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The Week That Was: February 7, 2016
Assimilation, Integration, Colonization
Dem Presidential Election is Fixed
HA HA! Comic Jonny R's The Ojibwe Outlaw
Native Humor: Pow Wow Jokes & Stick NDNs
Diné Beads, Sells Sports Medallions
Yo Mackelmore! Gyasi's White Privilege 3
Omaha Superbowl Invite to Peyton Manning
Video: Rare Blue Whale Mother and Calf
College Fund Ad to Increase Enrollment
NMAI Profile: Ken St. Marks
Six Super Bowl 50 Prop Bets
Osage Nation Wins Bid on Turner Ranch
USDA Investments Impact Rural America
Brown Changes Fall Holiday to IPD
Hillary and Bernie, Mano y Mano
USDA Microloans to Farmers Purchase Land
LA Tribe Gets $48mn for Climate Move
Giant Lake Disappears!
Cherokee Elder Talks Candy and Santa
Thing About Skins
Indigenous Leaders: TRC Report Calls for Action; Let's Take It
Indigenous leaders greeted the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s summary report on residential schools with openness while urging all Canadians to embrace the fi...
Mary Simon to Receive the 2014 Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations
Inuit diplomat and leader Mary Simon, former president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, will receive the 2014 Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations from the Canadian Council for ...
Inuit Flood Twitter With 'Sealfies' After Ellen DeGeneres Selfie Funds Hunt Haters
David P. Ball
A month after Ellen DeGeneres tweeted her record-breaking celebrity-laden selfie during the Oscars on March 2—now surpassing 3.4 million retweets—Samsung's $1.5-million donation to...
Nunavik Pioneer and Inuit Right Activist Jacob Oweetaluktuk Walks On
Jacob Oweetaluktuk, one of the founding members of the Inuit Tapirisat of Canada—now known as Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK)—walked on October 31. He was 76...
Canada Takes Helm of Arctic Council With First Indigenous Leader
With prospectors set to descend upon the Arctic faster than its ice is melting, Canada took the helm of the Arctic Council on May 15 as Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq became the fi...
Inuit and Canadian Officials Lash Out at European Union's Seal Products Ban
Canadian, Inuit and international trade leaders alike are lashing out at a European Union court decision to uphold a ban, first enacted three years ago, on seal products...
Making a Northern Scene: Indigenous Artists Take Over Ottawa
Beginning this evening, April 25, and running to May 4, Canada’s National Arts Centre in Ottawa will present Northern Scene, the sixth in a series of biennial national Scene festiv...
New Regional Indigenous Leaders Vow to Ratchet Up Self-Determination Fight
David P. Ball
This summer has seen a swathe of regional indigenous leaders elected across Canada—and may provide a glimpse of what's ahead for the rocky Indigenous-Crown relationship...
ITK President Mary Simon Bows Out
Mary Simon, at the helm of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) for the past six years, has announced she will not seek a third term as president in the June 6 election...
Aboriginal Health Services Decimated by Federal Cuts
More indigenous health programs have come under the budget axe, and Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq has come under fire...
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