Adam Gaudry, Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta
Canadian campuses working toward reconciliation have their work cut out | Jan 19 2017 | Emily Blake | Post-secondary institutions have been working to support the Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- but some are concerned if colonial institutions can ever achieve that end.
Photo: Chris Yakimov/flickr
'Rule of law' racism, C-51 and the coming resistance wave | Jan 19 2017 | Matthew Behrens | Those who wish to honour and preserve life on the planet are up against government and private sector players who view actions to protect the land, air and water as terrorist acts.
Image: Facebook/Arthur Manuel
Until Canada gives Indigenous people their land back, there can never be reconciliation | Jan 18 2017 | Arthur Manuel | The world lost a fierce Indigenous warrior, philosopher and writer this month when Art Manuel passed. Here he is at his best.
WATCH: Art Manuel on the struggle for Indigenous rights and sovereignty | Jan 17 2017 | Democracy Now! | Art Manuel speaks with Democracy Now! journalist Amy Goodman about the struggle for Indigenous rights and sovereignty in the context of the G20 summit in 2010.
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Joseph Boyden controversy sheds light on community and belonging | Jan 13 2017 | Rick Salutin | What makes you part of a community is those concrete connections, known to you and acknowledged by others. It isn't the stories you hear or tell, pace Boyden.
Dr. Dawn Memee Lavelle-Harvard.  Photo via
Native women's multi-generational struggles in Canada | Jan 4 2017 | Frieda Werden | A talk by Dr. Dawn Memee Lavelle-Harvard, past president of the Native Women's Association of Canada.
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Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs to challenge Enbridge Line 3 pipeline approval in Federal Court | Jan 3 2017 | Brent Patterson | On the day Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, he also announced his government's approval of the lesser-known Enbridge Line 3 pipeline.
Photo: Tony Webster/flickr
It's been 150 years of Canadian politics. What comes next? | Jan 3 2017 | Duncan Cameron | Whatever the public relations designs for marking this 150th year for Canada, it should also allow for extended critical reflection on what history has to suggest for Canadian politics today.
RCMP in Alberta participate in the KAIROS Blanket Exercise, a participatory re-t
KAIROS Blanket Exercise deepens RCMP Alberta Division's cultural awareness | Jan 3 2017 | Cheryl McNamara | KAIROS Blanket Exercise becomes part of the RCMP's Alberta Division's mandatory Indigenous cultural training for all officers and employees.
Image: Andrew Tolson
Joseph Boyden and the identity trap | Dec 30 2016 | J. Baglow | The Joseph Boyden imbroglio raises fundamental questions about identity.
Image: Wikimedia Commons/John Clark
Water is life language project | Dec 24 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | This project showcases 84 different ways to say "water is life."
Fracking the Bakken Formation in North Dakota
US EPA finds that fracking can have a major impact on the quality of water | Dec 23 2016 | Final report is a useful tool for those of us fighting against fracking

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Mi'kmaq-led struggle against Alton Gas in Nova Scotia KenS said... There is a lot of cross fertilization between this and No DAPL. Mi'kmaq have been at Standing Rock...
Launch of Espaces autochtones - Radio-Canada swallow said... Awesome! I hope they step up coverage on the news as well -- my sense is that people are pretty...
Young Indigenous politicians are leading the Manitoba NDP robbie_dee said... Quote:The mood was mainly sombre and the cash-bar business was mainly brisk as Manitoba New...
Alberta mother's battle puts spotlight on First Nations medical care rejections mark_alfred said... Alberta mother's battle puts spotlight on First Nations medical care rejections   Quote:An...
NDP confronts Liberals on Dept of Justice denying 3000 residential school survivors justice due to a technicality mark_alfred said... CBC article on it:Indigenous affairs minister to look into rejected residential school cases...
'Nation to Nation'? Indigenous people and the Trudeau government swallow said... Quote: If Prime Minister-elect Justin Trudeau wonders how to honour his historic promise of...
Israeli terrorists kill Palestinian baby, critically wound rest of family lagatta said... More on this atrocity from Al Jazeera, with a video report.
AFN asks Ottawa to declare all Aboriginal languages official lagatta said... I certainly agree with this in principle, and there are several languages spoken widely in northern...
quiet champion Carey Price urges First Nations youth to be "confident" lagatta said... Yes, I really liked that. Important message, and amazingly, he doesn't sound full of himself. in
Missing and murdered. Leah Anderson, 15 years old... and others lagatta said... Teresa Casandra Robinson of Garden Hill, Manitoba, age 11.


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