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White-Washing White Supremacy: Media Rushes to Excuse Covington Catholic Students

5c43a2660bda9.image_-1024x560by Jodi Jacobson, Rewire, Jan. 22, 2019

In another incidence of white-washing white supremacy, white journalists are rushing to excuse a clearly racist incident involving white teens from Covington Catholic school in Kentucky, in part by discounting the testimony of a Native elder and former U.S. Marine. Read the rest of this entry

Outrage as non-Native youth wearing #MAGA hats taunt and disrespect Native elder

indigenous march washington dcby Vincent Schilling, Indian Country Today, Jan 19, 2019

Native Twitter has gone ablaze as a Native American elder singing the AIM Song in Washington DC during the Indigenous Peoples March was ridiculed, taunted and mocked by a group of non-Native youth.

The video, which was posted by YouTube account holder KC NOLAND, was also screen captured and shared on other social media accounts with views shortly gaining tens of thousands of views. Read the rest of this entry

Brock Univesity to strip ex-prof of title after racist tweets

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On a lonely train to nowhere: retired Brock University professor Garth Stevenson.

Tweets on account of retired professor Garth Stevenson attacked Indigenous people

by Grant LaFleche, Aug 8, 2018, The St. Catharines Standard

Brock University is distancing itself from a retired political science professor whose social media accounts shared racist and derogatory messages aimed at Indigenous people this week. Read the rest of this entry

Flin Flon-area women charged with uttering threats after ‘shoot a Indian day’ post

RCMP car logoCBC News,

Two women have been arrested after Facebook posts suggested “a purge” and “shoot a Indian day.”

RCMP say the women, from Flin Flon, Man., and nearby Denare Beach, Sask., face charges of uttering threats and public incitement of hatred.  Read the rest of this entry

Tsilhqot’in move to ban non-native moose hunting

mooseby Monica Lamb-Yorski, Williams Lake Tribune, July 12, 2018

The Tsilhqot’in National Government (TNG) will be attempting to ban Limited Entry Hunt (LEH) licenses for moose hunting in its territory this fall.

TNG tribal chair Chief Joe Alphonse said during an emergency meeting held Tuesday at Tl’esqox (Riske Creek), he received full endorsement from leadership to pursue a legal challenge against the LEH allocations for 2018. Read the rest of this entry

Protesters say justice camp in Regina will stay up following meeting with provincial ministers

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A view of some of the teepees standing by the legislature at the Justice for our Stolen Children camp on July 1. (SRC)

Campers say government was given a number of paradigm shifting conditions

Six tipis standing at legislature protest camp

Regina tipisCTV Regina, June 25, 2018

Five tipis have been added to the protest camp in the front of the Saskatchewan legislature — and there are now six standing in Wascana Park.

There were three tipis added over the weekend. They represent File Hills Tribal Council, Piapot First Nation and Pasqua/White Bear First Nation. Read the rest of this entry

B.C. first province to have funding available for on-reserve housing

The B.C government is pledging $550 million over the next 10 years to build and operate 1,750 new units of social housing for projects, both on- and off-reserve in Indigenous communities. The funding will make British Columbia the first province in Canada to invest provincial housing funds into on-reserve housing. Read the rest of this entry

Justice for Our Stolen Children camp torn down by Provincial Capital Commission

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The Justice For Our Stolen Children Camp in front of the Legislative Building was forced to take down tents after 108 days. D.C. Fraser / Regina Leader-Post

The Justice for Our Stolen Children camp in Wascana Park is being torn down by the Provincial Capital Commission.