Variations on the myth of “good intentions” are invoked as a tool against the truth that the legacy of the IRS tells. Here’s why that needs to stop.
Which languages get to “count” as bilingual in Canada? And who gets to be the “right” kind of bilingual?
Walking in the footsteps of First Nations peoples provides an alternative to overseas travel and an opportunity to reflect.
Secret burials are the stuff of gothic fiction, but these gothic events actually happened to Indigenous children.
The suburban-built environment whitewashes the violence and theft on which Canada is built.
Being Canada’s next governor general will be Mary Simon’s most challenging diplomatic mission yet.
Considering our relationships to stories about the past and looking at learning as a process of encounter can help Canadians to become better treaty partners.
Native Americans have long struggled to practice their spiritual rituals and protect their landscapes. Crackdowns on Indigenous protests could further erode the free exercise of their religions.
Canadians who wish to pay tribute to the children who died at Indian Residential Schools should demand the government stop fighting First Nations children in court.
Summer 2021 is too soon for southern-based researchers and travellers to return to northern, Indigenous communities in the wake of COVID-19, for research fieldwork or leisure.
People often decry words and call for action after tragic events. But words are action and they’re fundamental to Canadian democracy.
Pictures of boats and ships in rock art at the northwestern tip of Australia show the European incursions from the 1800s — but also the much earlier and lesser known sea trade with southeast Asia.
We must recognize and understand the harms that malnutrition and nutrition experiments on Indigenous people caused and the legacy they have left.
Non-Indigenous Canadians are right to feel shame about Indian Residential Schools. But what comes next?
How to prevent future disasters by learning from the past. Listen to episode 21 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
The minutiae of bureaucratic policy and procedure perpetuates colonialism and undermined a fully Tŝilhqot’in-led pandemic response.
Acts of genocide were strategically implemented by church and the Canadian government to remove Indigenous people from their land and, in turn, their culture.
The MMIWG Inquiry two years later: What’s changed and what still needs to be done?
Ending the Canadian genocide of Indigenous peoples is a legal obligation, requiring honest, active decolonization. The lawyer who wrote the MMIWG’s inquiry’s legal analysis of genocide explains.
President Biden wants more funding for Tribal Colleges and Universities. An Indigenous scholar and professor of education explains why that’s critical for these schools to survive and thrive.