Opponents of the U.K. government’s Northern Ireland Troubles Act argue it violates the Good Friday Agreement by denying victims their right to justice.
Lori Campbell, a ‘60s Scoop survivor, challenges the CBC’s motives in their exposé on the questionable Indigenous roots of legendary singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie.
Transport development paved the way for colonization and is directly linked to the chronic and extreme social inequities Indigenous communities continue to face to this day.
Survivors of multiple colonial school systems need their voices to be heard. An exhibit examines how colonial schooling policies over a century and a half influenced the Blood People.
Manitoba’s provincial government has declined to support a search for three murdered Indigenous women, citing health and safety concerns. An ethicist explains why this decision needs to be rethought.
How we represent a place can reveal much about it and even more about who we are and what we value.
The Uluru Statement from the Heart calls for truth-telling as a crucial step towards reconciliation. What does this process involve, and what are the potential promises and pitfalls?
Rusesabagina’s release portrays Rwanda’s president as a pragmatist – one willing to negotiate once a security threat is neutralised.
For Indigenous literature courses to be successful, Indigenous cultural safety must be centred, and commitment to teacher professional development is a must.
Canada’s recent resolution to label the Indian Residential School system as genocide (and not cultural genocide) is not a mere alteration of words, it is a significant and consequential change.
France’s ‘renewed partnership’ with Algeria may be less about exploring a difficult and painful past and more about pressing political concerns.
To fully implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Canada must engage in genuine and inclusive law reform.
In B.C., residential school principals sat on public school boards, and some Indigenous children even attended public schools. Understanding such links matters for truth and reconciliation.
A Catholic theologian writes about why papal apologies can be meaningful, even when some may see them as mere words.
It is worth considering whether efforts to enlist the church in reconciliation have been helped or hindered by how settlers think about early written records.
Linguistic rights are human rights that apply to majorities and minorities alike, not just at the discretion of those who hold power.
The similarities between ongoing settler-colonialism in China and the history of settler-colonialism in Canada are frighteningly similar.
A papal apology, if done in ‘a good way,’ could help remove barriers to transforming harmful relationships between Indigenous Peoples and the Catholic Church.
A better understanding of what most genocide scholars believe can help people understand how Canada’s Indian Residential School system fits with the definition of genocide.
Whatever its flaws, it doesn’t mean the government action plan should be ignored or opposed. Rather, more needs to be done to achieve its goals.