Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug protecting the land and water from mining exploration

Submitter Name: 
Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

The KI position and efforts to protect the land and the water is clearly presented in video and in print at

http://kitelecom.myknet.org/

 

 

Protest of proposed dump site 41 by First Nation and supporters successful in moratorium

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Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

From the Toronto Star

One-year halt ordered for Simcoe County dump site - Proposed landfill sits on top of aquifer, opponents argue

Aug 25, 2009 - Gail Swainson, Staff Reporter

MIDHURST – Simcoe County councillors voted this afternoon in favour of a one-year moratorium on the controversial development of the "Site 41" garbage dump in Tiny Township northwest of Barrie.

First Nations Governance Best Practices Report highlighting BC First Nations and organizations

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Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

Report on Best Practices in Governance Provides Examples for First Nations

August 24, 2009

Vancouver - The New Relationship Trust (NRT) and the National Centre for First Nations Governance (NCFNG) today released the Governance Best Practices Report. The report profiles First Nation communities that provide exceptional examples of NCFNG’s principles of effective governance. The best practices are drawn from the experience of First Nations, tribes and Aboriginal organizations across Canada and the United States.

Understanding the issues surrounding First Nations' opposition to Bill 191

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Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

From the Toronto Star

Keep faith with Ontario's far north

Aug 23, 2009

Premier Dalton McGuinty says his government is building a "new respect and working relationship" with First Nations.

Yet chiefs of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) territory – seething over new planning legislation for the far north – are now threatening to "exercise full and exclusive jurisdiction" over traditional lands.

Assembly of First Nations' National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo Communiqué

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Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

A Communiqué from National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo

August 2009

More solutions for First Nations being pushed by government and people living off the victims

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Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

From Winnipeg Sun

Ask natives not native leaders

By JOSEPH QUESNEL - 22nd August 2009

A Winnipeg MP will be leading an effort within the governing party to reach out to Canada's First Nations.

Attawapiskat First Nation fighting for respect and protection of rights

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Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

Press release

Attawapiskat Demands Respect For First Nation Rights And Entitlements

TORONTO, - Aug. 20 - Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Hall, together with an estimated 50 First Nation members some of whom are also evacuees, is calling on Indian Affairs Minister Strahl to come to the community to see for himself the conditions that the people have to live under.

Three Fires Society Midewewin Lodge to Hold Summer Ceremonies August 25th-30th

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Algoma University, Communications
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communications@algomau.ca

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nishnawbe Aski Legal Services searching for Community Legal Worker in Sioux Lookout

Submitter Name: 
Jennifer McKenzie
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jmckenzie@nanlegal.on.ca

Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation 

Project Beyshick participants heading to Toronto to further develop entrepreneur skills

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Brian Beaton
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brianbeaton@knet.ca

NAN press release