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May 30th, 2014

May 28th

National Indspire project supports bursaries and scholarships for indigenous post-secondary students

From CBC.ca

$20M aboriginal education campaign launched in Calgary

National project supports bursaries and scholarships for indigenous post-secondary students

May 27, 2014

Jenelle Manitowabi, Lac Seul First Nation band member, sets her sights on playing goalie in NHL

From CBC.ca

First Nations teen goalie sets her sights on Stanley Cup

Jenelle Manitowabi, 13-year-old Habs fan whose role model is Carey Price, intends to play in NHL

By Jenelle Manitowabi, Posted: May 27, 2014

Government continues to blackmail First Nations refusing equitable funding until they get their reforms

From CBC.ca

First Nations education bill should be withdrawn immediately, chiefs demand

First Nations leaders opt to discuss education before deciding how to choose new leader

The Canadian Press Posted: May 27, 2014 10:27 AM ET Last Updated: May 27, 2014 10:30 PM ET

New AFN education resolution created to direct the development of First Nation Control of Education

COO Press Release

AFN CHIEFS IN ASSEMBLY SUPPORT CHIEFS OF ONTARIO ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION RESOLUTION

Ottawa, ON (May 27, 2014) - The Assembly of First Nations Chiefs-in-Assembly voted in favour of an alternative education resolution put forward by Chiefs from Ontario and a statement by the Quebec Chiefs this afternoon at the Special Chiefs Assembly in Ottawa.

May 26th

First Nation involvement developing the Ring of Fire hot topic for election campaign

from CBC.ca

Ring of Fire a hot topic in Ontario election

Chief, candidates at odds over right to say no

By Jody Porter, Posted: May 26, 2014

May 24th

First Nation chiefs gathering in Ottawa this week to decide on new leadership and direction for AFN

From CBC.ca

AFN's future at issue when chiefs hold emergency meeting

Shawn Atleo's resignation reveals internal divisions that some say doom the organization

Posted: May 23, 2014

Shawn Atleo's resignation as national chief of the Assembly of First Nations has highlighted the deep divisions within the organization. First Nations chiefs will hold an emergency meeting next week. (Reuters)

May 23rd

DFC student from Sandy Lake First Nation shows his business plan in the Den in Thunder Bay

From SandyLake.FirstNation.ca

Scott Meekis Enters the Den in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY, ON - May 22, 2014


Scott Meekis was one of five finalists to Enter the Den today in Thunder Bay.

The Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School graduate from Sandy Lake presented his business plan, Native Beadwork in the competition inspired by the popular Canadian television show The Dragons Den

May 22nd

First Nation leaders talk with Prince Charles about treaties between original people and settlers

From CBC.ca

Aboriginal leaders press Prince Charles on treaty issues

Posted: May 21, 2014

Some of the approximately 30 Idle No More protesters who waited for Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, outside the Manitoba Legislature on Wednesday evening.

May 21st