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Nicola Valley Chiefs & Supporters Occupy Premier Clark's Office Over Sewage Waste Import

By Nicola Valley First Nation - Intercontinental Cry The five Nicola Valley Chiefs and their representatives (Chief Harvey McLeod of Upper Nicola, Chief Marcel Shackelly of Nooaitch, Chief Aaron Sam of Lower Nicola, Chief Percy Joe of Shackan and Chief Lee Spahan of Coldwater) and supporters of Friends of the...
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St’at’imc re-occupation aims to stop logging, call for support

By Zig Zag - Warrior Publications From Voice of the Voiceless, Junction Creek (Xwisten Territory, St’at’imc Nation), April 13, 2015 URGENT!!!We have heard that Aspen Planers is going to start logging at Lac Le Mer, very near the camp, this week! We think they will be trying to start at...
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Swinomish Tribe files suit to stop oil trains through reservation

By indianz.com The Swinomish Tribe of Washington filed a lawsuit in federal court today in hopes of stopping the transport of crude oil through the reservation. According to the complaint, BNSF Railway has broken the terms of an agreement with the tribe. To resolve a century of trespass claims, the...
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Sachigo Lake members walk 1,000-kilometre journey in memory of murdered youth

By Jodi Lundmark - tbnewswatch.com THUNDER BAY -- Members of Sachigo Lake First Nation are walking 1,000 kilometres in memory of a 20-year-old man killed outside of the city’s movie theatre last fall. On Oct. 3, 2014, Daniel Levac was fatally stabbed outside of SilverCity movie theatre in Thunder Bay....
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Brant issues a “Final Offer” regarding land transfer

By Jim Windle - Two Row Times PARIS – On Friday morning in the chambers of the County of Brant, Mayor Ron Eddy read a draft resolution on behalf of the County reflecting their stance on the ongoing land transfer talks between his council, and that of Brantford and Six...
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Facebook racism confronted with 'We Are One' rally in Thunder Bay

By CBC News A group of students at Confederation College rallied the broader community to stand up against racism in Thunder Bay on Wednesday after a series of offensive Facebook pages popped up in the city. Ashley Nurmela pitched the idea of a silent 'We Are One' protest to her...
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Elsipogtog land defender Annie Clair fights legal charges

By Robert Devet - Halifax Media Co-op KJIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) - On April 20th, Elsipogtog First Nation band member Annie Clair will be heading to Moncton to face six charges related to the violent actions of New Brunswick RCMP against defenders of the land in Kent County, New Brunswick. Clair intends...
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Cumberland House grows own produce on road to self-sufficiency

By Jessica Valois and Daeran Gall The old model of 'feeding the world' is being replaced by giving people the resources to feed themselves. The first settlement in Western Canada is now home to a blossoming river delta market garden. Valerie Deschambeault, Mayor of Cumberland House, saw a need in...
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Boys don't cry - Is it time we start talking about our murdered and missing indigenous men?

By Jeremy Warren - The StarPhoenix Grace Lafond-Barr believes healing starts in the home, so she moved her family to Muskeg Lake Cree Nation from Saskatoon two years ago to escape the city where murder took away her two brothers and a son. She hopes the distance between the city...
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Nihígáál Bee iina’- Walk for Existence

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Chief of Blackfeet Nation Seeks President’s Support in Ending Oil Leases on Sacred Lands

By ICTMN Staff - Indian Country Today Oil leases in the United States are seen as a way to break the need to rely on other countries, however for others, like Chief Earl Old Person they are seen as a way to breaking the back of the world. The Blackfeet...
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1,000-mile walk takes Navajo on 'Journey For Existence'

by Aljazeera An oil pipeline approved for development across the US state of New Mexico has prompted members of the Navajo Nation to commemorate the 150th anniversary of "The Long Walk". Activists began marching against the 130-mile long Piñon Pipeline in January to demonstrate how their tribal lands have been...
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