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Indigenous tourism helping keep stories alive as international interest grows 

By Ian Bickis THE CANADIAN PRESS SIKSIKA, Alta.- Dion Red Gun has met and overcome a daunting series of obstacles in his efforts to preserve and share his culture. The 56-year-old member of the Siksika Reserve southeast of Calgary is deeply connected to the land. He has struggled with natural ...

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Long delayed N.W.T. gas pipeline project cancelled and partnership dissolved

CALGARY- Imperial Oil says its much-delayed $16.1-billion project to build a natural gas pipeline across the Northwest Territories from the coast of the Beaufort Sea to northern Alberta has finally been cancelled. In a brief news release posted on its website late last week, the Calgary-based company says the partners ...

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Resting place of the HMS Terror given national historic site protection 

Inuit Guardians will protect site By Mia Rabson THE CANADIAN PRESS Ottawa has set aside nearly 60 square kilometres of seabed off the coast of Nunavut to keep gawkers and scavengers away from one of Canada’s most famous shipwrecks. The HMS Terror is one of two ships from the Franklin ...

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Five Nations Energy celebrates 20th anniversary

Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day Congratulates Five Nations Energy Incorporated on their 20th Anniversary. (Serpent River First Nation, December 11, 2017) Today is the 20th anniversary of Five Nations Energy Incorporated (FNEI), a development that placed transmission and distribution of electricity into the hands of Mushkegowuk First Nations in the ...

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Navajo Nation sues Wells Fargo for alleged predatory tactics

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz.- The Navajo Nation announced Tuesday that it’s suing Wells Fargo for allegedly engaging in predatory and unlawful banking practices that targeted and harmed tribal members. In a statement, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye said the tribe’s lawyer has been directed to seek restitution, damages and civil penalties ...

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CCAB names hall of fame winners

TORONTO – The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) has announced the winners of its 2018 Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame awards. The presentations will be made on Jan. 31, 2018. The Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Harry Flaherty, of the Qikiqtaaluk Region Nunavut, for his dedication to business and community excellence. ...

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