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First Nations an Integral Part of Clean Energy Landscape in BC

By Paul Kariya, Executive Director Clean Energy BC (CEBC) As Executive Director of CEBC, which represents clean energy operators and… Read more »

Culliton Creek hydro facility commissioning

On Call for Fentanyl

by Michelle Oleman Vancouver BC, one of Canada’s largest and busiest port cities, is riddled with overdose victims – many… Read more »

On Call for Fentanyl

Joseph Boyden Now Questioned for Similarities

by Frank Larue Joseph Boyden is one of the most successful native authors in Canada. His books, the Orenda, Three… Read more »

Joseph Boyden

One of Canada’s Finest Writers, Richard Wagamese Dies at 61

by Frank Larue Richard Wagamese, one of Canada’s greatest writers, died in March. “He taught us about our history. He… Read more »

Richard Wagamese

Natives Are Defending Ontario Forests

by Dr. John Bacher (PhD) and Danny Beaton Our Mother Earth is protectively robed in a cloak of beautiful forests,… Read more »

City Hall Council Niagara Falls 2016.  Photo by photo by Sandy Devih Heeralal 2016

Scoop of the Sixties Victims Win Day in Court

By Frank Larue When the dark era of the residential school came to an end in the early sixties, a… Read more »

Sixties Scoop gathering

Gitxsan Nation Divided Due to Pipeline Agreement

by Frank Larue Liberal leader Christie Clark has done everything possible to push through the LNG projects, whereas native leaders… Read more »

Gitanmaax is a reserve in northern B.C.

Members Denied Status With Newfoundland Band

by Frank Larue The Mi’kmaq’s in Newfoundland have had to deal with a tragic history. In 1949, when Newfoundland became… Read more »

William Prosper, a second generation Mi’kmaq descendant of the Prosper family, sits with his wife, Madeline, outside their wigmam in Nova Scotia sometime before William’s death in 1923. Photo: Nova Scotia Museum

Year of the Woman: FND Celebrates Women of Change

By: Niimi Fontaine In honour of Women’s Day, March 8th 2017, the First Nations Drum celebrates Native women who have… Read more »

Buffy Sainte-Marie

Indigenous Women Join The March

By Lee Waters Hundreds of thousands of women turned Washington’s National Mall into a sea of pink on Saturday, sending… Read more »