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Monday, 19 August 2019

Northern Saskatchewan First Nation suffering under corrupt, inept leadership

Northern Saskatchewan First Nation suffering under corrupt, inept leadership
“Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People shouldn't be scary. The Declaration's principles of free, prior and informed ...

Half the town has a chronic disease, yet there's hope

Half the town has a chronic disease, yet there's hope
We don't have the problems other communities have with alcohol and .... "Indigenous peoples are very vulnerable to diabetes — we see this around ...

2020 Democrats are stepping up their courtship of Native American voters. Here's why.

2020 Democrats are stepping up their courtship of Native American voters. Here's why.
"Fossil fuels, pipelines, water quality, air quality — it all affects tribal people ... An increase in Native American voters in key battleground states could ...

Struggle solidarity that seeks shared prosperity

Struggle solidarity that seeks shared prosperity
We remain grateful to the indigenous people of South Africa who embraced our brothers and sisters as their own, granting them succour in times of ...

Hawai'i Island Inks Up for Tattoo Festival

Hawai'i Island Inks Up for Tattoo Festival
The festival, with its diverse panel of international master artists, highlights ancient arts traditions shared by indigenous communities worldwide, the ...

Native tongues must be saved

Native tongues must be saved
Took away our native tongue/And taught their English to our young ...” – from ... (“How come nobody told me we are indigenous peoples? I thought we ...

Greenland: Trump's Folly?

Greenland: Trump's Folly?
If it's true, a spokesman for the Danish People's Party reckons, it's “final ... It might, though, be of interest to the indigenous population of Greenland, ...

Slow, uneven tech adoption will shape the future of Canada's workforce

Slow, uneven tech adoption will shape the future of Canada's workforce
This arose in discussions around wider societal and national change as Indigenous peoples are an important and growing demographic, as well as ...

Montreal's 36th Pride Parade commemorates history of LGBTQ activism

The parade's dedication to honouring LGBTQ was also evident in its selection of grand marshals, which included award-winning Ojibwa-Cree author ...


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Increased police presence at pride picnic after protesters disrupt drag queen reading

... charitable organization that works with children and youth from LGBTQ identities, families and communities — who also helped organize the picnic, ...


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Federal and provincial leaders march together in Montreal's Pride parade

His team has said he shows support for the LGBTQ community in other ways. The parade capped off an 11-day festival that included drag shows, ...


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Essay: Finding community as an LGBTQ student is worth the extra effort

Not only was I leaving the confines of home, I was moving to the city with the highest concentration of LGBTQ individuals in the nation. I grew up in a ...


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Palestinian Authority bans LGBTQ groups from the West Bank

The Palestinian Authority has banned members of the LGBTQ community from carrying out any activities in the West Bank, according to Israeli media ...


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Church in Poland continues confrontation with the LGBTQ community

LGBTQ groups have long complained of discrimination in Poland, where the Catholic Church opposed clauses in a 1997 constitution barring ...


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Harassment book seeks to raise awareness of minority discrimination

At the same time, highlighting the need to respect the LGBTQ community should not be used as a trojan horse vehicle to promote such lifestyles to ...


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Victoria's top cop apologises for force's treatment of LGBTQI communities

The Chief Commissioner also acknowledged the 20 year anniversary of the Victoria Police LGBTI Portfolio Reference Group which consists of police, ...


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Native American Congresswoman Criticizes Trump's Attacks on Warren: 'Unfortunate He ...

Native American Congresswoman Criticizes Trump's Attacks on Warren: 'Unfortunate He Continues to Use Racial Slurs' ...


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America's original sin and its vestiges belong to its states - including NJ

Because home ownership is a primary driver of wealth, Black and Latino people in New Jersey confront one of the worst racial wealth gaps in America ...


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New York Times Launches Crusade to 'Reframe' America as Defined by Slavery and Racism

Politics and inequality ("America holds onto an undemocratic assumption from its founding: that some people deserve more power than others.").


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America's original sin and its vestiges belong to its states - including NJ

In doing so, we must acknowledge the direct line from American slavery to today's system of voter suppression, racial wealth disparities, mass ...


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Some Hispanic families in the Southwest predate the US entirely

Some Hispanic people who live in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona or California say their Hispanic and Native American ancestors never crossed the ...


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Green card rule Trump's latest attack on the poor

Trump declared his war on the poor with an executive order issued April 10, 2018 titled “Reducing Poverty in America by Promoting Opportunity and ...


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Of Course America Shouldn't Let Her In

And the problems they're fleeing, gang violence and criminality, poverty and limited ... And the migrant flow worsens and imports them into America.


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Mexican, Guatemalan leaders to meet over immigration issues

"We decided to spur the development of south, southeast Mexico and also support our sister countries in Central America through poverty alleviation ...


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Dying languages: Can they be saved?

Dying languages: Can they be saved?
Took away our native tongue/And taught their English to our young …" ― from ... ("How come nobody told me we are indigenous peoples? I thought ...