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Kerry Coast

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September 21, 2015

New Research: Resistance to Indigenous Suicide

Haudenausaunee Prof publishes study of suicide, prescribes resistance as cure.

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New Research: Resistance to Indigenous Suicide

DYING TO PLEASE YOU: INDIGENOUS SUICIDE IN CONTEMPORARY CANADA,

by Roland D. Chrisjohn, Ph. D. and Shaunessy M. McKay

Theytus Books, coming in 2015

Book Review by Kerry Coast

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August 4, 2015

Songs of Freedom: A South African in Canada

Bongeziwe Mabandla played the Mission Folk Music Festival and kindly shared some thoughts on racism, apartheid, capitalism and Canada’s “big, well-kept secret.”

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July 28, 2015

"Establish Indigenous titles," UN tells Canada

Latest United Nations Committee recommendations to Canada includes establishment of Indigenous title lands.

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July 12, 2015

Lil'wat Roadblock 1990 -to- Lil'wat statement to UN 2015.

More than 60 Lil'wat were brutally arrested for blocking the Lillooet Lake Road. 25 years later, still pursuing justice and a Lil'wat future.

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July 9, 2015

UN Human Rights Committee questions Indigenous crisis in Canada

July 7th and 8th in Geneva, Canada’s not in compliance with the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

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March 23, 2015

First Nation Land Code voted down in Lil'wat

Elders, traditionalists keep to sovereignty and deny Canada's offer for "municipal" powers.

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February 11, 2015

Canada's laws, policy create "immunity" for perpetrators of violence against Indigenous women

Report by Inter-American Commission highlights institutionalized discrimination; judicial ineffectiveness; culture of inequality.

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January 20, 2015

"Civil Courage Award" goes to would-be assassin of Sundancers

Ujjal Dosanjh, former Premier of British Columbia, received the inaugural Wallenberg-Sugihara Award on January 18, 2015.

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June 29, 2014

UN report misses the mark on Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

There was not “indigenous participation” in creating them.

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