Gale Courey Toensing
2/27/12
While Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was holding his first Crown-First Nations summit with indigenous leaders at the Old Ottawa City Hall last month, the Algonquins of Barr...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/23/12
A United Nations expert panel on human rights has blasted Canada for its treatment of the country’s Indigenous Peoples. During hearings in Geneva on February 22, the U.N...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/18/12
More than a dozen representatives from First Nations and social justice organizations will air their grievances about racial discrimination in Canada in front of a high level body ...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/5/12
Indigenous nations, tribes, individuals and organizations now have a guide on how to prepare a “shadow report” for an upcoming review of the status of human rights and racism in th...
Jana L. Walker

The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples signals a new means to change federal law and policy to restore safety to Native women, to stre...

2/6/12
Gabriel S. Galanda

Nobody can deny that the Obama Administration has worked hard on behalf of Indian country. But despite its recent efforts, the United States still routinely violates Indian treaty rights and sovereignty....

1/27/12
ICTMN Staff
1/6/12
Disaster Response Heeding calls from tribal leaders, the Obama administration now supports a legislative amendment that would allow tribes to apply for federal disaster aid directl...
ICTMN Staff
12/27/10
The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has earned kudos from the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) for requiring clients to document that they have received clearance from indigenous communi...
Katie Hyslop, TheTyee.ca
12/29/11
We all pay when Aboriginal kids aren't given their best chance to learn. Second in a series...
ICTMN Staff
12/20/11
As homes started wending their way toward Attawapiskat, some from as far away as New Brunswick, the United Nations special rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples took Canad...

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