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Edmonton Canada: Fort Mckay First Nation To Take Legal Action Against Oil Sands
World  (tags: Canda, Alberta, Edmonton, First Nations, Legal Action Against Oil Sands Project, conflict, interesting, media, politics, society, world )

- 552 days ago -
The Fort McKay First Nation says it's ready to take legal action against any approval of an oilsands project near the First Nation's ancestral homeland. Alberta Energy Regulator began public hearings in Fort McMurray Tuesday.
Trudeau Apologizes for Abuse and Profound Cultural Loss at Indigenous Schools
World  (tags: First Nations, Trudeau, Canada, indigenous, residential schools, cultural genocide, abuse, Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Mr Harper apology )

- 604 days ago -
The Truth n Reconciliation Commission came out of Mr. Harpers 2008 apology looked not only at the legacy of residential schools also at overall relations between Canada and its indigenous people. It produced list of recommendations Trudeau is working on.
TAKE ACTION NOW! CANADA: Support Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, First Nations, women, crime, world, humanrights, freedoms, politics )

- 1298 days ago -
Indigenous women make up for 4.3 percent of CanadaâEUR(TM)s female population, 16 percent of female homicides, account for 11 percent of missing women, and 1,200 aboriginal women have been murdered or have vanished since 1980.
Canada Vows 'Full Reconciliation' With Indigenous Peoples
World  (tags: Canada, First Nations, reconciliation, abuse, world, politics, society, news, humanrights )

- 1314 days ago -
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pledged "full reconciliation" with Canada's indigenous peoples after a report detailed decades of abuse.
Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance   video
World  (tags: Kanehsatake, resistance, Quebec, Oka, First Nations, aboriginal struggles )

- 1338 days ago -
A confrontation propelled Native issues in Kanehsatake and the village of Oka, Quebec, into the international spotlight. This documentary takes you right into the action of an age-old Aboriginal struggle. We must all learn to take a stand against greed.
Act of Defiance - The Mohawk Nation
World  (tags: Mohawk, First Nations, Mohawk Crisis, Quebec, 1990, Kahnawake, Canada, documentary )

- 1461 days ago -
Feature length documentary recounts the events that surrounded and led to the so called Mohawk Crisis the summer of 1990. Film focuses on the Mohawk territory of Kahnawake in Quebec but also reflects on the relationship between Canada and First Nations
Hold The Wall - Petition
World  (tags: Hold The Wall, Yinka Dene Alliance, First Nations, Northern Gateway Pipeline )

- 1916 days ago -
The Yinka Dene Alliance of First Nations is committed to using all lawful means to stop this devastating project from ever being built through our territories, and has joined with other First Nations to create a powerful and unbroken wall of opposition.
CANADA: Build Trust and Reconciliation With First Nations to Break Impasse: Report
World  (tags: First Nations, First Nations youth, world, news, ethics, children, politics, society )

- 2054 days ago -
Trust and reconciliation must be built between governments and First Nations as Canada aims to boost energy exports through major pipeline projects in the western provinces, says a new report.
Idle No More Has Called For a Global Day of Action October 7
World  (tags: Idle No More, indigenous land rights, First Nations, Canada, British Royal Proclamation )

- 2119 days ago -
October 7, 1763, marked the signing of the British Royal Proclamation, an historic document that legally mandated Canada to recognize Indigenous land rights. The Canadian Government has placed Corporations over First Nations rights. Please see videos too.
TAKE ACTION NOW! CANADA: Don't Let Aboriginal People Go Hungry!
World  (tags: NATIVE RIGHTS, First Nations, Canada, hunger, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, politics, society, children, interesting )

- 2196 days ago -
Tell the federal government to help small northern communities like those in Nunavut find long-term solutions for surmounting high living costs and make sure no Aboriginal communities go hungry.
Native American Tribes Challenge Obama Over Keystone XL Pipeline
World  (tags: Message to Obama, First Nations, Idle No More!, Keystone XL )

- 2255 days ago -
Leaders from 11 Native American tribes from South Dakota to Oklahoma walked out of a meeting with federal officials in Rapid City on Thursday to protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. They then issued a direct challenge to President Obama:
Indigenous Women Take the Lead in Idle No More
World  (tags: Idle No More, First Nations, North America, Jessica Gordon, Sylvia McAdams, Sheelah McLean, Nina Wilson, Chief of the Attawapiskat, Theresa Spence )

- 2356 days ago -
Motivated by ancient traditions of female leadership as well as their need for improved legal rights, First Nations women are stepping to the forefront of the Idle No More movement.
CANADA: First Nations Meet With Prince Charles, Ask to See Queen Elizabeth II
World  (tags: world, Canda, First Nations, UK, the Qeueen, Prince Charles, treaties, diplomacy, news, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics )

- 2615 days ago -
Tired of waiting for Canada's government to make good on centuries-old treaties, First Nations are going straight to the source. They are requesting a meeting directly with Queen Elizabeth II, whose government struck the original agreements with the indi
Buffy Sainte Marie...No No Keshagesh....Greedy Guts   video
World  (tags: Earth Day, Buffy Sainte Marie, No No Keshagesh, Greedy Guts, First Nations, Cree Indian )

- 2650 days ago -
This is my contribution for Earth Day this year. Who better a spokesperson than Buffy Sainte Marie, a First Nations Cree Indian, who has sung of the injustices done upon this planet for a half Century now.
TAKE ACTION NOW! CANADA--Prime Minister Harper--Repeal the Indian Act!
World  (tags: world, society, politics, Canada, native rights, First Nations, Indian Act, activism, interesting, government, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news )

- 2729 days ago -
While the Indian Act may have been relevant in the 1800s, it is no longer relevant today. Native communities need to have control over their land and have the right to make the choices that they believe are best for their people.

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