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Filed Under: 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.

Filed Under: 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.

Filed Under: Canada
Authorities in Manitoba probe murder of 15-year-old Native girl (08/18)
Tina Fontaine was from the Sagkeeng First Nation.

Filed Under: 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.

Filed Under: 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.

Filed Under: 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.

Filed Under: 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.

Filed Under: 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.

Filed Under: 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.

Filed Under: 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.

Filed Under: 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.

Filed Under: 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.

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 | 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.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | 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.

Filed Under: 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.

Filed Under: 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.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | 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.

Filed Under: 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.

Filed Under: 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.

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