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Cheol Joon Baek

The latest TDSB report on equity highlights the cycle of systemic problems that have plagued education bureaucracies for decades more

Dec 20, 2017 12:52 PM News 1 Comments


Samuel Engelking

"It’s the first time I’ve been on a reserve performing my work for the people I made it for,” says musician and writer Leanne Betasamosake Simpson more

Dec 14, 2017 7:00 AM Features

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Samuel Engelking

A new generation of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians are learning the language through post-secondary courses and an app more

Dec 8, 2017 6:00 AM Education 1 Comments

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Many of this year's top exhibitions explored Canada's colonial legacy, the concept of nationhood and the meaning of monuments more

Dec 5, 2017 6:00 AM , Art

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Samuel Engelking

The gallery has appointed a curator of Indigenous art, but there is still a dearth of Indigenous voices in leadership roles at major institutions across Canada more

Oct 7, 2017 7:00 AM Art 1 Comments


Samuel Engelking

On the heels of his popular U of T Art Museum show, the Cree artist is unveiling a 12 x 24-ft history painting based on a treaty between the Dutch and the Iroquois more

Sep 20, 2017 11:42 AM Art

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Samuel Engelking

The spotlight is shining on a new group of music-makers, but the struggle is far from over more

Aug 2, 2017 7:05 PM Features

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Samuel Engelking

“I feel humble in the immensity of it all, that these songs still resonate 40, 50 years later.” more

Aug 2, 2017 7:01 PM Features

Community legal clinics in Ontario look to fight back against the colonial oppression still perpetrated by Canada's legal system more

Jul 24, 2017 1:25 PM News

Visible, young and often harassed by police, Native movements across North America are preserving Aboriginal culture and bringing social issues to the forefront like never before more

Jul 4, 2017 8:11 AM News 1 Comments


Samuel Engelking

"We’re trying to run a festival that feels like it includes everybody no matter what you do or what you think because it’s a celebration of sexual identity," says Pride Toronto's new executive director. more

Jun 20, 2017 1:40 PM News 1 Comments

As an Indigenous writer, I have always had the opposite experience when it comes to cultural appropriation – being told my opinions did not matter made telling stories of Native injustices impossible for a long time more

May 17, 2017 4:01 PM News 22 Comments

Nanibush, a self-described "Anishnabe-kwe image and word warrior" and AGO assistant curator, discusses Indigenous performance artists whose work breaks boundaries and re/asserts sovereignty on March 1. more

Feb 24, 2017 1:00 PM Art

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Yusra Khogali of Black Lives Matter Toronto made no false statements in her National Day of Action Against Islamophobia speech challenging the Prime Minister more

Feb 9, 2017 11:54 AM News 60 Comments

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

Nov 1, 2016 3:40 PM News

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

Oct 19, 2016 9:00 PM News 4 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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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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Only 9.8 per cent of Indigenous peoples in Canada have a university degree, compared to 26.5 of non-Indigenous Canadians more

Mar 25, 2016 4:25 PM News 1 Comments

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    Allan Lissner

    Chile indigenous leader Sergio Campusano outside Barrick Gold AGM in Toronto last month.

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