First Nations

Justin Trudeau offers the lowest of low-hanging fruit to Canada's Indigenous peoples

Andrew MacDougall: A holiday marking the residential schools tragedy is an easy—if overdue—gesture. But picking a date on a calendar won’t be enough …

Canadian News

Alberta First Nation can’t require chief, band councillors to live on reserve: judge

OTTAWA — A Federal Court judge has thrown out an Alberta First Nation’s requirement that its chief and council live on reserve, in a case that …

Canada

Indigenous mothers seven times more susceptible to post-partum depression, study finds

A new study for Public Health Canada found Indigenous women are seven times more prone to post-partum depression after giving birth than other …

Postpartum

DeBeers CEO calls for 'next evolution' in relations between industry, Indigenous peoples

Kim Truter called it a "bittersweet" birthday party for Victor Mine.​<p>The DeBeers Canada CEO gushed with pride at some moments during the 10th …

Canada

Nishnawbe Aski Nation - March 30, 2017

<b>NAN WELCOMES CHRT DECISION</b><p><b>THUNDER BAY, ON (March 30, 2017)</b>: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler welcomes yesterday’s ruling by the …

Aboriginal Canadians

Photovoice aims to bring healing to participants

Sara Plain (left), Director of Aamjiwnaang Health Centre, and Tracey George, mental wellness supervisor, hope photos of healing and health will help …

Mental Health

François Legault borrows a page from Doug Ford and threatens to cancel Quebec wind project

A new pledge from the Coalition Avenir Québec party to nix a $600-million wind energy project on traditional Innu territory on the north shore of the …

Canadian News

Ottawa plans to announce new stat holiday

The federal government is planning to announce a new statutory holiday to mark Canada’s destructive residential school legacy.

Canadian News

Powwow dancer offers gift to stranger who returned his lost regalia

A Kawacatoose First Nation powwow dancer returned to Portage la Prairie to personally thank the man who returned his lost regalia.<p>"I wanted to come …

Aboriginal Canadians

NEB allows Trans Mountain to begin construction on parts of pipeline expansion

Canada

'Sailor Moon' Getting Indigenous Dub

<i>Sailor Moon</i>, is getting a special dub in an indiginous language, along with a number of other animated series.<p>Sailor Moon is one of the most popular …

Anime

Alberta man charged with impaired driving causing death

An Alberta man is facing charges in connection to a fatal collision in early June.<p>Ethan Brett Janvier, 29, has been charged with impaired operation …

Alberta

Anishinabek hockey player helps team win international tournament in Italy

A young Anishinabek player, Kohyn Eshkawkogan who lives in Little Current on Manitoulin Island, was among those who helped a hockey team win a recent …

Aboriginal Canadians

Aug. 16: Mixed reception for stat holiday to mark residential-school legacy. Plus other letters to the editor

<i>Letters to the Editor should be exclusive to The Globe and Mail. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. Try to keep letters to fewer than 150 words. Letters may be edited for length and clarity. To submit a letter by e-mail, click here:</i> …

Canada

Bimaadzwin at Marijuana Business Conference and Expo International in Toronto

By sandeepa<p>In Uncategorized<p><b>Bimaadzwin at Marijuana Business Conference and Expo International in Toronto</b><p>I spent the last several days at the largest …

Cannabis

Tyendinaga youth receives OPG award

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has announced Elizabeth Brant and Aaron Jones as the 2018 recipients of the OPG John Wesley Beaver (JWB) Memorial …

College & University

Chippewas join Six Nations in banning Peter Khill from its territory

The Chippewas of the Thames First Nation is now joining Six Nations in banning Peter Khill from its territory for life.<p>Khill, a Hamilton man who was …

Aboriginal Canadians

The Switch Special: Samson Cree Nation

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 7:15am<p>Switch Dance<p>Laughter is good medicine and good for the soul.<p>The Switch Dance is always a time of great fun at …

Aboriginal Canadians

Groundbreaking comic convention targets Indigenous youth

It’s the first of its kind in Canada and it’s coming to an area First Nations community.<p>Indigi-Con, a comic convention aimed to inspire local …

Comic-Con

Nishnawbe Aski Nation - August 15, 2018

<b>ALVIN FIDDLER RE-ELECTED NAN GRAND CHIEF</b><p><b>CHAPLEAU CREE FIRST NATION:(August 15, 2018)</b> Chiefs and proxies from Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s (NAN) 49 First …

Aboriginal Canadians

Whitehorse Daily Star: Fond memories followed bust’s unveiling

Photo by Vince Fedoroff<p>HONOURING A HISTORICAL FIGURE – The bust of Martha Black was unveiled last Thursday afternoon on Main Street at Fourth Avenue. …

Yukon Territory

Yukon teachers meet Indigenous elders at healing camp

Yukon teachers got a chance to meet Indigenous elders this week at the Jackson Lake Healing Camp outside Whitehorse.<p>The Yukon Department of Education …

Aboriginal Canadians

Inspector recommends sweeping reforms at Whitehorse jail

The Yukon government says it's committed to making changes at the Whitehorse Correctional Centre (WCC) following a review of the jail completed …

Mental Health

Forgotten Women: The conversation of murdered and missing native women is not one North America wants to have - but it must

It is North America’s dark, open secret that native women are far more likely to be raped, and far more likely to be murdered.<p>No justice. That is the …

Indigenous Peoples

Thunderchild First Nation invests $8 million in Westleaf Cannabis

Cannabis producer and retailer Westleaf Cannabis Inc. and Thunderchild First Nations have entered into a strategic partnership marked by an $8 …

Cannabis Industry

RavenQuest signs services contract with Alexander First Nation

RavenQuest BioMed (OTCQB:RVVQF) has entered into a services agreement with Alexander First Nation to develop a Health Canada cannabis license …

Alberta

Elsipogtog player with Titan brings Memorial Cup to First Nation community

The Elsipogtog First Nation community is celebrating one of its own.<p>Elijah Francis was an offensive defender for the Acadie-Bathurst Titan when the …

Memorial Cup

Aamjiwnaang youth learn traditional medicines from knowledge keeper

Liz Akiwenzie, traditional healer and teacher, shows Aamjiwnaang First Nation children how to pick and use pine needles as a medicine.<p><b>By Colin …

Aboriginal Canadians

Honouring Our Women – Garden River First Nation Pow Wow : Chiefs Of Ontario

Join on August 18-19, 2018 for the Garden River First Nation Pow Wow. Grand Entry at 1pm on Saturday & at 12pm on Sunday. More information can be …

Ontario

Seasonal worker stabbed in back, undergoes successful surgery

Police in Kelowna said a fruit picker underwent successful surgery on Monday night after getting allegedly stabbed by a fellow seasonal worker.<p>The …

Crime