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Youth allegedly cheated by former social worker wants restorative justice process
Robert Riley Saunders faces 13 criminal charges for allegedly stealing from youth in care.
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Reporter Anna McKenzie with newborn Cree and Snuneymuxw daughter.
Rebuilding salmon stocks in Klahoose and Tla'amin Nations.
Rebuilding salmon stocks in the face of climate change
Salmon egg hatcheries at Tla’amin and Klahoose First Nations are saving salmon — with a focus on Chum
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Birth alerts apology needed says Jennifer Charlesworth, B.C.'s representative for children and youth
He will be remembered for his joy: A tribute to Taran Kootenhayoo
A community comes together to collectively grieve, and to share in his legacy of joy.
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Status of birth alerts in Canada: A mother holds her newborn moments before social workers removed the child. The child was taken 90 minutes after being born. Photo courtesy of APTN.
Birth alerts may bring class action suit.
Potential for class action as a result of ‘illegal and unconstitutional’ birth alerts say B.C. lawyers
Cindy Blackstock and lawyers imagine next steps for families impacted by birth alerts after internal documents reveal government warned of litigation risk.
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Kw’umut Lelum drum circle continues online to foster connection and culture
The online drum circle welcomes facilitators, drummers and singers to host weekly sessions Thursday evenings via zoom.
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Nicholas Kruger
With humour and knowledge, Nicholas Kruger says it’s important to give back
The professional pool player, father and entrepreneur, is an Okanagan community changemaker.
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Birth Alert investigation: Indigenous families are grossly overrepresented in birth alerts in B.C. Photo of reporter Anna McKenzie and her daughter taken by Captured Memories Photography.
EXCLUSIVE: B.C. ministry warned birth alerts ‘illegal and unconstitutional’ months before banning them
Government ‘trampling on the fundamental and human rights of Indigenous families,’ says former children’s rep.
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In photos: Youth lead rally for missing women as Curtis Sagmoen faces latest court charges
Youth came together to share messages of resistance, strength and courage.
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OKIB COVID-19 cases
Okanagan Indian Band responds as several cases of COVID-19 confirmed in community
OKIB Chief Byron Louis urges people to stay home to flatten the curve.
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Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society
Working hard to keep the Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society open during the pandemic
Executive director Edna Terbasket is ‘a good-hearted woman warrior’ and deserves recognition as a community changemaker says a colleague.
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Curtis Sagmoen
Community rallies as Curtis Sagmoen back in Vernon court
Sagmoen’s arraignment hearing for assault charges has been set for February.
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IndigiNews is dedicated to covering the news in a way that allows for your stories to be heard, understood and respected. We aim to produce valuable, relevant, and trustworthy content by listening to the communities we serve through our work.

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.