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Drew Hayden Taylor

Drew Hayden Taylor’s play about an Indigenous man at odds with a privileged white woman is marred by an obvious imbalance in the script more

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Spirit Horse

Ali Sultani

A play for family audiences provides insight into an aboriginal family caught between traditional and urban culture more

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Against the backdrop of Canada 150 celebrations, the calendar was full of monumental shifts and episodes straight out of science fiction, writes Drew Hayden Taylor more

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I always thought I was the perfect Canadian, born on the first of July, half Native and half settler. But I hope there’s less controversy on my 150th. more

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When the National Arts Centre approached me about producing a play about John A. Macdonald, I was puzzled. Why me? more

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Kathryn Gaitens

I’m reluctant to pass judgment on questions that have been asked recently about whether he’s overstated his Native heritage since my own blue eyes have made me somewhat suspect more

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A humble glossary of familiar team names and terms no longer acceptable to the average Indigenous person more

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Like child soldiers, Aboriginal children removed from their families during the Sixties Scoop were the pawns in a political chess game of cultural obliteration in Canada – except in our case they were given bibles, not guns more

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Drew Haden Taylor

It’s not a place I would have expected to experience the familiar stirrings of an existential crisis more

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Why don't we just move? 500 years of colonization have left First Nations people averse to forced relocation more

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If there were a T-shirt for residential school survivors, I’d suggest “To save the child we must destroy the Indian” more

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A staple of First Nations diet is taking over valuable shoreline in the Kawarthas, say cottagers on Pigeon Lake, but those who weekend in the area may be the real invasive species in this tale more

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Aboriginal reluctance to participate in federal elections is easily understandable when you look at the candidates for prime minister – all white, privileged and male – but exciting things are afoot in #elxn42 more

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Picture it: a lone Ojibway playwright in a sea of indianthusiasts wearing chicken-feather headdresses more

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For native people there is no more offensive slur than "squaw," but should it be banned from a play for young audiences? more

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Having more Aboriginal people on juries seems like a good idea, but I’d rather have more White people carrying a certain amount of social guilt more

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Of all the aboriginally named teams in North American sports, few are more problematic than Washington's football Redskins more

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The "Justin Trudeau" of the aboriginal community could run for top job more

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White folks may be right about natives overlooking the educational benefits of residential schools more

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Native people don't have any holidays on which to remember the past – it's always with us more

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Aboriginal strange encounters on Canada's national holiday more

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