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Indigenous, Politics

New aboriginal land claims lawsuit -contention possible between Quebec and Ontario aboriginal groups

The James Bay Cree Council in Quebec has filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of Justice in Ontario to obtain title and rights over a vast area in Ontario. The lawsuit is filed against both the provincial and federal» 

Health, Indigenous, Society

Mixed-race heritage complicates stem cell search

A 19-year-old woman with cancer is having trouble finding a stem cell donor because of her mixed aboriginal and Irish roots. Rosalie Lirette Gilbert was diagnosed on June 29 with acute lymphoblastic leukemia—a cancer of the blood and bone marrow.» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Indigenous, International, Society

Aboriginal Music Festival a growing success in Winnipeg

Aboriginal Music Week is in full swing in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Now in its seventh year, this edition, will welcome 35 artist from 4 countries. Maisey Rika is one of the indigenous artists from New Zealand Some of the performers, in» 

Health, Indigenous, Society

Breastfeeding would help aboriginal babies: study

Promoting breastfeeding among aboriginal women could lead to “a substantial reduction in common infections and even deaths that are more common in Indigenous infants,” says a news release from St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. Compared to other Canadian children, aboriginal»