ManyRoads, to NativeAmerican
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"An Army major is celebrating one year of having earned approval to wear his hair and tribe-specific regalia items in a way that honors his Native American heritage during appropriate service ceremonies."

#NativeAmerican #FirstNation #USA #USArmy #Heritage #Pride #History #News

https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2024/05/31/soldier-honors-native-american-heritage-after-religious-accommodation/

msquebanh, to random
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has released a statement a performance by the group scheduled for Thurs, May 30, at an undisclosed location in .

The group was in the news in Feb when a scheduled performance at Rick Bronson’s House Of Comedy in was due to over t-shirts belittling the victims of .

https://www.comoxvalleyrecord.com/news/komoks-first-nation-cvrd-issue-statements-denouncing-comedy-troupes-planned-show-7364697

msquebanh, to Canada
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The project, announced two years ago, will see the six-storey, 60,000-square-metre downtown building turned into an hub of housing, social services, government offices & cultural space.

transferred the building in 2022 to the Southern Chiefs’ Organization, which represents 34 groups in southern .

https://globalnews.ca/news/10523125/ottawa-money-transform-bay-building-indigenous-hub

msquebanh, to history
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The says the objects have come from former communities that are now in downtown , , , , & .

The Nation’s chief says there's big plans for all the art & once the Nation all of their pieces from & other from around the world that have Snuneymuxw artifacts.

https://www.cheknews.ca/snuneymuxw-first-nation-repatriates-nearly-100-items-from-the-royal-bc-museum-1205956/?amp

msquebanh, to random
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Members of , students from the & various other professionals are learning new techniques that will hopefully be used for ground searches of potential sites in the future.

A new company “Kā-natonahkik-tāpwēwin,” which in the language translates to “In search of the truth,” is leading the training. The company known as KNT IRS Consulting for short, is an owned, on-reserve company.

https://regina.ctvnews.ca/sacred-work-sask-first-nation-learning-how-to-conduct-its-own-underground-searches-1.6889689

msquebanh, to mentalhealth
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It’s believed to be the first of its kind display on and is combining mental and physical with .

Representatives from of , and recently installed a mini at a newly-opened complex on the First Nation territory.

https://nanaimonewsnow.com/2024/05/19/new-nanaimo-mini-forest-believed-to-be-first-of-its-kind-on-vancouver-island/

msquebanh, to pnw
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Our full moon sweat lodge ceremony rounds lasted until 1:30AM. Just got home. Crashing in few minutes. I have para-dragonboating practice in the morning.

#Indigenous #ceremonial #Tsouke #YYJ #VancouverIsland #PNW

msquebanh,
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Elder Dave Bill, from on lands, creates all the regalia for their peoples. He carved this multiple spirit animals protection necklace, especially for me & gave me healing blessings 🙌

Incredible surprise - I didn't expect to receive something so special💗🙏💗.

Elder Dave handcrafted my custom from one deer . It has cormorant, eagle, raven, otter, orca, bear represented.

Snoro, to worldwithoutus
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msquebanh, to random
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filed a $1 billion against , government & 2 municipalities located upstream of & community in Manitoba's northern Interlake.

In statement of claim filed before of King's Bench on Tues, — largest in Manitoba, seeks compensation for financial losses & other damages that occurred during a series of along the Fisher River.

https://www.cbc.ca/lite/story/1.7183512

Windspeaker, to poetry

Whether it’s through her or while in conversation at home making homemade mayonnaise, Rebecca Thomas of Lennox Island has a lot of powerful insights to share.

"I Place You Into The Fire", a new by filmmaker Stephanie Joline, gives Thomas the space to share personally emotional stories about intergenerational trauma, the impacts of , performative and .

https://windspeaker.com/news/windspeaker-news/documentary-features-first-nations-spoken-word-poet

GregCocks, to Futurology
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msquebanh, to britishcolumbia
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A says in the system persists despite efforts by the & industry to combat the problem.

The National Government says in a statement that it met with officials from , the & the City of last week to address the issue.

https://bc.ctvnews.ca/racism-persists-in-regional-health-care-despite-b-c-s-efforts-first-nation-says-1.6804927

msquebanh, to Canada
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It started with a tip from the local of a “bump on the sea floor” where the fish liked to be & led to the of ’s only known live .

