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Protests disrupt Kinder Morgan pipeline drilling attempt | Feb 27 2015 | Leila Darwish | For the last three days, concerned community members have been protesting Kinder Morgan contractors who are attempting yet again to do test drilling for their dirty tar sands pipeline.
Watch: Pam Palmater on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls | Feb 27 2015 | Greg Macdougall | Pam Palmater speaks on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, in an interview with Greg Macdougall.
Photo: flickr/Jen Castro
Hundreds of expert recommendations on violence against Indigenous women and girls go unimplemented | Feb 26 2015 | Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women | An alarming study released today shows that governments in Canada have repeatedly ignored expert recommendations to stop violence against Indigenous women and girls.
Ending discrimination against First Nations children in Canada | Feb 26 2015 | Priya Sarin, Pro Bono | The ruling on a landmark case to stop federal government discrimination against First Nations children is expected this spring. It could have a significant impact on First Nations communities.
Photo: flickr/ Renegade98
Harper's record of refusal: An act of violence against Indigenous women | Feb 25 2015 | MUSKRAT Magazine | The legacy of the Harper government ignoring the calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women is not only long, but littered with numerous comprehensive reports.
International Women's Day: Reclaiming our bodies, our territories, our communities | Feb 25 2015 | Julie Devaney | In 1917, women marched for bread and roses. In 2015, in solidarity with the World March of Women, we march to reclaim our bodies, our territories and our communities.
Photo: flickr/creative commons
Hunting for solutions to the Nunavut food-cost crisis | Feb 24 2015 | Joshua Davidson | Beyond the supermarket crisis and its attendant policy, communities in Nunavut are sparking long-lasting change through food secure initiatives. Are we paying attention?
Native Pipeline Sell Outs in B.C.? | Feb 24 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | In an attempt to clear up some of the confusion running rampant over the Internet this morning concerning B.C. Indigenous communities and their support of pipelines, I’ve tried to unravel the mystery
Marchers during Feb 14 Strawberry Ceremony
On this World Day of Social Justice, call for 'No More Silence' | Feb 20 2015 | Audrey Huntley | Today is the World Day of Social Justice. You likely didn't know that. For me, every day is this one. Every day I invite Canadians to see how the settler colonial project impacts Indigenous peoples.
Image: Flickr/Thienv
Canada's negligence and indifference is killing Indigenous people | Feb 20 2015 | Pamela Palmater | Racism doesn't just hurt feelings -- racism kills. It's time for Canadians to support and stand up for this land's Aboriginal people.
Photo: flickr/vtgard
Guest in a stolen house: On immigration, colonialism and Canada | Feb 19 2015 | Sharon O Nyangweso | Can one truly be an ally to First Nations people in Canada if they participate in its colonial structures? What if one comes from a country that was damaged by colonialism?
Photo: flickr/Luciano
Connecting Palestinian and Indigenous peoples' struggles for freedom | Feb 18 2015 | Robert Lovelace | When the Idle No More movement arose spontaneously, one of the first international communities to recognize the struggles of Indigenous peoples in Canada were Palestinians.

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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...
Racist attacks on Winnipeg mayoral candidate Robert Falcon-Ouellette 6079_Smith_W said... Probably never. And it is sure to get worse before it gets better, because seeing positive change...
Horrific beating of homeless Aboriginal woman in Saskatchewan lagatta said... What a horrible story. That is racist behaviour worthy of the Nazis or the Klan. For too many...
Idle No More cendonghai said... While the timeless classic design is obvious, these bags are truly designed for the few and the...
Movements against Islamists in Sindh, Pakistan zenqingcuan said... These shoes have proven to be very popular with plenty of squash players; however, there has been a...
Shawn Atleo resigns as national chief of the Assembly of First Nations NorthReport said... Good! That he is stepping down that is. in

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The 8th Fire Gathering

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Support the call for an inquiry on Murdered and Missing Indigenous women
Over the past 30 years, 1,026 Indigenous women have been murdered and 160 are missing. This must stop.

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