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  • Buhari cautions big nations on ‘me first’ attitude, calls for debt cancellation 29 May 2020 06:02 You News Ng President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned major nations against adopting a ”me first” and ”every man for himself” attitude, warning that the consequences for all of us in the 21st century can only be imagined. He said global solidarity was the hope for …
  • Health service works to close gap for First Nations peoples 29 May 2020 03:12 Queensland Times DURING COVID-19, West Moreton Health has embodied the theme of Reconciliation Week of 'In This Together'. West Moreton Health chief executive Dr Kerrie Freeman said Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples were particularly vulnerable to COVID …
  • Group helping youth in remote First Nations hopes to keep connection alive through COVID-19 28 May 2020 13:30 CBC/Radio-Canada A group launched a handful of years ago to help promote leadership and development with youth in remote First Nations in northwestern Ontario, hopes it can still maintain some outreach during the COVID-19 pandemic. Finding our Power Together, which works …
  • Mukwa Adventures makes donation to area First Nations 28 May 2020 07:40 Mid North Monitor Over the last week, Arthur Trudeau has stepped up to the plate with donations of much needed hand sanitizer to several First Nations in the area to assist in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. “”We are doing this to protect our language, our culture, our …
  • Visual artists rise to the top in First Nations Awards 28 May 2020 06:20 City News Alison Milyika Carroll. DURING a live-streamed ceremony last night (May 27), visual arts identities Alison Milyika Carroll and Djon Mundine were honoured with the Red Ochre Awards for Lifetime Achievement at the First Nations Arts Awards. Carroll is an …
  • Opinion: First Nations ready to help rebuild the economy 27 May 2020 15:05 Edmonton Journal To expand on Premier Jason Kenney’s recent remarks: when threatened with a prairie storm, “the buffalo, which Indigenous people have always revered as a symbol of life on the prairies, herd closely together and face the storm head on, coming out of it …
  • First Nations commercial fishermen consider starting season as they await federal relief 27 May 2020 09:57 CBC/Radio-Canada A group of First Nations commercial fishermen in Manitoba are wondering if they should start fishing even with little chance they can sell their catch, worried that money won't flow soon enough from a federal relief package. "It's desperate,…
  • Thea Perkins wins $20,000 First Nations emerging artist award 27 May 2020 09:11 Sydney Morning Herald Previously called the National Indigenous Arts Awards, the First Nations Awards are some of the most prestigious in the country. The awards presentation was held online last night, hosted by Wesley Enoch and Australia Council deputy chair Lee-Ann Tjunipa …
  • Region sets up COVID-19 testing pop-up for First Nations community 27 May 2020 04:59 CKCO KITCHENER -- The Region of Waterloo is trying to make it easier for members of the First Nations community to get tested for COVID-19, so they’ve set up a pop-up site at the K-W Urban Native Wigwam Project on Frederick Street in Kitchener. So far they’ve …
  • Red Lake gold discoverer inks exploration agreement with First Nations 26 May 2020 19:06 Northern Ontario Business Vancouver gold exploration player working in the Red Lake camp signed an exploration agreement with two area First Nation communities. The agreement involving Great Bear Resources, Wabauskang First Nation and Lac Seul First Nation establishes a formal …
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