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Indigenous wall paintings uncovered at Mexican convent

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Indigenous symbols like a feather headdress, an axe and a shield have been found under layers of lime plaster at open-air chapels in a convent just south of Mexico City, experts announced Monday.
Winnipeg police investigating death of First Nations woman with 'catastrophic' burns

Winnipeg police investigating death of First Nations woman with 'catastrophic' burns

Winnipeg police are investigating the death of a First Nations woman as a homicide after she was hospitalized for severe burns. Melissa Cook, 41, was admitted to hospital in early July and died on Aug. 20.
Enbridge's Al Monaco to retire Jan. 1, board chair Greg Ebel named next CEO

Enbridge's Al Monaco to retire Jan. 1, board chair Greg Ebel named next CEO

CALGARY — Al Monaco, who has headed Enbridge Inc. for a decade, helping to transform it into a diversified North American energy infrastructure company, will retire as chief executive of the Calgary-based company on Jan. 1, 2023.

Indigenous food sovereignty requires better and more accurate data collection

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Google Canada grants $2.7M to tech training for Indigenous Peoples, media literacy

Google Canada grants $2.7M to tech training for Indigenous Peoples, media literacy

TORONTO — Google Canada will allocate $2.7 million toward grants helping Indigenous Peoples prepare for tech jobs and teaching media literacy to underrepresented communities. The U.S. tech giant says more than $1.
Residential school survivor throws first pitch at Jays game for Orange Shirt Day

Residential school survivor throws first pitch at Jays game for Orange Shirt Day

TORONTO — Dolores (McLeod) Naponse hopes that her presence at a Toronto Blue Jays game will spark important conversation. Naponse, from Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, near Sudbury Ont.
Quebec election: Indigenous issues take back seat as campaign winds down

Quebec election: Indigenous issues take back seat as campaign winds down

MONTREAL — Indigenous leaders in Quebec are lamenting the fact that priorities for their communities have been largely ignored during the provincial election campaign.
Ontarians mark Truth and Reconciliation Day with events across province

Ontarians mark Truth and Reconciliation Day with events across province

With sunrise ceremonies, Indigenous songs and moments of reflection, communities across Ontario marked the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on Friday.
'Unique ecosystem': N.W.T. First Nations sign benefit agreement with Parks Canada

'Unique ecosystem': N.W.T. First Nations sign benefit agreement with Parks Canada

YELLOWKNIFE — A group of First Nations has signed an agreement with Parks Canada to ensure they receive social and economic opportunities related to the Nahanni National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories.
Canadians reflect about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

Canadians reflect about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

Ceremonies, marches and other gatherings are taking place across the country Friday as communities mark the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.
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