Indigenous people in Canada are far from apolitical or...
Right now, halfway around the world from her Enoch Cree...
Nacho Nyak Dun First Nation, the Tr'ondek Hwech'in First...
It’s not enough that British Columbia wants to flood the...
Code talkers in the United States have been storied,...
Mexico won big at the Montreal First Peoples Festival this...
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Canada

Gale Courey Toensing
8/18/10
MONTREAL—The Montreal First Peoples’ Festival—the city’s signature celebration of indigenous peoples’ art, history and cultures—took place in a brand new outdoor festival space tha...
Valerie Taliman
8/18/10
Part 3 of 5 VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Through their work at the Aboriginal Women’s Action Network and a local rape crisis center, Cherry Smiley and Laura Holland are on the front...
Valerie Taliman
8/11/10
Part 2 of 5 VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Convicted sexual predator Martin Tremblay is still roaming free after two teenage girls died in March—one at his home—after being given a le...
Valerie Taliman
7/28/10
Editor’s note: This is the first in a five-part special series examining the disappearance and murders of hundreds of First Nations girls and women in Canada...
ICTMN Staff
4/23/08
Facing international and internal pressure, the Canadian Parliament on April 8 voted to endorse the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples...
Gale Courey Toensing
4/23/08
The Canadian Parliament has endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples by a majority vote – an action that was lauded by indigenous peoples’ organi...
Gale Courey Toensing
12/26/07
On Sept. 13, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, with 143 member states voting for it and 11 abstaining...
ICTMN Staff
5/30/07
The late Muskogee-Creek elder Philip Deere declared at the historic 1977 address to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, that “We the Indigenous Peoples, are the evidence of ...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/23/07
The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, an advisory body to the U.N.’s Economic and Social Council, is mandated to discuss indigenous issues related to economic an...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/23/07
NEW YORK – In Mexico, Ines Fernandez Ortega, a 27-year- old woman, was preparing food in her kitchen when a group of soldiers entered her house and raped her...

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