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5 Biggest Aboriginal Stories Of 2013

Anti-fracking protests, the growth of a movement, a hunger strike, an unprecedented turnout at a reconciliation walk and a disgraced senator — all of these aboriginal stories made headlines this year....
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Spence Re-Elected

OTTAWA - Chief Theresa Spence has been re-elected to a second three-year team as chief of the Attawapiskat First Nation in northern Ontario.Electoral officer Louie Noah told The Canadian Press that Sp...
Rosie Koostachin

Reserve Swamped In Sewage

After a long cold winter, Attawapiskat residents got a rude spring awakening -- an overwhelmed drainage system is swamping the Ontario reserve in sewage. The situation has gotten so dire, CBC News rep...
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How Does Native Funding <i>Really</i> Work?

The recent Idle No More protests, as well as Attawapiskat chief Theresa Spence’s 45-day hunger strike, have raised awareness of native issues. One of the most complicated and misunderstood issues is...
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Attawapiskat Residents Want Answers

From declaring a housing emergency last year, to a hunger protest in Ottawa, Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence has fought very publicly with the federal government — but some say she also needs to dea...
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Idle No More Staging World Day Of Action

MPs returned to the House of Commons Monday as Idle No More protesters marched on Parliament Hill as part of a "world day of action." The protesters are opposed to environmental law changes adopted a...