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Dulcie Donaldson

Ms. Donaldson has spent over two decades as a senior Aboriginal liaison officer for Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service where she has honed her skills as an expert in Aboriginal culture. 103 more words

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Forbidden Freedom Now Officially Published - Spoken Word by DJ Kwe

Tlaa is a collective of Indigenous expression that gives light to the work, stories, and experiences of Indigenous peoples. Providing a space for an Indigenous renaissance is vital to the editors and curators at Tlaa.   39 more words

Aboriginal

Missing women

Laurie Odjick holds a sign with photo of her missing daughter, Maisy, who went missing along with Shannon Alexander in 2008 at age 16. Odjick was taking part in a rally on Parliament Hill in October 2013 honouring the lives of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls. 34 more words

Crime

Chris Selley: Horror stories aside, the aboriginal news isn't all bad

The most basic case for an inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal Canadians would be this: We need to know if the female aboriginal population faces unique threats — threats that other disadvantaged communities do not face. 931 more words

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National Post editorial board: Why do so many aboriginal women die violent deaths? We already know

On Saturday, Tina Fontaine was buried near the Sagkeeng First Nation northeast of Winnipeg. A week earlier, her body had been recovered from a bag dumped into the city’s Red River. 933 more words

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Only Canada's Indigenous People Could Make The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge About Their Cause

I used to like Leonardo DiCaprio and Neil Young and now I think that they are just scumbags with lots of money.

These A-listers coming out to Alberta to bag on our oil sands is getting kind of old. 451 more words

Rants

The New Canadian Museum for Human Rights is an Opportunity for Educators

This summer I was one of 25 educators to participate in a graduate course that was a first-time collaboration between the University of Manitoba and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). 251 more words

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