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Native America Calling: Indigenous hockey
If you know the names Brian Trottier, Reggie Leach, and Theo Fleury, you are a hockey fan.
The Conversation: Catholic Church avoids accounting for abuses at residential schools
On an intuitive and experiential level, the Catholic Church as an institution was an agent of harm. But Pope Francis has avoided saying so.
Native America Calling: The papal apology
The apology from Pope Francis sought forgiveness for the role the Catholic Church played in atrocities at Native residential schools.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Residential school survivors deserve justice, not an apology
Tens of thousands of Native children suffered abuse at residential schools run by the Catholic Church, all with the compliance of the Canadian government.
Native America Calling: Resources for families facing public trauma
The 2016 shooting death of Coulton Boushie, from the Red Pheasant Cree Nation, touched off a national discussion about race and justice in Canada.
Self-proclaimed ‘Auntie’ admits being wrong about tribal affiliations
A social media figure who built a following by creating “Native” content is backing away from her tribal affiliation claims.
The Conversation: Native nations are the experts on citizenship
There is a growing movement to identify and call-out people who have fraudulently held positions by claiming indigeneity like Cheyanne Turions, Joseph Boyden, Michelle Latimer and Carrie Bourassa.
Native America Calling: Music Maker Edition with PIQSIQ
The Indigenous artistry of Inuksuk Mackay (Inuit) and Tiffany Ayalik (Inuit) comes together as PIQSIQ.
National Museum of the American Indian opens Native Cinema Showcase
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month by watching Indigenous cinema from around the world.
Native America Calling: Catholic reconciliation in Canada?
Pope Francis is scheduled to meet with an Indigenous delegation when he visits Canada in December.
The Conversation: Native ceremony in the age of COVID-19
Indigenous ceremonies have been central to Indigenous health and well-being since time immemorial.
The Conversation: Education system can’t remain silent on Native genocide
The education system needs to help teachers address, repair and heal education towards and beyond reconciliation.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Wearing orange for Native residential school survivors
People ask why the residential-boarding school survivors, their respective families and supporters wear orange.
Albert Bender: Truth, justice, and reconciliation for Indian boarding schools
The sordid history of the U.S. effort to bring Native children into boarding schools is, quite frankly, staggering.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Honoring the survivors of Native residential schools
Almost 2,000 Native children have been found on the grounds of former residential schools and thousands more have yet to be located.
Native America Calling: Music Maker
From harmonious trap sounds sprinkled with poppy vocals Mattmac is leading a positive musical revolution for Native people living with disabilities.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk people demand accountability for residential school abuses
The Akwesasne community demonstrated in the most powerful way its desire to address the terrible effects residential schools have had on the people.
Native America Calling: Residential schools: cycle of grief
The revelation that more unmarked graves were found at a Canadian residential school adds additional injury for Indigenous people.
Native Sun News Today: Native activists keep up pressure on pipelines amid new lawsuit
“We’re not going to stop this pipeline by prayer only. Prayer and action go hand in hand!” Lakota matriarch Mama Julz said of Line 3.
Indian Country Today: Inuit leader Mary Simon makes history in Canada
A longtime advocate for Inuit rights has been tapped as Canada’s governor general, the first Indigenous person to hold the office.
Native America Calling: The complex relationship between Native people and Christianity
Religious-based boarding schools are an enduring symbol of forced assimilation of Native children in the United States and Canada.
Native America Calling: Book of the Month
Clayton Thomas-Muller is sharing his life story in his new book “Life in the City of Dirty Water.”
Google Doodle celebrates Mohawk activist Mary Two-Axe Earley
Mohawk activist Mary Two-Axe Earley, who fought for the equal treatment of Native women in Canada, is the Google Doodle for June 28, 2021.
Kaiser Health News: Blackfeet Nation welcomes tourists after COVID-19 shutdown
Boasting one of the highest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the United States, the Blackfeet Nation is back open for business.
Native Sun News Today: Indian Country rejoices with demise of Keystone XL Pipeline
After more than 10 years of fighting, the Keystone XL Pipeline is finally dead.
Native Sun News Today: Water and land protectors resist another pipeline
Law enforcement reported arresting more than 240 people for participating in a demonstration against a pipeline on Ojibwe treaty territory.
Doug George-Kanentiio: The horrors of the Mohawk residential school
Give us back our lands so that we might be restored to the embrace of the earth.
Indian Country Today: Snotty Nose Rez Kids keep climbing the charts
The First Nations hip-hop duo hits top numbers on Spotify and YouTube, by combining their Native heritage with unapologetic lyrics.
Harold Frazier: Pipelines continue to threaten our treaty territory
This has been a long fight and there is much more to do for our people.
‘A great day for Mother Earth’: Tribes welcome demise of Keystone XL Pipeline
It took over 10 years and three presidential administrations but tribes and Native activists can finally claim victory over the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Native America Calling: Changing the face of Indigenous modeling
Supernaturals Modelling has a roster of Native talent and an insider’s perspective of the benefits and drawbacks of the often glamorous and equally often problematic industry.
Museum won’t verify claims of tribal ancestry after artists withdraw from show
Two artists who admit they aren’t enrolled in any tribal nation have still managed to find their way into museums and educational institutions.
Native America Calling: The threat to Indigenous people in Canada and Mexico
Native America Calling will take time to look at the Missing and Murdered issue in our neighboring countries.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Our people continue to be killed by police
Killing another human is what police officers can do with an almost complete immunity from prosecution.
Cronkite News: Native community takes off on video sharing app
Native people join TikTok for different reasons. But they stay for the community, for the culture and to fulfill their sacred duty.
Native America Calling: Indigenous Canadians lead the push for change
Native America Calling will catch up on the major issues in Canada and how Indigenous people are setting the course to influence change.
Indian Country Today: Energy company in ‘denial’ about trafficking
“Those arrests aren’t surprising but it’s very sad when what you’ve been warning about for years actually comes to light,” said Sheila Lamb of the Minnesota Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s Task Force.
Native America Calling: Exposing false Native heritage
There’s been a continuing stream of prominent people who initially benefitted from their Indigenous identity but were forced to backtrack when those claims couldn’t be documented.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Why the Mohawk people never had ‘chiefs’
We must have the women take charge in Mohawk society.
Montana Free Press: Court blocks gold mine near Yellowstone National Park
A Canadian company has been dealt a setback in efforts to develop an area known as Paradise Valley.
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