Category: Indigenous

Obituary: Ian Adams – Journalist (84)

In 1967, Canadian journalist wrote about Indigenous boy named Chanie “Charlie” Wenjack who ran away from a residential school and died trying to get home. Gord Downie based…

100 years after forced removal, Nez Perce people celebrate reclaimed land

Photo: Members of the Nez Perce Tribe ride to Am’sáaxpa or “the place of boulders,” to bless the ancestral land they reclaimed. In direct violation of the 1855…

Photo Essay: The World in Faces

Photo: Ulchi girl – Amur river, Far East of Siberia, Russian Federation In agreement with the United Nations Department of Global Communication, IPS is pleased to share with…

Canada’s First Nations

It is a time for action. It is time for Canadians to ask our First Nation leaders to tell -not ask- our government what can be done to…

History of Indigenous ‘residential schools’ once again haunt Canada

Children at Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia 1931. Photo: National Center for Truth and Reconciliation/ EPA 05 June 2021 | Justin Ling | The Guardian When…

Buffy Sainte-Marie On Giving Back, Indigenous Rights

OTTAWA, ON – JULY 01: Canadian singer Buffy Sainte-Marie performs during Canada Day celebrations at Parliament Hill on July 1, 2017 in Ottawa, Canada. (Photo by Mark Horton/Getty Images…

Court: Sinixt, First Nation bordering Canada-U.S., can claim Indigenous rights

Canada’s highest court ruled that that Rick Desautel and the 4,000 other members of the Colville Confederated Tribes in Washington state were successors to the Sinixt. Photograph: Shelly Boyd…

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