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October 17th, 2014

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

New policing policy for missing persons after report on murdered and missing Aboriginal women

From the GlobeandMail.com

RCMP revamp national missing persons policy in wake of report

KATHRYN BLAZE CARLSON - OTTAWA - Oct. 10 2014

October 3rd

Dennis Franklin Cromarty trades school to expand options for First Nation students

From CBC.ca

Dennis Franklin Cromarty trades school to expand options for students

First Nations education officials want to provide more career opportunities to youth

Posted: Oct 02, 2014

"Canada cannot associate itself with the elements contained in UN outcome document related to free, prior and informed consent"

From HuffingtonPost.ca

Canada Is The Only UN Member To Reject Landmark Indigenous Rights Document

By Zi-Ann Lum - Posted: 10/02/2014

Canada singled itself out as the only country to raise objections over a landmark United Nations document re-establishing the protection of the rights of indigenous people last week. It was a gesture one prominent First Nation leader called "saddening, surprising."