Report on Indigenous women entrepreneurship in Canada

OTTAWA, Ont.-Recently the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) and Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) released a report Breaking Barriers: A Decade of... — Updated 3/27/2021

South Dakota House passes resolution acknowledging boarding schools

PIERRE, S.D.-On March 2, 2021, the South Dakota State House of Representatives passed a resolution acknowledging and honoring the survivors of American Indian boarding schools.... — Updated 3/27/2021

PBO expects Jordan's Principle order to cost $15B

OTTAWA-According to the parliamentary budget office (PBO), the federal government may need to pay up to $15 billion to compensate First Nations families and children impacted by... — Updated 3/27/2021

ICBF provides support for small businesses

ALBERTA-New measures are in place to provide assistance to First Nations, Inuit and Métis businesses that have been hit by the pandemic. The Indigenous Community Business Fund... — Updated 3/27/2021

New study suggests Indigenous practices can help revitalize Pacific salmon fisheries

PORTLAND, Ore.-Across the North Pacific, salmon fisheries are struggling with climate variability, declining fish populations, and a lack of sustainable fishing opportunities.... — Updated 3/27/2021

Pause on leasing public land for oil and gas extraction draws mixed reaction

PHOENIX-Land, and specifically what to do with land, has been among the most divisive topics in U.S. history since the arrival of European settlers. More than 500 years later,... — Updated 3/27/2021

Metis Nation of Alberta begins province-wide consultation on self-government Constitution

EDMONTON-The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) is consulting with its citizens on a draft Constitution that will modernize its approach to self-government. Following the signing of... — Updated 3/27/2021

Oklahoma tribe volunteers pass out food boxes, supplies amid harsh winter weather

CARNEGIE, Okla.-Last month, an unseasonably cold spell hit the vertical middle of the United States, causing emergency situations from North Dakota to the southern part of Texas.... — Updated 3/27/2021

Pascua Yaqui win water funds, first of $150 million for Arizona projects

WASHINGTON-Pascua Yaqui Council members called it "a blessing." They were talking about $900,000 in federal funds that will be used to bring water to the tribe's lands for... — Updated 3/27/2021

Uvagut TV launches Canada's first Inuit-language channel

NUNAVUT, N.L.-In January, Nunavut Independent Television (NITV) made history when it launched Canada's first all-Inuit Inuktut TV channel. Uvagut TV ("Our" TV) broadcasts 168 hours... — Updated 3/27/2021

Outstanding Native Women

• First Indigenous Canadian Woman to own and operate an airline • Included in DC Comics graphic novel Wonder Women of History "Dream it, design it, do it," Teara Fraser, who is... — Updated 3/27/2021

God Knows Me

When I was woven together in the depths of the earth, Your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written in Your book before one of them came to be. Psalm... — Updated 3/27/2021

Duct Tape Blues

It was kind of an awkward situation. Yeah, it was... Milly and I are gospel musicians who have been in slow motion since the start of the pandemic. I guess most musicians are in... — Updated 3/27/2021

Mr. Flynn's Horrible, No Good Day

When I'm having a bad day, I'm glad I'm not alone. At the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge England, a loose shoelace, a lack of handrails and a marble wall conspired to give one... — Updated 3/27/2021

Student helps Ojibwe culture come to life

Eleanore Falck loves bringing worlds to life. The University of Wisconsin-Stout junior majoring in game design and development-art created the game "Growing Up Ojibwe: The Game"... — Updated 3/27/2021

Minecraft and Microsoft Canada partner to help kids explore Indigenous worlds

INNPEG, Man.-The Minecraft world just got a little more interesting for students in Louis Riel School division in Winnipeg as they worked on a new Indigenous extension of the... — Updated 3/27/2021

Two popular movies available in Navajo language

BURBANK, Calif.-As media offerings in Indigenous languages increase, The Walt Disney Company has joined the team. Those who have the Disney+ streaming service can now see "Finding... — Updated 3/27/2021

Movies with racially-offensive portions blocked

BURBANK, Calif.—Children under seven years old can no longer watch some of the old Disney films on the Disney+ streaming platform. Their accounts have recently been blocked from accessing a list of films that are deemed... — Updated 3/27/2021

FamilyLife Canada

Learn about this ministry through our interview with Dan DeGaris-Director of Development, Indigenous Ministry What are the top two challenges marriages face today across the board?... — Updated 3/27/2021

The Council Speaks

Question: Jesus said, "I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won't have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life." John 8:12 What does... — Updated 3/27/2021

Fruitless or Fruitful?

Can you imagine sitting down to have a big bowl of yummy Froot Loops® only to find when you poured out the contents of the box there weren't fruity loops inside, but rather... — Updated 3/27/2021

ILM Updates

Change. Change is constant. Here at ILM, a lot of change has been happening. In the last two months we have welcomed a new general director, and we have also set up a satellite... — Updated 3/27/2021

Healing the Heart and "Repent"

As a child and as a teenager and even as an adult, several times I would act in a certain way that wasn't helpful in my moving forward in maturity. I would make mistakes and endure... — Updated 3/27/2021

A Look at A Father and Son Relation

The birth of our son Joseph Seth was truly an extraordinary answer to prayer, and we call him our "miracle baby." He was born 25 years after Sheila and I married, and his birth has... — Updated 3/27/2021

Forgive and Forget? You've Got to be Kidding!

When I was five years old, my twelve-year-old cousin, who was a bully and who teased and tormented me without mercy, pushed me into the river. I couldn't swim and would have... — Updated 3/27/2021

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