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Don’t throw Boydens out with bathwater!

Maurice Switzer, gives his Ajijaak (Crane) Clan teachings on wampum belts. – Photo by Stan Wesley<p><i>By Maurice Switzer</i><p>Anishinabek broadcaster Jesse …

Cultural Appropriation

What Is Appropriate And What Is Cultural Appropriation?

I am having a problem. As a strong and deep believer in freedom of expression, and at the same time, a strong supporter of creativity and diversity …

These Stunning Photos Show the Real Cost of a Pipeline

<i>This story was originally published by</i> Reveal<i> and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i>As police in riot gear swept the last …

With zero confidence in Thunder Bay police, First Nations leaders turn to RCMP

First Nations leaders in Thunder Bay are calling for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to step in and take over for the city’s police service, which they believe has bungled investigations into the deaths of three community members in the city’s waterways.<p>In a press conference on Wednesday morning, …

Lower Nicola Indian Band installs largest community-owned solar panel system in B.C.

A First Nation in the Nicola Valley has installed B.C.’s largest community-owned solar panel system.<p>The Lower Nicola Indian Band near Merritt, home …

Solar Power

For My Brother, The Protector

Previously Published in Indian Country Today Media Network.<p>Mom thought my brother could intuit the future. Her assumptions weren't baseless; she was …

Northern St'at'imc sign "historic" forestry deal

STH Biomass LP (STH) and Stuwix Resources Ltd (Stuwix) have signed a Forest Management Agreement of cooperation that both companies describe as …

Grand Chief Antoine a pioneer in education

Grand Chief Gordon Antoine was truly one of the most respected aboriginal leaders, not only in the Nicola Valley, but also throughout the province …

College & University

GEARING-EDGE: Nicola Valley enjoys rich cultural history

The first people to inhabit the Nicola Valley were of the Interior Salish group. They made up the strongest native groups in British Columbia.<p>The …

Salish

'We have never ceded our lands': First Nations in B.C.'s interior weigh impacts of Kinder Morgan pipeline

<i>Kinder Morgan's controversial Trans Mountain pipeline is pitting First Nations and climate science against industry and the federal and B.C.</i> …

First Nations couple hosts rare Nlaka'pamux traditional wedding

Alex Harry and Kayleen Hanna stood side by side with a blanket draped around their shoulders, on the edge of a cliff overlooking the Thompson River …