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Aboriginal Rights & Empowerment Metis National President: National Aboriginal Day Celebration
Jul 10, 2014 – "On Behalf of the National Office, I wish all Metis Nation citizens a relaxing and revitalizing experience during this summer's solstice as you celebrate National Aboriginal Day, June 21, 2014."... Read the rest

Secretary Jewell Announces Plan to Improve Achievement, Promote Tribal Control in Bureau of Indian Education-Funded Schools
Jun 13, 2014 –  WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the Obama Administration’s historic commitment to working with tribal leaders to address the challenges facing Indian Country, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today... Read the rest

Assistant Secretary Washburn Announces Solicitation of Grant Proposals to Assess and Develop Tribal Energy and Mineral Resources
Jun 10, 2014 –  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn today announced that the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) is soliciting grant proposals from federally recognized tribes for... Read the rest

NTI News: IIBA Delay to be Resolved by Conciliator
Jun 10, 2014 –  Nunavut Tunngavik Acting President James Eetoolook today announced that NTI and the Regional Inuit Associations invoked the Inuit right under the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement to bring in a conciliator... Read the rest



Global Aboriginal Issues Harper Government Introduces Legislation to Complete the Action Plan to Improve Northern Regulatory Regimes in Yukon and Nunavut
Jun 3, 2014 –  As part of its comprehensive plan to spur economic development in Canada's North, the Government of Canada today introduced Bill S-6, Yukon and Nunavut Regulatory Improvement Act, in the Senate. This... Read the rest

CBC Exposes the True Story of the Bell of Batoche
Apr 10, 2014 –  The Métis National Council joins with MMF President David Chartrand in applauding the CBC documentary “The Mystery of the Bell” that aired on April 10, 2014.  The film refutes claims... Read the rest

VVA Veteran Book Review: Hog’s Exit by Gayle L. Morrison
Aug 1, 2013 – “Hog” was the call sign of CIA operative Jerry Daniels, portrayed as a beloved, though rather mysterious, hero by Gayle L. Morrison in her able oral history, Hog’s Exit: Jerry... Read the rest

New Book Announcement: The Fast-Changing Arctic: Rethinking Arctic Security for a Warmer World
Jul 1, 2013 – Announcing Publication of The Fast-Changing Arctic: Rethinking Arctic Security for a Warmer World (University of Calgary Press). Published just in time for Canada Day and the 4th of July holidays is the University of... Read the rest



Subsistence & Sustainability Secretary Jewell Underscores President’s Commitment to Build Strong, Resilient Tribal Communities at Pacific Northwest Tribal Summit
Apr 24, 2014 – KITSAP PENINSULA, Wash. – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today met with representatives of Pacific Northwest tribes to discuss federal efforts to address the economic, social and climate change challenges facing... Read the rest

Eco Travel Guide: Review of The Fast Changing Arctic: 'Timely reading, indeed'
Feb 25, 2014 – A review of The Fast Changing Arctic has appeared in Eco Travel Guide: The online guide bringing you unusual, alternative and authentic experiences grounded in culture, nature and wildlife **... Read the rest

Polar Research: Review of The Fast-Changing Arctic: 'A great job in assembling ... a highly accessible anthology'
Feb 19, 2014 – A new review of The Fast-Changing Arctic has appeared in the Journal of Polar Research. Reviewed by: Kristian Åtland, Analysis Division, The Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, P.O. Box 25, NO-2027 Kjeller,... Read the rest

New Wildlife Act ensures responsible stewardship through partnership
Nov 14, 2013 – YELLOWKNIFE (November 4, 2013) – The new Wildlife Act was passed on Friday in the NWT Legislative Assembly. The consultative and collaborative approach used to develop the Act demonstrates the... Read the rest



Aboriginal Business & Economy GNWT thanks Sheila Bassi-Kellet for service
Aug 22, 2014 –  YELLOWKNIFE (August 22, 2014) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) wishes to express its gratitude to Ms. Sheila Bassi-Kellett for her 25 years of service to the GNWT, and to... Read the rest

NWT Credit Rating of Aa1 / Stable Confirmed for GNWT
Aug 13, 2014 –  YELLOWKNIFE (August 13, 2014) – Minister of Finance J. Michael Miltenberger is pleased with Moody’s Investors Service’s endorsement of the Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) sound fiscal plans through the... Read the rest

