As a language of instruction, French has long held a prominent place in Senegal’s institutions and media. But Wolof, the most spoken national language, has regained its lost places.
Indigenous language instructors struggle to keep their languages from becoming lost.
A historian of the residential schools explains how religion played a key role in assimilationist systems for Indigenous children in Canada and the United States.
People must learn more about the history and legacies of residential schools and day schools and understand their relationship to Canada’s colonial project.
After years of marginalization, the bèlè dance has been embraced by a growing community who see it as a form of social and spiritual healing.
A scholar of social work shares what he has learned about colorism by conducting research in more than 20 countries over the past few decades.
Senegal’s colonial heritage has been interpreted to conceive an African future, turning colonial heritage into an archive of a possible Afrotopia.
Being both trans and a person of color comes with a unique set of challenges. Collectively working toward overcoming these barriers is one way this community fights for survival.
The similarities between ongoing settler-colonialism in China and the history of settler-colonialism in Canada are frighteningly similar.
Canadians of Central American descent choose to heal and respond to ongoing trauma with care and community.
As people recognize the value in weaving together knowledge systems and move towards reconciliation, Indigenous Peoples are being increasingly approached.
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.
The suburban-built environment whitewashes the violence and theft on which Canada is built.
From Germany to Georgetown, the Global North has a lot to learn about reckoning successfully with past human rights wrongs.
The minutiae of bureaucratic policy and procedure perpetuates colonialism and undermined a fully Tŝilhqot’in-led pandemic response.
With the reauthorization of the nation’s landmark anti-domestic violence law, there’s the chance that more cases of violence against Indigenous women will be prosecuted.
Acts of genocide were strategically implemented by church and the Canadian government to remove Indigenous people from their land and, in turn, their culture.
Ground-penetrating radar located the remains of 215 First Nations children in a mass unmarked grave, revealing a macabre part of Canada’s hidden history.
Narratives that historicize colonialism are not new. Canadians and our leaders have a long history of denying our settler colonial present.
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.