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Filed Under: Canada | Environment | Opinion
Aaron Angerman: Alaska Natives not consulted about mine plan (07/28)
I am frightened to think that what happened at Mount Polley could happen here in our back yard now that the Red Chris Mine is operational.

Filed Under: Canada | Education | Law
First Nations attorney wears regalia to law society ceremony (06/23)
Christina Gray will the first person to wear a Tsimshian button blanket and cedar hat to the bar ceremony.

Filed Under: Canada
Native language requirement added to schools in British Columbia (06/12)
Students from kindergarten through grade four in Prince Rupert will learn Sm'algyax, the language of the Tsimshian people.

Filed Under: Business | Canada
Restaurant apologizes for racial comment to Native filmmaker (05/05)
Laura Milliken was shocked when a server at a restaurant blamed a high rate of crime on Native people.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Terese Mailhot: The epidemic of early death on the reservation (04/27)
Don't misunderstand me, I'm proud of my heritage, but not of our mortality rate.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Celebrate the Native origin of the Seattle Seahawks logo (01/29)
Sometime in the 19th century, on the soggy, green coast of Vancouver Island, an artist sat down with some fresh cedar.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Authorities treating arson at First Nation's office as a hate crime (01/20)
Racist graffiti was found inside the structure after the fire, which caused $40,000 in damage.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | National
Colville Tribes participate in repatriation ceremony in Canada (09/22)
Remains of a 10,000-year-old ancestor were exposed earlier this year in British Columbia.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Serial killer sentenced to life term for murder of Native woman (09/16)
A serial killer was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Native woman and to three additional life sentences for three other murders.

Filed Under: Canada
Native leader won't leave job despite complaints over big salary (08/07)
Chief Ron Giesbrecht of the Kwikwetlem First Nation said band members continue to support him.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Editorial: Welcome decision to ban faux headdresses at festival (08/05)
Newspaper welcomes decision to ban ban faux headdresses at the Bass Coast music festival.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Editorial: Holding First Nations leaders accountable for earnings (08/05)
Newspaper says the First Nations Financial Transparency Act will make Native leaders more accountable to their people.

Filed Under: Canada
Canada posts reports of salaries earned by First Nations leaders (08/01)
Chief Ron Giesbrecht of the Kwikwetlem First Nation earned nearly $1 million.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
First Nations in British Columbia stake claim to ancestral land (07/11)
At least three bands are moving quickly to assert their title to ancestral lands.

Filed Under: Canada | Law | Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Native Nations still fighting regimes of domination (07/09)
Peter d'Errico discusses how Native title has been treated differently in the U.S. and Canadian courts.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Column: Native title decision poses major test for government (07/02)
Columnist discusses the landmark Native title decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
First Nations from British Columbia win major land title decision (06/26)
Landmark decision recognizes Native rights to their aboriginal territory.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment
First Nations prepared for battle over pipeline through territory (06/18)
Energy firm promises to work with Native communities along the route.

Filed Under: Canada
Suspect charged for 2006 murder of Native woman in Manitoba (06/02)
Myrna Letandre was murdered in September 2006.

Filed Under: Canada
British Columbia man on trial for 2010 murder of Native woman (06/02)
Cynthia Frances Maas was Native mother who was killed in 2010.

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