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Team 700
Indigenous youth boxing group ‘Team 700’ fights for support after funding cut
'This team has impacted my life so much — I can do more than I ever knew,' says one youth who trains with the Indigenous youth boxing group 'Team 700.'
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Penticton Museum's new exhibit honours syilx language keepers and the groundbreaking language work done by the En'owkin Centre.
Penticton Museum’s new exhibit honours syilx language keepers
‘This exhibit was very emotional for me. My mother was never really acknowledged for her language,’ says Kristine Jack, about her mother Clara.
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syilx MMA champion Rylie ‘Coyote’ Marchand says her Okanagan community keeps her going
After winning a jiu-jitsu tournament in Texas, Marchand’s come home to keep training and (hopefully) inspire others to pursue their passions.
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Okanagan Drought
Drastic droughts on the horizon, if syilx laws not upheld, says water expert
“The droughts that we see are only indicative of the bigger droughts that we are going to see if we keep on this trajectory that we are on,” says skawilx
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W̱SÁNEĆ people
‘The islands are our homelands, too,’ says W̱SÁNEĆ youth
“The islands are our relatives, the relatives of the deep,” says Peter Underwood of the W̱SÁNEĆ Nation.
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clean drinking water
The Lhoosk’uz Dené village near Quesnel celebrates clean drinking water
Community worked with UBC and RESEAU Centre for Mobilizing Innovation to develop sustainable water source.
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Haida woman runs in Canadian federal election during ‘pivotal time’
“I know who I am, I know where I come from, and I know exactly what I’m getting myself into,” says Adeana Young, newly appointed candidate for the Green Party of Canada.
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killed by police
‘More concern for the dog than for the human’s life that was lost’
Friends and family grieve the loss of Indigenous father of two, Jay Lowndes, after he was killed by Campbell River police last week, while community parades to honour a Police Service Dog.
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Stickgames, songs and sobriety: a secwepemc mother’s message of hope
‘It was a good time to share in some love, share in some traditional foods, share in our tradition, and share our hearts,’ says Vi Manuel who was uplifted by her community last week
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Truth sharing
It’s time to tell the truth
nsyilxcən language keeper says settler folklore will be replaced by truth
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Meet the Secwépemc women who’ve served over 2,750 meals for fire evacuees
These women are showing up day-in and day-out to serve their guests and show what it means to be Secwépemc.
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Osoyoos Indian Band declared a state of emergency after fire grows overnight.
Osoyoos Indian Band declares a state of emergency after fire grows overnight
A grass fire sparked yesterday afternoon in Oliver B.C. and the surrounding area is now contained while two hundred more fires continue to burn across the province.
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July 1
‘The day Indigenous people took the country back’
In many places across the country, Canada Day was officially canceled, as events saw hundreds and even thousands gather in support of Indigenous Peoples.
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Indigenous high school graduates overcome racist systemic barriers and are honoured for their hard work and success.
Honouring the hard work of Indigenous high school graduates
Despite systemic barriers, these three Indigenous youth worked hard, showed up and succeeded.
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Vernon Canada Day
Vernon’s Canada Day celebrations a ‘hurtful’ reminder of what’s lost
Members of the Syilx Nation say planned events are ‘sad’ and ‘hurtful,’ while thanking allies who are speaking up and holding space for grief.
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