Over $395,293 donated for residential schools and food security studies on campus
Posted in News by Craig Adolphe, Tariq Sohail
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) recently awarded the University of Manitoba $195,657 for the “Embodying empathy” development project, and another $199,636 over three years to find solutions to food insecurity in northern First Nation communities.
Read more: U of M obtains major funding for First Nations research
Justice Margaret Larlee promises ruling within 10 days on temporary injunction sought by chiefs
A judge in New Brunswick's highest court has reserved decision on an appeal by First Nations leaders, who want to put a temporary stop to the Alward government's forestry plan.
Read more: First Nations forestry plan appeal decision reserved
There Are 566 Federally Recognized Tribes in the U.S.
When I was a student in high school, I learned that George Washington saw Indians in Virginia and possibly heard once or twice about the Cherokee Trail of Tears. But In 18 years of public school (and a few of private Catholic School)—not once did I learn about the multitude of tribes, languages or cultures involved in this country. NOT ONCE.
Robinson Huron Treaty was signed in 1850, covering land from Parry Sound to Sault Ste. Marie and north to Lake Superior
Staff Reporter/ Toronto Star
First Nations signatories of one of Canada’s founding treaties are set to start a landmark court action Tuesday against the federal and provincial governments on what they say is a failure to live up to terms of a deal made more than 150 years ago.
Read more: Land deal with Ontario’s Ojibway still in contention after 164 years