Posts by Fishermen Pow Wow

Honouring our Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women

Join us at 11am on Monday, July 1st at the Fishermen’s Powwow Grounds at the Newcastle Kin Centre for a ceremony honouring Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women. Facts: Aboriginal women are almost three times more likely to be killed by a stranger than non-Aboriginal women are. The number of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and…

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Statement from AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde

Statement: Canada 150 / Canada Day The 150th anniversary of Confederation raises a wide range of emotion among First Nations. As the First Peoples of this land, we have raised our families and practiced our way of life here for thousands of years. We were and are nations, with our own unique laws, languages, lands,…

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Canada marks National Aboriginal Day by Eddie Campbell

http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/academics/mwc/ Dear Members of the UNB Community, Today, as Canada marks National Aboriginal Day, I am reminded of the treaties our ancestors signed in the 18th century, and that still bind us today. These treaties brought our peoples together in a spirit of peace and friendship, and even today these ideals provide the right direction for…

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