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'It's very out there': Play with Blackfoot actors examines effects of Treaty 7

'It's very out there': Play with Blackfoot actors examines effects of Treaty 7

CALGARY — Young Blackfoot actors are to embark on a time-travelling journey focusing on the signing of the historic Treaty 7 with the Canadian government in a play opening in Calgary this week.
Quebec election: Legault criticized for saying Quebec hospital's racism problem fixed

Quebec election: Legault criticized for saying Quebec hospital's racism problem fixed

MONTREAL — Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault faced criticism from his political rivals over the weekend after he said members of an Indigenous community want to reopen a semantic debate rather than fix racism problems at a nearby hospit
Yellowknife musician wants to 'change that Indigenous narrative in Canada'

Yellowknife musician wants to 'change that Indigenous narrative in Canada'

YELLOWKNIFE — Miranda Currie wants Indigenous kids to see themselves represented authentically in media. The writer, musician, filmmaker and educator who lives in Yellowknife, is Mushkegowuk and a member of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation in Manitoba.
Restoring the culinary and cultural bounty of ancient Indigenous sea gardens in B.C.

Restoring the culinary and cultural bounty of ancient Indigenous sea gardens in B.C.

SALT SPRING ISLAND, B.C. — A family of sea otters emerges from the ocean and rambles up the rocky shoreline, while a great blue heron in search of a meal pokes at a wall of rocks.
French Oblates begin dismissal proceedings for priest accused of abusing Inuit

French Oblates begin dismissal proceedings for priest accused of abusing Inuit

LYON, FRANCE — The leadership of a Catholic order in France has begun dismissal proceedings against a priest accused of sexually abusing Inuit children in Nunavut. A 10-member delegation led by Nunavut Tunnagivik Inc.
Presenters at National Gathering on Unmarked Burials want to break barriers

Presenters at National Gathering on Unmarked Burials want to break barriers

EDMONTON — The smell of burning sage filled the banquet hall of an Edmonton hotel Wednesday as Indigenous elders, youth and women wearing colourful ribbon skirts listened to presenters at the first National Gathering on Unmarked Burials.

Campaign trail threats, reconciliation after the Queen: In The News for Sept. 14

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. What we are watching in Canada ...
Some Indigenous leaders concerned about reconciliation with new monarch

Some Indigenous leaders concerned about reconciliation with new monarch

Some Indigenous leaders and community members say they're concerned about making progress on reconciliation with King Charles III.
Indigenous Services minister attends funeral at site of mass killing in Saskatchewan

Indigenous Services minister attends funeral at site of mass killing in Saskatchewan

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION — The federal minister of Indigenous Services is speaking out after visiting the site of a mass killing in Saskatchewan.
Indigenous residents question RCMP failure to issue warnings about N.S. mass shooter

Indigenous residents question RCMP failure to issue warnings about N.S. mass shooter

HALIFAX — An inquiry into the Nova Scotia mass shooting heard Tuesday from Indigenous residents who complained about the RCMP's failure to issue timely warnings as the killer passed near two First Nations during his 13-hour rampage.
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