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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Updating the bear facts: Englishread a headline in the Toronto Star some six weeks ago. As it turns out, the a
Updating the bear facts: English
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 6 hours ago
read a headline in the Toronto Star some six weeks ago. As it turns out, the answer to that question is no. The bear that Inuit hunter Didji Ishalook shot during a sanctioned hunt in Nunavut in late May was not a rare hybrid. In the weeks since... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
AGO’s new Lawren Harris exhibition celebrates, complicates artist’s legacyencounter any people when they took the S.S. Beothuk to Baffin Island in 1930.
AGO’s new Lawren Harris exhibition celebrates, complicates artist’s legacy
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
encounter any people when they took the S.S. Beothuk to Baffin Island in 1930. They encountered quite a few, in fact – Inuit mostly – whom Harris duly photographed. But when it came time to paint, he would have none of them. It’s as if Harris’s... Read more
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Boston Globe
Happy birthday, Canada!(sometimes spelled inukshuk.) It’s a stone structure found in the Arctic, made
Happy birthday, Canada!
Boston Globe / Posted 20 hours ago
(sometimes spelled inukshuk.) It’s a stone structure found in the Arctic, made up of stones piled on top of each other. Inuit travelers have built them for thousands of years to mark their way, point out a good hunting or fishing area, or show... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Governor-General announces 113 appointments to the Order of Canadaartistic contributions as a sculptor and for his preservation of our northern h
Governor-General announces 113 appointments to the Order of Canada
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
artistic contributions as a sculptor and for his preservation of our northern heritage and national identity. For decades, Inuit sculptor Abraham Anghik Ruben has been committed to sharing stories inspired by his parents, his heritage and history... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Canada: Bear land is their landand each sighting seems to, somehow, top the last. And the good news is, that
Canada: Bear land is their land
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
and each sighting seems to, somehow, top the last. And the good news is, that despite the bears still being hunted by Inuit 64km north in Nunavut, Terry believes their numbers are rising (although others disagree). "I think there are fewer... Read more
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The Courier
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberrafestival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chill
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberra
The Courier / Posted yesterday
festival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chilling works inspired by Edgar Allan Poe and Inuit legends, documentaries, puppet shows, and plays about relationships and dating – all, of course, improvised. "It's a... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberrafestival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chill
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberra
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
festival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chilling works inspired by Edgar Allan Poe and Inuit legends, documentaries, puppet shows, and plays about relationships and dating – all, of course, improvised. "It's a... Read more
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The Young Witness
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberrafestival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chill
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberra
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
festival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chilling works inspired by Edgar Allan Poe and Inuit legends, documentaries, puppet shows, and plays about relationships and dating – all, of course, improvised. "It's a... Read more
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Western Advocate
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberrafestival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chill
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberra
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
festival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chilling works inspired by Edgar Allan Poe and Inuit legends, documentaries, puppet shows, and plays about relationships and dating – all, of course, improvised. "It's a... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberrafestival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chill
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberra
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
festival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chilling works inspired by Edgar Allan Poe and Inuit legends, documentaries, puppet shows, and plays about relationships and dating – all, of course, improvised. "It's a... Read more
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Manning River Times
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberrafestival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chill
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberra
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
festival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chilling works inspired by Edgar Allan Poe and Inuit legends, documentaries, puppet shows, and plays about relationships and dating – all, of course, improvised. "It's a... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberrafestival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chill
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberra
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
festival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chilling works inspired by Edgar Allan Poe and Inuit legends, documentaries, puppet shows, and plays about relationships and dating – all, of course, improvised. "It's a... Read more
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The North West Star
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberrafestival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chill
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberra
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
festival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chilling works inspired by Edgar Allan Poe and Inuit legends, documentaries, puppet shows, and plays about relationships and dating – all, of course, improvised. "It's a... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberrafestival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chill
