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Oil and gas provides nothing but opportunity for Indigenous peoples

By Jordan Jolicoeur | TroyMedia The success of the industry is a success for Indigenous people   I learned from my dad about sharing opportunities and lending a helping hand. That principle of generosity now sets the tone for my business and its interactions with customers. The oil and natural gas industry has provided opportunities for…

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Indigenous peoples also have the right to say “yes” to resource projects

By Ken Coates | TroyMedia End the ideological posturing that has proved so detrimental to Indigenous rights For the last few decades, Indigenous communities have fought for the right to have a say in resource projects. In earlier generations, major resource and infrastructure projects were imposed on traditional territories without consultation, engagement, and collaboration. In some…

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Report makes 13 calls to action to support Indigenous youth mental health | CBC

By Lauren Bird | CBC First Nations call on province to improve mental health services in Indigenous communities First Nations leaders are calling on the government of New Brunswick to improve mental health and suicide prevention services for youth in their communities. In its report called No Child Left Behind, The First Nation Advisory Council…

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Indigenous cultural burning can boost biodiversity, help fight forest fires: Canadian study

By Kate Bueckert | CBC News There’s frustration ‘elders and our knowledge keepers weren’t listened to,’ scientist says. Forest fires and wildfires now posing concerns in parts of Canada highlight the complicated relationship people have with fire, says the co-author of a new University of Waterloo study that indicates Indigenous fire practices can actually help fight them. There was…

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Indigenous Peoples Day draws a crowd to learn and share | CBC News

By Lauren Bird | CBC News   The flags of Wolastoqiyik, Peskotomuhkati and Mi’kmaq were raised at the New Brunswick legislature Monday afternoon marking Indigenous Peoples Day. “That flag should be flying every single day, 365 days a year, because we are the First Nation people of this land and territory. So out of respect,…

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Can First Nations truly be autonomous in all things? | Troy Media

By Joseph Quesnel |  Troy Media Ensuring access to safe drinking water isn’t simple. It may require guidance and even intervention by the federal government Self-determination for Indigenous communities can prevent meeting certain standards or goals, especially if the federal government takes a hands-off approach. This can be the problem when it comes to ensuring all…

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Court decision reaffirms Native rights | The Quoddy Tides

By Chief Hugh Akagi | The Quoddy Tides See more articles about the Peskotomuhkati Nation on The Quoddy Tides: Recent fisheries statement may impact Peskotomuhkati Nation by Derwin Gowan Aboriginal rights across border to be considered by court by Derwin Gowan  

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Court affirms Native rights across border | The Quoddy Tides

By Derwin Gowan | The Quoddy Tides   See more articles about the Peskotomuhkati Nation on The Quoddy Tides: Recent fisheries statement may impact Peskotomuhkati Nation by Derwin Gowan Aboriginal rights across border to be considered by court by Derwin Gowan    

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