Thursday, 24 May 2012

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Klahoose First Nation and Alterra Power Sign Agreement for Upper Toba Project
Sacramento Bee
(TSX: AXY) and the Klahoose First Nation are pleased to announce that they have signed a Resource Development Agreement (RDA), establishing the framework under which Alterra and the Klahoose will work together to advance the Upper Toba run-of-river ...
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New First Nations doctors going rural
The Province
Dayna Briemon is proud to be graduating as a medical doctor, along with 11 other First Nation students this year from the University of British Columbia. Briemon's class includes the largest number of First Nations graduates in the history of the UBC ...
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ASIRT to probe shooting on Alexis First Nation
The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) is investigating the shooting of a suspect on the Alexis First Nation early Wednesday morning. RCMP arrived at the residence around 12:11 am hoping to find two suspects wanted in a series of armed home ...
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Ontario First Nations group calls for broader inquest into seven youth deaths
Hamilton Spectator
Nishnawbe Aski Nation, or NAN, is a political territorial organization representing 49 First Nation communities in northern Ontario. The group has been pushing for a joint inquest into the deaths for months and made a formal request for one in court ...
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FSIN upset over Harper's massive budget bill
News Talk 980 CJME
"This bill will have implications to First Nation's treaty rights to hunt, fish, trap and gather," said Cameron. "Most Canadians would be up in arms if the government attempted to diminish their constitutional and legal right, yet it seems common ...
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Busy day for MP Greg Rickford in Sioux Lookout
Net Newsledger
"The Government of Canada is proud to support the economic development and diversification efforts of First Nation communities in Northern Ontario and across the nation," added Minister Tony Clement, "This investment will provide First Nations in ...
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Dark horse Istanbul looks to repeat Rio's Olympics success
Yahoo! Sports
Four years ago, Rio, in a major upset, became the first nation in South America to secure the Games, despite a technical score well below rivals Tokyo and Chicago going into the final vote. Istanbul ranked near the bottom in the International Olympic ...
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Canadian research stops US whale hunt review
Vancouver Sun
The US government's long running review of a Washington-based first nation's contentious bid to hunt grey whales off the Pacific Coast has been halted after a team of Canadian scientists discovered a genetically distinct group of 200 whales living ...
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UN report highlights Canadian, local food security issues
Nanaimo News Bulletin
By Toby Gorman - Nanaimo News Bulletin And many of the topics Olivier De Schutter, the UN's special rapporteur for food, touched on during his 11-day visit to Canada, which included time spent in inner cities and on First Nation reserves, ...
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Minister Tony Clement Announces Funding to Honour Veterans in Three Northern ...
Marketwire (press release)
"Our Government applauds Belvedere Heights, the Sheshegwaning First Nation and the Town of Hearst for taking the initiative to build these memorials to preserve the memory of our Veterans and Canadian Forces members." Through the Community War Memorial ...
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Notebook: Royal tour marked a number of firsts in Regina
Regina Leader-Post
Chief Mike Star of the Starblanket First Nation (L) Vice Chief Simon Bird of the FSIN (2nd Left) shows Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall a treaty medal used for education purposes at the First Nations University of Canada ...
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LLRIB's ICFS takes on larger role in child welfare
La Ronge Northerner
"This is a result of the Child Welfare Review Panel … that was one of the recommendations, that Social Services needed to work differently with First Nation and Metis people, so this is why we are partnering and providing services non-First Nation and ...
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Student's totem to go on display at Vancouver airport
The totem was carved by 19-year-old Hjalmer Wenstob, a University of Victoria student and member of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation on Vancouver Island. Wenstob says the totem tells the story of a direct ancestor who was forced to survive a ...
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Alexco Commemorates Over Five Years at Keno Hill
MarketWatch (press release)
More than 50 per cent of Alexco's employees are Yukon residents and over 15 per cent of these employees are First Nation citizens. The company's payroll for its Keno Hill operations exceeds $22 million per year. Through concerted efforts to continually ...
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Royal couple fascinated by aboriginal traditions
Regina Leader-Post
By Emma Graney, Leader-Post May 23, 2012 Britain's Prince Charles (2nd L) and Camilla (2nd R), Duchess of Cornwall walk with Chief of the Starblanket First Nation Mike Starr and Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Vice Chief Simon Bird (L) after ...
