First Nations

How This Artist's Archival Discovery Sparked High-Tech Art

A photograph from a Smithsonian archives piqued Jordan Bennett’s creativity; his work is part of a new exhibition that explores technology and …

Aboriginal Canadians

How To Stop A Pipeline In 4 Steps

How TAs the price of oil continues to stagger and the growth of renewables picks up pace all around the world, it's hard to understand why our …

Canadian News

Concordia pilot program teaches entrepreneurship to First Nations youth

A three-day Concordia University pilot program is giving First Nations youth from across Quebec a chance to learn how to start their own …

Entrepreneurship

68 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Sunday, November 19

Looking for something to do on Sunday? <i>The Straight</i>’s got you covered. Here are 68 events happening in or around Vancouver on Sunday, November</b> …

Coast Salish

Former Presentation House Gallery finds new North Vancouver home

New Polygon Gallery opens with exhibition about history of North Vancouver<p>After nearly three decades in the making and a $20 million investment, the …

Canada

Billed as an artistic landmark, new Polygon Gallery opens on North Shore

NORTH VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – North Vancouver’s Presentation House Gallery is getting a new home and a new name.<p>The $20 million Polygon Gallery opens …

Coast Salish

Tanya Talaga on her new book, and race relations in Thunder Bay

Seven Fallen Feathers focuses on the deaths of 7 First Nations students in the city<p>Journalist Tanya Talaga was in Thunder Bay, Ont., covering the …

Canada

Undefeated Rutherford routs Lenape Valley, heads to North 2, Group 2 final

CLOSE<p>Walt Wormann of Stanhope, known as the Lenape Valley 'Sign Guy' has been been a one-man cheering section for the Patriots ever since his sons …

College Football

‘Medicine Songs’ new gem from Buffy Sainte-Marie

Buffy Sainte-Marie<p><i>By Rick Garrick</i><p>Buffy Sainte-Marie enjoyed working with fellow Polaris Music Prize winner Tanya Tagaq on You Got to Run (Spirit of …

Aboriginal Canadians

Challenging Canada's climate and feminist credentials

The Canadian government touted its leadership on gender parity at COP 23, the latest United Nations climate change negotiations in Germany.<p>In her …

Climate

Morning Brief: Poison Pills and Leaking Pipes

<b>Today’s Morning’s Brief is brought to you by WaterAid and the 2017 State of the World’s Toilet report.</b><p>A good morning to you. It’s Friday. It’s also …

Assembly of First Nations

Indigenous deer hunt underway on Ancaster land

A young deer looks like a lawn ornament frozen by the sound of the photographer's shutter tripping.<p>The yearling was checking out the yummy pumpkins …

Canadian News

Canada 150 exposes the art world’s broad divide

M’CHIGEENG, Ont.—On a sparkling, sun-filled evening late this summer, Anong Beam was directing traffic at the Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, a community …

Canadian News

This monster Chinook salmon was just caught in B.C.

Even in an area renowned as a mystical “lost world” of monster salmon — this salmon was particularly monstrous.<p>When held aloft by Ted Walkus, a …

Canadian News

Dr. Martin Brokenleg speaks at Intergenerational Trauma Conference

Bryan Assinewe. Grade 8 teacher at Biidaaban School in Sagamok with Dr. Brokenleg.<p>SAGAMOK ANISHNAWBEK <b>–</b> World-renowned speaker Dr. Martin Brokenleg …

Aboriginal Canadians

Innu Nation 'disappointed and embarrassed' Ottawa won't participate in foster care inquiry

Grand Chief Gregory Rich says federal government needs to be a part of planned review<p>The Grand Chief of the Innu Nation in Labrador says he's …

Canada

Possible bullet holes in Six Nations fire station under investigation

Mysterious holes in a Six Nations of the Grand River fire station have police wondering if they were made by bullets.<p>On Monday Nov. 6 at 3:52 p.m., …

Canadian News

Compassion Is the Key to Solving Our Problems

In her new book about saving Howe Sound, Pauline Le Bel describes how the logic of fear can be overcome by community, hospitality and a creative, …

Canadian News

Ending Violence B.C. recognizes Squamish Nation woman's community work

Doris Paul is a victim specialist who helps aid in domestic abuse cases<p>A residential school survivor who transformed her life is being recognized for …

Aboriginal Canadians

Sea level rise: Has Vancouver seen this before?

Ask Squamish Chief Ian Campbell what he thinks about global sea level rise, and he’ll tell you that it’s something his ancestors have already lived …

Climate Change

Polygon Gallery’s opening exhibit, N. Vancouver, speaks to a city’s past and present

Robin LaurenceViewed from the SeaBus as it sails north across Burrard Inlet, the Polygon Gallery glitters in the autumn sunshine. The building …

Coast Salish

Dig It: A British Columbia archeology primer

<i>Dig It is KTW’s</i> <i>regularly published column on the history beneath our feet in the Kamloops region. A group of nine professional</i> <i>archeologists living</i> …

Archaeology

Surfboard cabinets to angled planters, Eastside Culture Crawl wood designs go against the grain

Janet Smith Lucy LauGiven its location on the West Coast, it’s perhaps no suprise to find so much wood work at the Eastside Culture Crawl. But what …

Coast Salish

Feds don't know who's handling land transfers in split INAC, say First Nations

The deputy ministers of two new federal departments charged with handling the federal Indigenous file weren’t clear about which department will be …

Indigenous Peoples

Local animal rights advocates protest Indigenous hunt near St. Catharines

There are about 400,000 white tailed deer across Ontario, the most abundant compared to other species, according to Ontario.ca, and they are …

Indigenous Peoples

5 things to do in Metro Vancouver, Nov. 17-23 | The Province

Things of note to do and see around the region this week.<p><b>The Fabric of Our Land: Salish Weaving</b><p><b>Nov. 19 to April 15, 2018</b> | <i>The Museum of</b> …

Canadian News

Salmon farmer Marine Harvest seeks injunction to remove protesters | The Province

Salmon-farming company Marine Harvest has informed First Nations activists that the company will seek an injunction to remove protesters occupying …

Canadian News

Protesters vow to continue B.C. fish farm protest amid court action

Company says it resorted to court action due to concerns about safety of both staff and protesters<p>First Nations protesters at a salmon farm off the …

Society

Special projects honour black and Indigenous veterans

Black and Indigenous Canadians are working to keep alive the legacies of soldiers who faced racial discrimination despite serving their country with …

Canadian News

Cuthand: Wartime service by First Nations veterans a source of pride

When I was a vice-chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, I was given one of the most rewarding assignments of my political career. …

Canadian News