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Monday, 16 September 2019

Province makes major investment in Vancouver Indigenous medical centre

“Lu'ma will help connect more people, especially Indigenous peoples, with the health care they need, when they need it,” said Adrian Dix, Minister of ...


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Amazon archbishop backs ordination of married priests

... to the norm of celibacy because, he argued, it's not something indigenous peoples understand. In addition, he said, the number of missionary priests ...


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UN Champions whose passion for the planet defined their lives

Before she was shot dead in 2016, Berta Cáceres spent years battling for the rights of marginalized indigenous peoples in her native Honduras.


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History's blending of European and Indian cultures

To answer that we can first explain that “Hispanic heritage” also includes Native American heritage because so-called Hispanic people are almost ...


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Oregon schools rolling out Native American studies curriculum

It's one element of a major change for Oregon's public schools: Starting this year, Oregon schools are required to teach tribal history and the Native ...


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Isaac McCoy's quest for statehood for native Americans

While others went to war with the Indians, the McCoys sought justice and compassion for them in Indiana history.


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Native American history has limited scope in New York schools

“We don't talk about the native history in this region even tough we live in towns with names like Geneseo or Cohocton or Nunda,” Oberg said.


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The Native Americans Who Assisted the Underground Railroad

In an interview conducted in 2002, the late Helen Hornbeck Tanner, an influential historian of the Native American experience in the Midwest best ...


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Honors College fosters place to explore queer perspectives in academics

The goal of the project is to provide students with resources and a space in which to discuss their perspectives and insight into how LGBTQ voices are ...


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'More Chill, Less Wack' T-shirts designed by Chilliwack school trustee aimed at LGBTQ opponents

Willow Reichelt, a Chilliwack artist and school trustee, wanted to find a way to create a counter message to what she describes as homophobic and ...


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Anti-Defamation League Inaugural Walk Against Hate

Local Actor and Youtuber Martez McKee is a part of the LGBTQ Community and says it was very important for him to be involved in the anti-hate: “It ...


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New Photo Book Celebrates Queerness in the African Diaspora

For LGBTQ Africans living on the continent or abroad, this idea that queerness is an invention of the West and white people is a common tool of ...


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Conservatives say Vancouver-area candidate supports LGBTQ rights after anti-Pride Parade tweet ...

A Vancouver area Conservative candidate appears to have deleted his Twitter account after a left-wing media organization resurfaced ...


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Provincial Tories warned against 'extremely controversial' candidate now running for Andrew Scheer

The provincial party's researchers warned against approving Ghada Melek as a candidate because she has a long history of anti-LGBTQ posts on ...


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Dallas' LGBTQ community calls for unity at town hall pondering issues of coming election year

About 70 people attended the forum, including representatives of groups such as the North Texas LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Rainbow ...


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When a person is more than just another letter

Why does the A.P. continually refer to transgender people as LGBTQ people? Is there a premium on space in the paper or are they just lazy? There is ...


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How Brazil measures up to Latin America's biggest economies

A major cash inflow helped countries lower inequality rates, lift millions out of poverty, and believe that Latin America's time had arrived. But overall ...


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No, record players won't solve inequality

Painting the ideal home for perceived educational success as a traditional white, middle-class, two-parent family resonated broadly with an American ...


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Elizabeth Warren urges voters to think beyond just defeating Trump

Warren stepped gingerly across the potential problem to U.S. Sen. Edward Markey by ... “Income inequality in America is at an all-time high.” Kennedy ...


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The Truth Will Set Us Free

The Truth Will Set Us Free ... wealth gap that exists in America today, a direct result of 400 years of systematic inequality compounded to ...


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The Apolitical Antidote to Unjust Politics

... healthcare, racism, income inequality, and immigration can be solved. ... The Truman Doctrine committed America to support all “the free peoples of ...


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Civil Rights Groups Challenge Trump's “Racially Discriminatory Scheme” to Skew Redistricting

If those people are not counted in legislative apportionment, that would ... Democrats” and “advantageous to Republicans and Non-Hispanic Whites.”.


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Andrew Yang: SNL Comedian Should Not Lose His Job for Racial Slur Against Me

Shortly thereafter, news outlets reported a long list of racial slurs Gillis had uttered on the podcast in May. The comedian had mocked 2020 Democratic ...


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Former NFL Player Arrested for Staging Fake 'Hate Crime' at His Own Business in Georgia

A former NFL player was arrested Thursday after allegedly staging a fake “hate crime” by damaging property and painting racial slurs at his local ...


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