First Nations

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It may surprise Ottawans to know that there once existed an Indian Reservation in the heart of Canada's capital region. Please allow me the privilege of... more
Indian land claims
Kana:tso
Mohawk
Hull
Gatineau
First Nations
Indian Reservation
NCC
Jason Arbour
Canada
cdnpoli
A large percentage of the Canadian population has no historical knowledge that there once existed an Indian Reservation at the sacred Chaudiere Falls, that... more
Dr. Malloch
Smallpox
Aboriginal
Chaudière Falls
Canadian History
Kana:tso
Indian Reservation
Gatineau
Hull
Cultural genocide
Mohawk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Algonquin Anishinabe Nation files Aboriginal Title Claim to Ottawa Lands OTTAWA, 08-December-2016: The Algonquin Anishinabe Nation filed... more
Algonquin First Nations
land claims
First Nations treaties
First Nations
Ottawa
Ottawa Valley
Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe
unceded
Ottawa River
Chief Jean-Guy Whiteduck
Kitigan Zibi
Algonquin Anishinabe
Parliament Hill
Supreme Court of Canada
Library and Archives Canada
LeBreton Flats
Canada
In 2012 the Canadian Museum of Human Rights interviewed Lynn Gehl, Ph.D Algonquin Anishinaabe about her human rights work regarding Indian and Northern Affairs... more
Indigenous rights
Human Rights
Lynn Gehl
First Nations
Canadian Museum of Human Rights
Aboriginal Women in Canada
Algonquin First Nations
Canada
Last summer I visited South Korea for a month and was blown away by many things, especially how technologically advanced they are, how well they care for their... more
Chaudière sacred islands & falls
First Nations
Algonquin First Nations
NCC
cdnpoli
June 17th: Spiritual Algonquin Grandmothers invite all Nations, people & Inter-Faith communities to a massive sacred walk with our special guests, the Cree... more
Chaudière Falls
Chaudière sacred islands & falls
Sacred Space
Algonquin First Nations
First Nations
City of Ottawa
Victoria Island
Ottawa
Canada
"We are all upset here," said Shawna MacInnis, who lives in Winneway, QC with her partner and three children. "We went to Ottawa last weekend and came back to... more
First Nation
Education
Quebec
Algonquin
North Bay
Winneway
When I read this article (see links) the other morning regarding Jean Chretien’s views about how to best address the crisis in Attawapiskat I was floored.  I... more
Attawapiskat
Jean Chretien
First Nations
Indigenous rights
economic paradigm
nation-to-nation
First Nations treaties
Cultural genocide
economics
History
Education
Canadian Prime Minister
Lynn Gehl
Canada
As a physician, I am greatly concerned about a glaring omission in the current discourse about natural gas and oil pipelines, which is the potential threat to... more
LNG
Petronas
Pipelines
Pollution
Occupational Health Hazards
Public health
Particulates
Acid Rain
Sulfur Dioxide
Carbon Monoxide
Emissions
harmful effects
January 11, 2016 Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould Minister of Justice Jody.Wilson-Raybould@parl.gc.ca Dear Ms. Wilson-Raybould, I strongly support the call for... more
Indigenous rights
Indigenous
Chaudière Falls
Windmill Development Group
First Nations
Algonquin First Nations
Algonquin land claims
Jody Wilson-Raybould
Kwey Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Re:  Reconciling the Nation-to-Nation Relationship Congratulations on winning the election and on becoming Canada’s 23rd... more
Nation-t0-Nation relationship
Algonquin First Nations
First Nations
Canadian Prime Minister
Justin Trudeau
Canada
cdnpoli
Algonquin Anishinaabeg
Wampum Belt diplomacy
1763 Royal Proclamation
Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe
Indigenous Peoples
rights
respect
co-operation
partnership
1764 Niagara Treaty
Liberal Party of Canada
Kwey Dr. Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs; Congratulations on your appointment as the Cabinet Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs. ... more
Algonquin First Nations
First Nations
First Nations treaties
land claims
Algonquin Anishinaabeg
Confederation
Ministry of Indigenous and Northern Affairs
Carolyn Bennett
Indigenous women
Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Metis
Inuit
United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Algonquin land claims
1764 Treaty at Niagara
Justin Trudeau
Liberal Party of Canada
cdnpoli
Canada
I don’t mean to shock you, but First Nations people in Canada were only granted the right to vote in 1960. That’s still within living memory, and a constant... more
Elections 2015
First Nations
Women
Water
Idle No More
cdnpoli
elxn42
elxn2015
As knowledge of the ongoing effect of climate change awakens the need to improve Ottawa’s actions for becoming a greener city, I am reminded about Grandfather... more
climate change
Grandfather William Commanda
Algonquin
Ginawaydaganuc
Chaudière Falls
Ottawa River watershed
South March Highlands
Kitchisippi
Asinabka
Anishinabe
Windmill
National Capital Commission
NCC
Indigenous women in Canada experience rates of violence more than three times that of non-Indigenous women and young Indigenous women are five times more... more
Aboriginal Women
First Nations
Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Development
Carolyn Bennett
Liberal Party of Canada
Conservative Party of Canada