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April 30th, 2014

First Nations teen inspires youth at Winnipeg TEDx event speaking about the water

From CBC.ca

First Nations teen inspires youth at Winnipeg TEDx event

Alex Knott overcomes stuttering, shyness to speak out about First Nations water issues

Posted: Apr 30, 2014

Neskantaga First Nation chief leading move for improved living conditions and addressing suicide crisis

From CBC.ca

Irwin Elman wants Ontario to help Neskantaga First Nation

Improved living conditions needed for community struggling with high suicide rates, youth advocate says

Posted: Apr 30, 2014 

First Nations Education Act and AFN getting a lot of opposition from leaders across Canada

From http://www.indigenousnationhood.blogspot.ca/2014/04/impeach-atleo-response-to-afns-analysis.html

#IMPEACH ATLEO - Response to AFN's "Analysis" Of Its Own Education Deal With Harper

Posted by Pam Palmater - April 28, 2014

April 19th

Understanding the treaties corrects misunderstandings about relationship of First Nations with the state

From WestCoastNativeNews.com

A Short Note To Correct Canadian Misconceptions About Indians Living Off "Taxpayer Monies"

DERRICK ON APRIL 17TH, 2014 

Chair of TRC, Murray Sinclair, challenges all Canadians to work together for reconciliation

From CBC.ca

Reconciliation not opportunity to 'get over it': Justice Murray Sinclair

By Murray Sinclair, Apr 18, 2014

April 17th

April 16th

First Nations searching for creative ways to help young people be successful and return home

From CBC.ca

Brain drain challenges First Nation communities across Canada

Young people are leaving aboriginal communities in large numbers, and most have no plans to return

By Ally Quinney, Elizabeth Hames, Updated: Apr 16, 2014

Aboriginal artists' works recognized for art award

From CBC.ca

Three aboriginal artists on Sobey Art Award longlist

Ursula Johnson, Peter Morin and Nadia Myre among 25 nominees for $50,000 prize

By Connie Walker - Posted: Apr 15, 2014

April 15th

First Nations Policing Program funding from Canada and Ontario announced in Eabametoong First Nation

Federal Government press release

Government of Canada and Ontario strengthen policing infrastructure in Eabametoong First Nation Funding for new police facility under First Nations Policing Program

EABAMETOONG FIRST NATION, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 14, 2014) - Public Safety Canada

April 14th