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Daniel Christmas, First Mi'kmaw Appointed to the Canadian Senate

Senator Daniel Christmas, First Mi’kmaw Appointed to the Canadian Senate

Dan Christmas never knew what or where his journey would take him. He just knew his father’s teachings would buoy him along the way — and that was going to be more than good enough. 88 more words

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First Nations We Day first for N.B. brings 700 Indigenous youth

First Nations student from across the province travelled to Fredericton to celebrate the First Nations We Day, an initiative aimed at inspiring pride in Indigenous culture. 62 more words

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My Expansion

Before conducting my research on the Mi’kmaq tribe I did not know anything about them. Honestly I didn’t even know they existed which is why I chose them for my research. 260 more words

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Indigenous social work students call for women's shelters on reserves

Indigenous women in the Maritimes and Quebec need shelters on reserves to keep them safe from domestic violence, including murder, say Indigenous social work students at St. 82 more words

Oscar Baker Iii

Nova Scotia Premier Apologizes to Mi'kmaq Chiefs and Elders

Premier Stephen McNeil was making every effort to move from insult to consult after a meeting Thursday with the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs. “The meeting started out this morning with an opportunity for me to express my regret and my apologies to the chiefs and to members of their communities,” McNeil said. 150 more words

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Kahsatstenhsera: Indigenous Resistance to Tar Sands Pipelines

A 2013 film from submedia.tv, featuring stories from several First Nations bringing indigenous resistance to the construction of fossil fuel pipelines. Timely and ongoing, a continuation of 500 years of colonialism… 151 more words

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Mi’kmaq Are ‘Conquered People’ Says Nova Scotia Government Lawyer

A legal brief submitted on behalf of the province of Nova Scotia denies treaty rights and labels the Mi’kmaq as conquered peoples.

“To suggest that we are ‘conquered’ is a racist taunt,” wrote Millbrook Chief Bob Gloade in a media release. 108 more words

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