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Protesters for Abdirahman Abdi rally on doorstep of the Ottawa police headquarters

More than one hundred protesters rallied Wednesday night outside Ottawa police headquarters on Elgin Street.

“No justice, no peace. No racist police!” they shouted as police looked on. 530 more words

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FSIN calls for more education to end racism

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) says racism is a learned behaviour that the provincial government needs to help eradicate.

In a media release sent out Wednesday FSIN chief Bobby Cameron said, “It is important to point out that racism is a reality in the daily life for Indigenous peoples in Saskatchewan.” … 343 more words

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Chiefs voice concerns about racism at FSIN special assembly

Racism has reared it’s head in Saskatchewan and it can’t be swept under the rug so easily say First Nations people across province.

Andre Bear, co-chair of the Assembly of First Nations Youth Council and the youth representative for the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN), urged the chiefs during a Monday assembly in Regina to look out for the well being of the youth in their communities. 546 more words

Saskatchewan

Black Lives Matter's Scheme to Shut Down Graceland Fizzles Out

The festering wart on the nation’s ass that is the Black Lives Matter movement has seen it’s best laid plans to disrupt the celebration of an American icon fizzle badly. 717 more words

Brad Wall fighting Saskatchewan racism on both fronts

Quietly and without any fanfare, Premier Brad Wall this week addressed a headline-grabbing issue of race and First Nations violence that the rest of us seem to have pretty much forgotten. 677 more words

Saskatchewan

Douglas Cardinal: When condos speak louder than words, and the battle for Chaudière falls

Victoria Island, Chaudière Island, and the Chaudière falls is the most sacred area for all Anishinabe people; from the Atlantic to the Rocky Mountains.

The late William Commanda — Algonquin elder, spiritual leader, keeper of Wampum Belts, and hereditary chief — continually stressed the significance of this sacred site. 599 more words

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'All the hallmarks of a hate crime': White supremacist attacks interracial couple after seeing them kiss

Daniel Rowe was apparently enraged at the sight of a black man and a white woman kissing on the streets of Olympia, Washington State, Tuesday night. 635 more words

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