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First Nations take control and contribute to a step-by-step wildfire evacuation plan suited to their cultural and community needs

Determining when to evacuate when under threat from a wildfire is an extremely difficult decision for many First Nations communities,… Read more »


Indigenous people can now reclaim traditional names on their passports and other ID

Long-awaited policy change follows Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendation When survivor Peter Nakogee first went to St. Anne’s Residential School… Read more »


Simon Wiesenthal Center Highlights Unique Story of Two Native American Soldiers in Honor of 76th Anniversary of Liberation of Dachau Concentration Camp

April 27, 2021  –  In commemoration of the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau Concentration Camp by American… Read more »


Margo Kane celebrates 20 years of the Talking Stick Festival and a career full of accomplishments in 2021

For over 40 years, Cree-Saulteaux performing artist, artistic director, writer and cultural worker, Margo Kane, has been a galvanizing force on… Read more »


Teaming up to tackle diabetes with positive change

  Working with a diabetes educator means being in a partnership that can change your life for the better. Just… Read more »


Moccasin fragment reveals precolonial connection between Subarctic and Southwest

March 9, 2021 – Thunder Bay, Ont. Photo cutline: An 800 year-old Promontory moccasin constructed in a Subarctic style. Credit:… Read more »


Inuit midwives say they left Nunavut centre after years of mistreatment

IQALUIT, NUNAVUT — Cas Augaarjuk Connelly and Rachel Qiliqti Kaludjak never wanted to stop working at a Nunavut birthing centre,… Read more »


First Nations Healthcare: Discrimination, Progress, and Resilience

Marion Crowe is a citizen of Piapot First Nation and the Chief Executive Officer of the First Nations Health Managers Association… Read more »


National chief pans systemic racism as AFN launches virtual general assembly

National Chief Perry Bellegarde speaking from Ottawa at the virtual general assembly. Photo: APTN The national chief of the Assembly… Read more »


Métis Nation Second World War Hero Honoured in ON

FORT FRANCES, ON, Dec. 11, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ On December 11, 2020, WWII Métis Veteran Jean Leander Camirand Sr. will receive… Read more »