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Font gives fresh look to B.C. Indigenous languages while working on reconciliation

Font gives fresh look to B.C. Indigenous languages while working on reconciliation

VANCOUVER — A new font to typeset Salish Indigenous languages means so much more than just the words that it will be used to write, one of the people behind its creation says.
Launch of search for graves at former Yukon residential school triggers raw emotions

Launch of search for graves at former Yukon residential school triggers raw emotions

CARCROSS, Yukon — Emotions ran high in a Yukon First Nations community Monday as officials announced the search for unmarked graves would begin at a former residential school site.
Federal government provides $5.9M for Indigenous clean energy projects in B.C.

Federal government provides $5.9M for Indigenous clean energy projects in B.C.

VANCOUVER — The minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada has announced the government is giving nearly $6 million for Indigenous communities in British Columbia to develop clean energy projects.
Residential school drama ‘Bones of Crows’ explores ongoing legacy of trauma

Residential school drama ‘Bones of Crows’ explores ongoing legacy of trauma

TORONTO — Reminders of Canada’s shameful treatment of Indigenous Peoples were constant as Marie Clements shot parts of her sweeping drama “Bones of Crows” at a former residential school, where hundreds of suspected graves were discovered two years ago.
Métis leaders want introduction, passage of self-government legislation by summer

Métis leaders want introduction, passage of self-government legislation by summer

OTTAWA — Métis leaders urged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government on Thursday to speed up its plans to introduce and pass self-government legislation before Parliament breaks for summer.
Advisers on unmarked graves won't work with Hague-based organization Ottawa hired

Advisers on unmarked graves won't work with Hague-based organization Ottawa hired

OTTAWA — A panel of Indigenous experts says it will not participate in engagement sessions hosted by an international organization Ottawa hired to provide advice on identifying possible human remains in unmarked graves.
Residential school memorial in downtown Vancouver closed after Indigenous ceremony

Residential school memorial in downtown Vancouver closed after Indigenous ceremony

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver says it has closed a residential school temporary memorial but will continue working with area First Nations to find a permanent space to honour victims and survivors.
Quebec Indigenous group says CAQ MNA who dismissed alleged police abuse must resign

Quebec Indigenous group says CAQ MNA who dismissed alleged police abuse must resign

MONTREAL — The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador is calling for a member of Quebec's governing Coalition Avenir Quebec party to resign after he suggested numerous Indigenous women lied about being sexually assaulted by police officers.
Parks Canada plans major rewrite of more than 200 historic site plaques

Parks Canada plans major rewrite of more than 200 historic site plaques

EDMONTON — They're affixed to old buildings where someone important used to live. Or they're mounted on a rock overlooking somewhere where something once happened.
Indigenous band could have been more help, says judge in Wisconsin Line 5 dispute

Indigenous band could have been more help, says judge in Wisconsin Line 5 dispute

WASHINGTON — A judge in Wisconsin says the Indigenous band that's trying to shut down the Line 5 pipeline has done little to prevent erosion from causing a rupture on their territory.
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