In the Regina Leader Post Anne Kile reviews, "The New Buffalo" , a new book from the University of Manitoba Press about the history of government policy regarding Aboriginal higher education. In the review Blair Stonechild says:
The federal government appears to have no appetite to embrace Aboriginal post-secondary education as a treaty right
Blair Stonechild is a professor of Indigenous Studies at the First Nations University.
The documentary describes the Buffalo River Dene Nation's struggle to maintain access to their traditional territories and the reason that the Elders are preparing a lawsuit against the Canadian Government that will be presented at the International Court of Justice in The Hague. The Statement to the United Nations by Adelard Blackman and the case history are posted on the Buffalo River Dene Nation NGO web site.
The documentary was presented as part of the College of Medicine Aboriginal Speakers Series.
The London Free Press reports that the Oneida First Nation of the Thames filed a court action over the City of London's plan to buy a dump for Toronto's refuse. The First Perspective: National Aboriginal News also reported this story:
The Oneida Nation of the Thames, supported by the Chippewas of the Thames and Munsee-Deleware Nation are initiating a court action to thwart the proposed sale of the Green Lane landfill site to the City of Toronto... This is the traditional territory of the Anishinabek, Oneida and Deleware Nations.
The Leader Post reports that there are concerns about a proposed urban reserve (Piapot) in Regina, SK.
Infrastructure upgrade money for Wunnumin Lake diesel generating station (8.6 million). $4.7 to 11 First Nations with diesel generating systems. $3.5 million in one-time emergency funding for winter roads.
McDiarmid Lumber Ltd. v. God’s Lake First Nation, 2006 Supreme Court of Canada 58. Re: Whether funds exempted from seizure by virtue of s. 89 or s. 90(1)(b) of Indian Act — Whether funds notionally "situated on a reserve".