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Aboriginal Rights & Empowerment Malaysia Chronicle: M'sia Disallows UN Special Rapporteur to visit, assess treatment of Indigenous People
Mar 16, 2014 – Malaysia has rejected a suggestion at the United Nations that the UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Rights should be allowed to visit the country and evaluate the treatment of the... Read the rest

Premier and Aboriginal leaders meet to continue planning for devolution
Mar 11, 2014 – YELLOWKNIFE (March 11, 2014) – Premier Bob McLeod met with leaders of the Aboriginal parties to the Devolution Agreement on Friday, March 7th  to continue building their relationship in anticipation... Read the rest

The Guardian: Aboriginal rights a threat to Canada's resource agenda, documents reveal
Mar 4, 2014 – Canadian government closely monitoring how legal rulings and aboriginal protest pose an increasing ‘risk’ for multi-billion dollar oil and mining plan. The Canadian government is increasingly worried that the growing... Read the rest

Shan Herald: New center for peace in Burma opens tomorrow
Feb 26, 2014 – A new research center, named Pyidaungsu Institute (PI) for Peace and Dialogue, is to be opened officially in Chiangmai tomorrow, according to its managing director Khuensai Jaiyen. “It is not... Read the rest



Global Aboriginal Issues 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

The Irrawaddy: Minorities Still Neglected, Say Ethnic MPs
Oct 4, 2012 – The rights of Burma’s ethnic minorities are still not being respected despite recent political reforms, according to ethnic members of the country’s Parliament who expressed dissatisfaction with the administration of... Read the rest

The Irrawaddy: Shans Push for Native Language
Jul 23, 2012 – More than 200 ethnic Shan delegates attended a seminar in Rangoon on Sunday to discuss how to develop Shan language curricula at government schools in Shan State. The meeting was... Read the rest



Subsistence & Sustainability 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

Recognition awards draw praise for NWT trappers
Nov 12, 2013 – Yellowknife (November 12, 2013) – Trapping traditions continue to strengthen as trappers from across the NWT are honoured for their achievements during last year’s season through the Government of the... Read the rest



Aboriginal Business & Economy NWT works with provincial and territorial partners on proposed Canada Job Grant
Sep 27, 2013 – YELLOWKNIFE (September 27, 2013) – Minister of Education, Culture and Employment Jackson Lafferty attended a provincial/territorial labour market ministers meeting this week to discuss the importance of maintaining critical funding... Read the rest

Premier McLeod welcomes federal investment in training for Northerners
Aug 20, 2013 – HAY RIVER (August 20, 2013) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) welcomes today’s announcement of $5.9 million in federal funding to support training that will enable NWT residents... Read the rest

Economic Opportunities Strategy Engagement Process
Feb 13, 2013 – Mr. Speaker, the 17th Legislative Assembly identified the need for an economic development strategy to strengthen and diversify the Northwest Territories economy. Our strategy will respond to changing circumstances in... Read the rest

Mineral Development Strategy Kickoff Event – Minister David Ramsay’s speech
Jan 30, 2013 – Cordilleran Exploration Roundup Ambleside 1 Room, Marriot Pinnacle Hotel, Vancouver, BC January 28, 2013 Good morning ladies and gentlemen. On behalf of the Government of the Northwest Territories and the... Read the rest



Health, Education & Wellness Northwest Territories Recipients Honoured During Literacy Week
Sep 24, 2013 – YELLOWKNIFE (September 24, 2013) – Recipients of the Council of the Federation Literacy Award and the Ministerial Literacy Awards were honoured today during the annual Adult Learners’ Luncheon in Yellowknife.... Read the rest

New Website Helps NWT Residents to Drive Alive
Sep 23, 2013 – YELLOWKNIFE (September 23, 2013) – Residents of the Northwest Territories (NWT) now have access to a single website to get information about safe travel on the roads, streets and trails... Read the rest

Community Governments Provided Funds to Recognize Volunteers
Sep 9, 2013 – YELLOWKNIFE (September 9, 2013) – The GNWT will provide financial support to community governments to help with the costs of hosting events to recognize the important role volunteers play in... Read the rest

