First Nation traditional healers prepared to support communities to deal with H1N1 virus

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Brian Beaton
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From CTV.CA  

Traditional healers might help fight swine flu

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For a sore throat, the roots of a type of plant that grows in the water.

For a fever, the gum and needles of a spruce tree, boiled together and swallowed first thing in the morning.

Governor General Mentorship Program looking for 25 youth to work with Order Of Canada members

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Brian Beaton
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 Press Release

Order of Canada Mentorship Program looking for 25 young people

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August 11, 2009

OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, would like to invite dynamic youth to apply to the Order of Canada Mentorship Program, now in its second year.

Investing in First Nation education and social well-being shown to save gov't billions in report

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Brian Beaton
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The Effect of Increasing Aboriginal Educational Attainment on the Labour Force, Output and the Fiscal Balance

Prepared for the Educational Branch of Indian and North Affairs Canada | By the Centre for the Study of Living Standards (CSLS) - May 2009

From the Executive Summary

August 9 - International Day of the World's Indigenous People - how are you celebrating

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Brian Beaton
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From http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/indigenous/  

International Day of the 
World's Indigenous People

Ontario Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy final report of Phase III Longitudinal Study

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Brian Beaton
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ABORIGINAL HEALING AND WELLNESS STRATEGY
Phase lll - LONGITUDINAL STUDY - Final Report
Joint Management Committee Approved, March 25, 2009

Click here to download a copy of the 165 page report

Ontario First Nation leaders support Nishnawbe Aski Nation in their struggle against Bill 191

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Brian Beaton
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COO press release

First Nation Leadership Across Ontario Support Nishnawbe Aski Nation in Protecting Their Homelands

August 6, 2009

Toronto, ON – Angus Toulouse, Ontario Regional Chief joined Stan Beardy, Grand Chief of Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) at a Rally at Queen’s Park today to condemn the Government of Ontario’s proposed legislation on land-use planning in the Far North, Bill 191: the Far North Act.

First Ministers agree to better process for progress on First Nations issues in Regina

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Brian Beaton
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AFN press release

Tributes honouring Mi'kmaq activist, Donald Marshall after his death is announced

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Brian Beaton
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AFN press release ...

National Chief Pays Tribute to late Donald Marshall

     OTTAWA, Aug. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - National Chief Shawn Atleo expressed sorrow at this morning's passing of Donald Marshall, a Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq activist who made an enormous contribution in advancing First Nations rights.

Indian day school survivors group files $15 billion class action lawsuit against federal gov't

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Brian Beaton
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From CBC.ca  

Conference - Aboriginal Health Care: Creating a Healing Infrastructure in Thunder Bay

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Lois James
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Aboriginal Health Care: Creating a Healing Infrastructure
September 17 & 18, 2009
Victoria Inn
555 W. Arthur St., Thunder Bay

Chair: Dr. Cynthia Wesley–Esquimaux
The Centre for Aboriginal Initiatives, University of Toronto