Hal Niedzviecki is the winner of the Flaming Bag of Poo Prize for Best D-Bag Move by an Editor Propagating Appropriation and Racism
The ceremony takes place in the city where TransCanada, the Canadian firm behind the controversial project, is based.
Non-citizens must pay fees when visiting, working or residing on the reserve in Alberta, Canada.
The citizen of the Couchiching First Nation has been at the forefront of the battles against racist mascots and the Dakota Access Pipeline.
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.
'Here we are again,' said Chairman Larry Wright of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska.
Indian Country thought the controversial project was dead until President Donald Trump revived it just four days after taking office.
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.
Carly McIntosh: Our education system is failing young people today (February 1, 2017)
Post 2000, I do not understand the process of how we are educating the younger generation.
Terese Mailhot: Native women care what happens to all our sisters (January 19, 2017)
'Collectively, we need to defend ourselves from people like you, who degrade our identities, politics, theories and criticisms.'
Bad River Band calls for removal of aging pipeline on reservation (January 12, 2017)
The Line 5 pipeline has been transporting oil through the reservation since 1953.
'When Indians mess up bad in the white world, our awards are taken away, and we’re not given a platform to apologize or elicit pity.'
Mike Myers: Indigenous people see through Canada's 150 sham (January 10, 2017)
'As Canada’s 150th anniversary nears it’s disturbing how some indigenous can celebrate it.'
Canadian author Joseph Boyden is a fraud, an imposter, an imposition and an impediment, one who has exploited a mythical indigenous identity for material gain.
Carly McIntosh: Native #BoysWithBraids carry on our traditions (November 28, 2016)
'When our young boys are bullied and teased about their braids they need the protection of our spiritual family.'
Steven Newcomb: Reconciliation means covering up the truth (October 27, 2016)
'There are many words which mask domination and business-as-usual.'
Doug George-Kanentiio: A voice for residential school survivors (October 19, 2016)
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 (October 18, 2016)
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 (October 17, 2016)
Douglas Cardinal has 'had enough' of the offensive Cleveland team's mascot.
Native activists question focus of human rights museum in Canada (October 6, 2016)
'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 (October 3, 2016)
Only about 12 Selkirk caribou live in parts of Idaho and Washington state.
Native man in Saskatchewan fights off bear with hands and bottle (September 19, 2016)
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 (August 31, 2016)
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 (August 29, 2016)
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 (August 22, 2016)
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 (August 19, 2016)
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 (August 17, 2016)
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 (August 15, 2016)
A friend of Dylan Laboucan, 17, and Cory Grey, 19, has been charged in connection with their deaths.
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