Mission schools were originally set up to protect Indigenous populations from white massacres and other violence related to colonialism.
John T. Collins/State Library of Victoria
Schooling has historically been used to control Indigenous peoples, rather than to liberate or educate them.
Celebrations in Barcelona on October 27 were shortlived.
Just because the constitution says secession is illegal, it doesn't mean it is under international law.
Women carry goods across a makeshift bridge in the Ilaje slum in Lagos. Widening inequality is fuelling tensions across Nigeria.
Protests are raising tensions in Africa's most populous country, with agitators and federal troops clashing on the streets. But is Nigeria on the brink of another civil war?
It seems almost inevitable Iraqi Kurdistan will separate from the rest of Iraq – but going it alone will be hugely difficult.
Canada’s former prime minister, Stephen Harper, is greeted by a Maori warrior in New Zealand in November 2014. New Zealand’s electoral system allows for far greater Indigenous involvement than Canada’s.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
As New Zealanders head to the polls this week, there are lessons for Canada in the country's electoral system — in particular how it gives Indigenous people a greater role in governing.
Early intervention and diversion away from the criminal justice system can enable Aboriginal people with mental and cognitive disabilities to live with dignity.
The predictable path into prison for Aboriginal people with disabilities is preventable. Here are some solutions.
Are the Scots contenders?
I moved to Scotland from the US 10 years ago. Little did I know that I would be helping to decide whether Scotland would secede from the rest of the United Kingdom and become an independent country. I…