Archive for October, 2010
Friday, October 29th, 2010
Find out why leaders at Eabmetoong First Nation have declared a State of Emergency following a series of violent crimes and arsons in the community. This year, the community has suffered three homicides, nearly 50 arsons and animal mutilations.
Women of the Metis Nation is a new organization under the Metis National Council. The newly elected President of the organization is Melanie Omeniho and she spoke with Bamoseda.
Two First Nations in Ontario have put the Ministry of Natural Resources on notice because MNR has been charging its citizens with hunting violations in their treaty territories.
Susan Aglukark has been a very busy woman – promoting and advocating for the Arctic Children and Youth Foundation and she also has a new cd coming out.
The Promise to the Nokomis is the first book by new Anishinabek author Karen Pheasant. The book is based on her personal experience observing the official transfer of the Jingle Dress to other Indigenous nations other than Anishinabe.
Shane Anthony – Fast Track
Slydin’ Clyde Roulette Band – Young Man Blues
Susan Aglukark – Songbird
Thursday, October 21st, 2010
Should salaries and expenses of Chiefs and Councils be made public? One MP thinks so, Conservative MP Kelly Block has introduced the First Nations Financial Transparency Act.
Tech savvy Blackfoot youth in Calgary will soon be able to learn their language online through an e-program designed by the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth.
The Indigenous Environmental Network is not counting their chickens before they hatch after hearing news that a proposed pipeline project has been ‘indefinately delayed.’
The Tsilhqot’in National Government is not going to back down from it’s fight with Taseko from turning Fish Lake into a tailings pond.
Urban Aboriginal Friendship Centres in BC are pressing the provincial government for increased capacity funding.
Shane Anthony -Waiting for change
Olivia Tailfeathers – Kitsikakokomimm
Wayne Lavallee – Pow wow honey
Thursday, October 14th, 2010
St. Mary’s First Nation and St. Thomas University have teamed up to work on a three year pilot project to revitalize the Maliseet language.
The Anishinabek Nation in Ontario is opposed to Bruce Power shipping nuclear waste through the territory.
The Faculty of Law and the Law Society of Manitoba are hoping to ensure access to justice in remote communities through a ‘forgivable loans’ program for students.
The Tribal Wi-Chi-Way-Win Capital Corporation has been named Economic Developer of the Year. But that’s not without a few bumps in the road, including a federal lending subsidy program. TWCC is in the midst of court action requesting a judicial review about the fairness of the federal program.
A new martial arts/fitness program promises to help youth get fit and aims to boost self-esteem and self-confidence, and can be delivered on-reserve.
C-Weed – Redemption
Donny Parenteau – What it takes
Peacemaker – Running out of time