ICTMN Staff
7/16/14
The Assembly of First Nations, leaderless since the resignation of Shawn A-in-chut Atleo on May 2, will hold elections in the fall for a new National Chief...
Assembly of First Nations
6/21/14
In honor of National Aboriginal Day and National Aboriginal Awareness Month, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Executive Committee encourages all Canadians to take every...
ICTMN Staff
6/16/14
Indigenous Peoples in Canada are celebrating Aboriginal Awareness month all throughout June and using the designation to draw attention to what their cultures have to offer the nat...
ICTMN Staff
6/11/14
As Indigenous Peoples in Canada marked the sixth anniversary of the historic apology by Prime Minister Stephen Harper over the country’s residential schools program, aboriginal lea...
ICTMN Staff
5/22/14
Indigenous leaders in Canada were vindicated upon the release of the report of James Anaya, the outgoing United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, whic...
ICTMN Staff
5/17/14
Aboriginal women are “overrepresented” among totals of murdered and missing women in Canada, accounting for 16 percent of female homicide victims while comprising just 4.3 percent ...
Judith Sayers, The Tyee
5/14/14
When Shawn Atleo became the eleventh national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) in 2009, many people saw the heralding of a new era of leadership and possible change...
ICTMN Staff
5/2/14
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo announced his resignation on Friday May 2, citing a standoff with the Canadian government over the controversial Firs...
Rick Kearns
5/2/14
Canadian mining projects have led to severe human rights violations and environmental damage in indigenous Colombian communities; now Amnesty International (AI), along with First N...
Carolyn Bennett

Indigenous women in Canada experience rates of violence more than three times that of non-Indigenous women and young Indigenous women are five times more likely to die of violence....

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