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Dirty little secret: Energy East still means more money for natural gas | Aug 26 2015 | Andrea Harden-Donahue | TransCanada has inked a deal with natural gas distributors. This ends a high-profile conflict standing in the way of TransCanada's Energy East ambitions.
Photo: Onehkwéntara Kanehtsóte - the Red Post Art Exhibit facebook page
Powerful reflections on the Oka Crisis at Red Post Art Exhibit | Aug 24 2015 | Jennifer Dales | Onekwenhtara Kanehtsote - the Red Post Art Exhibit commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Crisis of 1990, also known as the Oka Crisis, by demonstrating its impacts through art.
In Harm's Way: First Nations leader, activists speak out against Energy East | Aug 24 2015 | Sabrina Bowman | In Toronto in July, we explored how residents would be affected by the Energy East pipeline proposal, despite living hundreds of kilometres away from the pipeline's proposed route.
Indie Inside: Nick Sherman | Aug 22 2015 | rabble staff | Singer-songwriter Nick Sherman presents his new album, "Knives and Wildrice," continuing the storytelling tradition of his Ojibway roots.
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BC Hydro targets eagles' homes in Peace River Valley with Site C prep | Aug 19 2015 | Rita Wong | The proposed building of the Site C dam would flood 5,550 hectares and destroy agricultural land and wildlife habitats. On top of that, BC Hydro is now going to cut down trees, destroying eagle nests.
Harper government spent millions on overseas tar sands advocacy | Aug 19 2015 | Megan Devlin | A Greenpeace Freedom of Information request reveals the Harper government has spent millions of taxpayers' dollars pushing the tar sands agenda internationally.
Photo: USCGCPolarSea by w:en:User:ScottyBoy900Q/Wikimedia Commons
Marking the 30th anniversary of flag drop on U.S. ship in Arctic waters | Aug 18 2015 | Brent Patterson | August 14 was the 30th anniversary of Council of Canadians activists dropping a flag on the deck of a United States Coast Guard ship in Arctic waters.
Manitoba Grand Chief Derek Nepinak addresses a crowd in March 2015
Assembly of First Nations chiefs urge Indigenous Canadians to vote | Aug 18 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | The Conservative benefit from a lower Native turnout since many are either distrustful of the Federal government or openly hostile to the Harper Government's unwillingness to call a national inquiry.
GroundWire | August 17, 2015: Fair Elections Act, Energy East pipeline, prisoners' rights | Aug 17 2015 | GroundWire | This episode of GroundWire was produced at Kootenay Co-op Radio, a co-operative community radio station which broadcasts on Sinixt traditional territory.
Indigenous voter's guide for the 2015 election | Aug 16 2015 | A guide prepared by the Indigenous Politics blog to help indigenous voters prepare for the 2015 federal election
Elections Canada voter guide in aboriginal langauges | Aug 16 2015 | Elections Canada prepares the voter guide in many language, including several aboriginal languages.
Songs for Aamjiwnaang -- Toxic Tour fundraiser | Aug 14 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Please come out to listen to great music, find out more about the Toxic Tour, and support awareness of and action against environmental racism experienced by Indigenous communities in Canada.

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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...
Shutdown Canada Friday February 13th Unionist said... Thought we already had a thread: Feb 13th #ShutDownCanada protest gains momentum   in
On a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Pondering said... Thank-you for sharing that information. You will find no argument here. in
2014 Assembly of First Nations elects new leader - What lies ahead? epaulo13 said... ..this is an introduction to what first nations face today and various directions needed to move...
The struggle for Burnaby Mountain epaulo13 said... Dramatic arrest of Kinder Morgan protesters met with defiance and pride (VIDEOS) Brigette DePape, a...

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