Tag Archives: Canadian First Nations
WaPo: “Thousands of Canada’s indigenous children died in church-run boarding schools. Where are they buried?”
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Here. An excerpt from the statement summary: Statement Summary: JUSTIN TRUDEAU, Prime Minister of Canada, recalled that, throughout his country’s history, it had worked hard to achieve its ambitions at home and elsewhere in the world. Canada was built on … Continue reading →
The Canadian Press Canadian First Nations leaders are in Washington to try to persuade U.S. officials to reject a pipeline project they say will pump more “dirty oil” from Alberta into the U.S. Francois Paulette, a former Dene chief, says … Continue reading →
VANCOUVER, Sep. 18, 2010 (Xinhua News Agency) — Gold mining on Mount Milligan in Canada’s westernmost province of British Columbia has hit road bump as aboriginals there took the case to the court. Some 1,800 members of the Nakazdli First Nation … Continue reading →
From NPR (article, transcript, and audio) (H.T. to A.K.): And organizers of the Winter Olympics have made a big deal about including Canada’s Indians. Four native groups in the Vancouver area are official co-hosts, and native art is the basis … Continue reading →
From Newsweek (H/t BB): The principal achievement of Sarah Palin‘s term as Alaska’s governor, a natural-gas pipeline project backed by $500 million in state tax money, might never be built unless Canadian authorities can strike a deal with some of … Continue reading →