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Understanding rights and risks starts with understanding the land. The “Preparing our Home” program would not be possible without the support from the local Land offices which provide maps as a foundation for hazard and asset mapping by the youth during the workshops. We were honoured to work with amazingly dedicated staff like Kali Touchie […]

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The Art of Storytelling: An Event to Inspire Youth and Young Adults; Friday, May 26 at Trethewey House Heritage Site Museum in Abbotsford. The Fraser Basin Council is hosting a full day of conversation and peer-to-peer networking for youth and young adults. The participants are also invited to contribute to the creation of a public […]

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The City of Vancouver passed a motion to formally acknowledge the role of First Nations’ members who saved lives during the city’s Great Fire of 1886. According to historians, only three of the estimated 1,000 buildings in the city were left standing after the fire swept through the city in less than 30 minutes. Dozens […]

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Scholarship Alert! Check out the latest scholarship opportunities for emerging Indigenous reporters. Applications are due June 30, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST. http://ow.ly/5H4430c4I2S

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Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Visit the page for resources on preventing elder abuse: http://www.fnha.ca/what-we-do/healthy-living/elder-abuse-awareness

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The new permanent bilateral mechanism process to advance shared priorities, assess progress towards goals for First Nations, and facilitate the ongoing work of building a true nation-to-nation relationship between Canada and First Nations: http://pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2017/06/12/prime-minister-and-national-chief-assembly-first-nations-sign-memorandum

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Academic job opportunity: Indigenous Land Use – Canada Research Chair Tier 2 – Vancouver Island University About the role: You will contribute to VIU’s graduate programs through research, outreach and teaching with significant opportunities for collaboration with local First Nations and the broader community. As the CRC, you will demonstrate familiarity with Indigenous research methods […]

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Jun-2017

Home to Me: Youth finding their voice to take care of their home: the story of Grassy Narrows as told by CBC ‘One year ago today, the youth of Grassy Narrows were invited to protest and perform in front of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for #RiverRun2016, rallying in hopes to clean up the mercury that was […]

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