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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.

Trent University Hosts Seventh Annual Water Awareness Walk May 8

  Trent University invites the community to join the walk on Mother’s Day May 8th and offer thanks to the… Read more »


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

JunoFest Indigenous Showcase Features Buffy Sainte-Marie and All Juno Aboriginal Nominees

When the 2016 Juno Awards came to Treaty-Seven Blackfoot Territory, Tsuu T’ina Nation welcomed all of the inspiring artists to… Read more »

2016 Juno Award winner Buffy Sainte-Marie takes home Contemporary Roots Album of the Year and Aboriginal Album of the Year for _Power In the Blood_.

MLA Melanie Mark: New Kid On The Block Has A Close Connection To The People

I had the opportunity to interview Melanie Mark, newly elected MLA for Vancouver/Mount Pleasant, a riding that was held by… Read more »

Melanie Mark escorted by B.C. NDP leader, John Horgan, during a swearing in ceremony at legislature as members of the Nisga’a First Nations drummers perform honour song.​​

Northern Manitoba First Nation Declares State Of Emergency: AFN Calls For National Suicide Strategy

The Pimicikamak Cree Nation in remote northern Manitoba declared a state of emergency on March 9th after six suicides in… Read more »


Spiritual Journey: New Year Coming

To feel the warmth of the earth and life around us is a blessing from the universe and powers that… Read more »

Ceremonies with Elders and Youth. Photo Credit: Danny Beaton 2015