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Indigenous Soldier Database Lists Over 150,000 Names

Yann Castelnot is a former resident of Vimy, France, who immigrated to Canada 13 years ago. Over the past 20… Read more »


Siksika Nation Mother Shocked After Learning Son’s Accused Killer is Set Free on Bail

This is the story of a mother’s worst nightmare. Five months after learning that her son had been murdered, Melodie… Read more »


National Inquiry Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Report: Justice Has Been Denied to Indigenous Women

Under Natural Law, every human being is endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights. These include the Right to… Read more »


Squamish Nation first Indigenous group to Undertake large scale urban project in Canada

What’s a band to do with an oddly-shaped 11-acre parcel of land that’s dissected by the Burrard Bridge? The Squamish… Read more »


‘The System Is Broken’ Say Ontario First Nations Firefighters Of Fire Protection In Indigenous Communities

By Thomas Fitzgerald Indigenous Fire-Related Deaths ‘Frustrating and Heartbreaking’ Matthew Miller is president of the Ontario Native Firefighters Society and… Read more »


Passage of UN Declaration implementation bill should be non-partisan no-brainer

In 2010, former prime minister Stephen Harper publicly reversed his government’s opposition to the UN Declaration on the Rights of… Read more »


Women’s Memorial March Honours Memory, Lives of Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

There is no greater power than the power of love. Love soothes our grief and emotional pain that comes with… Read more »


Nicole Robertson Reflects on Her Role in the Media

Donald Trump is known for dishing it out, but not too many people who are willing to challenge him back…. Read more »


Gary O’Neal: An American Warrior in the Highest Sioux Tradition ‘Guerrero Americano’ Part III

Part III – Part I and II can be found on firstnationsdrum.com O’Neal became attracted to martial arts, and he… Read more »

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Gary O’Neal: An American Warrior in the Highest Sioux Tradition ‘Guerrero Americano’ Part 1

Gary O’Neal was shot, stabbed, and riddled with shrapnel while serving his country over four decades in nations spanning the… Read more »

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