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Canada Accepts UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous People

By Frank Larue   “We are now a full supporter of the declaration, without qualification” Canadian Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn… Read more »

Canadian Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett

MONUMENT HONOURING FIRST NATION WW I HERO UNVEILED ON NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY

FRANCIS PEGAHMAGABOW ONE OF ONLY 39 CANADIANS AWARDED MILITARY MEDAL THREE TIMES – MOST BATTLE AWARDS EVER RECEIVED BY AN… Read more »

The life-sized bronze monument, created by Sudbury-based sculptor Tyler Fauvelle is situated on the Georgian Bay waterfront at the Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, Parry Sound, Ontario.

Native Healing — Focus and Balance

…. in memory of Alicja Rozanska  Once we focus on walking out the prison door free again we have to… Read more »

Mohawk Spiritual Leader Tom Porter and Danny Beaton around 1996. Photo by Oren Lyons

Lampe sworn-in as Nunatsiavut’s third President

The new President of Nunatsiavut says he’s looking forward to working to advance the interests of all Beneficiaries of the… Read more »

Johannes Lampe

Occupy INAC Vancouver Ends After Protesters Secure Meeting With Federal Ministers

By Sophie Woodrooffe Protesters gathered outside the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada in downtown Vancouver to announce “a day of… Read more »

Valeen Jules OccupyINAC Vancouver photo by Sophie Woodrooffe

Port Investment in Kitkatla Kitchen and Greenhouse Benefits Skill Development and Community Nutrition

PRINCE RUPERT, BRITISH COLUMBIA — The Port of Prince Rupert announced today that a $244,000 investment from its Community Investment… Read more »

Over 100 Kitkatla residents  came to celebrate the new community kitchen and garden.

Métis And Non-Status Indians Receive Federal Recognition From Supreme Court

It has been a long time coming but Métis people and Non-Status Indians now have full status thanks to a… Read more »

The late Métis leader Harry Daniels, who began the case for non-status Indians in 1999.

They are benefiting from our misery: The Rape of Northern Ontario

www.dannybeaton.ca     In Memory Of Alicja Rozanska Two weeks before the takeover of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), I… Read more »

DBeaton occupyINAC slide

Endangered Owls Released by Upper Nicola First Nation

The Upper Nicola Band recently celebrated the release of critically endangered burrowing owls in their territory. On Sunday, April 10,… Read more »

Bernadette Manual holds a Burrowing Owl before its release back into the wild.

Going Home Star: A Heartrending Tribute to Residential School Survivors

The Canadian residential school system operated on a federally sanctioned policy aimed at eradicating First Nations culture. That is the… Read more »

RWB Company dancers Sophia Lee and Liang Xing in Going Home Star, 2014 performance. Photo by Samanta Katz