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Second switched at birth case uncovered at First Nation hospitalFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Health
Second switched at birth case uncovered at First Nation hospital (08/29)
Leon Swanson and David Tait Jr. were born days apart in early 1975 at the Norway House Indian Hospital
Native mother reunites with children stolen by government in 60sFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law
Native mother reunites with children stolen by government in 60s (08/22)
During the Sixties Scoop, an estimated 20,000 Native children were taken from their homes and placed in foster care or up for adoption.
 First Nation in Manitoba declares emergency over youth suicideFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Health
First Nation in Manitoba declares emergency over youth suicide (03/22)
The Cross Lake First Nation in Manitoba lacks adequate health care services to address the ongoing crisis.
Probe continues into unsolved homicide of 11-year-old Native girlFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law
Probe continues into unsolved homicide of 11-year-old Native girl (02/08)
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has launched an unprecedented campaign to collect DNA samples from as many male residents on the Garden Hill First Nation as possible.
Carly McIntosh: Finding our missing and murdered Native womenFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Carly McIntosh: Finding our missing and murdered Native women (10/22)
As you stand by the Assiniboine River you hear the running of Mother Earth's water, as well as feel her love flowing near you.
Native children being removed at alarming rates in ManitobaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Native children being removed at alarming rates in Manitoba (09/02)
Between 80 and 90 percent of children in care in the province are Native.
Transgender singer breaks new ground in treaty day contestsFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | First Nations in Canada
Transgender singer breaks new ground in treaty day contests (08/10)
Aalayna Spence competed as her chosen gender in two talent competitions in Manitoba.
Investigation into Native girl's death on reserve in ManitobaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Investigation into Native girl's death on reserve in Manitoba (05/12)
It appears Teresa Cassandra Robinson was mauled by an animal while she was on her way home on the Garden Hill First Nation.
Murder charges for  deaths of  homeless Native men in ManitobaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law
Murder charges for deaths of homeless Native men in Manitoba (04/29)
John Paul Ostamas, 39, is accused of murdering three people on the streets of Winnipeg.
Manitoba agrees to pay funeral bill for murdered Native womanFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Manitoba agrees to pay funeral bill for murdered Native woman (04/16)
Angela Poorman, 29, was murdered in Winnipeg last December. Her case remains unsolved.
Native girl is one of six  murdered from same reserve in ManitobaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law
Native girl is one of six murdered from same reserve in Manitoba (04/09)
The Sagkeeng First Nation has the largest number of outstanding cases, according to a review by CBC News.
CBC to publish new list of missing and murdered Native womenFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
CBC to publish new list of missing and murdered Native women (04/07)
The list will include Annie Yassie, who was only 13 when she went missing from the Sayisi Dene First Nation in Manitoba in 1974.
Jordan Wheeler: Fan in fake headdress turned out to be NativeFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Sports
Jordan Wheeler: Fan in fake headdress turned out to be Native (03/31)
This fan took it one step further. He was wearing a feathered headdress – a war bonnet.
Native mayor promises to change city's reputation as most racistFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Native mayor promises to change city's reputation as most racist (01/22)
Maclean's magazine labeled Winnipeg, Manitoba, as the most racist city in Canada.
Native students subjected to experiments at residential schoolFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Education
Native students subjected to experiments at residential school (01/12)
A researcher who came across the study said the children were exploited.
Native leader sues teacher over racist comments on FacebookFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Education | Law
Native leader sues teacher over racist comments on Facebook (01/09)
The suspended teacher posted racist and disparaging comments about Native people and about Grand Chief Derek Nepinak.
Dave Courchene: Spirit Tour aims to inspire us to walk togetherFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Dave Courchene: Spirit Tour aims to inspire us to walk together (12/29)
As the Original free and independent Peoples of this land, we have the distinction of being the roots of our homeland.
Assembly of First Nations elects Perry Bellegarde as new leaderFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Assembly of First Nations elects Perry Bellegarde as new leader (12/11)
The new chief said Canada won't be able to approve energy projects without the consent of First Nations.
First Nation offers reward for information about missing manFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
First Nation offers reward for information about missing man (11/26)
Colten Pratt, 26, was last seen on November 6.
Two charged with attempted murder in attack on Native girlFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Two charged with attempted murder in attack on Native girl (11/12)
The 16-year-old Native girl remains in intensive care after being left for dead in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
First Nations to boycott largest newspaper publisher in  CanadaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
First Nations to boycott largest newspaper publisher in Canada (11/05)
A recent column blamed Native people for the high rates of violence against Native women.
