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Canadian government pushing First Nations to give up land rights for resource development profits


Canadian government pushing First Nations to give up land rights for oil and gas profits

Harper government organized private meetings between oil firms and Indigenous chiefs to try and gain support for oil and gas pipelines and other investments located on their lands, documents reveal

Governments invest in First Nation all-weather road study for east-west corridor route to Ring of Fire

From NetNewsLedger.Com

Announcement Boosts Ring of Fire Development Efforts

Posted 1 March 2015 by 

Minister Rickford, Minister Gravelle and Mayor Hobbs at Convention and Event Centre Announcement

Working together to prevent and address violence against Indigenous women and girls

Press Release

Working Together to Prevent and Address Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls

Issued on behalf of parties named below

OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2015 - Indigenous families and leaders, Premiers, provincial and territorial Ministers and representatives and Ministers from the Government of Canada met yesterday in Ottawa on needed action to prevent and address violence against Indigenous women and girls.

First Nation and provincial leaders challenging feds response to murdered and missing Aboriginal women

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Aboriginal chief: Minister's comments 'ill-informed'


Aboriginal chief: Minister's comments 'ill-informed'

Pam Palmater blogs about the struggles and challenges of First Nations within colonial regime


Genocide? Murder? Criminal Negligence? Or Passive Indifference? Canada is Killing Our People

February 20, 2015

Auditor General asked to investigate AANDC for questionable management practices affecting First Nations

Press release

Questionable management practices at AANDC - AFNQL asks Auditor General to investigate

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 19, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Assembly of the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador (AFNQL), and the First Nations Education Council (FNEC), have asked the Auditor General, Michael Ferguson, to look into what they consider to be blatant cases of mismanagement of education programs by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AADNC).

Ottawa now making Indigenous activists and protectors of the land into terrorists with Bill C-51


Harper may have just turned Indigenous activists into terrorists


Nodin Director writes about the effects of intergenerational trauma in First Nations in Globe and Mail


The intergenerational trauma of First Nations still runs deep


Special to The Globe and Mail

Published Monday, Feb. 16 2015