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October 21st, 2014

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

New "deal" on polar bear hunt for Hudson Bay coastal communities includes Ontario First Nations

From Nunatsiaq Online.ca 

October 14, 2014

Governments, aboriginal groups strike deal on south Hudson Bay polar bears

Annual harvest set at 45 bears, 15 fewer than in recent years

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

October 14th

Auditor General of Canada investigates health services in remote northern Ontario First Nations

From CBC.ca

Auditor General of Canada investigates health services on reserves

Nishnawbe Aski Nation leader says two children died this year of the same, highly treatable infection

By Jody Porter, Oct 09, 2014

October 13th

indigenous socialism under Bolivian President Morales given another 5 year term by the people

From TruthDig.com

Bolivia's Morales claims re-election victory

Mon Oct 13, 2014

By Enrique Andres Pretel

October 11th

KI First Nation taking a new approach to treaty land entitlement claim due to time taken

From TBNewsWatch.com

KI First Nations drops treaty land entitlement claim

The Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation has abandoned its treaty land entitlement claim.

KI Chief Donny Morris says the decision to drop the claim is in response to a process that was taking too long.

Health Canada studies from 10 years ago show PTSD in First Nations at alarming rates

From VancouverSun.com

PTSD 'epidemic' in aboriginal communities

Residential school survivors among the many with common symptoms linked to the disorder

 BY TYLER HOOPER, SPECIAL TO THE SUN OCTOBER 11, 2014