23 October 2014

October 21st

First Nation woman challenging government in court over being denied status rights

From CBC.ca

Indian status: Why Lynn Gehl's court challenge matters

By Pamela Palmater, Posted: Oct 20, 2014

Lynn Gehl, an Algonquin-Anishinaabe woman from eastern Ontario is challenging the federal government in court after she was denied Indian status more than a decade ago.

JOB POSTING - Reception / Secretary - KO Thunder Bay

The KO Thunder Bay Reception / Secretary serves the member First Nations by providing administrative support to the staff and management of the KO Thunder Bay office.

Provides reception, clerical and administrative services:

a) Provides reception function for the office by greeting guests in a friendly professional manner and answering phones and inquiries as necessary

b) Provides general office support such as word processing, photocopying, and processing incoming and outgoing mail and faxes

October 20th

Underfunding of child and family services in First Nations enters final week of court battle

From CBC.ca

Closing arguments begin in case of feds paying less for aboriginal kids in care

Final round of Cindy Blackstock's battle with federal government

The Canadian Press Posted: Oct 20, 2014 

October 18th

Reporter finds similar struggles for Indigenous rights in Australia to what is happening in Canada

From CBC.ca

Indigenous perspectives from Winnipeg to Sydney

By Jillian Taylor, Oct 18, 2014

October 17th

October 15th

First Nations in Ring of Fire challenged with myths and positioning by government and corporations

From CBC.ca

Three big 'whoppers' told about the Ring of Fire

'Ridiculous' to compare northern Ontario mineral find to the Alberta oil sands, expert says

By Jody Porter, Oct 15, 2014