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Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Indigenous language, culture programs in Quebec receive $8.7 million boost from Canada

UNESCO data indicates that first-language fluency among Indigenous peoples fell from 21 per cent to 15.6 percent over 10 years, between 2006 and ...


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Canada and Self-Governing Indigenous Governments Co-Develop New Self-Government Fiscal ...

This process and the policy itself demonstrate the commitment of the government to active and continued reconciliation with Indigenous peoples in ...


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We all have an air addiction:' Group meets with province over clearcutting concerns

“You either support Indigenous peoples or you're just going to keep barrelling down the same road that didn't work for your lands in Europe over there.


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NCIP has 'primary jurisdiction' over ancestral domain claims

The lower court entertained their case; the indigenous peoples' group appealed before the CA. In 2015, the CA ruled that the Sansons should have ...


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Tanya Day died in custody. Now an inquest is investigating if systemic racism ...

Indigenous women are the most incarcerated demographic on the continent, and Indigenous peoples are 12.5 times more likely to be incarcerated ...


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Medical researcher and physicist awarded Forrest Fellowships

Medical researcher and physicist awarded Forrest Fellowships
Dr Jessica Buck who is the first Indigenous Forrest Fellow and previously studied at the University of Oxford where she was the first Aboriginal woman ...

Native American and Middle Eastern traditions featured at free folk arts events

The Native American event is organized by the Schweinfurth and folklorist Beth Bevars, a Seneca County native who is the Upstate Regional ...


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Climate change to adversely affect over 150 fish species in Himalayan states

Climate change will adversely affect over 150 fish species in Himalayan states, a study by the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) has revealed.


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LGBTQ workers not covered by Civil Rights Act, GOP officials say

Republican lawmakers and attorneys general on Monday submitted amicus briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that LGBTQ workers are not ...


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Columbia veteran hospital named 'leader' in LGBTQ healthcare

The criteria by which hospitals were evaluated included four areas of practice: staff training and non-discrimination, LGBTQ community support and ...


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Unitarian Universalist hosts events supporting LGBTQ community

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Mankato is reaffirming their acceptance of all types of people and religion ...


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Sen. Mike Lee asks US Supreme Court to reject LGBTQ discrimination cases

The brief noted that many states have expanded their laws to prohibit LGBTQ discrimination in employment. Utah is one of those states, having done ...


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Tennessee district attorney who refuses to prosecute LGBTQ domestic violence could be disbarred

Due to the nature of his comments — and the fact that they could dissuade LGBTQ people from reporting domestic assault, hate crimes, or other ...


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Taylor Swift supports the Equality Act, which the LGBTQ community desperately needs right now

The video featured LGBTQ celebrities, including Laverne Cox, Hayley Kiyoko, Jonathan Van Ness, and Hannah Hart. The lyrics included, “You just ...


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Palantir's work with ICE prompts LGBTQ tech conference to disinvite it

Software company Palantir has been disinvited from a major LGBTQ tech conference because of public objection to its work with Immigration and ...


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Open letter from the Duke LGBTQ Network regarding the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

In the past three years, Duke has experienced a number of incidents that call into question how inclusive and welcoming our campus is for LGBTQ ...


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Big business is suddenly showing a conscience. But is that enough?

To most Americans, the Business Roundtable might sound like a piece of ... in corporate abuse and reduce inequality, including Massachusetts Sen.


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China Says It's “Now the Biggest Market” for GM Cars & Trucks

China is now the biggest market for some US-based enterprises, such as .... When it comes to the most common inequality indicators Russia doesn't ...


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Are we becoming the America that allowed the Freedom Summer tragedy?

Recent events make me think this is not the America for which my brother, ... It seems we have become so desensitized to inequality, hatred and ...


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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio: America 'Is Not Working For Working People'

America right now is not working for working people,” de Blasio says. “These are real life ... On how his policies decreased inequality in New York City.


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New Illinois laws take aim at high maternal death rates, racial disparities

Illinois is taking steps to combat troubling maternal and infant mortality statistics after one lawmaker was moved to action by a series of reports which ...


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NC shouldn't execute anyone based on race

In 2009, I was proud to sponsor the N.C. Racial Justice Act in 2009, which allowed people facing the death penalty to present evidence of racial bias in ...


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Back-to-school event encourages faculty to teach with racial equality in mind

Madison teachers and staff discussed the district's academic goals Monday, including those that encourage racial equality, at a welcome-back event at ...


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Althea Gibson: honoured for being the first African American women to compete in the US National ...

Althea Gibson: honoured for being the first African American women to ... She entered the sporting world when racial segregation in America was at its ... would have wished for because of the inequality that still exists in the game.


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