01 May Native languages in peril: report (The Vancouver Sun)

First Nations languages in British Columbia are in deep trouble and most will be lost within six years if immediate steps aren’t taken to improve language education, says a new report.  The grim assessment was made at a conference Friday by the First Peoples’ Heritage,...

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01 May Enbridge pipeline opens old wounds (The Calgary Herald)

For Alberta oil sands producers, the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline is a crucial new outlet for expanding production.  But for B.C. First Nations fighting over land claims, and environmental groups fearing another Exxon Valdez-sized oil spill on the Pacific coast and further oil sands expansion,...

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