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Filed Under: Canada
Agency wanted Native woman to buy ancestral home site (11/12)
Darlene Necan faces a fine of at least $10,000 for building a home on land that belongs to the province of Ontario.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Deskaheh was hero to the Iroquois (11/12)
Traditional Iroquois place a high value on community service, humility and generosity.

Filed Under: Canada
Native woman charged for building home on ancestral land (11/10)
After trying to find housing for years, Darlene Necan took matters into her own hands.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Police in Ontario investigate letter that threatens Native people (09/16)
The letter was described as 'very disturbing' as is being treated as a hate crime.

Filed Under: Canada | National
Cherokee Nation police find man who disappeared 37 years ago (08/27)
Tribal police acted on a tip from authorities in Canada and found a man who went missing in 1977.

Filed Under: Canada | Education | Law
Judge orders destruction of residential school survivor records (08/08)
Records will be destroyed after 15 years but survivors will be able to determine if they want their stories sent to a national archive.

Filed Under: Canada | National
Native Sun News: Site documents missing and murdered women (07/30)
Amidst wide spread government intrusion and an epidemic of murder and kidnapping of Indigenous women, First Nation people in Canada are finding ways to address these issues by decolonizing their world and institutions.

Filed Under: Canada | Education | Law
Judge hears dispute over fate of residential school documents (07/17)
Residential school survivors submitted information about abuse they suffered.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Court to hear dispute over residential school documents in July (06/19)
Survivors submitted testimony and documents regarding abuse they suffered.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Opinion: Energy development isn't only option for First Nations (05/26)
Writers discuss how energy development debates are affecting First Nations in Ontario.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Authorities investigate mutilated bear found on First Nation (05/22)
Bear was found on reserve with its paws cut off.

Filed Under: Canada | Health
Ojibwe girl who refused chemotherapy won't be placed in care (05/20)
Ten-year-old Ojibwe girl has been relying on traditional medicine.

Filed Under: Canada | Health
Hospital reports Native family for using traditional treatments (05/15)
Children's Aid Society plans to meet with leaders of the New Credit First Nation to discuss treatment for 11-year-old girl who suffers from leukemia.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Police officer not guilty for incident with 12-year-old Native boy (05/09)
A police officer in Ontario was found not guilty of assaulting a Native boy.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Inquest into deaths of Native students in Ontario faces a delay (05/07)
An inquest into the deaths of seven Native students in Ontario will likely be delayed.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Native man's murder trial delayed due to jury roll problem (04/21)
The murder trial of a Native man has been delayed a year due to problems with the jury roll.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Canada
Comic book series to introduce female Native teenage superhero (03/28)
The creator of the Justice League United comic book series is introducing a Native character.

Filed Under: Business | Canada | National | Politics
Mohawk entrepreneur to join First Lady at State of the Union (01/28)
Andra Rush, a Mohawk woman who started her first company when she was 23, will be a guest of First Lady Michelle Obama at the State of the Union.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Canada | Sports
Vice: A Tribe Called Red DJ threatened for opposing mascot (01/22)
VICE interviews Ian Campeau, a DJ for A Tribe Called Red, who has been threatened after he filed a human rights complaint against a racist mascot in Ontario:

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Judge orders release of residential school abuse records (01/15)
The Canadian government has agreed to turn over files related to abuse at a residential school after a judge said the information should be released.

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