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Federal Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly now promises a new CRTC mandate supportive of Indigenous languages and reconciliation by Greg Macdougall   The future of Indigenous radio and media in Canada shifted dramatically on June 14 with the CRTC’s awarding of Indigenous radio licences in five of the country’s most populous cities. “Literally my […]

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Final (former) CEO Simon Brascoupé on the work NAHO had been doing and what it will mean now that the organization has been closed due to a federal government 2012 budget funding cut decision. 20 minute video (link on youtube) and accompanying article below.     Millions sought NAHO information by Greg Macdougall This article […]

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by Greg Macdougall – originally published on rabble.ca Today, October 4, is the seventh annual day of Sisters in Spirit vigils to honour the lives of the too many missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls in Canada. There are at least 156 vigils scheduled across Canada for 2012, with a few more in the […]

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by Greg Macdougall Inuit and non-Inuit alike marked World Suicide Prevention Day on Parliament Hill on Sept. 9 with an urgent message to government to take action against the crisis facing Inuit communities, where the suicide rate is 11 times higher than that in the rest of Canada. The major message was that a lack […]

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Inuit throat-singer Tanya Tagaq on the Breaking Cycles plenary on the first full day of the international Women’s Worlds 2011 conference in Ottawa, July 2011.

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