Brian Bowman - first Metis mayor in Winnipeg - sworn into officeFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Politics
Brian Bowman - first Metis mayor in Winnipeg - sworn into office (11/05)
The city's new leader, who has Cree ancestry from his mother, is a political newcomer.
Kim & Jordan Wheeler: Celebrating You're Welcome WeekendFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Kim & Jordan Wheeler: Celebrating You're Welcome Weekend (10/13)
Kim and Jordan Wheeler explain why their Native family celebrates 'You're Welcome Weekend' instead of the Thanksgiving.
Police open probe after officers let missing Native teen girl goFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law
Police open probe after officers let missing Native teen girl go (09/25)
The officers came into contact with Tina Fontaine and a week later she was found dead.
Group starts dragging of river in search of missing Native womenFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Group starts dragging of river in search of missing Native women (09/17)
Volunteers are looking for clues about missing and murdered Native girls and women in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Native woman competes for the top prize on 'The Biggest Loser'Filed Under: First Nations in Canada | Health | National
Native woman competes for the top prize on 'The Biggest Loser' (09/09)
Jackie Pierson, who is Ojibway, grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Police in Manitoba seek information on two missing Native sistersFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Police in Manitoba seek information on two missing Native sisters (09/02)
Mary-Anne Hudson, 12, and Nakita Hudson, 14, were last seen on August 26.
Authorities in Manitoba probe murder of 15-year-old Native girlFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Authorities in Manitoba probe murder of 15-year-old Native girl (08/18)
Tina Fontaine was from the Sagkeeng First Nation.
Rosanna Deerchild: Mayoral candidate dismisses wife's racismFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion | Politics
Rosanna Deerchild: Mayoral candidate dismisses wife's racism (08/13)
Rosanna Deerchild responds to the controversy over racist comments made by the wife of mayoral candidate Gord Steeves.
Mayoral candidate breaks silence on wife's 'drunken Natives' postFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Politics
Mayoral candidate breaks silence on wife's 'drunken Natives' post (08/12)
Gord Steeves tries to explain why his wife lashed out against Native people in a posting on Facebook more than four years ago.
Mayoral candidate's wife apologizes for 'drunken Natives' postFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Politics
Mayoral candidate's wife apologizes for 'drunken Natives' post (08/08)
The comments surfaced on the same day candidate Gord Steeves said he was going to put more resources into keeping inebriated people off the streets.
First Nation group finishes 435-mile walk for cancer awarenessFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Health
First Nation group finishes 435-mile walk for cancer awareness (08/06)
About 50 marchers made the journey from the reserve to Manitoba's capital.
Two Native girls charged with assault for hockey game brawlFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law | Sports
Two Native girls charged with assault for hockey game brawl (07/24)
A coach said referees at the game were making racist remarks at the players.
Native youth hospitalized after being shot by police officerFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law
Native youth hospitalized after being shot by police officer (07/22)
The shooting occurred at a baseball field in front of a number of children.
First Nations leader in Manitoba faces scrutiny on spendingFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
First Nations leader in Manitoba faces scrutiny on spending (07/22)
Grand Chief Stephen Harper used the organization's credit card for guitars, car repairs and flights for his girlfriend.
Chelsey Luger: Interview with VICE producer on Native gangsFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Chelsey Luger: Interview with VICE producer on Native gangs (07/11)
Chelsey Luger interviews VICE News producer Nilo Tabrizy about Native gangs in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Inquest in death of Native man at emergency room concludesFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Inquest in death of Native man at emergency room concludes (06/09)
Brian Sinclair was ignored for 34 hours at a hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Suspect charged for 2006 murder of Native woman in ManitobaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Suspect charged for 2006 murder of Native woman in Manitoba (06/02)
Myrna Letandre was murdered in September 2006.
Kyle Edwards: Racial tensions common on hockey rink in CanadaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion | Sports
Kyle Edwards: Racial tensions common on hockey rink in Canada (04/08)
Student Kyle Edwards, a former hockey player from the Lake Manitoba First Nation, says racial tensions were common on the rink.
Adam Beach makes deal to bring first-run films to First NationsFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | First Nations in Canada
Adam Beach makes deal to bring first-run films to First Nations (04/02)
Actor Adam Beach is bringing first-run films to reserves in Canada.
School tells Native teen not to come to class after smudgingFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Education
School tells Native teen not to come to class after smudging (02/06)
A Native student in Manitoba is speaking out after his school told him not to come to class after smudging.
Niigaan Sinclair: Mascots aren't an honor for Native peopleFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Niigaan Sinclair: Mascots aren't an honor for Native people (01/06)
Niigaan Sinclair explains the problem with the use of Native people as mascots.
