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Letter: Honor and protect First Nations historical sites

October 3, 2020 |

Meanwhile, the last remaining forest in North Troy is the 12-acre site of a proposed development in an area of cultural, archaeological and historical significance to the Mohican and other First Nations people, ...

Photos: First Nations hosts 3rd annual vigil for missing, murdered indigenous women

February 15, 2019 |

altxʷ" Intellectual House on University of Washington's campus to hold the third annual vigil for missing and murdered indigenous women, hosted by First Nations. ... Scott Rehaune, right, holds up his fist ...

Denmark to become first nation to stop recognizing being transgender as a mental illness

May 17, 2016 |

The WHO's process of amending its collection is diagnoses is historically very sluggish and convoluted, and though it is currently revamping and working on a new system for registering such diagnoses, the ...

First Nations Sculpture Garden organizers seek city funding

March 17, 2016

(AP) — Organizers of the First Nations Sculpture Garden in Rapid City are asking the city for $150,000 to finish the project.

What are Australia's plans for Indigenous Voice?

March 23, 2023 |

Australia is unusual among former British colonies in that no treaty was ever signed with the nation’s Indigenous inhabitants. ... They were delegates of the First Nations National Constitutional Convention ...

Australia sets wording of Indigenous Voice referendum

March 23, 2023 |

The two peoples account for 3.2% of the Australian population, and are the nation’s most disadvantaged ethnic group. ... Australia is unusual among former British colonies in it has never signed a treaty with ...

First Nations protests possible at 2010 games

April 18, 2008 |

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OTTAWA -- Canada's top native chief called the 2010 Vancouver Olympics a potential target for First Nations protests, saying native leaders will use whatever opportunities they have to focus ...

First Nations sites make a fine itinerary

April 17, 2008 |

By ALISON APPLEBE, SPECIAL TO THE P-I British Columbia's lush, mild Northwest Coast is the ancestral region of many of Canada's aboriginal tribes, called First Nations. ... Another provincial ferry connects ...

Vatican unveils new ethnographic display of Rwanda screens

March 16, 2023 |

The First Nations, Metis and Inuit delegations visited the Anima Mundi and were shown several Indigenous items in the collection, and representatives later said they wanted them back, or at the very least to ...

Aboriginal Tourism: First Nations-led tours add a native perspective

April 27, 2006 |

These are some of the ways you can experience British Columbia with the people who know it best -- the province's aboriginal or First Nations peoples. ... s wilderness, wildlife, culture, history and cuisine ...

Kirill Kaprizov scores twice, Wild beat Canucks 2-1

March 3, 2023

Kaprizov opened the scoring at 44 seconds of the first period with a backdoor tip of Mats Zuccarello's long shot. ... Demko stopped 34 shots in his first start at Rogers Arena since suffering a groin injury on ...

Elk Island tepee camping offers a First Nations experience

July 7, 2005

In woods west of Elk Island National Park outside Edmonton, Alberta, an aboriginal elder greets us with gentle drumming and mellow song. Jerry Wood, of the Plains Cree, runs the Eagle Spirit Cultural Program at ...

'Johnny Tootall,' 'Trudell,' 'Hank Williams First Nation' take Indian festival awards

November 17, 2005 |

Aaron James Sorensen won the best director award for his film "Hank Williams First Nation," a contemporary look at life on a remote reservation in the north of Canada.

Euthanasia Legalized in Netherlands / First nation to codify rights of terminally ill

April 11, 2001 |

The decision, which makes the Netherlands the first country to legalize euthanasia fully, was three decades in the making and stirred an 11th-hour outbreak of religious and conservative opposition.

Vouchers enable low-income home ownership / New Section 8 program makes Dixon woman first nation

April 26, 2001 |

Johnson, Chronicle Staff Writer Olivia Estrada's modest two-bedroom house in Dixon may resemble hundreds of others in Solano County, but it represents a first for poor people hoping to realize the dream of home ...

Winter exhibits at Silvermine to feature new guild members, director's choice and modern printmaker

December 26, 2010

"I like to think that my work is an outsider's painterly and ongoing romantic adventure into the spirit of the First Nations of the Northwest Coast of North America." This connection began with the first of many ...

Alleged serial killer in custody and charged in killings of 4 Indigenous women in Canada, police say

December 3, 2022 |

The investigation dates to May 16, when Winnipeg police shared information on the murder of 24-year-old Rebecca Contois, of the Crane River First Nation, after her partial remains were discovered. Skibicki was ...

Slovakia basks under NATO umbrella, sends Ukraine old arms

March 1, 2023 |

The small central European country now hosts thousands of NATO troops while allied aircraft patrol its skies, allowing Bratislava to consider becoming the first nation to send fighter jets to neighboring Ukraine ...

Blinken warns Central Asia of dangers from war in Ukraine

February 28, 2023 |

“Ever since being the first nation to recognize Kazakhstan in December of 1991, the United States has been firmly committed to the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of Kazakhstan and ...

Maryland church celebrates heritage on ‘Caribbean Sabbath'

February 25, 2023 |

Then, marching and dancing flag bearers processed down the main aisle, first with the American flag, and then with banners of those lands, from Barbados to the Dominican Republic to Trinidad and Tobago. ... But ...

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