Indigenous

Reconciliation Week
September 19, 2013
Yesterday was the official launch of Reconciliation Week in Vancouver, a series of events being held in conjunction with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Events are being held at...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, British Columbia
Poster
Comic
September 10, 2013
The Healthy Aboriginal Network creates posters, multimedia and comic books on health and social issues for and with indigenous youth. Check out their YouTube channel to see how they focus group-test...
Keywords: Online Resource , Art and Culture, Children and Youth, health, Indigenous, indigenous, literacy, native youth, wellness, British Columbia, Multimedia
September 10, 2013
For more then 120 years thousands of Aboriginal children in BC were taken from their families and forced to attend residential schools where they were stripped of their language, culture and...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, British Columbia
July 16, 2013
A paper published by a University of Guelph researcher, who focuses on the history of food in Canada, has found studies conducted after World War Two that researched the effects of malnutrition by...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, All of Canada
July 8, 2013
CBC has a multimedia site on prison and indigenous women called, Warehousing Indigenous Women. Currently, indigenous women are the fastest growing prison population and account for 31.9 per cent of...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Prisoners' Rights, Women, All of Canada
Idle No More
June 28, 2013
Idle No More has launched a new website and communications platform to engage people around Sovereignty Summer.
Keywords: Online Resource , Indigenous, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
June 27, 2013
The Canadian Human Rights Commission has released a report that documents the impact of poor conditions on the daily lives of Aboriginal people. The report, Equality Rights Data Report on Aboriginal...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Poverty Research, All of Canada
June 20, 2013
A study released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has found that a deplorable 40% of indigenous children live in poverty in Canada. In Saskatchewan and Manitoba, two thirds of status...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Indigenous, All of Canada
Nishiyuu Journey
March 19, 2013
In January, inspired by the Idle No More movement, six Cree youth and one guide, left their community of Great Whale on the Hudson Bay to begin The Quest of Wisjinichu-Nishiyuu (Quest For Unity), a...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Indigenous, Ontario
January 2, 2013
Over the past few weeks, there have been more actions, gatherings, and round dances in support of the Idle No More movement. The best way to keep up with what is happening is through the Idle No More...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, All of Canada
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