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No new funding for Indigenous languages in B.C. leaves teachers scrambling for resources | CBC News https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/no-new-funding-bc-indigenous-language-1.6045504?__vfz=medium%3Dsharebar

CLEAR #BCHwy17 - The WB vehicle fire just after the #PortMannBridge has been cleared. Please drive with care.

#BCHwy1 - EB paving started at 8PM PDT, closing the right and middle lanes from 192nd to just past 200th. The EB 200th Street Exit is also closed. At 9:30PM PDT, the left lane will closed. The HOV Lane will remain available. Construction zone speed: 70 km/h.

#BCHwy22A - Closed in both directions due to a structure fire between the US Border and Beaver Creek Park Road, 4 to 5 km south of #TrailBC. Next update at 12:15 AM PDT. Details: https://www.drivebc.ca/mobile/pub/events/id/DBC-30735.html

The discovery in May of the bodies of 215 indigenous children at a residential school in BC highlighted a brutal part of Canada's legacy. Here, @Lil_Cree777 recounts her family’s story, and how the system took away the Gift of Nurturing from the community https://newlinesmag.com/first-person/the-suffering-of-canadas-indigenous-people/

#BCHwy17 - WB vehicle fire just after the #PortMannBridge is blocking the centre lane. Crews are on scene, please pass with care and expect delays.

Victoria Native Friendship Centre bequeathed a spectacular property in Oak Bay https://www.cheknews.ca/victoria-native-friendship-centre-bequeathed-a-spectacular-property-in-oak-bay-820157/

Kanien'kehá:ka teen shares 'coming out' journey with love and support from family | CBC News https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/kanien-keh%C3%A1-ka-teen-journey-pride-month-1.6069871?__vfz=medium%3Dsharebar

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In the spirit of remembrance and reconciliation, @IAMC_TMX Indigenous Monitors would like to encourage all Canadians to celebrate #IndigenousPeoplesDay. ... See MoreSee Less
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The @IAMC_TMX acknowledges that on this day in 1899 Treaty 8 was signed by representatives of the Crown and the First Nations of Alberta in Lesser Slave Lake, AB. It covers the largest area of all the treaties, about 841,487 km2. #IPD #indigenouspeopleshistorymonth ... See MoreSee Less
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#IndigenousPeoplesDay means many things to many different people but it is inclusive to everyone. Here is a perspective from Bobbi Roberts, an Indigenous Monitor (IM) representing Chawathil.Bobbi Ellen Roberts, IM : "Aboriginal Day is a day to reclaim who I am, Xwelmexw and where I come from, te litsel kwa Chawathil qas te Sto:lo. An essential pause for the cause when I raise my hands up to creator and my ancestors in the spirit world to appreciate their continuous effort to manifest change and acknowledge progress from the corruption of European Contact. Always this includes taking a moment to reconnect spiritually through prayer with the flowing, the finned, the two-legged, the four-legged, and the rooted to thank them for giving me life and for feeding my spirit. Always it’s an important time to celebrate with Tselhxwelmexw (my family). Osiy:am". ... See MoreSee Less
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“We are in a position where meaningful dialogue is requested of us and we humbly ask all our #FirstNations to help. It is up to us to ensure we are the voices of our ancestors and speak the way our elders taught us.”- Pam Jack, Community Outreach and Relationship Specialist #MSSC ... See MoreSee Less
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An @IAMC_TMX Indigenous Monitoring regional workshop for Interior BC took place yesterday. Monitors took the opportunity to discuss their work on the ground how and the @IAMC_TMX is advancing Indigenous inclusion in monitoring and oversight. ... See MoreSee Less
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