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  • Journalism organizations urge the Muscogee Nation to reinstate its free press act

    Journalism organizations urge the Muscogee Nation to reinstate its free press act0

    The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) and other free press advocates condemn the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s decision to repeal it’s press freedom law. The move by the nation’s tribal council is an alarming attack on press freedom in Indian Country. On Nov. 7, the Muscogee (Creek) National Council introduced legislation to repeal the free press

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  • The Rebirth of Day of the Dead in Mexico

    The Rebirth of Day of the Dead in Mexico0

    Oaxaca, Mexico — Salvador Cortez Santiago is seated at edge of a large window in his colonial era home on a quiet street in the center of the city of Oaxaca, people walking by can’t help but peer in and catch a peek of the altar he has set up for Day of the Dead

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  • Walking with the Honduran Migrant Caravan

    Walking with the Honduran Migrant Caravan0

    It’s Saturday morning and dawn is breaking over the main square in Ciudad Hidalgo, a small city in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas that sits on the River Suchiate that separates Mexico from Guatemala. The thousands of Honduras migrants who slept here are rustled from their sleep by organizers who are gathering them for

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  • Anatomy of a new industry

    Anatomy of a new industry0

    SMITH FALLS – The talk about the horrors of letting the marijuana monster out of its cage in your community has now changed to, “how do we tame it and capitalize on it,” and the small town of Smith Falls, Ontario, population 9,000, is one of those early success stories. Like most small communities, finding

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  • Opinion: Conservative media framing public opinion in constitutional case

    Opinion: Conservative media framing public opinion in constitutional case0

    Lawyers for the woman seeking millions in support from Grand River Enterprises co-owner Ken Hill have been working overtime — linking arms with conservative media friends to frame her case and bring it into the court of public opinion. Beavers lawyer Joanna Radbord told Sam Pazzano of the Toronto Sun that Hill is trying to

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  • Family of man who died during 34 hour ER wait say racism still an issue

    Family of man who died during 34 hour ER wait say racism still an issue0

    WINNIPEG _ Robert Sinclair feels the weight of his family’s history when he has no choice but to go to an emergency room in Winnipeg. He feels anxious, uncertain and sometimes angry. A few years ago, he had a serious accident with a chainsaw in the woods and was taken to Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre.

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