Journey Together St. Thomas-Elgin Truth & Reconciliation

By SNJ Associates | This publication is dedicated to listening & learning about Indigenous ancestry in Canada. JTSTE  www.journeytogetherstthomaselgin.ca

Archeologists declare B.C. Heiltsuk village among oldest in North America

The Heiltsuk First Nations village on B.C.’s mid-coast is now considered to be amongst North America’s oldest human settlements. According to the</i> …

Cindy Blackstock refuses funding from INAC saying it failed 'ethical screen' test on anniversary of historic ruling

<i>Kenneth Jackson</i> <i><br>APTN National News</i> <br>The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society has refused funding from the federal government because it …

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Online Research with Surveys and Polls

Why use online surveys for research?<p>Surveys can be a great research tool – but your data is only as good as the science of the survey. It’s a causal …

Social Conditions of Indigenous People in Canada ~ Begin By Understanding Indigenous Communities Are Diverse and Uniquely Different – Journey Together St. Thomas-Elgin

There are a number of important indicators that are used to understand and identify the health and wellness of individuals and families. In Ontario, …

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Google adds more than 3,000 Canadian indigenous lands to Google Maps, Google Earth

Google is adding a significant number of Canadian indigenous reserves and land settlements to its popular mapping services, a move that will help …

A College Built for Canadian Settlers Envisions an Indigenous Future

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan — On a recent brilliant morning, the University of Saskatchewan transformed its college green into a powwow arena, with white canvas tepees, drum circles and lines of young women braiding their hair and affixing eagle plumes in preparation for graduation festivities.<p>The …

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Supreme Court to rule on fate of residential schools documents | The Star

OTTAWA—The Supreme Court of Canada will decide whether painful, personal accounts from the survivors of residential schools should be destroyed or …

Canada 'falls short' in treating First Nations patients, says country's 1st female Indigenous surgeon

Dr. Nadine Caron's introduction to medicine was something of a eureka moment.<p>A star on the basketball team of Simon Fraser University, she was more …

Memorial honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women opens

A travelling memorial to honour and remember more than 1,800 missing and murdered Indigenous women has opened in Halifax.<p>Hundreds of beaded and …

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These gripping photos show what life is like for 21 indigenous communities around the world

These communities often have their own language and deep-seeded cultural traditions.<p>It's when the land they live off is threatened — or worse, destroyed — by mining, oil, dam building, and agro-industrial development that they collide with mainstream society.<p>This collection of photos from Reuters …

Mixed-race indigenous people should get benefits extended to those with Indian status, Canadian court rules

For decades in Canada, people of mixed indigenous and European ancestry didn't qualify for "Indian" status and were denied a host of benefits granted to other First Nations people, including government funding, free postsecondary education and health benefits, and hunting and fishing rights.<p>In a …