Gale Courey Toensing
3/14/12
The federal government of Canada has not addressed the issue of persistent poverty among Indigenous Peoples, nor has it implemented the right to free, prior and informed consent be...
Duane Champagne
3/14/12
One of the arguments against indigenous self-government is that it requires special rights and stokes the flames of cultural, political and identity difference...
Duane Champagne
3/5/12
It was four and a half years ago—September 13, 2007 to be precise—that the U.N...
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...

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