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Enbridge gets 'mic checked' at Line 9 public hearings
By Steve Cornwell Public hearings in London, Ontario for Enbridge's proposed reversal of the Line 9 pipeline had barely begun Wednesday when more than a dozen protesters, including members of the Haudenosaunee First Nation, quickly shut down the ...
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Alterra Power signs agreement for Canadian hydropower project
Utility Products
(SeeNews Renewables) - May 24, 2012 - Canadian renewable energy company Alterra Power Corp (TSE:AXY) and the Klahoose First Nation government announced on Wednesday the signing of an agreement, laying the foundations for the co-operation on the ...
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Ontario First Nations want wider inquest into death of teens
APTN National News
An inquest into the death of a 15 year-old First Nation boy in Ontario is on hold once again. Reggie Bushie was attending school in Thundery Bay when his body was discovered in a local river. The Nishnawbe Aski Nation wants to expand the inquest to ...
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First Nation Airways Recruitment
Information Nigeria
First Nation Airways Nigeria Ltd: We have raised the standard of passenger Airlines experience within nigeria. We have now even set for ourselves higher standards and require talented and gifted people to join us as a result of expansion.
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Mistawasis manslaughter trial's second day
News Talk 980 CJME
RCMP Cst. Donovan Kajner was the first person to take the stand Wednesday and told the court that he was stationed on the Mistawasis First Nation in April of 2001. On the date in question, he was directed to pick up Dwayne Badger and bring him to the ...
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Missing boater's body found
Winnipeg Free Press
Dillon Beaulieu, 22, of Sandy Bay First Nation was boating with Rambo Roulette, 25, on Lake Manitoba when heavy winds created large waves and capsized their small fishing boat east of Langruth. Roulette was able to get to shore, but Beaulieu wasn't.
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Broad inquest into deaths of seven native teens a step closer
Toronto Star
More: Cries for inquiry into native teens deaths grow louder Bushie, a Grade 9 student from Poplar Hill First Nation, was missing for nearly seven days before his body was found floating in the McIntyre River on Nov. 1, 2007. An inquest was scheduled ...
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Toronto Star
Hearing closed to protesters
The Sudbury Star
Board members fled the room as members of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation decried what they called an intrusion on their lands and treaty rights. "We're fed up with this," said one native woman. She said her name is Yagotala and that she's part of the ...
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Misinipiy Land Use Plan – a living document
La Ronge Northerner
In his remarks, Vice Chief Brian Hardlotte, of the Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC), noted the relationship to the land of First Nation people, "we are not really stakeholders," he said to Duncan. "As First Nation people we are traditionally and ...
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La Ronge Northerner
Pair's cross-Canada walk aims to raise political awareness of aboriginal issues
Calgary Herald
Growing up on the Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation in northwestern Ontario, Leo Baskatawang was oblivious to the problems around him. Alcoholism. Substance abuse. Poverty. Disease. Unemployment. "I just thought that's the way it's supposed to be," said ...
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AFN national chief race shaping up
APTN National News
Nominations for candidates seeking to run for national chief of the Assembly of First Nation are now open. Nominations close at midnight Eastern Standard Time on June 12. Some possible candidates have already shown interest alongside Shawn Atleo, ...
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Rough road forces James Smith school to close
650 CKOM News Talk Radio
There are no classes Thursday and Friday on the James Smith First Nation near Kinistino because of poor road conditions caused by recent rain. The band decided to close Bernard Constant School because it had become too dangerous for busses.
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A cultural experience: living and teaching the dream
Meadow Lake Progress
By Jennifer Carbert Brightly coloured costumes and drumming, singing and dancing are all traditional, competitive and spiritual in the First Nations culture Dale Chief from Island Lake First Nation explained to the kids at Lakeview Elementary school on ...
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Man injured during arrest
Edmonton Journal
RCMP visited a home on the Alexis First Nation, 70 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, just after midnight looking for two men in relation to a string of violent home invasions. They arrived to find an armed man. The 35 year-old man was wounded and taken ...
