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Police officer at a Toronto Black Lives Matter demonstration in June 2020. Image: Mitchel Raphael
Maya Bhullar | Much needed community support services have faced cuts while the total operating expenditures of police forces have generally increased for over two decades.
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Perry Bellegarde at podium. Photo: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
Pamela Palmater | The Assembly of First Nations will hold its election for national chief on July 25 in Vancouver -- and this election feels like a boiling point for Indigenous rights and sovereignty.
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Penney Kome | Cree lawyer William Wuttunee represented Klippert, whose imprisonment for being gay sparked the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada.
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Krystalline Kraus | Ours is a sad history where members of Indigenous communities across Canada weren't even allowed to vote in Canada until the 1960s.
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Maya Bhullar | Last month, Chief Isadore Day, Serpent River First Nation, wrote an open letter to Parliament asking that April 12 be set aside as an Annual Day for a National Dialogue on Ending Racism.
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Karl Nerenberg | A joint First Nations and business Working Group on Resource Development, formed in 2013, says industry should share its wealth with First Nations. The provinces will not like that idea much.
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Pippa Feinstein, Megan Pearce | Advocates for an inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous women and girls can now use a compendium of reports and recommendations. Will this finally spark action from the government?
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Daniel Wilson | Daniel Wilson examines the challenges facing the next National Chief of the AFN and the broader forces at play driving toward a reconstruction of the original Indigenous Nations.
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Photo by krystalline kraus at the AFN convention 2012
Krystalline Kraus | This move comes amidst a raging debate about the meaning of First Nations sovereignty as expressed in his support for the Harper backed First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act.
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Daniel Wilson | In this blog, Daniel Wilson explains the background to AFN National Chief Shawn Atleo's resignation.