Deep sea Cherisse Du Preez worked with the & First Nations & began searching for the coral in 2021, taking a remote-controlled submersible deep into the ocean in , about 500 kms NW of Vancouver.

https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/coral-reef-bc-pacific-ocean

RustyBertrand, to random

Greenlandic women sue Danish state for ‘violation’

Group of 143 allege they were fitted with coils without consent or knowledge between 1966 and 1970, when some were children.


https://www.theguardian.com/world/2024/mar/04/greenlandic-women-sue-danish-state-for-contraceptive-violation-coil

drahardja, to random
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Indigenous people in Canada are suing because they were subjected to nonconsensual MRI scans to “study their livers”.

In 2018.

“Indigenous people accuse radiologists of secretly studying their organs”

https://wapo.st/4bRm2hz

msquebanh, to Canada
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Members of in launched alleging they were subjected to a without their consent that left them feeling “violated and humiliated”.

The lawsuit, was certified by the supreme court in early Feb, revives the painful of Canada conducting on & the persistent they continue to face within system.

https://amp.theguardian.com/world/2024/feb/26/medical-experiment-indigenous-canadians-lawsuit

msquebanh, to ontario
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Bodnar is part of a looking to break down barriers and make trails at Brandon's more . She wants to find out how Brandonites use the city's largest to make it more and welcoming, especially for , and members of the community.

Striving for what is called where everyone feels safe using the trails regularly..

https://www.cbc.ca/amp/1.7124466

msquebanh, to ontario
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A mother and son duo from in northeastern are collecting people's old socks, and other garments that can't be reused, to make .

Jerret Paquette, and his mom Doris Mitchell founded to give old clothes a new life.

Paquette and Mitchell have partnered with researchers to test different types of insulation with the shredded they collect.

https://www.cbc.ca/amp/1.7124225

msquebanh, to random
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The has reached a two-year agreement with Mosaic Forest Management to undertake collaborative planning and timber harvesting within We Wai Kai territory.

https://www.campbellrivermirror.com/local-news/we-wai-kai-first-nation-reaches-agreement-with-mosaic-for-timber-harvesting-7321498

msquebanh, to random
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msquebanh, to ontario
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(CLFN) has filed for an in the Divisional Court of seeking to stop (FMG) from constructing a new access road using Permits issued by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry (). This is against the wishes of on whose the new road is being built. The road construction is underway at a fast pace and Ontario & FMG have refused to stop construction.

https://www.netnewsledger.com/2024/02/23/cat-lake-first-nation-files-court-injunction-to-stop-first-mining-gold

msquebanh, to britishcolumbia
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The best young winter sport athletes are in the this weekend for the . The event is being co-hosted by the city of and the . Jay Durant is there, talking to Chief Clifford Lebrun about what it means for his community to welcome athletes and spectators from around the province

https://globalnews.ca/video/10314945/lhtako-dene-first-nation-host-bc-winter-games/amp/

msquebanh, to britishcolumbia
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reached a $59M with a in for over allowing a right-of-way to be built through its reserve 110+ yrs ago.

Crown Minister Gary Anandasangaree & First Nation Chief Alice McKay jointly announced the settlement, compensating for the federal government's taking of land in 1908 for Power Company right-of-way.

https://www.coastreporter.net/politics/federal-government-reaches-59m-settlement-with-bc-first-nation-over-land-seizure-8336837

msquebanh, to Canada
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Good news for a local boy - realizing his sport dreams 👏

Competing for is something few of us get to do, but a young star is competing for both his country & his Nation.

13 year-old Marquez Caffiero, who is a member of the in the area, was recently selected to play in a tournament with in .

https://www.cheknews.ca/second-tsartlip-first-nation-youth-scouted-for-soccer-in-spain-1192224

msquebanh, to community
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is sharing the bounty from its territory through a that's both creating a stream & strengthening ties between generations.

Through , members harvest & cultivate foods in their territory that are then used to produce & sell value-added products like flavoured carbonated water, fresh mushrooms, forest teas & mushroom soup.

https://www.timminstoday.com/local-news/traditional-harvesting-meets-economic-development-in-timiskaming-first-nation-8305105

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