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Indigenous people involved in court matters in Nova Scotia will now have access to eagle feathers for affirmations, or oath swearing. [Read More]
A Mi'kmaw woman from Acadia First Nation has asked the RCMP to charge the Department of Fisheries and Oceans with theft for seizing lobster traps... [Read More]
Pro-oilsands activists clashed with opposing groups Friday in Halifax at a rally for the revival of the Energy East pipeline project, which was scrapped by... [Read More]
A team of volunteers from Attawapiskat First Nation are asking for the federal government's help in stopping the flow of drugs into their community after... [Read More]
A Mi'kmaw arm wrestling champion from Eskasoni First Nation in Mi'kma'ki (Nova Scotia) says he hopes competitive arm wrestling training can help First Nations people,... [Read More]
Six applicants to Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation should be reinstated on the band's membership list pending a determination of the validity of a supplemental agreement... [Read More]
Mi'kmaq chiefs from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick are voicing concerns after a mechanical failure on a BP Canada drilling rig resulted in 136,000 litres... [Read More]
A demonstration by about 80 people opposing the Trans-Mountain pipeline project unfolded outside a Halifax MP's office today. It was one of 100 similar rallies... [Read More]
The Atlantic First Nations Water Authority has appointed a First Nations board of directors from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. [Read More]
The band expected to release an official members list by this summer, but a ruling this week could mean that tens of thousands of applications... [Read More]
The not-for-profit initiative aims to partner police officers with Indigenous youth to walk together and learn from each other's experiences with mental health crises. [Read More]
The AFN's Special Chiefs Assembly on Federal Legislation will discuss proposed changes to the Fisheries Act on Wednesday. Some Atlantic region First Nations communities wonder... [Read More]
A website attempting to outline the boundaries of Indigenous ancestral territories in North America, and the world over, could become a valuable educational resource, says... [Read More]
A sacred water ceremony by a group of First Nations women has been moved up to take place on Earth Day, due to their concerns... [Read More]
Newfoundland's new Mi'kmaq First Nation stands to be the largest in the country, if the Canadian government can figure out who belongs to it. [Read More]
On the cusp of Canada's signing of the resurrected Trans-Pacific Partnership, a former Maori parliamentarian from New Zealand is warning First Nation peoples that the... [Read More]
The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development will provide $1 million to help 8,700 First Nations students in Nova Scotia develop skills in coding,... [Read More]
After they were discovered on posters found at the University of New Brunswick, Daniel Highway says his brother Tomson's words about the 'benefits' of Indian... [Read More]
Two Mi'kmaq women are waiting on Justin Trudeau's RSVP to a nation-to-nation meeting in Nova Scotia, outside of Canada's relationship with the Assembly of First... [Read More]
The Mi'kmaq community of Potlotek in Nova Scotia has signed documents to begin construction on a new water treatment facility after 40 years of dealing... [Read More]