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Body of man missing on Lake Manitoba found
Both men were from Sandy Bay First Nation. The boat was discovered on May 16 near Delta Beach by the Civil Air Search and Rescue Association and later recovered by the Ebb and Flow Fire Department, said police.
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Business Hall of Fame: Moving worlds
Chief Terrance Paul of Membertou First Nation and Halifax engineer-developer Ben McCrea of Armour Group are being inducted into the Junior Achievement Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. Both have remarkably transformed the worlds in which they live.
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OPP investigate Maki Lake Road grass fire
One occurred on May 22, 2012 at approximately 11 pm on Old Garden River Road on the Batchewana First Nation. A vehicle being driven on private property caught fire and became fully engulfed in flames. The Sault Ste. Marie Fire Department attended and ...
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Blogs6 new results for "First Nation"
Minister Ramsay's Welcoming Address – 2012 PNWER Arctic ...
By presssecretary
I would like to introduce Ms. Annie Smith, a member of the Kwanlin Dun First Nation to perform a prayer. Colleagues, in my capacity as your Chair, I would like to call this formal part of our Arctic Caucus meeting here in Whitehorse to order.
Office of The Executive
Man, 22, found dead on Lake Manitoba | Manitoba | News ...
First posted: Thursday, May 24, 2012 08:18 AM CDT. Dillon Beaulieu, 22, went missing May 14, 2012, when his boat capsized in rough winds on Lake Manitoba. The Sandy Bay First Nation man was a community DJ. (FACEBOOK.COM) ...
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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Community Health Nurse
By sarah
Experience in working with First Nations would be an asset. Salary dependent on education & experience but is comparable to BCNU scale. Please submit your resume with references to: Submit resume and references to: Splatsin First Nation ...
Ontario Trails: Ontario Trails News - Hike, Paddle, Climb or Ride ...
By (Ontario Trails)
including Edmond Jack, Shanice Desrosiers, and Jolene Hookimawillillene of Asubpeeschoseewagong, Grassy Narrows First Nation, are almost half way through a 2000 kilometre walk from their remote community in Northwest Ontario all the ...
Ontario Trails
Local pastor seeks spot on council | MyMcMurray Portal
By TheNewsGirl
Northern Gateway deal under fire in B.C. · NORTHERN GATEWAY. Members of a northwest BC First Nation are protesting a chief's decision to support the Northern Gateway oil sands pipeline. Read more > ...
MyMcMurray Portal
Aboriginal youth soar at Eagle Spirit High Performance Camp ...
By James Hynes
Jessica Barudin from Kwakwaka'wakw, Namgis First Nation, is a McGill Physical Therapy graduate student. She served as a counsellor at the 6th Annual Eagle Spirit High Performance Camp organized by McGill's First Peoples' House.
McGill Reporter

Web7 new results for "First Nation"
Klahoose First Nation and Alterra Power Sign Agreement for Upper ...
TSX : AXY. VANCOUVER, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Alterra Power Corp. ( TSX: AXY) and the Klahoose First Nation are pleased to announce that they have ...
Split Lake protest decries First Nation living conditions | Warrior ...
Split Lake reserve in northern Manitoba, home of the Tataskweyak Cree, protest the band council, May 2012. Protesters on the Tataskweyak Cree Nation in Split ...
First Nations Leaders Reaffirm the Crown-First Nation ... - CNW Group
TORONTO, May 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo and a delegation of Chiefs met with His Royal ...
Nishnawbe Aski Nation - Missanabie Cree First Nation
Missanabie Cree First Nation Order for Advance Costs CALGARY, AB - The Missanabie Cree First Nation has achieved a major leap forward in its attempt to ...
British Columbia: Sechelt (shíshálh) First Nation To Pursue Legal ...
The Sechelt (shíshálh) First Nation will pursue legal proceedings over Aboriginal Title litigation.
Sagkeeng First Nation | Regina Leader-Post
Sagkeeng's Finest, a trio of cloogers and tappers from Sagkeeng First Nation, captured the crown. It's not that I don't like them, … Continue reading → ...
PA writer on First Nation Communities Read shortlist
By Sarah Rolles paNOW staff The First Nation Communities Read programme encourages family literacy and intergenerational storytelling of aboriginal voices ...

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