Indigenous

February 18, 2014
Dr. Pamela D. Palmater, a Mi'kmaw lawyer and member of the Eel River Bar First Nation in New Brunswick, has published an article on Rabble concerning the federal government's newly unveiled budget. "...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Indigenous, All of Canada
February 17, 2014
The United Nations’ top advocate for Aboriginal rights, who is to issue a report later this year critical of Canada’s record on First Nations issues, has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. If...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, All of Canada, International
February 5, 2014
Official government website. Links to housing, statistics on living conditions, post-secondary education, social development and youth. Les questions sociales s'enchaine au logement, aux statistiques...
Keywords: Online Resource , Aboriginal/First Nations/Inuit, Bilingual, Indigenous, Inuit, Government information, All of Canada
January 20, 2014
Two years ago, Igloolik became the first site for an innovative Internet broadcasting project that Kunuk and his partner Norman Cohn hope will help birth a new wave of grassroots filmmaking in 10...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Indigenous, Inuit, Technology, Nunavut
January 20, 2014
Seven in 10 Inuit preschoolers in Nunavut live in homes without enough to eat. Median income for non-aboriginals in Nunavut is $86,600 a year; for the Inuit, it is $19,900. Despite chronic poverty...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, Government Policy, Indigenous, Nunavut
January 17, 2014
Last year, 45 people in Nunavut took their own lives, the highest level of suicides ever recorded in the territory. Nunavut has had a suicide crisis since becoming a territory in 1999. Lynn Ryan...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Government Policy, Indigenous, Nunavut
November 5, 2013
A federal court judge has overturned unilateral changes to social assistance on reserves. The federal Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development had ordered the Mi'kmaq bands to reduce...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Welfare, New Brunswick, All of Canada
November 5, 2013
The Indigenous Nationhood Movement (INM) is a peoples’ movement for Indigenous nationhood, resurgence, and decolonization.
Keywords: Online Resource , Indigenous, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
Families of Sisters in Spirit
September 26, 2013
Two grassroots organizations, No More Silence and Families of Sisters in Spirit, are launching a community-based database of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls, compiled by the victims’...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Women, All of Canada
September 24, 2013
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, British Columbia
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