Indigenous

Idle No More
December 24, 2012
The Idle No More movement continues to grow as a mobilization of grassroots indigenous people fighting against the ongoing erosion of indigenous rights across Canada and the world. You can follow...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, All of Canada
May 4, 2012
The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) has just issued its first decision on a complaint against Canada under the Optional Protocol to the Convention on...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, Indigenous, Violence, Women, Northwest Territories, All of Canada
Inuit Food Security
April 24, 2012
Winter 2010/2011 brought extreme environmental conditions throughout the Canadian Arctic. This slideshow site uses images and text to show the results of a project that determines whether these...
Keywords: Online Resource , food security, Foodbanks and Food, Indigenous, Inuit, north, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Research and education
Native Women’s Association of Canada
March 27, 2012
The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) and the Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA) will appear today before the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights in...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Violence, Women, British Columbia, International
People’s Citizenship Guide: A Response to Conservative Canada
March 22, 2012
In 2009, Stephen Harper’s Conservative government changed the contents of the official citizenship guide that is given to all recent immigrants. The new version contained a lot more military history...
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Poverty Research, All of Canada
First Nations in BC
February 17, 2012
The goals of the Portal include collaboration, open communication and the sharing of experiences, tools & resources including key documents such as policies, plans, etc. created by First Nations...
Keywords: Online Resource , Aboriginal/First Nations/Inuit, Case studies, First Nations communities and organizations, Indigenous, Templates, British Columbia, Directories, Gateways, General resources
October 3, 2011
On the heels of Pivot's recent announcement that they will not be participating in the Missing Women's Inquiry, two more groups have withdrawn. The Women's Memorial March Committee and the Downtown...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, Indigenous, Violence, Women, British Columbia
September 19, 2011
In its fifth year, the large turnout for the annual DTES Women's Housing March shows that the movement pushing for better access to safe and affordable housing for women in the neighbourhood, is not...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Indigenous, Tenants' Rights, Violence, Women, British Columbia
August 24, 2011
A series of podcasts by people involved in the history of the self-government movement in Yukon, "Voices of Visions" offers 10 20 minute podcasts. The podcasts are available in mp3 format, allowing...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Government Policy, Indigenous, Inuit, Yukon
August 24, 2011
A successful First Nations university program has closed as a result of federal funding cuts. The Indian Studies Support Program of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, which had...
Keywords: Article , Education, Indigenous, British Columbia
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