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Keystone XL Pipeline developer plans to announce decision by end of year (August 3, 2017)

President Donald Trump has repeatedly taken credit for reviving the Keystone XL Pipeline yet the project is far from a certainty.

Mary Annette Pember: Canada's inquiry into missing and murdered sisters in trouble (August 3, 2017)

A national probe into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls has come under fire in recent weeks as Native leaders and even a former commissioner question its direction.

First Nations are getting into the marijuana game amid uncertainty in U.S. (August 1, 2017)

While only a handful of tribes in the United States have successfully entered the marijuana industry, the picture looks a lot different just across the border.

Acclaimed 'Rumble' documentary shares Indian influence in popular music (August 1, 2017)

A new documentary about the influence of Indian musicians in popular music is playing in theaters in the United States and Canada.

Tribes team up to address northern border issues at conference in August (July 26, 2017)

Two tribes whose territories span the United States border with Canada have joined forces for a unique summit.

Canada continues to distribute $5 -- yes $5 -- in annual treaty payments (July 24, 2017)

The Canadian government continues to distribute $5 every year to citizens of First Nations whose ancestor signed treaties requiring annuity payments.

Pessamit Innu cross Canadian border to fight power line in New Hampshire (July 20, 2017)

The Pessamit Innu First Nation is in the United States to express its opposition to a power line that impacts its homelands in Canada.

Terese Mailhot: Go home with your racism and your rinky dink blankets (July 20, 2017)

The racist op-eds by Joffre McCleary about Natives in Canada contain an alarming ignorance of a history he professes to embrace, Terese Mailhot writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Indian relay team from Blackfeet Nation wins title at Calgary Stampede (July 13, 2017)

Carlson Relay defeated three other Indian relay racing teams at the Calgary Stampede event in Alberta, Canada.

Terese Mailhot: Don't hang a red dress for me if I go missing or murdered (July 12, 2017)

The use of the red dress to raise awareness for the plight of murdered and missing indigenous women is fraught with symbolic overtones, Terese Mailhot writes on Indian Country Media Network.

First Nations seek more resources to address suicide crisis among youth (July 10, 2017)

According to the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, 18 people have taken their lives on reserves in Ontario since January.

Judge to decide who represents Native community in British Columbia (July 7, 2017)

A judge in Canada is being asked to decide who represents a Native community where an energy project has generated significant controversy.

YES! Magazine: Coastal tribes preserve culture and health with clams (July 7, 2017)

Coast Salish people did not only harvest shellfish from the wild, but they actively managed beaches into productive clam beds to ensure a dependable food source.

Ray Cook: A Mohawk perspective on Canada Day and Independence Day (July 5, 2017)

Two countries that took land from indigenous nations. Two holidays that celebrate their new-found freedoms. What's a Native person to do?

Dorothy Grant: Getting treated like a criminal at the US-Canada border (July 5, 2017)

Being recently detained at the US and Canada border served as a reminder of how hard it can be to be Native, Dorothy Grant writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Gabrielle Scrimshaw: I was taken from my mother's arms at two weeks old (June 30, 2017)

More than a century of Indian policy by the Canadian government included forced migration, segregation, limiting education, outlawing culture and separating children from their parents, Gabrielle Scrimshaw writes in The New York Times.

Matthew Hayday: Indigenous activists protest 'celebration of colonialism' in Canada (June 29, 2017)

Canada Day is poised to be the high point of celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of Confederation but indigenous activists are resisting.

Government worker suspended after calling Native principal a 'rabid s----' (June 26, 2017)

An employee of Alberta Health Services in Canada has been suspended and a second is being investigated in connection with a racist text message.

Native woman was jailed and forced to ride with assailant during trial (June 22, 2017)

Authorities in Alberta, Canada, are investigating the treatment of a Native woman who was incarcerated and kept in shackles even though she was the victim of a sexual assault.

Native architect's case against racist 'Chief Wahoo' name proceeds (June 6, 2017)

Famed Native architect Douglas Cardinal will be allowed to proceed with a complaint against the racist mascot of the Cleveland professional baseball team.

Tiffany Midge: A response to winning the cultural appropriation prize (May 22, 2017)

Hal Niedzviecki is the winner of the Flaming Bag of Poo Prize for Best D-Bag Move by an Editor Propagating Appropriation and Racism

Tribes unite in signing declaration against Keystone XL Pipeline (May 16, 2017)

The ceremony takes place in the city where TransCanada, the Canadian firm behind the controversial project, is based.

Blood Tribe cites drug crisis in requiring permits for non-citizens (May 16, 2017)

Non-citizens must pay fees when visiting, working or residing on the reserve in Alberta, Canada.

Activist Tara Houska lands on cover for magazine's 'New Icons' issue (May 15, 2017)

The citizen of the Couchiching First Nation has been at the forefront of the battles against racist mascots and the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Mary Annette Pember: Native artists join forces to change the world (May 1, 2017)

Grassroots organization founded by First Nations artists synonymous with indigenous resistance.

Arlana Bennett: Picking cans with my father became our tradition (April 24, 2017)

An education on racism, Indigenous identity and the quiet dignity of collecting cans by the side of the road.

Terese Mailhot: Politician still pushing assimilation on our people (April 12, 2017)

Lynn Beyak wants us to change our perception and assimilate by adopting white ideologies and perspectives on history.

Terese Mailhot: No justice for our missing and murdered sisters (April 10, 2017)

News of a man who allegedly dismembered a Native woman out in bail has horrified Indigenous women who live in fear of hearing another murdered and missing woman story.

Michael Marchand: Colville Tribes should file land claim in Canada (March 31, 2017)

Now that a Colville citizen has won the right to exercise his aboriginal hunting rights across the border in Canada, what comes next for the Washington-based tribe?

Colville Tribes hail 'historic victory' on aboriginal hunting rights (March 27, 2017)

A judge has concluded that a Colville citizen retains hunting rights in British Columbia, Canada, despite living on the other side of the border.

Indian Country mounts another fight after Donald Trump approves another pipeline (March 24, 2017)

'Here we are again,' said Chairman Larry Wright of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska.

Keystone XL Pipeline route crosses path of Ponca Tribe's forced removal (March 23, 2017)

Indian Country thought the controversial project was dead until President Donald Trump revived it just four days after taking office.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Sixties Scoop survivors win long battle with court decision (March 6, 2017)

The Canadian government took an active role in ripping the children from their families resulting in psychological, spiritual and physical harm.

Darren Bonaparte: Mohawk people have long history with borders (February 27, 2017)

Documents Shed Light on Historic Divisions at Akwesasne.

Winona LaDuke: Tribes emboldened by resistance at Standing Rock (February 1, 2017)

The surge of formal opposition to tar sands and fracked oil pipelines shows how Standing Rock resistance has emboldened Great Lakes tribes.