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberra
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
festival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chilling works inspired by Edgar Allan Poe and Inuit legends, documentaries, puppet shows, and plays about relationships and dating – all, of course, improvised. "It's a... Read more
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The Border Mail
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberrafestival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chill
Improvention 2016 celebrates improv theatre in Canberra
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
festival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chilling works inspired by Edgar Allan Poe and Inuit legends, documentaries, puppet shows, and plays about relationships and dating – all, of course, improvised. "It's a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Improvention 2016: theatre of the unplannedfestival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chill
Improvention 2016: theatre of the unplanned
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
festival also includes the Improvention song contest, silent shows, spine-chilling works inspired by Edgar Allan Poe and Inuit legends, documentaries, puppet shows, and plays about relationships and dating – all, of course, improvised. "It's a... Read more
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CTV News
A list of some of the guests invited to hear Obama's speech on Parliament HillCouillard, premier of Quebec; Jean-Guy Whiteduck, chief Kitigan Zibi Anishinab
A list of some of the guests invited to hear Obama's speech on Parliament Hill
CTV News / Posted yesterday
Couillard, premier of Quebec; Jean-Guy Whiteduck, chief Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg; Natan Obed, president, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami; Clement Chartier, president of the Metis National Council; Dwight Dorey, national chief, Council... Read more
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Whitecourt Star
Commitment for improving Indigenous educationboards across the province have taken the leap to improve educational opportuni
Commitment for improving Indigenous education
Whitecourt Star / Posted yesterday
boards across the province have taken the leap to improve educational opportunities for First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) learners. On June 22 The Alberta School Board Association (ASBA) signed the Government of Alberta Joint... Read more
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Timmins Times
English district public school board passes budgetwe have in place.” There will be new priorities in 2016-17, including an inves
English district public school board passes budget
Timmins Times / Posted yesterday
we have in place.” There will be new priorities in 2016-17, including an investment in a First Nation, Metis, and Inuit education lead for the board. As well, the board’s iPad program will see tablets distributed to 1,434 Grade 5 to 7... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
'There is a huge need'seven communities over the summer. Next week they head to Nunavut, where they w
'There is a huge need'
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 2 days ago
seven communities over the summer. Next week they head to Nunavut, where they will offer fun activities to teach science in Inuit settlements including Cape Dorset, Hall Beach and Igoolik and, later, at First Nations reserves in Quebec and southern... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Dominic Beaudry receives Laurentian University’s Native Education Person of Distinction awardtheir potential they need to engage all partners and stakeholders and this for
Dominic Beaudry receives Laurentian University’s Native Education Person of Distinction award
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 2 days ago
their potential they need to engage all partners and stakeholders and this for us includes the First Nations, Metis and Inuit. The work to ensure inclusiveness for us is through the Laurentian University Native Education Council. We thank the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Provinces studying terms of reference for missing and murdered inquiryof French-speaking indigenous communities in the province. Nunavut wants the i
Provinces studying terms of reference for missing and murdered inquiry
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
of French-speaking indigenous communities in the province. Nunavut wants the inquiry to include a specific focus on Inuit women, as well as the fact that the majority of its cases involve domestic violence. Organizations that have long... Read more
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CTV News
Provinces studying details of inquiry into missing and murdered womenof French-speaking indigenous communities in the province. Nunavut wants the i
Provinces studying details of inquiry into missing and murdered women
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
of French-speaking indigenous communities in the province. Nunavut wants the inquiry to include a specific focus on Inuit women, as well as the fact that the majority of its cases involve domestic violence. Organizations that have long... Read more
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CBC.ca
Provinces studying terms of reference for inquiry on missing, murdered Indigenous womenjurisdiction. 5 recommendations for national MMIW inquiry: Native Women's Asso
Provinces studying terms of reference for inquiry on missing, murdered Indigenous women
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
jurisdiction. 5 recommendations for national MMIW inquiry: Native Women's Association of Canada 'Make or break moment:' Inuit demand full inclusion in MMIW inquiry MMIW inquiry should be headed by Indigenous women, report says The Liberal... Read more
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CBC.ca
Indigenous kids were healthy before they were sent to residential schools: studywere coming out of their communities quite healthy, indeed much healthier than
Indigenous kids were healthy before they were sent to residential schools: study
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
were coming out of their communities quite healthy, indeed much healthier than we see today." About 150,000 First Nations, Inuit and Métis children were taken from their families and forced to attend government schools over much of the last century... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Indigenous kids were healthy before arrival at residential schoolswere coming out of their communities quite healthy, indeed much healthier than
Indigenous kids were healthy before arrival at residential schools
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
