First Nations

Toronto’s monuments to war celebrate the atrocious and curious in Canada’s military history more

Nov 9, 2017 6:31 AM News

Russell Diabo on why his close friend and mentor Arthur Manuel believed return of the land is the most important issue facing Indigenous peoples in Canada more

Oct 28, 2017 10:06 AM News

In this excerpt from his recently-released book, the late Indigenous activist Arthur Manuel writes about how the BNA Act that created Canada set the young country on the path to a “race-based democracy” more

Oct 26, 2017 1:05 PM News 1 Comments

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Ellen Gabriel

Village at the centre of tense 78-day standoff between Mohawks and Canadian military in 1990 is once more the focus of simmering land dispute, this time over a massive housing development more

Oct 25, 2017 8:07 AM News


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


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


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


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


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


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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