First Nations

Chief Clifford Bull of the Lac Seul First Nation shows his ceremonial headdress in his office in Frenchman's Head, Ont., Tuesday, April 24, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

Supreme Court sides with Lac Seul First Nation over flooding compensation

Supreme Court sides with Lac Seul First Nation over flooding compensation

 

National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde addresses the crowd during the conclusion of the AFN's Annual General Assembly in Fredericton, N.B., on July 25, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Stephen MacGillivray

AFN national chief election goes to third ballot

AFN national chief election goes to third ballot

 

A vigil takes place where ground-penetrating radar recorded hits of what are believed to be 751 unmarked graves near the grounds of the former Marieval Indian Residential School on the Cowessess First Nation, Sask. on June 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor

‘Where home is’: Saskatchewan First Nation gets control of children in care

‘Where home is’: Saskatchewan First Nation gets control of children in care

 

Chief commissioner Marion Buller, front left to right, commissioners Brian Eyolfson, Qajaq Robinson and Michele Audette get ready to prepare the final report to give to the government at the closing ceremony for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Gatineau, Que., Monday, June 3, 2019. Two years after the sweeping findings of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls were released, a plan to move forward on its 231 calls to justice is finally being released. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Two years after MMIWG report, Ottawa releases preliminary national plan

Two years after MMIWG report, Ottawa releases preliminary national plan

Chief commissioner Marion Buller, front left to right, commissioners Brian Eyolfson, Qajaq Robinson and Michele Audette get ready to prepare the final report to give to the government at the closing ceremony for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Gatineau, Que., Monday, June 3, 2019. Two years after the sweeping findings of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls were released, a plan to move forward on its 231 calls to justice is finally being released. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Tanya Talaga doc ‘Spirit to Soar’ details ongoing colonial oppression in Canada

Tanya Talaga doc ‘Spirit to Soar’ details ongoing colonial oppression in Canada

Elle-Maija Tailfeathers’ doc looks at harm-reduction strategy in Kainai First Nation

Elle-Maija Tailfeathers’ doc looks at harm-reduction strategy in Kainai First Nation

Keith Beaverbones, 28, and Zachary Yellowface, 19, have each been charged with four counts of attempted murder. (Advocate file photo)

Two O’Chiese First Nation men are facing attempted murder charges after Monday shooting spree

Four men shot at three locations at Sunchild and O’Chiese First Nations Monday

Keith Beaverbones, 28, and Zachary Yellowface, 19, have each been charged with four counts of attempted murder. (Advocate file photo)
Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller responds to a reporters question during a news conference, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Ottawa won’t set new deadline for providing clean water in First Nations communities

Ottawa won’t set new deadline for providing clean water in First Nations communities

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller responds to a reporters question during a news conference, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Kiiwetinoong MPP Sol Mamakwa holds up water collected from Neskantaga First Nation, where residents were evacuated over tainted water in October, during a rally at Queen's Park in Toronto on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Carlos Osorio

Feds didn’t supply enough resources to end water advisories on First Nations: auditor

Feds didn’t supply enough resources to end water advisories on First Nations: auditor

Kiiwetinoong MPP Sol Mamakwa holds up water collected from Neskantaga First Nation, where residents were evacuated over tainted water in October, during a rally at Queen's Park in Toronto on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Carlos Osorio
FILE - Samson Cree Nation singer, actress and artist Kiya Bruno sang O Canada in Cree and English at the Toronto Blue Jays game at Rogers Centre. Photo submitted

Online petition asks for Cree language to be added to Google Translate

Cree, part of the Algonquin language family, has nine dialects

FILE - Samson Cree Nation singer, actress and artist Kiya Bruno sang O Canada in Cree and English at the Toronto Blue Jays game at Rogers Centre. Photo submitted
Members of the RCMP on June 13, 2020 control the scene where a man was shot near Miramichi, N.B. The chief of a New Brunswick First Nation that was home to a man killed by the RCMP last year says it was infuriating to learn Tuesday that no criminal charges would be laid in the case. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ron Ward

