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  • Protests erupt following acquittal of white farmer charged in Indigenous death

    Protests erupt following acquittal of white farmer charged in Indigenous death0

    OTTAWA – Protestors gathered across the country amid a chorus of outrage the day after a white farmer was acquitted in the shooting death of a young Indigenous man in Saskatchewan. A jury in Battleford, Sask., found Gerald Stanley not guilty of second degree murder on Friday in the death of 22-year-old Colten Boushie, a

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  • Gerald Stanley found not guilty in fatal shooting of Colten Boushie

    Gerald Stanley found not guilty in fatal shooting of Colten Boushie1

    BATTLEFORD, SK – A jury has found a Saskatchewan farmer not guilty in the fatal shooting of an Indigenous man. Gerald Stanley was charged with second-degree murder in the death of 22-year-old Colten Boushie from the Red Pheasant First Nation in August 2016. The jury deliberated for 13 hours before reaching its decision. Stanley, 56,

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  • Indians removing Chief Wahoo logo from uniforms

    Indians removing Chief Wahoo logo from uniforms0

    By Tom Withers THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CLEVELAND – Divisive and hotly debated, the Chief Wahoo logo is being removed from the Cleveland Indians’ uniform next year. The polarizing mascot is coming off the team’s jersey sleeves and caps starting in the 2019 season, a move that will end Chief Wahoo’s presence on the field but

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  • Indigenous tourism helping keep stories alive as international interest grows

    Indigenous tourism helping keep stories alive as international interest grows0

    SIKSIKA, AB — 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 disasters, debilitating arthritis and the many challenges First Nations across

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  • Indigenous elder says he was humiliated at Saskatchewan Canadian Tire store

    Indigenous elder says he was humiliated at Saskatchewan Canadian Tire store0

    NORTH BATTLEFORD, SK —  A First Nations elder says he was humiliated when an employee searched him at a Canadian Tire store in Saskatchewan earlier this week. “They really, really embarrassed us,” said Gordon Albert, 78, of the Sweetgrass First Nation Thursday. “They thought that since we’re native we’d steal something.” Albert was in North

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  • Results of Nunavut cannabis survey released

    Results of Nunavut cannabis survey released0

    NUNAVUT – Minister of Finance David Akeeagok released the results of the Government of Nunavut (GN) online cannabis survey on December 15. “Our newly elected government must make important policy decisions in the next few months, before the Government of Canada legalizes the recreational use of cannabis in July 2018,” said Minister Akeeagok. “The survey

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