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No Surprises: A Cree Woman's Response to WCBA (Roxanne Blesse)

Responses to White Coat, Black Art episodes First Nations Patients, Second Class Care, Racist Patients, and Patient Engagement

The first of the podcasts I want to discuss is… 1,812 more words

Student Essay

The struggle to begin...

This is not a manifesto as such. Manifestos usually have a clear purpose, a strong, often didactic tone and some sort of remedy for the problem to which they respond. 426 more words

Aboriginal Peoples

Funding for Native Friendship Centres "streamlined"

Life off reserve can be tough. Increasing numbers of Aboriginal people are living in urban areas (currently 56% of the Aboriginal population), and like many who move to the city, they can find themselves cut off from community ties and support, and struggling to adapt to city life. 652 more words

First Nations

Tony Alamo victims awarded $525 million, Murder brings more calls for national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women, Loretta Saunders' roommates charged with 1st-degree murder

Tony Alamo victims awarded $525 million; L.A. properties may be sold  By Paresh Dave March 1, 2014

Seven women who alleged they were sexually abused as children by former Christian ministry tycoon Tony Alamo were awarded $525 million by an Arkansas judge this week after an Alamo church failed to respond to a lawsuit. 693 more words

Child Abuse

After 14 Years, Forestry Companies and Environmentalists Reach Joint Recommendations to the B.C. Great Bear Forest Agreement

On January 29th, recommendations were  announced by the parties of the Joint Solutions Project, comprised of the forest companies operating in the Great Bear Rainforest (Western Forest Products, Interfor, Howe Sound Pulp and Paper, BC Timber Sales and Catalyst) and three environmental groups (ForestEthics, Greenpeace and Sierra Club of BC). 129 more words

Neil Young – Cortez The Killer

Liner notes to a Neil Young compilation state this 1975 song was banned in Spain.

There is not too much definitively known about Conquistador Hernán Cortez (1485–1547). 69 more words


Warrior Up! The Mi'kmaq Struggle Against Fracking at Elsipogtog

It is time to “warrior up” according to Suzanne Patles of the Mi’kmaq Warriors Society. She spoke at Thunderbird House in Winnipeg on Feb. 17, 2014 as part of a national tour to raise awareness about the struggle at Elsipogtog First Nation against shale gas fracking and police repression, as well as their ongoing assertion of nationhood. 140 more words