Minister Ramsay elected president of the Pacific Northwest Economic Region Foundation
Jul 23, 2014 –  YELLOWKNIFE (July 23, 2014) – Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) David Ramsay was elected president of the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) today at the PNWER 24th Annual Summit held in Whistler, BC.... Read the rest

Doyon, Limited Saddened by Death of Kantishna Roadhouse Employee
Jun 12, 2014 –  Fairbanks, Alaska --- Doyon, Limited and Doyon Tourism are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Gitte Stryhn. An employee for Kantishna Roadhouse for the past 6 summers, Stryhn was a valued... Read the rest



Health, Education & Safety Boat safety training in communities to benefit tourism industry
Aug 14, 2014 –  YELLOWKNIFE (August 14, 2014) – A boat-safety certification course that will improve the safety skills and knowledge of tourism operators and their guides out on the water is an important initiative... Read the rest

Public input sought in developing 25-year transportation strategy
Jun 27, 2014 –  YELLOWKNIFE (June 27, 2014) – Minister of Transportation Tom Beaulieu announced today that the Government of the Northwest Territories is seeking input from Northerners to update the NWT Transportation Strategy. “This... Read the rest

Student Financial Services launches updated website and Facebook page
Jun 18, 2014 –  YELLOWKNIFE (June 18, 2014) – The NWT Student Financial Assistance (SFA) Program launched an updated website and new Facebook page as part of the Department of Education, Culture and Employment’s commitment... Read the rest

Harper Government Congratulates Nak'azdli Band on Opening of New School
Jun 13, 2014 –  June 13, 2014 - Fort St. James, BC - Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today congratulates the Nak’azdli Band and... Read the rest



Energy & Mineral Resources Assistant Secretary Washburn Announces Solicitation of Grant Proposals to Assess and Develop Tribal Energy and Mineral Resources
Jun 10, 2014 –  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn today announced that the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) is soliciting grant proposals from federally recognized tribes for... Read the rest

Department of Lands Overview: Progress Post Devolution
Jun 5, 2014 –  Mr. Speaker, the long-term health of our land, water and environment is critically important to Northerners. Devolution has given the Government and Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories new powers... Read the rest

Statement of Congratulations by the Honourable Bernard Valcourt on the Addition of Three Communities to the Northwest Territories Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement
May 26, 2014 – Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (May 26, 2014) - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, issued the following statement today: "I wish to extend my congratulations to the... Read the rest

GNWT welcomes legislation to establish Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve
May 15, 2014 –  YELLOWKNIFE (May 15, 2014) – Premier Bob McLeod welcomed the introduction of Bill S-5 yesterday, which will formally establish the Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories’ Sahtu Region. The... Read the rest



Technology & Innovation Data Central: HP donates $2.7 million in calculators to students worldwide
Nov 6, 2012 – Imagine the difficulty of preparing for a high-stakes exam without having the tools that could help ensure success? That’s exactly the situation HP hopes to remedy with its calculator donation... Read the rest

Northern Scientific Training Program Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Sep 20, 2012 – OTTAWA, ONTARIO (September 20th, 2012) – The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today marked the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Northern Scientific Training... Read the rest

Dene Languages Apps
Mar 28, 2012 – The first Dene languages apps for iPhones and similar devices will be available for free download on the iTunes store in late April. “I am very pleased to be announcing... Read the rest

Newly Installed North Slope Well Will Test Innovative Hydrate Production Technologies
May 17, 2011 – A fully instrumented well that will test innovative technologies for producing methane gas from hydrate deposits has been safely installed on the North Slope of Alaska. As a result, the... Read the rest



Sacred Journeys: Travel & Tourism Boat safety training in communities to benefit tourism industry
Aug 14, 2014 –  YELLOWKNIFE (August 14, 2014) – A boat-safety certification course that will improve the safety skills and knowledge of tourism operators and their guides out on the water is an important initiative... Read the rest

Building momentum for Tourism in the NWT at Ministers Conference
Sep 17, 2013 – WHITEHORSE (September 17, 2013) – Improving visitor access, marketing and tourism attraction development were central themes discussed at the Canadian Council of Tourism Ministers’ Meeting last week. Federal, provincial and... Read the rest

A Visit to the Newly Re-opened Orang Asli Museum of Malaysia
Jul 11, 2013 – It was a hot day afternoon in the middle of May 2013 three of us Tour Guides viz. Winnie Chan, Dennis Goonting and I decided to visit the recently re-opened... Read the rest

