The Halifax Metro reports that Nova Scotia is to get 10.2 million over five years to help identify children at risk and provide support for their families.
Mohawk activist Shawn Brant is questioning why his brother, a prominent defence lawyer, was included in Ontario Provincial Police emergency wiretaps, which don't require a judge's approval despite his lack of involvement in last summer's Aboriginal Day of Action.
The University of Saskatchewan, and in particular the Archives and Library along with the Pahkisimon Nuye?ah Library System are happy to announce the online availability of a site called Our Legacy. It includes materials relating to First Nation, Metis and Inuit people - items include images of artifacts, publications and photographs.
The Government of Canada is providing $40,000 in funding for the organization's Integrating Counselling, Culture, and Skills Project. The target audience is Aboriginal young people between 15 to 25 and will enhance wellness and leadership skills.
The Cornwall Standard Freeholder reports that Manitoba Premier Gary Doer thinks that the momentum of the Federal apology for residential schools should be used to get a national agreement on First Nations education when the premiers meet in Quebec City.
Should First Nation reserves start taxing tobacco products? Doug Cuthand believes that they should and states, "[w]e can't continue to bury our head in the sand and continue to allow our people access to cheap cigarettes. In the long run we will pay a terrible price."
Doug Cuthand argues in the Regina Leader-Post that the Dakota in Saskatchewan and Manitoba deserve recognition.