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After Louisiana floods, U.S. accelerates climate change with offshore drilling | Aug 25 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Rather than enabling more dangerous deep-water oil extraction, President Obama should be spending his remaining months in office working to reduce U.S. dependence on fossil fuels.
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Four things to know about women and homelessness in Canada | Aug 17 2016 | Sadie McInnes | It's time we pay attention to the unique experience of homeless women, and also take into account other identity-based barriers to housing and services that women face.
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The spirit of Berta Cáceres: The power and playful defiance of Indigenous women at the World Social Forum | Aug 17 2016 | Rachel Warden | I had the honour of accompanying a group of Indigenous women and organizations to the World Social Forum, and felt like I was in the presence of the spirit of Berta Cáceres.
'The killing has to stop': National inquiry needs broad support to end murder of Indigenous women | Aug 17 2016 | Penney Kome | Expert panel discusses what they hope the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women can accomplish.
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Three Colombian women tell us why preserving seeds is an act of resistance | Aug 16 2016 | Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo | Colombian women are fighting to protect native seeds. Why? We spoke with three seed guardians about the importance of this work.
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Clyde River Inuit fight to protect territory and livelihoods from Big Oil | Aug 16 2016 | David Suzuki | Inuit hunters have observed altered migration patterns of some species, and reported horrific damage to the internal organs of seals and other animals exposed to underwater seismic blasts.
The lynching of Colten Boushie | Aug 15 2016 | J. Baglow | A young First Nations man was killed after seeking help to fix a flat tire. Will justice be done?
Naming the origins of our home on native land | Aug 15 2016 | A list of traditional territories upon which our major cities were built.
GroundWire | Prisoners Justice Day | Aug 15 2016 | CKUW, GroundWire | This episode of GroundWire was produced at Community Radio Station CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Treaty One territory.
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North Saskatchewan River oil spill strengthens opposition to Energy East crossing Ottawa River | Aug 11 2016 | Brent Patterson | The Husky Energy oil spill in the North Saskatchewan River is making it harder for TransCanada to cross the Ottawa River with its proposed 1.1 million barrel per day Energy East pipeline.
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Christy Clark holds fast to market fundamentalism as LNG dreams crumble | Aug 11 2016 | Harjap Grewal | Christy Clark's fracking and liquified natural gas dreams are being faced with a strong dose of reality, yet her government continues to champion the free market.
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Mount Polley a 'disaster' that 'needs to be shut down' says Imperial No More activist | Aug 11 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | Secwepemc Women's Warrior Society and Ancestral Pride officially launched the Imperial No More Campaign against Imperial Metals, the mining company responsible for the 2014 Mount Polley disaster.

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Young Indigenous politicians are leading the Manitoba NDP robbie_dee said... Quote:The mood was mainly sombre and the cash-bar business was mainly brisk as Manitoba New...
Alberta mother's battle puts spotlight on First Nations medical care rejections mark_alfred said... Alberta mother's battle puts spotlight on First Nations medical care rejections   Quote:An...
NDP confronts Liberals on Dept of Justice denying 3000 residential school survivors justice due to a technicality mark_alfred said... CBC article on it:Indigenous affairs minister to look into rejected residential school cases...
'Nation to Nation'? Indigenous people and the Trudeau government swallow said... Quote: If Prime Minister-elect Justin Trudeau wonders how to honour his historic promise of...
Israeli terrorists kill Palestinian baby, critically wound rest of family lagatta said... More on this atrocity from Al Jazeera, with a video report. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/07/...
AFN asks Ottawa to declare all Aboriginal languages official lagatta said... I certainly agree with this in principle, and there are several languages spoken widely in northern...
quiet champion Carey Price urges First Nations youth to be "confident" lagatta said... Yes, I really liked that. Important message, and amazingly, he doesn't sound full of himself. in
Missing and murdered. Leah Anderson, 15 years old... and others lagatta said... Teresa Casandra Robinson of Garden Hill, Manitoba, age 11.  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/...
Australia: PM Abbott & Premier Barnett, stop forced closures of Aboriginal communities epaulo13 said... 300 Indigenous Protesters Stage Brisbane City Hall Sit-In Around 300 people stormed into Brisbane’s...
Connection between C-51 and Aboriginal and labour rights KenS said... There is quite a bit of discussion of this in aboriginal-oriented Facebook groups (and presumably...

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The Public Service Alliance of Canada joins Indigenous Peoples in recognizing the importance of the newly-launched National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

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