Policies aimed at reducing youth suicide will fail if they don't acknowledge the cumulative effects of history, associated intergenerational trauma and ongoing violence towards Indigenous Australians.
Canada's federal government is running out of time before the summer session to pass a bill that would pardon those convicted of minor cannabis possession.
Few First Nations candidates have succeeded in getting elected to parliament, but it is clear that when they do, they can make a substantial difference.
Thunder Bay has received national press for its historically inequitable relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations. Local journalism could help the city face those challenges.
The International Year of Indigenous Languages serves as a good impetus to start implementing policies that prioritises Africa's own languages.
In Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, Anzac stories are often coloured by racism and ongoing injustices that negate the myth of Anzac 'mateship'.
Historically, western corporate maps have been privileged over Indigenous ones. But given the essential debate of territory in resource conflicts, maps are a crucial tool.
The number of seniors experiencing homelessness in Vancouver has increased in recent years, according to the city’s Homeless Count.
Kapyong Barracks in Winnipeg is set to be transferred to Treaty One First Nations to become an urban reserve. A 64-hectare parcel in an affluent area, the reserve will be a test of reconciliation.
Estimating our ancestry is hard – because our backgrounds are much more mixed up than we thought. So don't take your DNA ancestry test results literally: they're just a prediction.
It may not be legally called genocide, but the impact of the Canadian government's actions, including the sterilization of Indigenous women, still add up to genocidal practices.
It's far away from the cities and towns where banks and finance companies are really predatory, but it's not where Hayne looked.
In an attempt to respond to the TRC's calls to action, academic disciplines such as mathematics can contribute through community-led partnerships with Indigenous peoples.
Wherever there is an ugly, unresolved injustice pulling at the fabric of a society, there is an opportunity to haul it out in public and deal with it through a truth commission.
It's time to engage with Indigenous people through the governance systems built prior to European settlement.
Built on historical research, this article tells the resilient, fascinating and rarely told history of Indigenous women's organizing and resistance in Saskatchewan.
National programs have not yielded improved achievement rates in schools. We need to empower local people to take responsibility and collaborate to develop programs.
Museums around the world hold remains of Aboriginal people that were often taken without permission and in the absence of accurate records. New DNA methods may help return these items to country.
Once we understand genocide as something that can take awhile, with victims dying of starvation and disease rather than outright murder, we can recognize the genocide of Indigenous peoples in Canada.
Indigenous entrepreneurship is growing at a rate six times faster than the general Canadian population and it is 10 years younger. Culturally relevant financial literacy is critical to its success.