Ray Auger

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Indigenous youth in Thunder Bay use digital storytelling to tackle local issues

<i>Global News is a media partner with Journalists for Human Rights and, as part of that partnership, is proud to provide a platform for updates on JHR</i> …

Thunder Bay

M’Chigeeng responds to racism at Manitoulin Secondary School

M’CHIGEENG FIRST NATION (September 19, 2018)—On September 14, 2018, a large brawl occurred at Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) involving Indigenous …

Ontario

Cree Elder talks about how the natives used the Rat Root to cure diseases

Aboriginal Students Health Sciences Elder in Residence Bertha Skye talks about various Indigenous medicines and cultural practices. This episode …

Cree

Thirty-five thousand people denied Indigenous status based on paternity: documents

Over thirty-five thousand people were denied Indian status in the last three decades because of unknown or unstated paternity, new documents show.<p>In …

Aboriginal Canadians

A marathon of genealogy

Like a growing number of Canadians, the family of Terry Fox has explored and claimed its Métis heritage<p>Marian Gladue was deeply involved in the lives of her grandchildren, including the most famous one: Terry Fox. She was around for his birth in 1958, and visited him when he was diagnosed with …

Terry Fox

Book Review: Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga

Seven Fallen Feathers by investigative journalist Tanya Talaga is a few things; it’s a non-fiction account of the death of seven different indigenous …

Aboriginal Canadians

Cancellation of Ontario’s basic income project sparks global outrage | The Star

Provincial lawyers may have inserted “escape clauses” in contracts Ontario’s basic income participants signed, but they can’t override basic ethics, …

Basic Income

Girls for sale: human trafficking in Dufferin-Caledon's backyard

The Question: Why has Caledon and Dufferin seen an increase in the number of victims? The Conclusion: Social service organizations have been …

Human Trafficking

Are you a well-meaning white parent who perpetuates racism?

I was having a mid-morning breakfast at Whole Foods in Jackson, Mississippi, when a young white mother I knew from around town walked up wearing workout clothes and pushing her youngest daughter in a stroller.<p>“I wanted to tell you that after I read the story you ran in your newspaper about …

World News

Cuthand: Treaties did not extinguish any Aboriginal rights

Indigenous recognition of the rights framework bill proposed by the Liberal government is meeting increasing opposition from First Nations leaders. …

Aboriginal Canadians

Colonialism's impact pervasive and ongoing, experts say, as MMIWG inquiry leaves Iqaluit

As the federal inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls leaves Iqaluit and heads for Quebec City, commissioners and attendees …

Indigenous Peoples

Australia: Politicians attack nine-year-old for not standing during anthem

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 9-year-old Australian girl who refused to stand during the country's national anthem out of respect for the nation's Indigenous population has been attacked by prominent politicians, who called for her to be kicked out of school.<p>Harper Nielsen, who lives in the state of Queensland, told …

Scott Morrison

'I felt … almost betrayed by the school': Core French classes pulled from some Sask. elementary schools

When students showed up to the first day of school at Rosemont Elementary in Regina, something was missing. Their core French classes had been …

Education

One university’s secret list to judge applicants by their high schools – not just their marks

Rebecca Judd, now 19, found her first term at the University of Ottawa last fall a cold shock. Her Grimsby, Ont., high school could have done much …

Canadian News

Canada, Ontario and Williams Treaties First Nations reach negotiated settlement agreement for Alderville Litigation - Canada.ca

Quotes<p>“After years of litigation and repeated attempts at negotiations, I am extremely proud that the negotiations team has successfully resolved our …

Aboriginal Canadians

Thread by @designmom: "I’m a mother of six, and a Mormon. I have a good understanding of arguments surrounding abortion, religious and otherwise. I've been listeni […]"

Mormonism

Doug Ford, no power grab is worth undermining Canada’s solid foundation

<i>Marie Henein is a lawyer and senior partner with Henein Hutchison.</i><p>It’s time for a lesson on law and government 101. I doubt that Ontario Premier Doug Ford will take me up on the offer of a one-on-one lesson, and since it appears that none of those advising our Premier have thought to take on this …

Canada

Case facing 8 charges

A preliminary hearing is underway concerning a well-known Sudbury track coach and his female protege who were charged in 2017 with several counts of …

Ontario

We need to talk about farts—and what happens when you hold them

Just like everyone poops, everyone farts: it’s a totally natural occurrence even the most proper and well-mannered ladies can’t help but unleash on …

Cleveland Clinic

'Am I colonizing this curriculum?' Teachers share challenges of getting new Indigenous curriculum right

The B.C. government is rolling out a new curriculum with Indigenous perspectives and culture woven into it and, for some non-Indigenous teachers, …

Pedagogy

Indigenous and fundamentalist Christian beliefs clash over planned powwow

Thursday, September 6th, 2018 5:04pm<p>Powwow is an Algonquin word meaning “the use of divination or practise of sorcery,” says Derek McLeod, …

Aboriginal Canadians

Appropriated identities and the new wave of dispossession

Photo by Jacob C BoyntonIn the early days of colonization in what is now known as Canada, settler governments engaged in horrendous acts of genocide …

Indigenous Peoples

From the iPhone XS to a new iPad, here's what to expect from the big Apple launch event next week

The Apple cart keeps rolling. A new set of iPhones will be announced on September 12, following the pattern set by Apple in recent years. While …

Mobile Technology

Why pregnancy is a biological war between mother and baby – Suzanne Sadedin

What sight could be more moving than a mother nursing her baby? What better icon could one find for love, intimacy and boundless giving? There’s a …

Pregnancy

Trump warns he could cause the ‘ruination’ of Canada | The Star

WASHINGTON— Returning to his bellicose trade rhetoric, U.S. President Donald Trump warned Friday that he would cause the “ruination” of Canada if he …

Donald Trump

“White settler revisionism” threatens Métis-Crown reconciliation

The feds must take seriously the threat to the Métis Nation posed by those who claim to be Métis based solely on mixed European and Indigenous …

Thread by @Blightyboo: "while you are falling over yourselves to save poor Joseph Boyden, you might want to keep some of that energy for the family of Ron Geyshick, […]"

Related threads<p>No poll, its a brief survey. Reply to the tweet with your answers.<p>Would you shift to a more sustainable, environmentally conscious …

Joseph Boyden

Opinion: Indigenous Cultural Police and Joseph Boyden

Tanaya Beatty and Tina Keeper in ‘Through Black Spruce’.<p><i>By Maurice Switzer</i><p>The Indigenous Cultural Police are at it again!<p>Their latest target is …

Cultural Appropriation

Canada's children have high rates of suicide, abuse, infant mortality: report

Canada's global reputation as a healthy place to raise children is belied by statistics showing strikingly high rates of suicide, child abuse and …

Mental Health

Boyden adaptation Through Black Spruce selected by TIFF, reigniting debate over authorship

On Tuesday morning, the Toronto International Film Festival revealed the first wave of selections for its 43rd annual edition. Among the expected mix of Oscar bait (Damien Chazelle’s <i>First Man</i>, starring Ryan Gosling) and celebrity-heavy crowd-pleasers (Bradley Cooper’s <i>A Star Is Born</i>, with Lady …