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The Week That Was: September 25, 2016
NMU Awarded Grant to Increase STEM
50 Faces of Indian Country 2016 Mag!
Obama’s Legacy On the Line:Dakota Access
DAPL: Climate Justice Meets Racism
Cherokee Elder Talks Doll-Making
Fighting to Protect ‘Living Forests’
What Does ‘Tribe’ Mean?
Federal Agencies Seek Input From Tribes
Sacred Ground Sold to Dakota Access
Rowling Take on N8V Culture is Dangerous
Atom Bombs, Rotting Pipe Lines
6 Upcoming Films With Native Star Power!
How Standing Rock Helped Boy Keep Braid
Felix Aripa, Coeur d’Alene, Walks On
Archaeologists Petition for DAPL Study
Plastic Soup in the Pacific
Osage Language Program Receives Grant
NPS Future Seeks Native Involvment
Lawsuit: School Failed in Boy’s Death
Thing About Skins
Ontario's Formal Residential School Apology Sets Precedent: Indigenous Leaders
Reuel S. Amdur
Aboriginal leaders in Canada this week hailed as precedent-setting the formal apology by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to Indigenous Peoples for the residential school era, a firs...
Truth and Reconciliation Chair Justice Murray Sinclair Earns Canadian Senate Seat
Reuel S. Amdur
Justice Murray Sinclair, who headed up Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) on aboriginal residential schools, is one of seven new senators appointed by the Governor ...
'Because It's 2015': 9 Stories of Indigenous Triumph in Canada This Year
In 2015, what Indigenous Peoples in Canada had sought for years finally came to pass: A government willing to work with them and “reset the relationship,” a phrase that had become ...
Video: Trudeau Promises to Ask Pope Francis for Residential Schools Apology
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has vowed to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's recommendation that Pope Francis apologize for the residential schools...
Final Truth and Reconciliation Report Draws Action Promises from Tearful Trudeau
Reuel S. Amdur
Twelve-year-old Theland Kicknosway, from the Walpole Island First Nation, led the procession into the hall at the Ottawa Convention Center, playing his ceremonial drum...
Canadian Premiers Back All 94 Truth and Reconciliation Recommendations
The premiers of all 10 provinces and three territories in Canada have pledged to implement all 94 of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) recommendations stemming from t...
Pope Francis Apology Prompts Calls for Direct Address to School Survivors in Canada
Indigenous leaders in Canada welcomed the apology of Pope Francis for the Catholic Church’s complicity in the “grave sins” of colonization, though they hoped it was just a prelude ...
Register to Vote, Oust Conservative Government: AFN Chiefs to First Nations
In his first Assembly of First Nations (AFN) annual conference since taking office as National Chief six months ago, Perry Bellegarde spelled out what reconciliation really means—a...
Indigenous People Eschew Canada Day Celebrations
It’s Canada Day north of the 49th Parallel, when bands play, fireworks light the sky, maple leaf flags flutter proudly in the breeze, and barbeques send tantalizing smells wafting ...
Canada's National Aboriginal Day Has Potential to Change the Conversation and the Government
Dozens of people, tribal leaders, public officials (including Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski and the area's Member of Parliament, Ryan Leef) were gathered around a fire in a prayer...
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