Indigenous Rights

Oct 20, 2020
Moderate living fishery fleet. Image: Courtesy Sipeknekatik

Nova Scotia lobster fishers clash with First Nations

Karl Nerenberg
The RCMP has called in reinforcements from other provinces, but will the police recognize that the Indigenous fishers are the law-abiding people here, while their tormentors are the criminals?
Oct 2, 2020
Algonquin defenders Cheryl Nottaway, Angelique Papatie, Tina Nottaway, Lisa Thomas, Kevin Decoursay, Angie Maranda and Shannon Chief. Image: Jonny Wright

Why Algonquins protest to protect moose

Emma Lui
The Algonquins of Barrière Lake have set up peaceful camps and blockades to enforce a moratorium on moose hunting on their territory at La Vérendrye Wildlife Reserve.
Sep 30, 2020
Image: Michelle Latimer and the NFB. Used with permission.

Book 'Inconvenient Indian' is now a powerful documentary

A documentary based on Thomas King's "Inconvenient Indian" provides insights on themes explored in the book about history, power and privilege and settler relationships with Indigenous people.


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