Most recent victim will be buried Sunday on what would’ve been her 15th birthday
By Karen Pauls, CBC News, March 04, 2016
Young people on the Pimicikamak Cree Nation are crying out for help after four teenagers killed themselves in less than three months.
“There’s so much of it happening,” said Amber Muskego, 17, who was close friends with some of the young people who have died since just before Christmas. Read the rest of this entry
First Nation chief says protesters won’t leave Jenpeg site until demands are met
By Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press/CBC News, Oct 23, 2014
Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger says he’s willing to consider the demands of protesters from a northern First Nation occupying the grounds of a key power-generating station.
Protesters from Cross Lake First Nation want a revenue-sharing agreement with Manitoba Hydro, as well as a public apology, a shoreline cleanup and help with residential hydro bills which hover around $600 a month in the winter. Read the rest of this entry