This year's oversight report into the penitentiary system shows that long-standing problems have become entrenched in Canada's federal prisons.
Canada is at a critical crossroads. The Wet’suwet’en conflict brings us to a deciding moment in Canada, one that will shape the future of the nation.
Sportswear is recognized as North America’s contribution to the western fashion tradition — yet its Indigenous and African-American origins are rarely acknowledged.
Academics face the choice of becoming a colony of the Northern mainstream or retreating into a Southern “indigenous” enclave. Both should be resisted.
Australians have been working towards meaningful change for almost a decade. That cannot be derailed by reverting to symbolic recognition.
The world’s millions of indigenous people play a critical role in conserving biodiversity.
The case grappled with the deeper question of whether Indigenous Australians can be considered aliens and therefore excluded from the state.
The RCMP have long been responsible for violence against Indigenous people.
Impact benefit agreements between energy companies and First Nations are typically confidential. But documents suggest First Nations may be trading away their Aboriginal rights.
The recent bushfire horror exposed fundamental flaws in the way we treat the land. First Peoples know the way out of this ecological crisis – if only Australia would listen.
New research shows how prime ministers typically frame national identity on Australia day: it's largely male, heterosexual, white and lacking class distinctions.
Playwright Jane Harrison's The Visitors shows audiences how a group of Indigenous leaders might have debated what to do when the First Fleet landed in 1788 - but where are the women?
The mainstream news media has been biased in its reporting and portrayal of Indigenous Peoples on stories about renewable energy projects. What and how can they do better?
Many of the recommendations of previous inquiries and reviews have yet to be implemented. What we need is a better fire and land management strategy – not another royal commission.
Hockey's scandals don't have to persist if the federal government and the leagues can come together around the new safe sport policies.
The Australian Aboriginal Progressive Association, founded in 1924, made several demands to protect Indigenous rights, including installing an Aboriginal board to sit beneath the federal government.
A safe home, a working fridge and access to transport are all needed before western medicine has a chance of working in the long term. But a new way of providing care can help.
School officials can do a better job engaging families of color. Here are five ways for them to start.
Neil Stonechild was a 17-year-old who froze to death; some of the last people to see him alive were two police officers. His story can motivate Canadians to better Indigenous police relationships.
In the United States, presidential candidates are discussing reparations for the descendants of enslaved men and women.