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Filed Under: Canada | Education | Law
First Nations attorney wears regalia to law society ceremony (06/23)
Christina Gray will the first person to wear a Tsimshian button blanket and cedar hat to the bar ceremony.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Mary Annette Pember: Healing from residential schools in Canada (06/09)
One of the first actions of Indian residential school administrators was to cut the children’s long hair, a terrible indignity for First Nations people that came to symbolize a cut with their cultures and families.

Filed Under: Canada | Education | National
Mary Annette Pember: 'Cultural genocide' at residential schools (06/03)
It was a long time coming, but the words that residential school survivors and their loved ones had long awaited were finally spoken.

Filed Under: Canada | Education | National
Mary Annette Pember: Finding truth and reconciliation in Canada (06/02)
More than 7,000 walkers thronged through the streets of Ottawa on May 31 in a show of reconciliation and unity as the five-year investigation into the residential school era of Canada began coming to a close.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Murder charges for deaths of homeless Native men in Manitoba (04/29)
John Paul Ostamas, 39, is accused of murdering three people on the streets of Winnipeg.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Aboriginal homeland of the Six Nations (03/17)
The total land holdings for the Iroquois is 88,716 acres of the original 25,000,000, about 0.034 percent of the ancestral Haudenosaunee territory in New York State.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Native snipers among world's deadliest (03/02)
The Native sharpshooter was able to disrupt field movements and cut the chain of command among the European trained armies with their bright uniformed and glittering metal rank adornments.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion | Politics
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne: Concerns about US border bill (02/18)
When 9/11 happened, the national media was quick to point to Akwesasne as the route terrorists used to enter the country, and for weeks this information was shared around the world erroneously.

Filed Under: Canada
Leader of First Nation welcomes Guardian Angels to reserve (02/05)
Chief Georjann Morriseau said the band needs support in its battle against drugs, crime and the sex trafficking industry.

Filed Under: Canada
Native girl who refused chemotherapy treatment dies at age 11 (01/21)
Makayla Sault made headlines when she turned to traditional methods of healing for her leukemia.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | Law
Canadian man cleared of federal charges in eagle feather case (01/15)
John P. Volpe is from the Nipissing First Nation but isn't enrolled in a U.S. tribe.

Filed Under: Canada | National
Al Jazeera: Mohawk people spend lives on both sides of border (01/12)
Miss the roadside signs welcoming you to Akwesasne and it can be hard to know you've arrived - possibly in another country.

Filed Under: Canada
Agency wanted Native woman to buy ancestral home site (11/12)
Darlene Necan faces a fine of at least $10,000 for building a home on land that belongs to the province of Ontario.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Deskaheh was hero to the Iroquois (11/12)
Traditional Iroquois place a high value on community service, humility and generosity.

Filed Under: Canada
Native woman charged for building home on ancestral land (11/10)
After trying to find housing for years, Darlene Necan took matters into her own hands.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Police in Ontario investigate letter that threatens Native people (09/16)
The letter was described as 'very disturbing' as is being treated as a hate crime.

Filed Under: Canada | National
Cherokee Nation police find man who disappeared 37 years ago (08/27)
Tribal police acted on a tip from authorities in Canada and found a man who went missing in 1977.

Filed Under: Canada | Education | Law
Judge orders destruction of residential school survivor records (08/08)
Records will be destroyed after 15 years but survivors will be able to determine if they want their stories sent to a national archive.

Filed Under: Canada | National
Native Sun News: Site documents missing and murdered women (07/30)
Amidst wide spread government intrusion and an epidemic of murder and kidnapping of Indigenous women, First Nation people in Canada are finding ways to address these issues by decolonizing their world and institutions.

Filed Under: Canada | Education | Law
Judge hears dispute over fate of residential school documents (07/17)
Residential school survivors submitted information about abuse they suffered.

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