July 2, 2019 - Linklater hopes to inspire Indigenous youth as new face of Nike 'Rezball' campaign

July 2, 2019

N7 collection gives back to First Nation communities through athletic funding

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/michael-linklater-basketball-nike-1.5197265

 

Chippewas of Rama citizen presented with honourary degree of Doctor of Laws

July 2, 2019

Former Lieutenant Governor James Bartleman highlighted a convocation address of former Quebec Premier Jean Lesage during his address at the Law Society of Ontario’s Call to the Bar ceremony at RBC Place London. Bartleman, a Chippewas of Rama citizen who served for 35 years in Canada’s Foreign Service as an ambassador and high commissioner, was presented with an honourary degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) during the June 20 ceremony.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2019/07/03/chippewas-of-rama-citizen-presented-with-honorary-degree-of-doctor-of-laws/

 

Marie Battiste, Mi'kmaw pioneer in Indigenous education, named to Order of Canada

June 27, 2019

'I was shocked when I found out because I didn't think I qualified,' says Battiste

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/marie-battiste-indigenous-education-order-of-canada-1.5193029

 

One-year military program pushes Indigenous youth to excel

June 27, 2019

He signed up for the Aboriginal Leadership Opportunity Year (ALOY), an offering at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ont., and received so much more.

https://nunavutnews.com/nunavut-news/one-year-military-program-pushes-indigenous-youth-to-excel/

 

New Indigenous languages law does not protect Inuit languages, leaders say

June 27, 2019

Group of academics, advocates urge federal gov't to grant Inuktut equal standing in Nunavut

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/inuit-languages-bill-c91-nunavut-1.5191796

 

20 metre Language Revitalization Pole being carved in B.C. as a symbol of true reconciliation

June 26, 2019

An 800 year old cedar is being transformed into a totem pole in Port Alberni, British Columbia.

https://aptnnews.ca/2019/06/26/20-metre-language-revitalization-pole-being-carved-in-b-c-as-a-symbol-of-true-reconciliation/