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Presenters at National Gathering on Unmarked Burials want to break barriers

Presenters at National Gathering on Unmarked Burials want to break barriers

EDMONTON — The smell of burning sage filled the banquet hall of an Edmonton hotel Wednesday as Indigenous elders, youth and women wearing colourful ribbon skirts listened to presenters at the first National Gathering on Unmarked Burials.

Campaign trail threats, reconciliation after the Queen: In The News for Sept. 14

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. What we are watching in Canada ...
Some Indigenous leaders concerned about reconciliation with new monarch

Some Indigenous leaders concerned about reconciliation with new monarch

Some Indigenous leaders and community members say they're concerned about making progress on reconciliation with King Charles III.
Indigenous Services minister attends funeral at site of mass killing in Saskatchewan

Indigenous Services minister attends funeral at site of mass killing in Saskatchewan

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION — The federal minister of Indigenous Services is speaking out after visiting the site of a mass killing in Saskatchewan.
Indigenous residents question RCMP failure to issue warnings about N.S. mass shooter

Indigenous residents question RCMP failure to issue warnings about N.S. mass shooter

HALIFAX — An inquiry into the Nova Scotia mass shooting heard Tuesday from Indigenous residents who complained about the RCMP's failure to issue timely warnings as the killer passed near two First Nations during his 13-hour rampage.
In Arizona, worry about access to Colorado River water

In Arizona, worry about access to Colorado River water

TUCSON, Ariz.
Coalition on climate adaptation says Canada needs hard targets on disaster resilience

Coalition on climate adaptation says Canada needs hard targets on disaster resilience

A broad coalition on climate adaptation and disaster resilience says air conditioning should become a human right on par with winter heating.
Indigenous Services minister to visit site of mass killing in Saskatchewan

Indigenous Services minister to visit site of mass killing in Saskatchewan

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION — The federal minister for Indigenous Services, Patty Hajdu, is scheduled to visit on Tuesday the site of a mass killing in Saskatchewan.
Residential school drama 'Bones of Crows' about need for truth, dialogue: director

Residential school drama 'Bones of Crows' about need for truth, dialogue: director

TORONTO — Screenwriter/director Marie Clements says every Indigenous person who worked on her residential school drama “Bones of Crows” has their own family story of residential school and that brought deeper meaning to each day’s shoot.
Film tells story of Sister Dorothy Moore, Mi'kmaw educator who fought for her people

Film tells story of Sister Dorothy Moore, Mi'kmaw educator who fought for her people

HALIFAX — As a girl growing up in the Mi'kmaw community of Membertou, Sister Dorothy Moore came to know what it meant to lose one's path and then find the way back through human kindness.
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