It seems all party leaders can agree, water advisories in First Nation communities need to end. If there is agreement, then isn’t it time to stop making it a campaign promise and make change?
This federal election, think about which parties are proposing to give power to Indigenous Peoples and their governments.
Genetic analysis of grizzly bear populations in British Columbia has revealed a connection in how bear and human cultures may have responded to the landscape.
There is an urgent need to combat historically fuelled vaccine hesitancy within Indigenous communities. The best way to do this is through evidence-based knowledge and community-led work.
The aim of transitional justice is to usher in a peaceful society after mass atrocity, periods of systemic human rights violations and violent authoritarian regimes. It should be a Canadian priority.
Indigenous people and communities are not monolithic. How they react to and deal with tragedy will be different. Acknowledging that will help us all heal.
The conversation around the U.S.-Canada land border reopening should include Indigenous people and the restrictions they’ve faced since the international border was created.
The discovery of oil and gas made members of the Osage Nation among the richest people in the world. But it also made them targets for exploitation.
Ernest Knocks Off was 18 when he arrived at the Carlisle boarding school in 1879. He was one of many young Native people who fought – in his case, to the death – to retain their language and culture.
It may be possible to expand people’s circle of moral concern and, in turn, promote reconciliation through connecting people to nature.
Large and out-of-control wildfires can seriously damage ecosystems, but Indigenous fire practices can keep ecosystems healthy and resilient, and even increase biodiversity.
Is this decision a real ‘bombshell,’ as it has been depicted? Or does it represent an important step towards the implementation of UNDRIP within provincial and federal legal framework?
Mass unemployment is not a result of people choosing to remain on welfare. Attempts to close the “employment gap” ignore the real cause: unemployment is structural, not behavioural.
Outnumbered 200 to one and using traditional weapons, Tongerlongeter and his warriors drove the colony to desperate measures. In other wars his self-sacrifice would have earned him a medal.
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.