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Woeful literacy rates show Aboriginal children deliberately left behind | Nov 28 2014 | Charlie Angus | We continue to see Aboriginal students falling behind and giving up. They aren't the failures. The failure lies with the policies of this federal government.
Two Important Indigenous Events this Weekend in Toronto | Nov 27 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | A vigil for murdered and missing Indigenous women, girls and men and a Solidarity action to support Burnaby Mountain demonstrators.
Photo: flickr/Mark Klotz
Timeline: Burnaby Mountain pipeline protests | Nov 26 2014 | Christina Gray | Protests against Kinder Morgan's pipeline continue on Burnaby Mountain. Here are some of the NEB and court decisions that have sparked the resistance, starting in December of 2013.
Image: Flickr/xiaozhuli
Working in a good way: Rethinking Indigenous solidarity | Nov 26 2014 | Samantha Nock | Rethinking what it means to stand in solidarity during Indigenous political activist movements.
Image: Flickr/PMWebphotos
Stephen Harper and the myth of the crooked Indian | Nov 26 2014 | Pamela Palmater | Bill C-27, the so-called First Nation Financial Transparency Act is a racist piece of legislation, a classic deflection tactic that relies on the myth of the corrupt band leader to divide us.
Wynne and Couillard announce their conditions on the Energy East pipeline. Photo
Win! Ontario government strengthens position on Energy East pipeline | Nov 25 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians is pleased that Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne has agreed with the Quebec government on stringent conditions for the proposed Energy East pipeline project.
Indigenous rights activist, Grey Cloud, arrested for singing honour song when Keystone XL pipeline failed to pass | Nov 25 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | On November 19, 2014, the Senate blocked the bill that would have seen the pipeline continue, just shy of one vote to pass at 59-41.
Photo: Robert Linsdell/flickr
Clean drinking water should be a human right in Canada | Nov 25 2014 | David Suzuki | Shoal Lake 40 First Nation sits on Winnipeg's main drinking water supply, but the community has been on a boil-water advisory for decades. This is a national shame and must be resolved immediately.
Photo: flickr/Christopher Cotrell
Who gets the $$ for food in the North -- big business or hungry people? | Nov 25 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The Auditor General included the Northern Nutrition program in his fall 2014 report. He found major problems in the program the Conservatives set up three years ago.
Dene block road in Saskatchewan to stop oil companies | Nov 24 2014 | Brent Patterson | A group of northern trappers is blocking a road near LaLoche, Saskatchewan to prevent oil companies' access to exploration camps north of that point.
Photo: flickr/Mark Klotz
Kinder Morgan pipeline protests continue after weekend of arrests | Nov 24 2014 | Kei Baritugo | Resistance against Kinder Morgan's work on Burnaby Mountain continues today. Weekend protests led to more than 50 arrests. rabble.ca reports.
Stand in solidarity against the Kinder Morgan pipeline: Rally Nov 22-28, 2014 | Nov 24 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Any time you can spend on the mountain in the next week would be greatly appreciated. Having people there to bear witness and provide support is crucial during this stressful time for the caretakers.

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