were coming out of their communities quite healthy, indeed much healthier than we see today.” About 150,000 First Nations, Inuit and Metis children were taken from their families and forced to attend government schools over much of the last century... Read more
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Calgary Sun
A tour of Canada's youngest legislature in Nunavutan enormous and lengthy aboriginal land-claims agreement and that nearly 84 per
A tour of Canada's youngest legislature in Nunavut
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
an enormous and lengthy aboriginal land-claims agreement and that nearly 84 per cent of the territory's 37,000 people are Inuit. Nunavut means "our land" in the Inuk language of Inuktitut. Within the legislature's assembly hall, which can be... Read more
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CBC.ca
Northerners don't pay taxes? Federal minister backtracks on remarkCanadians who don't apply for tax benefits they're entitled to. Mihychuk said
Northerners don't pay taxes? Federal minister backtracks on remark
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
Canadians who don't apply for tax benefits they're entitled to. Mihychuk said she's aware of the persistent myth that Inuit, Métis and First Nations don't pay taxes, but was adamant that that was not what she was saying. "I don't want anyone... Read more
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Pincher Creek Echo
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump creates communityis to not only acknowledge, but also to recognize the cultural and historical c
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump creates community
Pincher Creek Echo / Posted 3 days ago
is to not only acknowledge, but also to recognize the cultural and historical contributions that First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples have made in Canada. June 21st was the date chosen, as it coincides with the summer solstice, the longest day... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Scales of Justice: latest results from Oxfordshire magistrates' courtsdog which was dangerous and was not kept under proper control in Burford on Jan
Scales of Justice: latest results from Oxfordshire magistrates' courts
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
dog which was dangerous and was not kept under proper control in Burford on January 4. Ordered to keep the dog, a Northern Inuit breed named Timber, under proper control. Joseph Heaney, 30, of Sherwood Place, Headington, admitted stealing four... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Scales of justice: cases heard at Oxford and Banbury Magistrates' Courtdog which was dangerous and was not kept under proper control in Burford on Jan
Scales of justice: cases heard at Oxford and Banbury Magistrates' Court
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
dog which was dangerous and was not kept under proper control in Burford on January 4. Ordered to keep the dog, a Northern Inuit breed named Timber, under proper control. Joseph Heaney, 30, of Sherwood Place, Headington, admitted stealing four... Read more
5 related stories
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Oxford Mail
Scales of justice: cases heard at Oxford and Banbury Magistrates' Courtdog which was dangerous and was not kept under proper control in Burford on Jan
Scales of justice: cases heard at Oxford and Banbury Magistrates' Court
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
dog which was dangerous and was not kept under proper control in Burford on January 4. Ordered to keep the dog, a Northern Inuit breed named Timber, under proper control. Joseph Heaney, 30, of Sherwood Place, Headington, admitted stealing four... Read more
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CBC.ca
Nunavut teen 'takes a chance', will represent N.S. at national Art Battlecanvas, even though you're on stage and everyone is making comments," says Kyak
Nunavut teen 'takes a chance', will represent N.S. at national Art Battle
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
canvas, even though you're on stage and everyone is making comments," says Kyak-Monteith. 'I have done a lot of pieces on Inuit mythology,' says Kyak-Monteith. (submitted by Megan Kyak-Monteith) Now she's preparing to fly to Toronto to represent... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury column: Top 10 summer reads for kidsof endearment often bestowed upon babies and young children, this visually stun
Sudbury column: Top 10 summer reads for kids
The Sudbury Star / Posted 4 days ago
of endearment often bestowed upon babies and young children, this visually stunning book is infused with the traditional Inuit values of love and respect for the land and its animal inhabitants. Tokyo Digs a Garden by Jon-Erik Lappano and Kellen... Read more
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Orange County Register
3 housing tales: A 120-mile round trip commute, a renter's angst and a 'mindblowing' searchShe’s paying off student loans. That amounts to nearly $1,000 a month. Truong
3 housing tales: A 120-mile round trip commute, a renter's angst and a 'mindblowing' search
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
She’s paying off student loans. That amounts to nearly $1,000 a month. Truong misses her dogs, a German Shepherd and Inuit, left with her sister back in Phoenix. They won’t be moving to Southern California anytime soon. Looking ahead, she... Read more
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CTV News
Toronto hospital opens sweat lodge for aboriginal patientssaid she believes Canadian society has become much more aware of the historical
Toronto hospital opens sweat lodge for aboriginal patients
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
said she believes Canadian society has become much more aware of the historical scars borne by First Nations, Metis and Inuit as a result of colonization, forced relocations of entire communities, the impact of residential schools and the mass... Read more
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Pincher Creek Echo
Alberta curriculum gets remodelledto educate our students about the history, perspectives and contributions of ou
Alberta curriculum gets remodelled
Pincher Creek Echo / Posted 6 days ago
to educate our students about the history, perspectives and contributions of our Francophone, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples and communities,” he said. The new curriculum will include support for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students... Read more
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CBC.ca
'People were put in jail for this' CAMH says about the use of Indigenous sweat lodgessaid she believes Canadian society has become much more aware of the historical
'People were put in jail for this' CAMH says about the use of Indigenous sweat lodges
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
