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Women in trades: Métis student says learning to be an electrician is amazing & Okanagan College shares how it's removing barriers for women
Métis woman says learning to be an electrician is ‘amazing’
'With electrical, I'm always thinking, I'm always on my feet, always moving,’ says Okanagan College student Alanah Coss.
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Elder ‘U’nihi-ya (Catherine) Jim sits in her truck as she speaks to journalist Julie Chadwick about the Elder literacy program.
At this Indigenous Elders’ literacy circle, survivors find healing
'We’re not going to be walking around in the dark anymore,' says founder, Cowichan Tribes Elder and survivor Linda Jack.
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Indigenous children, families and frontline practitioners — the Child Welfare League of Canada is hosting free workshops on COVID recovery
How best to support Indigenous children, youth and families in dealing with COVID-19 impacts?
Four Indigenous child-welfare experts to offer guidance in free workshop series happening Nov. 2-10.
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Ashley Michel called out Prime Minister Trudeau for 'words and broken promises' during his visit to Tk’emlups te Secwépemc on Oct. 18
Trudeau called out for ‘words and broken promises’ by Secwépemc mom
Ashley Michel stood and addressed Prime Minister Trudeau during his visit to Tk’emlups te Secwépemc (Kamloops, B.C.) on Monday.
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Gitxsan community gathered on Gitanmaax reserve in Hazelton, B.C. on Oct. 16 to stop MCFD social workers from taking child into ‘care’
Gitxsan community stops B.C. social workers from taking child back into ‘care’
‘We're sick and tired of generation after generation being lost in the system and not knowing who they are and never coming home,’ says Kolin Sutherland-Wilson.
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Hard, beautiful, inspiring: Reflections on a year with IndigiNews
Emilee Gilpin shifts from role as managing editor into advisor, facilitator and contributor, encouraging others to fill the space and breathe new life into IndigiNews.
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The IndigiNews managing editor position is now open
IndigiNews is hiring a managing editor
Indigenous applicants will be prioritized. Apply by Oct. 29, 2021.
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meme garden helps capq̕ʷicyaʔ, also known as Alexa Manuel, deal with hard times — as syilx People have been doing since time immemorial
When Trudeau goes to Tofino, capq̕ʷicyaʔ goes to her meme garden
capq̕ʷicyaʔ, also known as Alexa Manuel, says she uses humour to deal with hard times — as syilx People have been doing since time immemorial.
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Indigenous youth are key to Quw'utsun artist Charlene Johnny's process. Her latest mural is on Spectrum Community School's basketball court.
Quw’utsun artist invites Indigenous youth to make murals
Charlene Johnny’s latest mural brightens the basketball court at Spectrum Community School on unceded lək̓ʷəŋən territory.
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Rez culture isn't our culture says Osoyoos Indian Band Chief Clarence Louie in new book covering leadership and systemic racism — IndigiNews
Rez culture isn’t our culture, says Chief Clarence Louie (y̓ilmixʷm ki law na)
The Osoyoos Indian Band chief says his first book — Rez Rules — is blunt. 'I tell the truth.’
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New ceremony house in the Neskonlith Indian Band community will support healing says Secwépemc Matriarch Miranda Dick.
Secwépemc hereditary family builds ceremony house for healing
It will be a safe space for “winter dance, ceremonies, and sweat lodges, a place for people to land in,” says Secwépemc Matriarch Miranda Dick.
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Taking Back the Dinner is about reclaiming our history, says Jessica Hernandez, an Indigenous scholar at the University of Washington on Duwamish lands.
‘Taking Back the Dinner’ is about reclaiming our history, says Indigenous scientist
Now is a good time to reflect on the food you’re giving thanks for, says Jessica Hernandez.
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Wolverine's garden continues to fuel frontline land defenders all over Turtle Island, providing food security and sovereignty.
Food for the frontlines — honouring Indigenous ingenuity during a colonial holiday
‘Genocide is the elephant in the room,’ this Thanksgiving, says Secwépemc Matriarch Miranda Dick.
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Youth advocates call on governments to meet ‘equitable standards’ for kids transitioning out of care
Kids in government care should get the same ‘level of opportunities and support’ their peers get from family, community and friends, says Melanie Doucet.
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Virtual Indigenous Justice Centre launches in B.C.
Centre aims to provide free legal services to Indigenous people in under-served areas and is the first of its kind in B.C.
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Our reporters are currently covering the Okanagan Valley and Vancouver Island.

IndigiNews was created through a partnership between Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) and The Discourse. The goal of this partnership is two-fold: first, to provide journalism that serves and is driven by what local communities say they want. Second, to experiment with new business models for digital local news that contribute to the long-term sustainability of independent Indigenous news in Canada.

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