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Pimicikamak occupation of the Jenpeg dam
Cree nation occupies hydro-dam in Manitoba | Oct 22 2014 | Brent Patterson | Last Wednesday, October 15, more than 100 people from the Cross Lake First Nation (Pimicikamak Cree Nation), located north of Lake Winnipeg, occupied the grounds of the Jenpeg hydro-dam.
Hupacasath First Nation puts China on notice over Canada-China FIPA | Oct 22 2014 | Scott Harris | The Hupcasasath First Nation sent a letter to the Premier of China last week, giving notice that the Hupacasath does not consider itself bound by the terms of the agreement.
Mining justice: Local work in a global struggle | Oct 22 2014 | Scott Neigh | Beth Dollaga speaks about the Vancouver-based work of the Mining Justice Alliance against the global injustices endemic to Canada's mining industry.
Launch Party and Report Back from Unes’to’ten Camp in B.C. | Oct 22 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Enjoy an evening of updates from the powerful and growing grassroots indigenous resistance movement and the climate justice movement.
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.
Photo: flickr/John Liu
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.
Northern Native Broadcast Access Program
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..."
Image: http://resistencapacificaelescobal.blogspot.ca/
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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