said she believes Canadian society has become much more aware of the historical scars borne by First Nations, Métis and Inuit as a result of colonization, forced relocations of entire communities, the impact of residential schools and the mass... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Quebec City museum opens new pavilion, doubling exhibition spacedisplay of Quebec design since the late 1950s and a superb installation from th
Quebec City museum opens new pavilion, doubling exhibition space
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
display of Quebec design since the late 1950s and a superb installation from the museum’s large Brousseau Collection of Inuit art, in vitrines shaped like icebergs. A big ground-floor show of installation art seems designed to revel in the... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Parkland School Division moves forwardand sincere.” PSD board chair Eric Cameron said the school division has been w
Parkland School Division moves forward
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
and sincere.” PSD board chair Eric Cameron said the school division has been working with First Nations, Métis and Inuit partners for some time, and the acknowledgement formally puts the treaty at the forefront. “This was a contract, and... Read more
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CTV News
Hospital opens sweat lodge for aboriginal patientssaid she believes Canadian society has become much more aware of the historical
Hospital opens sweat lodge for aboriginal patients
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
said she believes Canadian society has become much more aware of the historical scars borne by First Nations, Metis and Inuit as a result of colonization, forced relocations of entire communities, the impact of residential schools and the mass... Read more
3 related stories
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CTV News
Hospital bolsters treatment services for First Nations with sweat lodgesaid she believes Canadian society has become much more aware of the historical
Hospital bolsters treatment services for First Nations with sweat lodge
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
said she believes Canadian society has become much more aware of the historical scars borne by First Nations, Metis and Inuit as a result of colonization, forced relocations of entire communities, the impact of residential schools and the mass... Read more
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BBC News
How will Brexit affect your finances?affect your finances? If you want to know what happens when a country leaves t
How will Brexit affect your finances?
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
affect your finances? If you want to know what happens when a country leaves the European Union, you might as well ask an Inuit. In one respect, I mean that seriously. Greenland is the only other country ever to have left the EU - or the... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Pizzly' bear was NOT a hybrid but a 'blonde grizzly'a grizzly and the mother a polar bear, it would be called a 'grolar bear'. Can
'Pizzly' bear was NOT a hybrid but a 'blonde grizzly'
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
a grizzly and the mother a polar bear, it would be called a 'grolar bear'. Canadian wildlife officials have suggested an Inuit term which combines the names for the two bears, calling any hybrids 'nanulak'. 'From people on the ground, in the... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
National Aboriginal Day celebrates First Nations cultureand celebrate it together,” she said, noting that the event is “not only for Fi
National Aboriginal Day celebrates First Nations culture
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 7 days ago
and celebrate it together,” she said, noting that the event is “not only for First Nations people, but for Metis and Inuit as well.” The event featured numerous bouncy castles, First Nations crafts, face painting, first nations games and... Read more
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CBC.ca
Strict conditions on meds for First Nations similar to provinces: Health CanadaCanada's non-insured health benefits program provides about $1 billion in annua
Strict conditions on meds for First Nations similar to provinces: Health Canada
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
Canada's non-insured health benefits program provides about $1 billion in annual coverage to eligible First Nations and Inuit people for a limited range of prescription drugs. (Jacques Boissinot/Canadian Press) Health Canada says the choice to... Read more
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CBC.ca
5 ways education could produce a brighter future for Indigenous peoplea respected professor at the University of Winnipeg. Now Lamoureux argues that
5 ways education could produce a brighter future for Indigenous people
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
a respected professor at the University of Winnipeg. Now Lamoureux argues that the key to the future for First Nation, Inuit and Métis peoples is protecting the youth of today. "We have a sacred duty to love and care for kids," says Lamoureux,... Read more
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CTV News
Strict conditions on medicine for First Nations similar to provinces, Health Canada saysnon-insured health benefits program, which provides about $1 billion in annual
Strict conditions on medicine for First Nations similar to provinces, Health Canada says
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
non-insured health benefits program, which provides about $1 billion in annual coverage to eligible First Nations and Inuit people for a limited range of prescription drugs, dental care, vision care, medical supplies and equipment, medical... Read more
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BC Local News
Stories important to indigenous cultureFor Michael Kusugak, storytelling has always been a big part of his life. Grow
Stories important to indigenous culture
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
For Michael Kusugak, storytelling has always been a big part of his life. Growing up Inuit in the Northwest Territories in the 1950s, Kusugak loved hearing stories from his grandmother and mother. “You listen to these stories and they are... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Stories important to indigenous cultureFor Michael Kusugak, storytelling has always been a big part of his life. Grow
Stories important to indigenous culture
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
For Michael Kusugak, storytelling has always been a big part of his life. Growing up Inuit in the Northwest Territories in the 1950s, Kusugak loved hearing stories from his grandmother and mother. “You listen to these stories and they are... Read more
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