Posts from July 2014

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CBC Broadcast of “How a People Live” – August 2, 7pm

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Dear Friends & Friends of Reconciliation, I wanted to let you know my documentary HOW A PEOPLE LIVE will screen next Saturday Aug.2 at 7pm on CBC in BC. It was also be available Canada-wide online for 48 hours following the screening. Please share with your networks if you feel so inclined. I will post […]

Notice: From The True Territorial Authority Of The Land

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West Coast Native News: From the true territorial authority of; the Tahltan, the Gitxsan, the Wet’suwet’en, the Haisla, the Tlingit, the Nisga’a, the Haida and the Tsimshian We are the caretakers of our ancestor’s legacy. We hold personal responsibility for our people and the land they have lived on for over 10,000 years. We provide […]

Native Headdresses Banned At BC Music Festival

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A B.C. music promoter is being lauded for its decision to ban native headdresses at an upcoming festival out of respect for indigenous people. The Bass Coast Project announced on its Facebook page Tuesday that it would ban the wearing of “feathered war bonnets” at its electronic music festival, which will be held in Merritt, […]

Alvin Dixon passes away

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Alvin Dixon Message from Lynne Crawshaw (Aboriginal Neighbours) I’m feeling sad about the loss of Alvin Dixon.  Alvin was one of our advisors for the community TRC we had at UVic in 2010.  He was a member of the United Church and worked hard to influence church policy regarding justice for Aboriginal people.  He was […]

Sometimes, when confronted by great injustice, a community just has to draw a line

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West Coast Native News (July 18th, 2014) By andrea_palframan@mac.com “First Nations people are not relics,” said Akerman. “We are a resilient living and breathing culture with strong spiritual and cultural links to our ancestors.” “Building a house over these graves would be wrong and it is wrong what they are doing on Grace Islet and […]

Robert Morales: Grace Islet

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Robert Morales Indigenous Human Rights & Aboriginal Rights Lawyer Chief Negotiator Hul’qumi’num Treaty Group on: What is happening at Grace Islet and why is it important for the rest of the province. To view Youtube video (posted by Gary McNutt)  – click here.

SUPPORT FOR MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES

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No More Silence is creating a community run database documenting violent deaths of Indigenous women/Two-Spirit and Trans in collaboration with Families of Sisters In Spirit, community partner The Native Youth Sexual Health Network and with the assistance of Dr’ Janet Smylie and Conrad Prince of the Well Living House at the Keenan Research Centre. To […]