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Unstated paternity still excluding Indigenous women from 'Indian' status | Oct 21 2014 | Pamela Palmater | For 20 years, Lynn Gehl, who shares five generations of Algonquin heritage, has been denied Indian status in Canada because of unstated paternity. Yesterday, she got her day in court.
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Closing arguments in First Nations Child Welfare case start today | Oct 20 2014 | Jocelyn Formsma | Closing arguments on the most important Indigenous children's rights case will be heard from October 20-24, 2014 at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal in Ottawa, Ontario.
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Un/Covering the North: News, Media, and Aboriginal People | Oct 19 2014 | George Lessard | "...a comprehensive survey of communications in the circumpolar region, focusing on the Canadian Arctic and sub-Arctic but also looking at the circumpolar North..."
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A cheat sheet for Kevin McArthur on Tahoe Resources' tactics to silence opposition in Guatemala | Oct 17 2014 | Jennifer Moore | Tahoe Resources CEO summoned to testify about criminalization around Guatemala mine. He might need this cheat sheet.
Saami Films at imagineNATIVE film festival in Toronto | Oct 15 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | It’s an exciting time in Toronto as imagineNATIVE Film Festival returns to Toronto from October 22 – October 26, 2014.
Columbus Day celebrates rapists and the enslavement of Indigenous people, FYI | Oct 13 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Remember how European men came to what is now known as North America and raped, enslaved, brutalized Indegenous people? Happy Columbus Day!
Watch: Viola Thomas on Truth and Reconciliation in Canada | Oct 11 2014 | rabble staff | Viola Thomas (Anemki Wedom) spoke on reconciliation at the Peoples Social Forum in August. Watch the rebroadcast.
Watch: Ellen Gabriel at the Peoples Social Forum | Oct 11 2014 | rabble staff | Ellen Gabriel was chosen by the People of the longhouse and her community of Kanehsatà:ke to be their spokesperson during the 1990 “Oka” Crisis. She recently spoke at the Peoples Social Forum.
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Calling out whiteness in rabble's piece calling out whiteness | Oct 8 2014 | PSF Coordinators | White people taking up space talking about white people taking up space is neither helpful nor empowering to our communities. As Indigenous and PoC organizers of the forum we feel a need to respond.
Indian & Cowboy: Making and taking space for alternative Indigenous media | Oct 7 2014 | Âpihtawikosisân | "Red Man Laughing" podcaster Ryan McMahon got tired of seeing media that doesn't represent Aboriginal experiences. So he just went ahead and made his own.
Revolution 101: The People's Climate March, the unheard protest | Oct 6 2014 | Bailey Lamon | One of the most important rules to keep in mind when changing the system is that we should not cooperate with those who work to uphold it. Why would we work with those who work against us?
Photo: flickr/Olivia Chow
Chow, Wynne, in favour of community benefit agreements | Oct 6 2014 | H.G. Watson | Toronto mayoral candidate Olivia Chow tweeted that she and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne are in agreement on transit, after the Premier's speech at the Good Jobs Summit.

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