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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Need Your Support – Teen Vogue

They’ve been mistreated for centuries. In this op-ed, Ruth Hopkins (Cankudutawin-Red Road Woman), a Dakota/Lakota Sioux writer, biologist, attorney, and former tribal judge, explains why red scarves should be worn as a show of solidarity at this year’s Women’s March events. I am a native woman. To my people, the Oceti Sakowin — the Great […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20183 Views

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Canada Post scraps ‘northern flat rate box’ after charities decry unfair treatment for the North – CBC

‘An equitable postal service is a step toward reconciliation,’ says Friends of the North Jan 21, 2018 When Canada Post introduced a special “Remote Northern Canada box” last month to ship items up North at a flat rate, it didn’t last long. That’s because the pilot program’s box was higher in price and smaller in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20184 Views

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My mother didn’t die for nothing,’ says Inuvik woman ahead of Yellowknife MMIWG inquiry – CBC

Lesa Semmler was 8 years old when her mom, Joyce Semmler, was murdered It wasn’t talked about. There was pain, the family grieved, life moved on. Lesa Semmler left her eight-year-old self behind. She comes from a family of outspoken leaders and grew up to become one herself, speaking out about violence against women. One […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20181 Views

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Federal Funding Helps IRC Deliver New Nursing Program In Inuvik

January 19, 2018 Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced on Tuesday that Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) will receive $826,984 from the Government of Canada for an upcoming project under the Skills Partnership Fund. IRC will test an innovative approach […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 20183 Views

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Government of YT: Exploration, energy and First Nations top Government of Yukon agenda in Vancouver, January 20–25

January 19, 2018 Premier Sandy Silver and Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources Ranj Pillai will lead the Yukon delegation at both the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference and the Mineral Exploration Roundup in Vancouver next week to highlight Yukon’s mineral potential, geology and regulatory regime. Premier Silver will host a meeting with Yukon First Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 20184 Views

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Cabinet mandate retreat wraps up in Igloolik – Government of NU

January 19, 2018 IQALUIT, Nunavut (January 19, 2018) – Premier Paul Quassa and Cabinet Ministers met this week to discuss priorities for the new government mandate of Nunavut’s fifth Legislative Assembly. The Cabinet retreat wrapped up in Igloolik on Thursday. During the week-long retreat, Cabinet met with the Tuukkaq Elders’ Society, the Igloolik Hamlet Council, Kingulliit […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 20183 Views

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GNWT Receives Diamonds Do Good Responsible Government Award

YELLOWKNIFE (January 19, 2018) – Wally Schumann, Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment issued the following statement in reaction to yesterday’s announcement that the GNWT has received the Diamonds Do Good Responsible Government Award (To be presented May 31, 2018): “It is an honour to be recognized by the Diamond Empowerment Fund as the 2018 recipient of the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 20184 Views

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Yellowknife healing group to begin meeting Thursday – CBC

Group sharing sessions aim to overcome abuse, trauma, and addictions January 22, 2018 Trevor Kasteel was 13 the day his father died. That was when the abuse started, from a family friend entrusted to take care of him. “At the lowest point in my life, that’s when he took advantage of me,” says Kasteel. The […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 20183 Views

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Indigenous man tossed from Whitehorse hotel in violent confrontation caught on video – APTN News

January 19, 2018 Kathleen Martens A video posted on Facebook shows a violent confrontation between a homeless Indigenous man and a Whitehorse hotel employee on New Year’s Eve. And all because the homeless man wasn’t a guest. “It was during that really cold snap we had…I rolled down my window and yelled, ‘Hey, what the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 20182 Views

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North Arrow Expands the Mel Diamond Project, Nunavut to Over 56,000 Ha

January 22, 2018 North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSXV-NAR) reports that it has significantly increased the size of its 100% owned Mel Diamond Project from 7,500 ha to 56,075 ha (see map). Claim staking was initiated as a result of North Arrow’s September 2017 discovery of a new diamond bearing kimberlite field at Mel, located within 20 km […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 20183 Views

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