Student respondents to a survey discussed memories of historical trauma of infectious disease and displacement, financial hardship related to Alberta tuition hikes and mental health concerns.
A tax on sugar-sweetened beverages may be intended to improve health, but for Indigenous consumers, such a tax would be unethical, contravene tax law and undermine Indigenous rights.
COVID-19 has exposed how systemic racism affects the lives of many racialized students in Canada. But what are some possible solutions?
First Nations people have almost no say in how water is used in Australia. The Productivity Commission's latest report does little to address that.
Historical photographs of bison extermination are a window into a history of relationships between humans, bison and the environment.
The federal government's focus on eliminating long-term drinking-water advisories diverts attention from other water-related issues.
Infrastructure for the mining industry has been prioritized over community-infrastructure for essential human needs.
DUDES Club, with a little help from Movember, has shown how a grassroots health and mental health initiative could be mobilized to work by, for and with Indigenous men.
The dispute over the Mi'kmaw lobster fishery isn't only about money — it's about who has the authority to govern and define these activities.
Warlpiri people in Yuendumu have been strident in their demands for justice for Walker and protections from ongoing police violence.
Canada is accepting claims emerging from a settlement with survivors of Indian day schools, but there has yet to be a public inquiry. There is an urgent need to hold Canada accountable.
Joyce’s Principle seeks to shift the way health services are provided to Indigenous communities and ensure they are free of discrimination.
The message from commercial fishers is that fishing in St. Marys Bay outside the commercial season is illegal and a conservation concern. In fact, it is neither.
A study in one Alberta school board found racism contributes to poor attendance of on-reserve Indigenous students in public schools, despite educators not recognizing this as a barrier.
Measures to control the spread of COVID-19 within Indigenous communities represent less than one per cent of Canada's funding to limit the impacts of the virus.
NFL teams like the Washington Redskins changing names that demean First Nations and Native Americans is a long overdue step in the right direction.
Rather than continually focusing on the "gap" between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, we should look at pathways to success within First Nations communities.
Indigenous communities are connecting over digital communities to survive and resist.
As we emerge from the pandemic, we need to rebuild our justice system to invest more in First Nations communities, not prisons. It is vital we not return to the status quo.
Canada's public health-care system is one of the most well-developed in the world. And yet, many remote Indigenous communities are still not getting what they need.