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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

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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 59 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

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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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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

Solving the health care crisis in northern Ontario’s indigenous communities goes beyond funding increases  more

Mar 9, 2016 6:57 PM News 2 Comments

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It’s taken a whole year for Toronto-born fashion designers Dean and Dan Caten to say they're sorry for their offensive #Dsquaw collection more

Feb 29, 2016 3:41 PM Lifestyle

Everything you need to know about why those images need to go more

Feb 24, 2016 2:33 PM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 6 Comments

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Tanja-Tiziana

"Sometimes I wonder how I’m viewed, as an indigenous woman living in Toronto. My awareness of all the missing and murdered indigenous women means there’s always an underlying fear." more

Jan 27, 2016 7:29 PM Music 6 Comments

Who died in residential schools, why they died and where they are buried are questions that have never been completely addressed or comprehensively documented by the Canadian government. more

Jan 7, 2016 12:19 PM News

Storm over Of The North shows that we settlers have more to unlearn about indigenous peoples more

Jan 6, 2016 6:40 PM News 1 Comments

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