Neil Young to perform benefit shows for First Nation in AlbertaFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | First Nations in Canada | Environment
Neil Young to perform benefit shows for First Nation in Alberta (12/11)
Neil Young will perform four benefit shows in January for the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation in Alberta.
Manitoba police officer goes on trial for assaulting Native manFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Manitoba police officer goes on trial for assaulting Native man (12/02)
A police officer in Winnipeg, Manitoba, is on trial for assaulting a Native man who had to undergo surgery.
Column: Suicide rate still high among Manitoba's Native youth Filed Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Column: Suicide rate still high among Manitoba's Native youth (08/12)
Columnist discusses the high rate of suicide among Native youth in Manitoba.
Inquest in Native man's death in emergency room  set to beginFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Inquest in Native man's death in emergency room set to begin (07/31)
The Manitoba government will begin an inquest into the death of a Native man who waited 34 hours in a hospital emergency room.
Study: Native people used for hunger experiments  in CanadaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Education
Study: Native people used for hunger experiments in Canada (07/17)
Native people in Canada were used for hunger experiments during the 1940s and 1950s, according to a new study.
Couple from Sagkeeng First Nation  wins $1M with  lottery ticketFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Couple from Sagkeeng First Nation wins $1M with lottery ticket (07/11)
A couple from the Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba has won a $1 million lottery jackpot.
Study reports high     poverty rate for Native children in CanadaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Study reports high poverty rate for Native children in Canada (06/19)
Forty percent of Native children in Canada are living in poverty, the highest rate in the country, according to a new report. The report from the Canadian Centre for Policy...
Charges  pending  over man's  death on  First Nation in ManitobaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Charges pending over man's death on First Nation in Manitoba (06/19)
Charges are pending in connection with a man's death on the Waywayseecappo First Nation in Manitoba.
Three-year-old girl dies  in drowning   on reserve in ManitobaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Three-year-old girl dies in drowning on reserve in Manitoba (06/17)
A three-year-old girl died in a drowning incident on the Cross Lake First Nation in Manitoba while a second three-year-old girl was rescued. Thomas Muswagon saw two girls floating in...
Two members of Native dance troupe arrested on reserveFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Two members of Native dance troupe arrested on reserve (06/11)
Two members of Sagkeeng's Finest, a dance group that won the first Canada's Got Talent competition, are facing charges for an incident on their reserve in Manitoba. Vince O'Laney, 19,...
First Nations leaders request  inquest into  death of womanFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
First Nations leaders request inquest into death of woman (06/11)
Native leaders in Manitoba are calling for an inquest into the death of a woman from the Northlands Denesuline First Nation. Liza Tssessaze, 31, died on May 27 after experiencing...
Boy in stable condition after being mauled by dogs on reserveFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Boy in stable condition after being mauled by dogs on reserve (04/09)
A six-year-old boy is in stable condition after being mauled by a pack of dogs on the Shamattawa First Nation in Manitoba. The boy was attacked on his way to...
Native man   breaks silence after being abused by ex-priestFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Native man breaks silence after being abused by ex-priest (04/04)
A Native man from Ontario is breaking a gag order in order to share his story of being abused as a child. Raymond C. Jacob, an Ojibway from the Webequie...
Native youth depart on 45-day walk from Manitoba to OttawaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Native youth depart on 45-day walk from Manitoba to Ottawa (03/28)
Native youth in Winnipeg, Manitoba, embark in 45-day walk. Photo from Youth For Lake on Facebook. Inspired by the Idle No More movement, a group of Native youth is...
Inquiry into death of Native girl put on hold again as costs climbFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Inquiry into death of Native girl put on hold again as costs climb (03/14)
The inquiry into the death of Phoenix Sinclair has been put on hold again as costs of the probe have risen to more than $6 million. Phoenix was under the...
Native advocates not surprised by high rate  of violent crimeFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Native advocates not surprised by high rate of violent crime (02/26)
Native advocates aren't surprised by high rates of violence against women, particularly in certain provinces and territories in Canada. The national rate of violence against women is 1,207 victims per...
Native man made up story about being abandoned by officersFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Native man made up story about being abandoned by officers (02/21)
A Native man is apologizing to law enforcement in Winnipeg, Manitoba, for making up a story about being abandoned by police officers Evan Maud alleged police officers drove him to...
Controversial Native politician arrested in domestic incidentFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Controversial Native politician arrested in domestic incident (02/08)
Patrick Brazeau, a Native politician from Quebec, appeared in court today on assault and sexual assault charges. Brazeau spent Thursday night in jail after he was arrested at his...

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