Posts from January 2015

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Cuthand: Time for healthy examination of our racism

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By Doug Cuthand, The Starphoenix January 23, 2015 So, does Canada have a greater race problem than America? It doesn’t matter, because any racism is too much. Canada doesn’t need to look elsewhere to justify its degree of racism. Instead of pointing fingers, Canadians need to look at themselves and realize that our society is […]

Dr. Lorna Wanosts’a7 Williams: EDUCATION: the battleground for the hearts, spirits and minds of Aboriginal children

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Aboriginal Neighbours was privileged to welcome Dr. Lorna Wanosts’a7 Williams as our special guest speaker to talk about EDUCATION: the battleground for the hearts, spirits and minds of Aboriginal children at our Aboriginal Neighbours gathering on January 10, 2015. To listen to a recording of Dr. Lorna Wanosts’a7 Williams speech:  click here to download.  

Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation

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We (Aarrow Productions Inc.) are making a documentary about the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s critically acclaimed dance Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation.  We invite you to be part of this filmmaking experience! You may have heard about the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation that had its world premiere in Winnipeg on October 1, 2014. The Winnipeg Free Press said […]

Ottawa should have consulted First Nation over omnibus bills C-38 and C-45’s sweeping legal changes: Federal Court

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Ruling has potential to ‘change the rules of the game’ on consultation, says B.C.’s West Coast Environmental Law group  By Gordon Hoekstra, Vancouver Sun December 22, 2014 A Federal Court ruling that found Ottawa should have consulted an Alberta First Nation before passing sweeping changes to environmental laws should be a “wake-up call” to government, […]

Ted Hughes says aboriginal child welfare a national embarrassment

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Ted Hughes says aboriginal child welfare is a national embarrassment Lindsay Kines / Times Colonist June 5, 2014 01:22 PM The “gross disproportion” of aboriginal children in foster care across Canada is a national embarrassment that demands action, says the man who led an overhaul of B.C.’s child welfare system. In a speech Thursday, Ted […]