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US Government revokes Oak Flat land swap deal

Plans to establish a large copper mine at Oak Flat, Arizona are on hold after the Biden Administration reversed a decision to allow a...

Deb Haaland one step closer to being first Native American cabinet secretary

Deb Haaland, a Laguna Pueblo member and President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Interior Department, is seeking to make history. If confirmed by...

Community Law Centre opens in Whangārei

This article was first published by Te Hiku Media. It has been republished with permission.   155 Community Law is an extension of the 155 community outreach...

Māori Party leader calls for inquiry into inmate mistreatment

Māori Party co-leader Rawiri Waititi has called for a ministerial inquiry into the treatment of prison inmates, telling Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis that Aotearoa/New...

Māori Party politician kicked out of Parliament for attire

Speaker of the Aotearoa/New Zealand House of Representatives Trevor Mallard has announced that male MPs will no longer be required to wear a tie...

Report finds racism rampant in British Columbia health care system

Newly released data in Canada shows racism impacting First Nations, Inuit and Métis people in British Columbia is linked to a lack of equal...

Vancouver Police Department Trespass Prevention Program

A coalition of groups, including Indigenous leaders, in Vancouver are continuing to voice their opposition to Vancouver Police Department’s (VPD) Trespass Prevention Program. The program...

Wealthy Canadian couple lie to get COVID-19 vaccine meant for remote First Nation

Canadian casino executive Rod Baker and his partner, actor Ekaterina Baker, have allegedly flown to a remote Indigenous community in Yukon Territory, near the...

Bougainville President rejects Panguna mine claims

Bougainville President Ishmael Toroama has released a statement firmly rejecting a claim that Australian company Caballus Mining will operate the Panguna copper mine.    President...

Biden under pressure to shut down pipelines

The US District Court of Appeals has delivered another blow to the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), requiring an additional environmental review and leaving a...

Rugby for Life share message against family violence

This article was written in collaboration with Te Hiku Media.   Supporting families and communities, Rugby for Life is a community rugby partnership program working in Northland,...

Canadian First Nations receive COVID-19 vaccine

Canadian First Nations communities are beginning to receive the COVID-19 vaccine through provincial immunisation programs. The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine has already been administered through Nuu-chah-nulth...
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