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Douglas Cardinal speaks out against plans to build condos on sacred site | Oct 1 2014 | Greg Macdougall | Speak out against the plan to build condos on scared Algonquin land.
GroundWire | September 29, 2014: Walking With Our Sisters, human rights museum, People's Climate March | Sep 30 2014 | GroundWire | This week's episode of Groundwire features stories about the Walking With Our Sisters exhibit, human rights museum, People's Climate March and more.
Site C proposal puts treaty commitments to the test | Sep 30 2014 | David Suzuki | In standing up for the Peace Valley and saying no to the Site C Dam, Treaty 8 First Nations are acting not only on their own behalf, but also for other Canadians, including local farming communities.
Ban tar sands dilBit from Line 9 and Waterloo Region and respect the treaties | Sep 30 2014 | Dan Kellar, Grand River Media Collective | On September 17th, Waterloo region residents presented to council urging them to enact a municipal tar sands dilbit ban, and to honour settler treaty responsibilities to Indigenous nations.
Watch: Idle No More at the People's Climate March in New York | Sep 26 2014 | Idle No More | Indigenous leaders at the People's Climate March in New York spoke to the urgency of climate change and the need for all of us to be #IdleNoMore.
"The Arctic Council planning a search for Sir John Franklin," by Stephen Pearce
What we're (not) talking about when we talk about the Franklin expeditions | Sep 26 2014 | Correy Baldwin | If this is our national story, then we are telling ourselves the wrong story.
Photo: Council of Canadians/flickr
Who's afraid of free trade with Europe? | Sep 26 2014 | Angella MacEwen | There are a number of reasons to be concerned about the Canadian-European Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA). The first one is that it isn't just a trade deal.
Image: Jared Rodriguez / t r u t h o u t/flickr
ISIS: Their barbarism… and ours | Sep 24 2014 | Matthew Behrens | The barbarism that is ISIS has its roots in the barbarism that was Canadian and "coalition" war policy in the obliteration of Iraq in the 1991 "Gulf" war and subsequent sanctions.
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
Human trafficking research reveals Canada's role in violence against Aboriginal women | Sep 24 2014 | Julie Kaye, Sarah Hunt | Public Safety Canada's report on human trafficking in Aboriginal communities asks "How are Aboriginal families trafficking their children?" instead of "Has the government participated in trafficking?"
Indigenous rights activist Chris Thunder arrested for allegedly breaching his bail conditions, seeks community support | Sep 22 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Indigenous rights activists seem especially targeted by the police.
Sisters in Spirit Week 2014 -- Toronto | Sep 22 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Five days of events prior to the Sisters in Spirit Vigil on October 4.
Challenging Harper's framing of the death of Tina Fontaine | Sep 20 2014 | Redeye Collective | Stephen Harper dismissed renewed calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women, saying the recent murder of Tina Fontaine was a crime, not a sociological phenomenon.

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