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Indigenous Community is in a state of unrest after the Aboriginal People's Choice Awards | Sep 13 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | The gala was full on pomp, circumstance and achievement last night at the Aboriginal People’s Choice Awards, but there as some First Nations activists who feel different about this type of government
Barrick Gold refuses to relocate villagers who suffer murder, rape and house burning | Sep 12 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | Of the over 200 journalists in the Ottawa Parliamentary Press Gallery rabble's Karl Nerenberg was the only one to cover Wednesday's major event on the Hill about Canadian mining in the Pacific.
17th annual Native Child and Family Services Pow Wow will be on Saturday September 27, 2014. | Sep 11 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | I am happy to announce the upcoming Toronto Pow Wow – yes, you heard me right all you Toronto-land-locked, no-car commuters!
Chief Derek Nepinak, Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs | Sep 11 2014 | Victoria Fenner | Listen to Chief Derek Nepinak, Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, speak at the Peoples' Social Forum in Ottawa, August 21- 24, 2014.
Harper's Franklin 'discovery'; Or, did anyone ask the Inuit? | Sep 9 2014 | Michael Stewart | Dead colonial explorers attempting to discover land already discovered by the Inuit are "discovered" by present-day explorers using methods already discovered by the Inuit.
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New alliance could finally spark action with First Nations | Sep 8 2014 | Gerry Caplan | The launch Thursday of a partnership between Indigenous Canadians and all Canadians could keep up the unrelenting pressure on Ottawa to make changes in its relationship with Aboriginal peoples.
Photo: Flickr/Superfantastic
Bill C-10 will hurt First Nations communities | Sep 5 2014 | Matt Moir | According to the government Bill C-10 is aimed at stopping tobacco smuggling. Some First Nations leaders say it is aimed at First Nations tobacco industry, and the bill needs to be stopped.
The value of labour market data for Indigenous workers | Sep 5 2014 | Angella MacEwen | Whenever we're talking about labour market strategies and good jobs, it's important to keep in mind that for some workers there are systemic barriers that need to be addressed.
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A vote for austerity is a vote for more suffering | Sep 5 2014 | Lynne Fernandez | We all need to understand austerity and its implications before we decide who to vote for in the upcoming municipal election, and further ahead in the federal and provincial elections.
Image: Flickr/glassghost
Being a witness: The importance of protecting Indigenous women's stories | Sep 5 2014 | Samantha Nock | We need to begin witnessing the stories of Indigenous women, instead of writing their stories for them.
Photo: flickr/L.C. Nøttaasen
Why are we hesitant to name white male violence as a root cause of #MMIW? | Sep 5 2014 | Sarah Hunt | Has the flurry of dialogue and public outrage surrounding MMIW failed to bring about real change? Maybe, because we need to shine a light on the real cause: white male violence.
Camp Madii Lii, Gitxsan Nation: LNG prohibited | Sep 5 2014 | rabbleTV | Camp Madii Lii is located at the entrance to Luutkudziiwus territory within the Gitxsan Nation. On Aug. 26, 2014, access to the territory was closed to all LNG traffic.

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