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September 20th, 2014

Politicians debate national inquiry into murdered and missing aboriginal women in parliament

From CTV.ca

NDP forces debate in House of Commons on murdered and missing aboriginal women

The Canadian Press - Published September 19, 2014

OTTAWA -- An aboriginal MP delivered a powerful plea Friday for a national inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women, recalling his own brother's death as a five-year-old in a residential school 60 years ago.

September 17th

Keewaytinook Internet high school gives First Nations students option to stay in home community

From CBC.ca

Internet high school gives First Nations students options

Keewaytinook Internet High School gives kids a chance stay in school without leaving their First Nation

Posted: Sep 17, 2014

September 15th

Thoughtful discussion about corporate sponsorship of Indigenous events versus the struggle to protect the earth

From Rabble.ca

Indigenous Community is in a state of unrest after the Aboriginal People's Choice Awards

BY KRYSTALLINE KRAUS | SEPTEMBER 13, 2014

September 14th

Youth degelates at New Canada Conference choose to discuss First Nations relationships

From CBC.ca

Millennials at New Canada Conference vow to change 'broken' nation

Canada-aboriginal relations key focus of young delegates discussing future of country

By Amanda Connolly - Posted: Sep 13, 2014

September 13th

Lac Seul First Nation Seeks to Stop Hunger Strike by residential school survivor

From CBC.ca

Lac Seul First Nation talks healing after hunger strike

Residential school survivor Garnet Angeconeb ends protest

By Jody Porter, Posted: Sep 16, 2014 

Residential school survivor Garnet Angeconeb ended his five-day hunger strike on Monday.

September 12th

Community School Based Approach to First Nation Education Renewal report online

From SOOToday.com

New report supports local control of First Nations education

Thursday, September 11, 2014   by: SooToday.com Staff

NEWS RELEASE NORTHERN POLICY INSTITUTE

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Authors say a Community Schools model will improve the education and life chances of First Nation youth.

September 10th

Today, Sept. 10, is World Suicide Prevention Day - do something nice for someone you know is struggling

From Australia ... here are two great looking online resources and LOTS of great reference material

U of M obtains major funding for First Nations research in residential schools and food security

From theManitoban.com

U of M obtains major funding for First Nations research

Over $395,293 donated for residential schools and food security studies on campus

Posted by  on September 9, 2014

September 9th

First Nations take governments to court over inadequate $4 annual treaty payment

From CBC.ca

First Nations take governments to court over $4 annual benefit

Chiefs from the Robinson-Huron Treaty territory say last increase to annuity was in 1874

The Canadian Press Posted: Sep 09, 2014 

September 8th