Update on things happening in Rotary and indigenous communities, including current events – Rotary luncheons with guest speakers, open community and cultural gatherings, etc.

 

 

May 26, 2014  cbc.ca

They’re an unlikely duo — a judge and a former police officer — but Steven Point and Bob Blacker have joined forces to inspire a flood of donations aimed at building libraries in some of the most remote First Nations in British Columbia.

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First Nations in BC Gain Libraries

First Nations Stories Dominating the News:

1-Vaughn Palmer: Narrow definition of title grossly inadequate, First Nations say Vaughn Palmer, Vancouver Sun columnist, June 24 - While government, business and other interests await Thursday’s ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada on aboriginal title, the expected-to-be landmark judgment is especially anticipated by First Nations.

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