Indigenous Peoples

Candidate for Alabama senate caught calling Native Americans and Asians “reds and yellows” - Salon.com

An Alabama Republican currently engaged in a competitive race for the United States Senate was caught in a racist gaffe.<p>In footage obtained by The Hill, Moore referred to Asian Americans and Native Americans by the disparaging terms "red and yellows" while trying to make a larger point about the …

Liberal View

Videos: 10 Painfully Racist Moments In Disney Movies They Want You To Forget

This is a new video from Screen Rant that lists 10 painfully racist moments in Disney movies that you want to forget. Despite being an animation …

Disney Movies

Murder suspect 'believed cousin had spread HIV through Native American tribe'

James Armstrong's mental health said to have deteriorated in years leading up to killing.<p>A man accused of shooting dead his cousin in Connecticut …

Crime

How One Group Is Working To Build A More Diverse Teaching Force

There are more nonwhite teachers than there used to be. But the nation's teaching force still doesn't look like America. One former education school dean is out to change that.<p>New research shows that the number of K-12 teachers who belong to minority groups has doubled since the 1980s, growing at a …

Education

Bears Ears is sacred to Native Americans. But heritage isn't all equal for Trump

While Trump is quick to defend his Confederate forefathers, he has been equally swift to desecrate places held sacred by Native Americans<p>History and heritage are powerful words in American politics. In the United States, the Founding Fathers are second only to the apostles; the Constitution comes …

Opinion

Brazil must protect its remaining 'uncontacted' indigenous Amazonians

In a remote corner of far-western Brazil lies the Vale do Javari, home to one of the greatest concentrations of isolated or entirely “uncontacted” …

Rights & Freedoms

Memorial service to celebrate 'remarkable' life of Dr G Yunupingu

The life of Australia's most prominent musician, Dr G Yunupingu, will be remembered at a service in Darwin today.<p>"The service will be a celebration …

Indigenous Australians

Taking the first step leads to positive changes for Evonne

In the small remote community of Yurrwi, located off the north coast of Central Arnhem Land, and 440 km east of Darwin, community members are taking …

Indigenous Australians

Opinion: Training for judges should include Indigenous perspectives

In Canada, all judges and those applying to be judges must soon take additional training to address sexual assault cases.The Judicial Accountability …

Canadian News

Leading Alabama Senate Candidate Refers in Speech to "Reds" (Native Americans) and "Yellows" (Asian People)

In 2003, Alabama judge Roy Moore was removed from office because he insisted on displaying the Ten Commandments in his courtroom. In 2016, he removed …

Native Americans

Hospitals and health groups demand 20 per cent soft drink tax

A 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks is being proposed by Australia's leading health organisations as part of a tough new strategy to tackle obesity, …

Indigenous Australians

First Nations elder shares traditional food knowledge

Yuzicapi comes from a family of 15 and said she's learned about traditional foods for about 60 years<p>For Lorraine Yuzicapi, traditional foods has been …

First Nations

ACT first to recognise Reconciliation Day as public holiday

In a first for the country, the ACT will hold a Reconciliation Day public holiday on 28 May 2018.<p>It comes after a bill to amend the Holidays Act …

Indigenous Australians

The Smithsonian in New York and the Embassy of Canada in Washington celebrate Arctic art

Smithsonian in New York and the Embassy of Canada in Washington celebrate Arctic art<p>Are you looking for a unique art experience as summer turns to …

Native Americans

Indigenous Rappers from Brazil Are Using the Internet to Bring Their Message to the Masses

Indigenous rap group Brô MCs performing in Asuncíon, Paraguay. Photo from the Brô MCs Rap Indígena Facebook page, published with permission.<p>Several …

Liberal View

Upcoming Minneapolis Restaurant Will Focus on Indigenous American Cuisine

A new restaurant from the Sioux Chef<p>The Sioux Chef, the indigenous food education and catering team that broke Kickstarter records with its first restaurant crowdfunding campaign, has <b>announced plans for another restaurant</b> to open in late 2019. The group, led by chef Sean Sherman, is teaming up with …

Restaurants

'There is still a lot of ignorance in this country': Indigenous artist heartbroken after mural vandalized

Insulting graffiti shows there's still a lot of hate towards Indigenous people and artists say it's a common problem.<p>Philip Cote says he was just …

Racism

Feet are the focus of expanded diabetes-treatment programs on First Nations

Ottawa is expected to pump $1.5 million over the next year into the first comprehensive diabetes-treatment program for foot care on Manitoba First …

Canadian News

$50K repair bill after new road was dug up again

A new road was laid in the remote Indigenous community of Bidyadanga in Western Australia a few weeks before it was dug up to install sewerage — then …

Australian News

NDP’s Charlie Angus leaves the door open for oil pipelines — with many strings attached

NDP leadership contender Charlie Angus isn’t ruling out his support for future oil pipelines, but says new resource projects should only go ahead if …

Canada

10 years of broadcasting the Koori Knockout

As the NSW Rugby League Koori Knockout kicks off its 47th year, it's also celebrating a decade of on-air action.<p>NITV will be at the heart of the …

Indigenous Australians

Nova Scotia fishermen protest over alleged illegal lobster sales

DIGBY, N.S. - Several dozen lobster fishermen gathered outside a federal Fisheries office in southwestern Nova Scotia on Monday to continue their …

Business (Canada)

Six Nations youths assaulted after kidnapping

BRANTFORD — A Brantford woman faces numerous charges after a Six Nations youth was abducted at knifepoint, assaulted and his friend was also …

Canadian News

Former VPD media cop now a deputy chief

The retirement of Vancouver police deputy chief Warren Lemcke has led to some shuffling of the senior ranks at the department, with former longtime …

Policing

WRHA president says its time to address racism in healthcare

The interim president of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority says its time to talk about racism in the health-care system.<p>Réal Cloutier spoke with …

Canadian News

Why Indigenous youth can dream at Woorabinda

A youth festival held at a central Queensland Indigenous community is helping to create a new generation of community leaders.<p>Eighteen-year-old Jobe …

Decolonization in Action: Māori Town Revives Lost Language

One might mistake Otaki as a sleepy seaside town in the bucolic Kapiti Coast District of the North Island of New Zealand. That assumption would be …

Liberal View

In the Amazon, a Catastrophic Gold Rush Looms

CONCORD, Calif. — Brazil’s interim president, Michel Temer, is willing to sacrifice millions of acres of rain forest in pursuit of a 16th-century boondoggle: fortunes of gold in the Amazon.<p>In August, Mr. Temer signed a decree to open a rain forest reserve — an area larger than Denmark — to …

Environment

Land Rights Abuses Threaten Survival of Forest People

India took the most land in Cameroon, pulling in 200,000 hectares for oil palm. The United States grabbed 73,000 hectares for oil palm as well (file …

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Northern Territory Remote Community Grants Open

$2 million in funding opportunities for remote communities in the Northern Territory has opened for application.<p>Two funding programs are a part of …

Indigenous Australians