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Media Clippings - October 2, 2014 PDF Print E-mail

 

Canada Is The Only UN Member To Reject Landmark Indigenous Rights Document

Huffington Post – Oct 2, 2014

Canada singled itself out as the only country to raise objections over a landmark United Nations document re-establishing the protection of the rights of indigenous people last week. It was a gesture one prominent First Nation leader called “saddening, surprising.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/10/02/canada-un-indigenous-rights_n_5918868.html


Deadline coming for Personal Credit for Residential School Survivors

APTN – Oct 2, 2014

The deadline is looming for Residential School Survivors still hoping to use the $3,000 personal credit (for education). In this edition we talk about the concerns that have come up for those trying to access the credit.

http://aptn.ca/news/2014/10/02/deadline-coming-personal-credit-residential-school-survivors/


Chiefs Assert Their Right To Make Their Own Matrimonial Property Laws

Nationtalk – Oct 2, 2014

The AMC ECC resolved to tell Canada that First Nations need more time to develop their own laws, that Canada should not intrude on their inherent jurisdiction, and that each First Nation need adequate resources to engage their own community to develop their own law.

http://nationtalk.ca/story/chiefs-assert-their-right-to-make-their-own-matrimonial-property-laws/
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Media Clippings - November 13, 2013 PDF Print E-mail



ANISHINABEK EDUCATION SYSTEM: DOING EDUCATION ‘OUR WAY’

Anishinabek News – Nov 13, 2013

A 2006 education symposium of Anishinabek Nation leaders, Elders, educators, and interested parents endorsed the establishment of an Anishinabek Education System (the “AES”).

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2013/11/13/anishinabek-education-system-doing-education-our-way/#sthash.KND0HNyy.dpuf

 

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Media Clippings - October 30, 2013 PDF Print E-mail


GTA AND CONSTANCE LAKE FIRST NATION SIGN AN EXPLORATION AGREEMENT TO EXPLORE THE AUDEN GRAPHITE PROPERTY

The Wall Street Journal – Oct 30, 2013

BURLINGTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 30, 2013) - GTA Resources and Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GTA) is pleased to report that it has signed an exploration agreement with Constance Lake First Nation (CLFN) for the continued exploration on GTA's Auden Property in Northern Ontario. The Auden Property is located within CLFN traditional territory and the community of Constance Lake is located proximal to the 280 square kilometer claim block.

http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20131030-907012.html?dsk=y

 

REGINA LAWYER ARGUES NOT ENOUGH ABORIGINAL FACES ON SASK. JURY ROLLS

Leader Post – Oct 29, 2013

If one has a right to be tried by a jury of peers - shouldn't there be more aboriginal faces on Saskatchewan's juries when the accused is of aboriginal ancestry?

http://www.leaderpost.com/news/Regina+lawyer+argues+enough+aboriginal+faces+Sask+jury+rolls/9095021/story.html



B.C. FIRST NATION CALLS FOR NATURAL-GAS ROYALTIES AMID FRUSTRATION OVER FRACKING

The Globe & Mail – Oct 29, 2013

The band wants a portion of shale gas royalties – echoing a condition Ms. Clark set for allowing new pipelines to take Alberta oil to the coast. The Premier has insisted that B.C. should get a greater share of the benefits because it carries most of the environmental risk.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/bc-first-nation-calls-for-natural-gas-royalties-amid-frustration-over-fracking/article15152165/?cmpid=rss1



HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL RESUMES HEARINGS ON FIRST NATIONS CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES FUNDING

APTN National News – Oct 29

The human rights case against the federal government resumed this week with a history lesson on Indian Residential Schools (VIDEO)

http://aptn.ca/pages/news/2013/10/29/human-rights-tribunal-resumes-hearings/
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