Bamoseda Update September 9
The ninth minute of the ninth hour of the ninth day of the ninth month marked a moment of reflection on International FAS Day. Prevention is key says a worker with the Union of Ontario Indians but services also need to be bumped up in First Nation communities.
Little five month old Leona Bost is waiting for a bone marrow transplant, and needs stem cells to strengthen her immune system. She needs an Aboriginal Donor. But according to One Match Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Network, there aren’t a lot of Aboriginal donors out there.
Tsilhqot’in nation members are anxiously awaiting word from the federal government on whether or not it will approve the Taseko Prosperity mining project. They hope the government won’t approve the project because it spells environmental and cultural disaster for First Nation communities in the area.
First Nations in Ontario will be gathering together on Parliament Hill September 23rd for an education rally. They want to bring awareness to the chronic underfunding of First Nation students.
God’s Lake is a treat for both gamers and couch potatoes. It’s a television program to be aired on APTN which is also coupled with an online game.
Don Amero – Life Gets Better (CANCON)
Sandy Schofield – Layla’s Lullaby (CANCON)
Digawolf – Spirit and Water (CANCON)