Podcast
Colleen Hele-Cardinal, co-founder of the Sixties Scoop Network
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani | Colleen Hele-Cardinal talks about how she perceived being Indigenous as a child, intergenerational trauma, and how Canada has failed to address its past treatment of Indigenous peoples.
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Bob Joseph and David Peck talk about his new book 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act, identity, culture and potlatches, Canadian soul searching and why we’re not a melting pot.
Face2Face | Bob Joseph and David Peck talk about the Indian Act, identity, culture and potlatches, Canadian soul searching and why we’re not a melting pot.
Podcast
Mural depicting Aboriginal people in chains Image: Wikimedia Commons
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | National Sorry Day in Australia is a day to remember the historical and continued hurt and trauma that Australia's Indigenous people face.
Blog
A report card grades the four Ontario political parties on a number of social issues. Image credit: Health Providers Against Poverty
Cathy Crowe | Health Providers Against Poverty analyzes Ontario party platforms with an equity lens.
Podcast
Seeking justice in Saskatchewan in the wake of the Gerald Stanley verdict
Scott Neigh | Prescott Demas talks about the Justice for Our Stolen Children Camp.
Podcast
Image: Council of Canadians
Scott Neigh | Dorene Bernard and Rebecca Moore talk about grassroots Mi'kmaq resistance to the Alton Natural Gas Storage project.
Podcast
Invasion Day protest march in Australia
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | Aboriginal people in Australia are, like many other indigenous people, are still resisting the takeover of their land and culture. Invasion Day is one of the most important dates in Australia.
Blog
The courthouse in Battleford, Saskatchewan, where Gerald Stanley's trial was held
Krystalline Kraus | Stanley was acquitted last week in the killing of 22-year old Cree man Colten Boushie.
Podcast
An Indigenous approach for responding to gender based violence
Scott Neigh | Joyce Fossella and Val Joseph talk about the work of the Warriors Against Violence Society.
Podcast
Image: Used with permission of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective.
Scott Neigh | Clayton Windatt talks about how the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective is creating space for Indigenous artists which breaks through barriers created by settler culture.
News
Stitch-by-Stitch's Unsettling Canada Day Sewing Circle was held in solidarity with Unsettling Canada 150 National Day of Action by Idle No More and Defenders of the Land. Photo: Elizabeth Littlejohn
Cathryn Atkinson | From Indigenous demands for respect and recognition, to Donald Trump's dog whistles to racists, to the Canadian housing crisis, to changes in the NDP, 2017 was a busy news year for rabble writers.
News
Photo: Paul B/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Canadian attitudes toward Indigenous peoples have only recently evolved. In the past, we believed, as one official told me, "the natives would not know how to flush toilets if they had them."