Ministers’ conference raises funds for Stanton Foundation
Sep 4, 2013 – YELLOWKNIFE (September 4, 2013) – Nearly $10,000 was raised for the Stanton Territorial Hospital Foundation through a charity auction as part of the 2013 Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference held... Read the rest



Energy & Mineral Resources Canada’s Energy and Mines Ministers Agree to Continue Critical Work Creating Long-term Prosperity and Protecting the Environment
Aug 27, 2013 – YELLOWKNIFE — Canada’s energy and mines ministers today agreed to continue critical work to enhance Canada’s position as a global energy and mining leader. The meeting was co-chaired by the... Read the rest

Bakun/Baleh Gazetting: Be Fair to the People of Sarawak
Jul 9, 2013 – The notice from the Sarawak Chief Minister of the government’s intention to gazette Baleh and the islands of Bakun as a national park has caught us by surprise. Why was... Read the rest

Canadian Zinc Corporation: Water Board Completes Regulatory Process; Water Licence Recommended for Approval
Jul 8, 2013 – Canadian Zinc Corporation is very pleased to announce that the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board ("MVLWB") has completed its regulatory process for the issue to Canadian Zinc of a... Read the rest

Global Voices Online: Peru: Anti-mining Protests Against Conga Resume
Jun 23, 2013 – Written by Juan Arellano · Translated by Betsy Galbreath.  The rumor that the Conga mining project would be canceled [1] and that the workers would be laid off appears to... 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 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

East Timorese Marathoners Head to NYC Marathon
Oct 18, 2012 – Support East Timorese Marathoners in NYC! Once again, two of Timor-Leste's top long-distance runners are participating in the New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 4th. And once again, ETAN... Read the rest



Indigenous Culture & Tradition Long-lost historical film to screen in Sahtu and Yellowknife
Feb 3, 2014 – YELLOWKNIFE (February 3, 2014) – Residents of Tulita, Norman Wells and Yellowknife will soon get a glimpse of life in the North in 1957 as Dr. Tom Andrews, Territorial Archaeologist... Read the rest

Governor Proposes Tribal Court Processes
Oct 24, 2013 – October 24, 2013, Fairbanks, Alaska - Governor Sean Parnell today announced that the state is considering entering into agreements with tribal courts in an effort to more fully address alcohol... Read the rest

Brunei Times: New English dictionary for Ibans
Aug 27, 2013 – SIBU, MALAYSIA -- The Dayak Cultural Foundation (DCF) plans to come up with a comprehensive Iban-English dictionary soon. The dictionary would use the Iban language in its purest form, Deputy... Read the rest

MSN: Iban students now able to study their mother tongue in schools and universities
Aug 23, 2013 – Some 50,000 Iban children statewide have now the opportunity to study their own mother tongue properly and systematically in their schools. Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Alfred Jabu said this... Read the rest



Show Biz: Arts & Entertainment New York Daily News: Michael Rockefeller killed, eaten by headhunters: claim
Mar 15, 2014 – In the new book 'Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest for Primitive Art,' author Carl Hoffman lays out evidence to support the shocking claim.... Read the rest

H-Net Review: Geostrategic Visions for the Arctic: A review of The Fast-Changing Arctic
Mar 7, 2014 – Review of The Fast-Changing Arctic: Rethinking Arctic Security for a Warmer World. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, Barry Scott Zellen, ed. 2013. xi + 395 pp. $41.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55238-646-0.... Read the rest

Long-lost historical film to screen in Sahtu and Yellowknife
Feb 3, 2014 – YELLOWKNIFE (February 3, 2014) – Residents of Tulita, Norman Wells and Yellowknife will soon get a glimpse of life in the North in 1957 as Dr. Tom Andrews, Territorial Archaeologist... Read the rest

The Best of NWT Film on the Big Screen at Yellowknife International Film Festival
Oct 1, 2013 – YELLOWKNIFE (October 1, 2013) – Northwest Territories talent will be on the big screen this week at the 7th Annual Yellowknife International Film Festival, which kicks off tonight with an... 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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