Hollywood Film “Prey” Making Strides In Indigenous Representation

On Friday, 20th Century Studios released Prey on Hulu in the United States, and Disney+ everywhere else. The film, directed by Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane), is a prequel to the long-running Predator franchise and follows a Comanche warrior named Naru as they try to protect their tribe from the highly evolved alien hunters. The […]

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Virtual panel on UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

On July 7th, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm (ET) the Government of Canada is hosting a rebroadcast of a virtual discussion panel featuring First Nations, Inuit and Métis experts and senior federal officials. Speakers include: Laurie Sargent, Angie Bruce, Shalene Curtis-Micallef, Caleb Behn, Diana Kwan, Time Argetsigner, Brandon MacLeod, Kathleen Boston, Manitok Thompson and Elder […]

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Agreements-in-Principle Reached on Compensation and Reform of First Nations Child and Family Services

The Government of Canada has announced that it has reached Agreements-in-Principle after conversations with the Assembly of First Nations, the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, the Chiefs of Ontario, the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, and counsel for related class actions. These agreements are related to reform of the First Nations Child and Family Services […]

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The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at Beechwood Cemetery

September 30th marked the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. To acknowledge the day, Beechwood Cemetery partnered with Project of Heart, the Assembly of 7 Generations, and the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society to host an educational day for the public.   Members of A7G, Beechwood Cemetery, Family Caring Society, and Project […]

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Government of Canada Enhancing Support For Indigenous Communities

The Canadian Government is taking further steps towards reconciliation. The federal government  announced Tuesday that it is taking action in order to ensure enhanced support for Indigenous communities across Canada. This is widely considered to be a direct response to the intergenerational trauma of the residential school system that was in place from 1828 to […]

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Indigenous folks living in cities can now book second COVID-19 vaccine 3-4 weeks after first dose

The province announced on Monday that urban Indigenous people can now book their second COVID-19 vaccine dose at the manufacturer-recommended 3-4 week period after receiving their first dose. This only applied to Indigenous people on reserve in a previous provincial vaccine rollout update. Now, First Nation, Métis and Inuit can book both doses within a […]

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