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Samuel Engelking

Chippewar's latest public art piece dispels the myth that tax dollars go to Indigenous people more

Art & Design

The just-released movie, adapted from the late Richard Wagamese's acclaimed novel about a hockey player who survived Canada's residential school system, highlights problems about who gets to tell stories in this country more

Interviews & Features

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Samuel Engelking

The push to put Indigeneity on curriculums has created a hiring boom, but the pool of Indigenous scholars remains small more

Education

Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine deserve justice more

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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

News

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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

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

Education

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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

, 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

Art

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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

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

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

Features

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

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

News

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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

News

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

News

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

Art

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Photo of Justin Trudeau by Alex Guibord

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

News

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

News

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

News

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    Allan Lissner

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