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Glooscap First Nation acquires Yarmouth Bar Fisheries and SeaKist Lobster

GLOOSCAP FIRST NATION, MI'KMAQ TERRITORY, NS-The Government of Canada The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations to support community-driven economic... — Updated 4/5/2019


Navajo Nation Courts celebrate 60 years

The Navaho Nation Courts are celebrating their 60th Anniversary at this year's Justice Day events. Each year, the courts observe the establishment of the Navajo Nation's own... — Updated 4/5/2019


UN rules that Canada's Indian Act discriminates against women.

VANCOUVER, B.C.—In a decision released January 14, the United Nations Human Rights Committee ruled that Canada discriminates against First Nations women and their descendants by denying them the same entitlement to full s. 6(1)(a... — Updated 4/5/2019


International Indigenous languages conference set for June in British Columbia

BRENTWOOD BAY, B.C.—In celebration of the United Nations 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, the First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation (FPCF) and the First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC), in partnership with the... — Updated 4/5/2019


Canadian government partners with Southern Chiefs' Organization for First Nations Justice Strategy Program

WINNEPEG, Man.-Working with Indigenous communities to assume greater responsibility for the administration of justice in their communities is an important part of the federal... — Updated 4/5/2019


Videos designed to educate about Indigenous history and culture

WINNEPEG, Man.-The University of Winnipeg has launched a flexible, innovative, national education program that supports organizations seeking to understand and respond to the Truth... — Updated 4/5/2019


Increased number of places reserved for First Nations and Inuit within the faculties of medicine

WENDAKE, Quebec—Since 2008, the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) has actively worked with the four faculties of medicine of Quebec to implement the Quebec First Nations and Inu... — Updated 4/5/2019


Woman gives part of land proceeds as reparation

Kansas City, Mo.-In an historic occurrence for the Kanza tribe, a retired Mennonite pastor has donated her portion of the sales of a family farm to the Kanza Heritage Society.... — Updated 4/5/2019


Native woman makes fashion opportunities

Denver, Colo.- Kelly Holmes was 20 years old and unable to get regular jobs as a fashion model, she felt, because of her Native American heritage. She was told on occasion that her... — Updated 4/5/2019


Salish school focuses on language interaction

SPOKANE, Wash.-According to linguists, languages not learned by children in the traditional way, passed on from one generation to the next, are doomed to extinction. Unless, of... — Updated 4/5/2019


Cherokee Nation diabetes program receives national acclaim

TAHLEQUAH, Okla.-The Cherokee Nation Diabetes Prevention Program is receiving national recognition from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for its efforts aimed at... — Updated 4/5/2019


Native American chef wins coveted award.

WASHINGTON, D.C.-The James Beard Foundation (JBF) has announced that Sean Sherman, a member of the Oglala Lakota Sioux tribe from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota... — Updated 4/5/2019


2019 named as the International Year of Indigenous Languages.

New York-The United Nations General Assembly has named 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The UN typically chooses a different topic each year to raise... — Updated 2/1/2019

 By Keerthi Vedantam    News

At Indigenous Peoples March, different reservations, same stories

WASHINGTON—Nataanii Means spent part of his childhood on the Navajo Nation with little electricity or running water, while energy companies mined coal and uranium nearby. He said... — Updated 2/1/2019


New Indigenous atlas provided to every junior high and high school in Alberta

OTTAWA-The Government of Alberta recently purchased copies of the Canadian Geographic's Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada to be distributed in every junior high school and high... — Updated 2/1/2019


Native American leaders hail 2018 farm bill as a "historic milestone"

Washington, D.C.-The leaders of the Native Farm Bill Coalition are applauding the the enactment of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, which passed December 19, 2018, citing... — Updated 2/1/2019


Grant to improve conservation on Native American grazing lands

LONGMONT, Colorado-First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has received a $98,772 Conservation Innovation Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural... — Updated 2/1/2019


Tribal nations partner with Interior's land buy-back program

WASHINGTON-The Department of the Interior has signed agreements with the Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the... — Updated 2/1/2019


BC to fund housing for victims of violence

Port Alberni, BC-The provincial government of British Columbia announced Oct. 25 that it will fund 280 new housing units in support of victims of violence, the first major... — Updated 2/1/2019


National Native organizations join forces to support the Indian Child Welfare Act

Washington—On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 325 tribal nations, 57 Native organizations, 21 states, 31 child welfare organizations, Indian and constitutional law scholars, and seven members of Congress joined the United States... — Updated 2/1/2019


Indigenous treasure trove acquired for a dollar and a promise

EDMONTON, Alberta-For more than 30 years, a treasure trove has sat in boxes-a collection of 900,000 hours of video and audio tape focused solely on Indigenous events, messages,... — Updated 2/1/2019


Cherokee Nation celebrates Stigler Act Amendments signed into law

TAHLEQUAH, Okla.—The Cherokee Nation celebrates the Stigler Act Amendments of 2018 becoming an official law after President Trump signed the bill earlier this week. Enrolled tribal citizens of the Five Tribes can now inherit... — Updated 2/1/2019


Government of Canada and Indigenous leaders unite for children

OTTAWA, Ontario—Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott, with Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Natan Obed, and Métis National Council President Clément Chartier,... — Updated 2/1/2019


New Native American-centric farm-to-school resource available

LONGMONT, Colorado-First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) recently released the Native Farm-to-School Resource Guide, a comprehensive manual for planning and... — Updated 2/1/2019


Women held accountable to Indigenous mediation circle

OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION-In an historic move, two women were recently held accountable for racist remarks on Facebook. It began last July when Destine Spiller posted on Facebook a... — Updated 2/1/2019


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