Report into police shooting of Rodney Levi called ‘infuriating’ by First Nation chief

Report into police shooting of Rodney Levi called ‘infuriating’ by First Nation chief

Members of the RCMP on June 13, 2020 control the scene where a man was shot near Miramichi, N.B. The chief of a New Brunswick First Nation that was home to a man killed by the RCMP last year says it was infuriating to learn Tuesday that no criminal charges would be laid in the case. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ron Ward
Shingoose, left, and Duke Redbird, perform in this undated handout photo. Folk musician and Indigenous rights activist Curtis Jonnie, known as performer Shingoose, has died after testing positive for COVID-19. He was 74. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Light In The Attic Records, Duke Redbird

Ojibway musician Curtis Jonnie, known as Shingoose, dies at 74

Ojibway musician Curtis Jonnie, known as Shingoose, dies at 74

Shingoose, left, and Duke Redbird, perform in this undated handout photo. Folk musician and Indigenous rights activist Curtis Jonnie, known as performer Shingoose, has died after testing positive for COVID-19. He was 74. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Light In The Attic Records, Duke Redbird
Renee Linklater, right, senior director of Shkaabe Makwa in Toronto, is seen in an undated handout photo with Shkaabe Makwa's first medical director Dr. James Makokis, a Plains Cree, two-spirit physician from Saddle Lake Cree Nation in Alberta. Shkaabe Makwa is a new Indigenous-led centre dedicated to improving health-care services for First Nation, Inuit and Metis communities. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

New centre dedicated to improving health-care for First Nation, Inuit, and Métis

New centre dedicated to improving health-care for First Nation, Inuit, and Métis

Renee Linklater, right, senior director of Shkaabe Makwa in Toronto, is seen in an undated handout photo with Shkaabe Makwa's first medical director Dr. James Makokis, a Plains Cree, two-spirit physician from Saddle Lake Cree Nation in Alberta. Shkaabe Makwa is a new Indigenous-led centre dedicated to improving health-care services for First Nation, Inuit and Metis communities. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Mi’kmaq First Nations group, Premium Brands to buy Clearwater Seafoods for $1 billion

Mi’kmaq First Nations group, Premium Brands to buy Clearwater Seafoods for $1 billion

No doubt second wave of COVID-19 will hit Indigenous communities harder: Miller

No doubt second wave of COVID-19 will hit Indigenous communities harder: Miller

No doubt second wave of COVID-19 will hit Indigenous communities harder: Miller

No doubt second wave of COVID-19 will hit Indigenous communities harder: Miller
Children harmed by on-reserve child welfare a step closer to compensation

Children harmed by on-reserve child welfare a step closer to compensation

Children harmed by on-reserve child welfare a step closer to compensation

Children harmed by on-reserve child welfare a step closer to compensation
Joe Gosnell, Nisga’a chief who led nation to landmark treaty, dies of cancer

Joe Gosnell, Nisga’a chief who led nation to landmark treaty, dies of cancer

Joe Gosnell, Nisga’a chief who led nation to landmark treaty, dies of cancer

Joe Gosnell, Nisga’a chief who led nation to landmark treaty, dies of cancer
COVID-19 crisis distracting from flood-prone First Nation’s plight: NDP

COVID-19 crisis distracting from flood-prone First Nation’s plight: NDP

COVID-19 crisis distracting from flood-prone First Nation’s plight: NDP

COVID-19 crisis distracting from flood-prone First Nation’s plight: NDP

Marc Miller urges First Nations to delay elections during COVID-19 crisis

Marc Miller urges First Nations to delay elections during COVID-19 crisis

Alberta First Nation votes to accept $150M settlement over mismanaged cattle

Alberta First Nation votes to accept $150M settlement over mismanaged cattle

STANDOFF — Members of a southern Alberta First Nation have voted to…

Alberta First Nation votes to accept $150M settlement over mismanaged cattle