Nova Scotia RCMP introduce eagle feather as new option to swear legal oaths

DARTMOUTH – A first in Canada for the RCMP, the Nova Scotia RCMP announced Monday that all clients including victims, witnesses and police officers will now have the option to swear legal oaths on an eagle feather. The eagle feather will be used in the same way as a Bible or affirmation and may also...

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Indigenous Art Exhibit Opening at Sherbrooke Village

Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy an Indigenous art exhibit at the Sherbrooke Village Exhibit Centre in Guysborough County. The exhibit will feature the work of artist Alan Syliboy and display pieces from Chelsea Brook, Loretta Gould, Amanda Julian, Darren Julian, Lorne Julien and Jay Red Bird. The exhibit is open from until September...

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Girls from Sipekne’katik First Nation present Story of Peaked Cap Project in New York

Two young women from Sipekne’katik First Nation, Hants County, are part of Canada’s delegation to the United Nations 61st Congress on the Status of Women in New York. Shurenda Michael and Michaela Julian will present a workshop on Wednesday, March 15, on indigenous girls’ leadership. It will feature the story of Nova Scotia’s Peaked Cap...

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Games team visits soccer club

STELLARTON – Another chapter, or at least noteworthy footnote, was added to the annals of Pictou County sports history. The newly formed North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) Team Nova Scotia soccer club — a team made of First Nations youth from across the province — played its first matches against the Northern Nova United Soccer...

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