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Feds fund mentorship network to support indigenous health researchers

By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS Ottawa announced Wednesday it intends to spend $8 million over five years to establish a mentorship network for First Nations, Metis and **>Inuit<** health researchers.   The funding follows a recommendation by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that all levels of government increase the number of indigenous people working in health care.   Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott, who made the announcement in Thunder Bay, Ont. on Wednesday, said the funding will support the…

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Its time for barbecues and glad-handing, even hosting Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations for indigenous people that…

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Special Section: A Community in Transition

Is Six Nations ready for the re-building of a traditional government: -1924: The Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs’ Council were forcibly ousted as the recognized governing body on Six Nations by the RCMP at gunpoint. It came after a group of community members, often referred to as “de-horners” complained about the hereditary nature of the HCCC. Those de-horners went on to become the first elected band council at Six Nations under the authority of the Indian Act. -March 5, 1959: Council House Coup D’etat: Confederacy chiefs and clanmothers, backed by community supporters,…

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