Posts from March 2016

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LL.D Citation for Mavis Marie Gillie – founding member of Aboriginal Neighbours

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      Mavis Gillie, founding member of Aboriginal Neighbours,  presented  the degree Doctor of Laws at UVic for her tireless commitment to the cause of justice for First Nations Peoples.  This is article below is printed with permission or John McClaren. LL.D Citation for Mavis Marie Gillie Madam Chancellor, It is my privilege to […]

Assembly of First Nations Chief urges National Suicide Plan

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Bellegarde: Mental health issues affecting young people need to be addressed WINNIPEG — Canada’s top aboriginal chief says there needs to be a national strategy to fight what he calls a devastating suicide epidemic faced by indigenous communities across the country. National Chief Perry Bellegarde with the Assembly of First Nations says his heart goes […]