Blackstone Territorial Park Employee Recognized for Excellence
Nov 9, 2012 – YELLOWKNIFE (November 9, 2012) Sharing his culture, going above and beyond to help visitors explore exciting activities in the area, and a welcoming nature were characteristics noted about Parks Hospitality... Read the rest



Indigenous Culture & Tradition GNWT welcomes legislation to establish Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve
May 15, 2014 –  YELLOWKNIFE (May 15, 2014) – Premier Bob McLeod welcomed the introduction of Bill S-5 yesterday, which will formally establish the Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories’ Sahtu Region. The... Read the rest

Minister Valcourt Announces Re-Appointment of George E. Lafond as Treaty Commissioner of Saskatchewan
May 2, 2014 –  May 2, 2014 - Ottawa, Ontario - Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada   Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Bernard Valcourt, today announced the re-appointment of George E.... Read the rest

Interior Department Invites Public Comment on Proposed Rule to Take Land into Trust for Alaska Native Tribes
Apr 30, 2014 –  WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of President Obama’s commitment to upholding the nation’s  trust responsibilities to American Indian and Alaska Natives, Assistant Secretary of Indian  Affairs Kevin Washburn today announced... Read the rest

Statement by Minister Valcourt on Bill C-33, First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act
Apr 28, 2014 –  OTTAWA, ONTARIO (April 28, 2014) – The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, issued the following statement today:   "Our Government has made reforming First Nations... Read the rest



Show Biz: Arts & Entertainment APTN Announces Online Launch of International Indigenous Music Project
Jun 9, 2014 –  June 9, 2014, Winnipeg, Manitoba – Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) is pleased to announce the online launch of Our Songs, an international project that shares contemporary Indigenous music with... Read the rest

APTN Supports Winnipeg UFC Fighter Roland Delorme
Jun 5, 2014 –  June 5, 2014, Winnipeg, Manitoba – Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) announced today its sponsorship of UFC bantamweight fighter, Roland Delorme. APTN has signed a 6 month agreement with Delorme in... Read the rest

APTN’S ABORIGINAL DAY LIVE CONCERT ACCESSIBLE VIA RADIO BROADCAST
Jun 5, 2014 –  June 5, 2014, Winnipeg, Manitoba – National Aboriginal Day is Saturday, June 21, and APTN welcomes all nations, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, to celebrate with the fastest growing event of its kind.... Read the rest

APTN CONGRATULATES NOMINEES OF 2014 WORLD INDIGENOUS JOURNALISM AWARDS
Jun 3, 2014 –  June 3, 2014, Winnipeg, Manitoba - Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) is pleased to congratulate all 2014 World Indigenous Journalism Awards (WIJA 2014) nominees. Launched in 2010, WIJA recognizes and rewards... Read the rest



Tastes: Aboriginal Wining & Dining Celestial Delish: the.Dyak restaurant in Kuching, Sarawak
Oct 22, 2012 – the.Dyak Venue: Sub-Lot 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex, Jalan Simpang Tiga, Kuching 93300 Contact: +6082 234-068 Opening Hours: Daily 12.00pm - 11.00pm (last order at 9.30pm) (Closed on Sundays)... Read the rest

NANA: United Fresh Recognizes NMS and Kiana School Salad Bar
Aug 20, 2012 – Students in Kiana School enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables every day in their salad bar, even though their small Inupiat village is 30 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Principal... Read the rest


Archival Selections Northern Network Makes History: TVNC Goes National with APTN Launch
Mar 30, 1999 – But how will APTN affect the people of the North? On February 22, 1999 the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) made history by approving an application by Television Northern... Read the rest

Media & Aboriginal Culture: An Evolving Relationship
Jul 31, 1998 – An introduction to the Summer 1998 edition of Cultural Survival, on "Aboriginal Media, Aboriginal Control" that was guest edited by Barry Zellen. When print and electronic media first entered Indian... Read the rest

Surf’s Up: NWT’s Indigenous Communities Await a Tidal Wave of Electronic Information
Apr 1, 1998 – Fred Lepine, a Metis writer, musician, and philosopher who resides in Hay River, Northwest Territories (NWT), took his first ride down the information highway just two short years ago, and... Read the rest

Aboriginal Culture Breathes Fresh Air: CKLB tastes assimilation and fights back
Jan 1, 1998 – Barry Zellen describes Yellowknife's CKLB-FM 101.9's long trek to re-assert its Aboriginal identity and rejoin the battle to sustain Aboriginal language and culture. In 1971, the Dene Nation established an... Read the rest


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