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First Nations FilmsFighting addiction, going to school, healing trauma - My name is Jeremy Raven. I am 36 years old and was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. I needed to change my lifestyle so I looked at my options and started searching for ways of ..., more

 

First Nations FilmsNational chief pans systemic racism - An emotional Perry Bellegarde held back tears as he mentioned Rodney Levi, Chantel Moore, Joyce Echaquan, and all those who died in 2020 at the hands of authorities charged with their protection ..., more

 
First Nations FilmsCanada has been acused of failing - To comply with a legal order to remedy discriminatory child welfare funding for First Nations families. The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society filed a non-compliance motion Thursday on a 201... more
 

First Nations FilmsThe history of the Mi'kmaw lobster fishery - There have been many developments for Mi'kmaw lobster harvesters in Nova Scotia since the Sept. 17 launch of Sipekne'katik First Nation's rights-based lobster fishery in St. Mary's Bay, N.S., more

 

First Nations FilmsBill to protect captive animals, ban elephant ivory - Sen. Murray Sinclair has teamed up with primatologist Jane Goodall to propose a law to protect captive animals and ban imports of elephant ivory and hunting trophies into Canada. - more

 

First Nations FilmsWanuskewin Heritage Park captures a record three provincial tourism awards - Officials with a First Nations heritage park in Saskatchewan are still beaming after last week's announcement of the winners of the Tourism Saskatchewan Awards of Excellence. - more

 

First Nations FilmsIskwew Air "taking off" in business ventures - Teara Fraser, the first Indigenous woman to own an airline, said it's important to help. "If there are communities that have unmet needs and we can bring them, then Iskwew Air is doing what it's meant to do," shared Fraser - more

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First Nations FilmsAboriginal Language: When its gone - that's it. No more Indians. According to a report compiled in 1990 by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Aboriginal People, 43 of Canada's 53 Native languages are "on the verge of extinction." -more

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First Nations FilmsNEW FILM! - WARRIOR LAWYERS - Defenders of Sacred Justice - Rush into the legal world of these role models. From Tribal Sovereignty to Treaty Rights to Indian Child Welfare this film reveals how traditional In dig en io us values and cultural practices can effectively be utilized to face contemporary challenges and issues. - more

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First Nations FilmsThe Secret of High Female Participation in Politics - They did it without quotas, action plans or affirmative action. Half of the eight candidates in the recent election for national chief of the Assembly of First Nations were women — a novel event, not just for the native organization but for Canadian politics in general. - more

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First Nations FilmsReconnecting With the Land Restores Teachers' Spirits - Gathered under sunny skies on the shore of Kawkawa Lake, two dozen teachers listened in rapt attention to the renowned Stó:lō historian and cultural advisor Naxaxalhts'i, Albert "Sonny" McHalsie - more
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First Nations FilmsIndigenous Achievement in Global Export - Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business – Research. Indigenous-owned small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are showing that they are highly adept at breaking - more
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First Nations FilmsAre elders being replaced by screens? A letter to my grandchildren - Dear grandchildren, Right up until I was about five or six years old, I went to residential school. We always went home to our grandma in the summertime. The world that - more
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First Nations FilmsFetal alcohol disorder advocate calls for inquiry into inmate's death - A Canadian advocate for people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is calling for a public inquiry into a recent prison death. "There needs to be accountability in the justice system," said Michelle Stewart - more
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First Nations FilmsFirst Nations Continue to Fight Pipeline - The court ordered Canada to redo consultation with First Nations, yet their "refreshed" consultation remained inadequate, if not worse - more
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First Nations FilmsFamilies Heal with Removal of Gender Bias - Canada has updated the Indian Registration System to eliminate long-standing gender-based discrimination. With the remaining provisions of Bill S-3 coming into force - more
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First Nations FilmsAncient War Trail Destroyed by Pipeline - A pipeline company in B.C. has cleared an area of historical significance to the Wet’suwet’en Nation prior to completing mandatory provincial archaeological work near Kitimat. - more
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First Nations FilmsLand Based Education - for all is a tangible form of reconciliation, according to educators who teach those kinds of programs. The idea is to get school-aged kids on the land to learn practical skills that are also - more
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First Nations FilmsIndigenous High School Course Not Mandatory - Indigenous courses will not be a mandatory part of the high school curriculum in Ontario - a decision that has angered First Nations members. The Progressive Conservative government's decision reverses - more
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First Nations FilmsPipeline Will Not be Allowed - Indigenous leaders are promising to continue the fight against Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion despite the prime minister's insistence that it will - more
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First Nations FilmsHEREDITARY CHIEFS AND ELECTED COUNCILS - The recent internal struggles between the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs and elected council has many wondering: what powers rest with whom? The Wet'suwet'en - more
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First Nations FilmsINDIGENOUS LANGUAGES - The Assembly of First Nations of Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) welcomes Bill C-91 with optimism while emphasizing the importance of its joint implementation with First Nations - more
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First Nations FilmsNATIVES "TAUGHT" TO FEEL INFERIOR - Aboriginal people were and are being demeaned in schools and their culture and language taken away from them and they were and are being told that they are - more
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First Nations FilmsCLEAN WATER FOR FIRST NATIONS - Troubled waters in First Nations communities. The northern Ontario community of Kashechewan made headlines all over Canada - more
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First Nations FilmsEDUCATION SYSTEM FAILING NATIVES? - Only 51 percent of Natives in the class of 2010 graduated high school. Native Hawaiians fare better, but still - more
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