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Steven Newcomb: Reconciliation means covering up the truth Steven Newcomb: Reconciliation means covering up the truth (10/27)
'There are many words which mask domination and business-as-usual.'
Doug George-Kanentiio: A voice for residential school survivors Doug George-Kanentiio: A voice for residential school survivors (10/19)
For once in our lives we need to have the respect of deciding how we can secure true peace on our terms.
Native architect in Canada loses complaint against racist mascot Native architect in Canada loses complaint against racist mascot (10/18)
Attorney: 'You could not call a team the New York Jews. Why is it OK to call a team the Cleveland Indians?'
Native architect in Canada files complaint over U.S. baseball team's racist mascot Native architect in Canada files complaint over U.S. baseball team's racist mascot (10/17)
Douglas Cardinal has 'had enough' of the offensive Cleveland team's mascot.
Native activists question focus of human rights museum in Canada Native activists question focus of human rights museum in Canada (10/06)
'It’s the Great Canadian Myth on display,' one activist told The New York Times.
Kootenai Tribe aims to revive only herd of caribou in United States Kootenai Tribe aims to revive only herd of caribou in United States (10/03)
Only about 12 Selkirk caribou live in parts of Idaho and Washington state.
Native man in Saskatchewan fights off bear with hands and bottle Native man in Saskatchewan fights off bear with hands and bottle (09/19)
Jack Ballantyne, 44, got some scratches on his arm but otherwise did not suffer serious injuries during the attack.
Carly McIntosh: First Nations get little help with water problems Carly McIntosh: First Nations get little help with water problems (08/31)
Imagine every morning having to set a full pot of tap water on your stove and continuing to wait for it to boil just to be able to drink it.
Second switched at birth case uncovered at First Nation hospital Second switched at birth case uncovered at First Nation hospital (08/29)
Leon Swanson and David Tait Jr. were born days apart in early 1975 at the Norway House Indian Hospital
Native mother reunites with children stolen by government in 60s Native mother reunites with children stolen by government in 60s (08/22)
During the Sixties Scoop, an estimated 20,000 Native children were taken from their homes and placed in foster care or up for adoption.
Ktunaxa Nation works to keep language alive for new generations Ktunaxa Nation works to keep language alive for new generations (08/19)
A school on the Lower Kootenay Reserve in British Columbia is drawing interest thanks to its focus on language and culture.
Carly McIntosh: Racism to blame for missing and murdered sisters Carly McIntosh: Racism to blame for missing and murdered sisters (08/17)
The Government of Canada was to improve trust with indigenous people but it seems that contract has already been changed.
Friend charged with double homicide for slayings of Native youth Friend charged with double homicide for slayings of Native youth (08/15)
A friend of Dylan Laboucan, 17, and Cory Grey, 19, has been charged in connection with their deaths.
Native inmate disappears after being taken to powwow on reserve Native inmate disappears after being taken to powwow on reserve (08/15)
Darrell Moosomin, 54, walked away from the elder who was escorting him at the powwow on the Samson Cree Nation in Alberta.
Native politician steps down from Cabinet in Canada amid scandal Native politician steps down from Cabinet in Canada amid scandal (08/09)
Hunter Tootoo admitted to an 'inappropriate' relationship in the workplace after being named to a top post by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Winona LaDuke: Maybe it's time to work closely with tribal nations Winona LaDuke: Maybe it's time to work closely with tribal nations (08/08)
For the people of White Earth and other tribes, both cases may mean that our tribal government and legal institutions may be able to protect citizens from non Indian businesses who break our laws.
Native women lead official inquiry into missing and murdered sisters Native women lead official inquiry into missing and murdered sisters (08/04)
Three of the five commissioners for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls are Native women.
First Nation still in shock as young couple shot to death on reserve First Nation still in shock as young couple shot to death on reserve (08/01)
Dylan Laboucan, 17, and Cory Grey, 19, were planning a future together, family members from the Whitefish Lake First Nation said.
Native mother unable to visit daughter's grave after long search Native mother unable to visit daughter's grave after long search (07/19)
Therese Ukaliannuk traveled to Quebec to find the resting place of Marieyvonne but didn't find the burial site.
Native mother locates grave of daughter who died after being sent to residential school Native mother locates grave of daughter who died after being sent to residential school (07/18)
Marieyvonne Alaka was only four years old when she was sent to a residential school. She died four years later.
Inquest fails to resolve deaths of four Native students in Ontario Inquest fails to resolve deaths of four Native students in Ontario (07/13)
Seven students, ranging in ages from 15 to 21, died in Thunder Bay, Ontario, between 2000 and 2011.
Native lawmaker returns to seat after charges dropped in Canada Native lawmaker returns to seat after charges dropped in Canada (07/13)
Patrick Brazeau had been suspended in connection with a fraud and breach of trust case.
Native woman avoids hate crime sentence for punching non-Native Native woman avoids hate crime sentence for punching non-Native (07/07)
Tamara Crowchief yelled 'I hate white people' before assaulting a non-Native victim in Calgary, Alberta.
Carly McIntosh: For our missing and murdered sisters in Canada Carly McIntosh: For our missing and murdered sisters in Canada (07/04)
A poem to the missing and murdered Aboriginal women of Canada.
Musician brings Native language to stage in Canada Day concert Musician brings Native language to stage in Canada Day concert (07/01)
Ron Austin, an artist and hereditary chief from the Wet'suwet'en Nation of British Columbia, collaborated with musician Alex Cuba on the effort.
Effort builds for missing and murdered Native women and girls Effort builds for missing and murdered Native women and girls (06/29)
A resolution in Congress seeks to designate May 5, 2017, as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.
Harold Monteau: Lessons from Canada in indigenous law and policy Harold Monteau: Lessons from Canada in indigenous law and policy (06/21)
The history of the development of Federal Indian Law in the U.S. reveals a marked similarity to the development of Canadian Law.
Steven Newcomb: True honor and respect for the original nations Steven Newcomb: True honor and respect for the original nations (06/14)
It is time to reset the relationship based on true honor and respect for the Original Free Nations.
Families of missing Native women in Canada still waiting for justice Families of missing Native women in Canada still waiting for justice (05/24)
After years of pressure, the government has finally launched a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk actor Jay Silverheels was more than famous 'Tonto' role Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk actor Jay Silverheels was more than famous 'Tonto' role (05/23)
He was Jay Silverheels the most famous Native person of the 1940's and 50's as the result of playing Tonto to the Lone Ranger.
Harold Monteau: Lessons from Canada in indigenous law and policy Harold Monteau: Lessons from Canada in indigenous law and policy (05/23)
While the United States Indian Policy swings over 200 or so years has varied from 'wars of conquest and submission' to the current 'Self-determination and Self-governance' the central theme of 'assimilation' persists to this day.
Steven Newcomb: Reconciliation report fails to expose realities Steven Newcomb: Reconciliation report fails to expose realities (05/17)
Clearly, the Original Nations existing north of the international boundary between Canada and the United States do not consider their treaties to be 'treaties of surrender.'
Matthew Nahdee: Colonialism taught us to hate and distrust each other Matthew Nahdee: Colonialism taught us to hate and distrust each other (05/17)
The government has underfunded us and degraded our rights to the land and the glory it brings when influenced with our spirituality and connection to it.
Native residential school survivors reach $50M settlement in Canada Native residential school survivors reach $50M settlement in Canada (05/10)
People who lived at residential schools in Newfoundland and Labrador will benefit from direct payments.
Canada to support United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Canada to support United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (05/10)
Canada was one of four governments -- a list that included the United States -- that voted against the declaration in September 2007.

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