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Peter Biesterfeld

Activists say that delays in funding promised by federal and provincial governments to deal with inadequate mental health services in remote First Nations communities is resulting in youth going without care more

Aug 12, 2017 9:29 AM News 2 Comments

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R. Jeanette Martin

It’s not just a few bad apples, Canada has a major problem with racism, abuse and sexualized violence when it comes to policing Indigenous communities more

Jul 5, 2017 2:35 PM News

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Peter Biesterfeld

"When it comes to what happened in the residential schools, the 60s scoop, the colonization of our territories, it’s the responsibility of Canadian citizens to understand and not cover it up,” says Davyn Calfchild. more

Jun 22, 2017 11:19 AM News

How a trip with Indigenous leaders to Yad Vashem, Israel's museum of the Holocaust, was the beginning of my lesson on Canada's own crime against humanity more

Apr 2, 2017 8:35 AM News 8 Comments

NishDish to open in former Tacos El Asador space more

Feb 24, 2017 8:00 AM Food 3 Comments

How can I in good conscience participate in a celebration in the face of the continued denial of their treaty claims and basic human rights? more

Feb 22, 2017 6:01 PM News 1 Comments

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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

Jan 10, 2017 10:52 AM News 43 Comments

The pop-up school at the Bata Shoe Museum promotes First Nations culture and craft more

Nov 22, 2016 3:44 PM Lifestyle

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Natalia Manzocco

Popular pow wow snack is the signature dish at Ojibway chef Shawn Adler’s Pow Wow Cafe more

Nov 9, 2016 5:09 PM Food

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Mychalo Prystupa

Groups had high hopes for Liberal change after the Harper decade, but instead say there wasn't proper consultation on the Liquefied Natural Gas megaproject more

Nov 2, 2016 6:47 PM News 1 Comments

Engage with local Indigenous perspectives and learn how to be a better ally more

Nov 1, 2016 3:40 PM News

Program at U of T gives Indigenous students a sense of belonging on campus more

Oct 19, 2016 7:00 PM Education

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Blue Earth Photography Courtesy of Nishnawbe Aski Nation

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

Aug 22, 2016 10:37 AM News 1 Comments

But environmentalists warn the battle is not over – with the B.C. pipeline project all but dead now there will be even more industry pressure to approve the Kinder Morgan and Energy East projects more

Jul 5, 2016 1:21 PM Ecoholic 2 Comments

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Did decades of mercury poisoning play a role in Azraya Kokopenace's suicide? more

Jun 15, 2016 6:20 PM News

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Michael Hollett

Youths and elders from Grassy Narrows First Nation are calling for concrete action more

Jun 15, 2016 6:08 PM News

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Arash Ghassabei

In Toronto, dozens of events honouring First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada are planned for June 16 to 23 more

Jun 14, 2016 4:45 PM News 2 Comments

First Nation youth behind music video show their pride in the face of immense challenges with talk and performance ahead of River Run action in Toronto June 2 more

May 31, 2016 8:10 AM News 1 Comments

Plus: Canada just getting over our own Trump more

May 4, 2016 5:00 PM Reader Love and Hate

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Nathan Denette/ The Canadian Press

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

Apr 27, 2016 8:09 PM News 8 Comments

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