Human rights

July 18, 2013
Steven Newcomb

In a recent column, I demonstrated that the phrase “Indigenous peoples” means "peoples under dominance" or "peoples under domination."

June 25, 2013
Jennifer Gapetz

An open letter to the media:

May 23, 2013
Cole R. DeLaune

In May 2011, the spectacle of political theater took a quickly forgotten detour into the realm of the absurd when minor protests erupted over the participation of Chicago rapper Common in a White House poetry slam.

May 21, 2013
Tally Monteau-Colombe

Mitakuyapi, Cante waste napeciyuzapi.

April 16, 2013
Jacqueline Pata

The mainstream media has continued to make repeated factual errors when reporting on the high profile Supreme Court custody case involving a Native American father and his daughter.

February 05, 2013
Donna Ennis,

Much of the current resistance to Idle No More movement is rooted in fear, from the dominant culture, that Indigenous people want social change, are feeling agitated and seem determined to make this change a reality.

January 11, 2013
Chelsea Vowel

"Canada is a test case for a grand notion — the notion that dissimilar peoples can share lands, resources, power and dreams while respecting and sustaining their differences.

January 05, 2013
Darren Bonaparte


January 03, 2013
Winona LaDuke

As Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence enters her fourth week on a hunger strike outside the Canadian parliament, thousands of protesters in Los Angeles, London, Minneapolis and New York City, voice their support.

January 02, 2013
Peter d'Errico

Two Worlds: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects is a new book about the campaign to break indigenous social structures by removing the children: "Governments…paid agencies and c

January 01, 2013

The Idle No More campaign is in full-swing to the north, and Dakota people associated with the 38+2 memorial horse ride have apparently abandoned the struggle for justice for Indigenous people here with the promotion of their mantra “forgive everyone everything.” That feel-good slogan will be lit

December 22, 2012
Donna Ennis

I have been thinking a lot lately about Baby Veronica and how it came to be that this Native child was placed with white adoptive parents.

December 20, 2012
Steve Russell

Everything is not a matter of opinion and all opinions are not equal. In the U.S., we frame all policy arguments in terms of liberty, and since we don’t teach critical thought, who wins the framing dispute wins the argument.