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Judge dismisses Aboriginal bid to block sale of P.E.I. golf course

  CHARLOTTETOWN- The Mi’kmaq have lost a court bid to block the sale of a popular golf course on Crown land in western Prince Edward Island. The Mi’kmaq, who have claimed all of P.E.I., argued the provincial government failed its duty to consult with First Nations on the Jan. 10, ...

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First Nations and federal government collaborate on B.C. north coast protections

By Amy Smart THE CANADIAN PRESS PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. -A new federal framework giving Indigenous communities a partnership in protecting and supervising Canada’s north and central Pacific coast is a positive step toward reconciliation, the president of the Coastal First Nations says. Marilyn Slett, who is also chief of the ...

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President Trump Is Spurring Native American Women to Run for Office

Time Magazine is featuring Native American Women running for office By ABBY VESOULIS June 20, 2018 President Donald Trump routinely calls a U.S. senator “Pocahontas.” One time,he did it in front of Navajo code talkers who helped America during World War II. To decorate the Oval Office, he chose a portrait of Andrew Jackson, ...

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Atlantic First Nations create new foundation to pursue philanthropic funding

HALIFAX- Atlantic Canada’s First Nations communities have established a new foundation to better connect with Canada’s philanthropic organizations. Organizers say the goal of the Ulnooweg Indigenous Communities Foundation is to pursue opportunities for donations, grants and investments. They say there is a gap to bridge in order to work better ...

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Nova Scotia shortlisted as potential site for world’s first whale sanctuary

By Michael MacDonald THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX-A secret location along Nova Scotia’s southwest coast has been shortlisted as a potential site for the world’s first retirement home for whales and dolphins raised in captivity. The pioneering effort started two years ago when the U.S.-based Whale Sanctuary Project announced it was ...

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Native Americans rally in bid to save Arizona coal plant 

By Anita Snow THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX -More than 300 people who say their livelihoods depend on a coal-fired plant on a sprawling Native American reservation rallied in Phoenix Wednesday to request a 90-day delay in steps being taken to shutter it by 2019. Demonstrators, including miners who extract the ...

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Goldcorp Signs Agreement with Three Ontario First Nations

JUN 06, 2018 Significant Milestone in Development of Borden Gold, Canada’s First All-Electric Underground Mine   VANCOUVER, June 6, 2018 – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G) (NYSE: GG) (“Goldcorp” or “the Company”) and three First Nation communities including Brunswick House First Nation (BHFN), Chapleau Cree First Nation (CCFN), and Chapleau Ojibwe First Nation (COFN) are ...

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US court: Miccosukee tribal member must pay income taxes 

MIAMI- A federal court has ruled that a member of the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida must pay income taxes on profits from its casino. The Miami Herald reports that Monday’s ruling could open the door to the tribe owing more than $1 billion in unpaid taxes to the U.S. government. ...

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