In Canada and the U.S., Native people have been attacked and died at the hands of the police, at times in the most brutal of ways.
Bias in the media has been shown to be a problem for Indigenous Peoples around the world.
When I was growing up on Akwesasne Mohawk Territory there were social habits which reflected an historical response to the devastating communicable diseases which came close to wiping out our ancestors.
The Wet’suwet’en conflict brings us to a deciding moment in Canada, one that will shape the future of the nation.
The world is beginning to better understand that the core of extractive industries are tied to deep political and economic conflicts related to the settler-colonial present and a shared colonial history.
Go to the hell you tried to create for us on this earth.


Let us begin by acknowledging the fact that band councils are not First Nations while beginning the process of restoring our peoples to true national status.

The Sault Tribe has taken a leadership position in defending the waters of the upper Great Lakes from industrial pollution.

An impressive lineup of artists and performers are taking part in the International Indigenous Music Summit, now in its second year.

Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists is the first museum exhibition exclusively devoted to Native American women artists from the United States and Canada.

For Indigenous Peoples who have lived within their traditional territories for generations, music is a repository of ecological knowledge, with songs embedding ancestors’ knowledge, teachings and wisdom.

A collaboration between Indigenous tradition and Western science may offer a way to bolster both Haida culture and the marine ecosystem intertwined with it.

On November 29, 1990, the body of Neil Stonechild was found frozen in a field on the outskirts of town. He was just 17 years old at the time of his death.

The bells of the Catholic Church continue to call Mohawk Christians to return to mass and renew their faith.

Indigenous knowledge is an essential asset for communities to adapt to climate change, by knowing the land, using the local natural resources, sharing capital, and taking a community approach to local issues.

The real epidemic is the criminal way in which the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women has been historically overlooked.

In Canada, Inuit and academic health care researchers have teamed up to combat poor cultural awareness in mainstream health care services.

Tensions are rising between the Kanien’kéha:ka (Mohawk) of Kanehsatà:ke and the Québec municipality of Oka.

'When something happens to an Indigenous person, to a Native person, why isn’t that being heard? We’re just another number.'

Everyone should acknowledge the positive impact Indigenous hunting can have on the protection and monitoring of the environment.

Two generations saw our Inuit and Dine homelands in Northern Canada nearly destroyed. Now my way of life is one of cultural repair.

Recently in Canada and the United States, a small but vocal minority of white French-descendants have used an ancestor born between 300 and 400 years ago to claim an 'Indigenous' identity.

Wab Kinew could have been the first Indigenous person to lead Manitoba as the chief executive of the province.

While there has been a recent growing awareness of Indigenous cultures at Canadian universities, racism, violence and dismissal still dominate conversations on campus.

Project Reconciliation is a direct response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's call for Indigenous communities 'gain long-term sustainable benefits from economic development projects.'

If Canada continues to ignore its obligations to Indigenous peoples under long-standing agreements, UNDRIP and other international agreements, reconciliation will remain but a superficial buzzword.

You can’t make this stuff up. At the end of the fossil fuel era, the plan is to transfer the liability to Native people.

Land acknowledgment is a recognition of a truth, a kind of verbal memorial that we erect in honor of indigenous peoples.

The disappearance and murder of indigenous girls and women in Canada is a genocide that the government is responsible for.

For more than 100 years, Native children in Maine were removed from their homes by state authorities and placed with White families in an attempt to erase their indigenous identity.

For too long we political scientists in Canada have been bystanders to discussions about cultural genocide and genocide.

Canadian constitutional law and Aboriginal law are not likely what comes to mind when identifying the cause of a wildfire disaster.

The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls final report concludes that the long-term and ongoing murders and disappearances is an ongoing genocide.

After a blockbuster season in which tribal treaties have been front and center, it looks like the Supreme Court is taking a little break from Indian Country.

One genocide is never the same as another, and therefore a static law or a fixed concept of genocide is of little use to protect us from its horrors.

Two studies published in the journal Nature attempt to shed light on the genetic origins of American Indians, Alaska Natives and other Native peoples