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May 20th, 2014

First Nation language immersion in schools being supported by Mi'kmaq teachers

From CBC.ca

Group wants more Mi'kmaq language courses in schools

Grade 8 pilot project hopes to bring Mi'kmaq language classes to schools across province

Posted: May 20, 2014

Doris Googoo's Grade 8 class is part of a pilot project to bring Mi'kmaq to junior high.

May 19th

Compensation, counselling sought for 60s Scoop First Nation victims by provincial ministers

From CBC.ca

Compensation, counselling sought for 60s Scoop victims

By Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press Posted: May 19, 2014

May 18th

Speakers series addresses legacy of Canada's Indian Residential Schools at 7 Generations

From KenoraDailyMiner.com

Speakers series addresses legacy of Canada's Indian Residential Schools

Friday, May 16, 2014

Residential school survivor Garnet Angeconeb.

Residential school survivor Garnet Angeconeb.

May 17th

AFN Confederacy of Nations meet about Bill C-33, labelled "rogue" chiefs by government

COO Press Release

CONFEDERACY OF NATIONS MEET IN HISTORICAL GATHERING TO UNANIMOUSLY REJECT FEDERAL EDUCATION BILL, RESPONSE TO MINISTER VALCOURT'S SLANDEROUS COMMENTS

Ottawa, Ontario (May 16, 2014) - This week the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Confederacy of Nations met to discuss the contentious issue of Bill C-33, and to ensure that the voice of the First Nations across Canada was being reflected in the decisions being made by the Assembly of First Nations.

May 16th

RCMP's National Operational Overview on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women available online

Click here to read the National Operational Overview on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women report by the RCMP

AFN Press Release

May 16, 2014

Assembly of First Nations Receives RCMP Report, Urges Action on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

May 15th

Minister of AANDC attacks First Nation chiefs in parliament creating confrontation over education

From APTN.ca

Valcourt attacks Confederacy of Nations, calls chiefs 'rogue' and threats to national security

16. MAY, 2014 - By Jorge Barrera

May 14th

May 13th

Little has improved for Canada's First Nation communities in ten years, UN Rapporteur's report shows

"the federal Government frequently uses a discourse of responsibility to Canadian taxpayers for the cost of First Nations treaty benefits, without a corresponding acknowledgment of the vast economic benefits that have accrued to non-indigenous Canadians as a result of the constitutional treaty relationships that provided them with access to the national territory.