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Scott Neigh | Lynn Gehl talks about the long battle by Indigenous women against sex discrimination in the Indian Act, her own decades in court and the current campaign to get Trudeau to finish the job.
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Judy Rebick | After more than 50 years, Indigenous women are still fighting for gender equality under the Indian Act. You can help.
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Sharon McIvor and Lynn Gehl. Photo: Nikolaus K. Gehl
Lynn Gehl | The loss of Indian status registration makes Indigenous women more vulnerable to poverty, homelessness and sexual violence. It's time for the PM to do the right thing.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in the Canada - Modern Treaty and Self-Governing First Nations Forum. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Pamela Palmater | Since his election, Trudeau has made the same core promises to recognize and implement Indigenous rights in a multitude of strategically timed announcements, but it's been all talk and little action.
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The Ontario Court of Appeal. Photo credit: Lynn Gehl
Lynn Gehl | Defeating an obscure policy at Indian and Northern Affairs in the Ontario Court of Appeal could mean thousands of new Indigenous registrants get justice.
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Seth Klein | Fraser Institute chose National Aboriginal Day (June 21) to release a report by Tom Flanagan claiming that a sharp increase in people with Registered Indian status will drive up government costs.
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Penney Kome | A patched-up racist Act governs Canada's relations with Indigenous people.
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Dr. Dawn Memee Lavelle-Harvard.  Photo via queensu.ca
Frieda Werden | A talk by Dr. Dawn Memee Lavelle-Harvard, past president of the Native Women's Association of Canada.
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Doreen Nicoll | Why are Aboriginal women experiencing violence at far greater rates than non-Aboriginal women? In one word, colonialism.
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Pamela Palmater | The Supreme Court ruling on Daniels vs. Canada does not bolster Métis claims, but instead confuses them. Pam Palmater clarifies the decision and what it does and does not say.
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Scott Neigh | Lynn Gehl talks about her journey of struggle as an Algonquin Anishnabe woman, and the importance of centring Indigenous knowledge.
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Pamela Palmater | For 20 years, Lynn Gehl, who shares five generations of Algonquin heritage, has been denied Indian status in Canada because of unstated paternity. Yesterday, she got her day in court.