Indigenous

Filmmaker Michelle Latimer is photographed in Toronto, on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. Latimer says she made a mistake in naming the First Nations community of Kitigan Zibi as part of her ancestry without formally verifying it. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Filmmaker Michelle Latimer addresses questions about her Indigenous ancestry

Filmmaker Michelle Latimer addresses questions about her Indigenous ancestry

 

Justice Murray Sinclair, centre, and Commissioners Chief Wilton Littlechild, left, and Marie Wilson pull back a blanket to unveil the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada on the history of Canada's residential school system, in Ottawa on December 15, 2015. Five years after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission issued its final report, Commissioners Sen. Murray Sinclair, Wilton Littlechild and Marie Wilson are coming together to voice their concerns on the slow pace of reconciliation in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Reconciliation delayed and anti-Indigenous racism rising: TRC commissioners

Reconciliation delayed and anti-Indigenous racism rising: TRC commissioners

 

Native American actress Stefany Mathias poses for a photo in Vernon, British Columbia Canada on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2020. ABC’s “Big Sky” is struggling to address Native American criticism of the drama series. Mathias was hired for the role and asked to act as a consultant, which she said included reviewing set decorations. She is encouraged by the opportunity to bring an issue crucial to her and other Native women to a major network, she said, calling producers sincere in their efforts. (Tony Butler via AP)

‘Big Sky’ stumbles in addressing Native American criticism

‘Big Sky’ stumbles in addressing Native American criticism

Native American actress Stefany Mathias poses for a photo in Vernon, British Columbia Canada on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2020. ABC’s “Big Sky” is struggling to address Native American criticism of the drama series. Mathias was hired for the role and asked to act as a consultant, which she said included reviewing set decorations. She is encouraged by the opportunity to bring an issue crucial to her and other Native women to a major network, she said, calling producers sincere in their efforts. (Tony Butler via AP)
Arlen Dumas, grand chief of the Manitoba Assembly of Chiefs, speaks during an Assembly of First Nations annual general meeting in Regina on Thursday, July 27, 2017. As a second wave of COVID-19 washes over the First Nations population with disproportionate and deadly impacts, leaders and health professionals are facing an extra challenge. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor

Gaining trust: History of Indigenous experiments poses challenge in COVID health

Gaining trust: History of Indigenous experiments poses challenge in COVID health

Arlen Dumas, grand chief of the Manitoba Assembly of Chiefs, speaks during an Assembly of First Nations annual general meeting in Regina on Thursday, July 27, 2017. As a second wave of COVID-19 washes over the First Nations population with disproportionate and deadly impacts, leaders and health professionals are facing an extra challenge. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor
Justice Minister David Lametti arrives for a news conference in Ottawa, Thursday November 26, 2020. The Liberal government is set to introduce long-awaited legislation today to enshrine the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian law. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Bill to enshrine UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian law

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is set to introduce long-awaited legislation today…

Justice Minister David Lametti arrives for a news conference in Ottawa, Thursday November 26, 2020. The Liberal government is set to introduce long-awaited legislation today to enshrine the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian law. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, holds a news conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020., to announce additional funds to improve access to safe drinking water on reserves. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Boil-water advisories at First Nations communities to remain past March 2021: feds

Boil-water advisories at First Nations communities to remain past March 2021: feds

Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, holds a news conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020., to announce additional funds to improve access to safe drinking water on reserves. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
This image released by Paramount Network shows, Gil Birmingham, from the series "Yellowstone." Native American tribes and coalitions are condemning “Big Sky,” a Montana-set ABC drama, for ignoring the history of violence inflicted on Indigenous women and instead making whites the crime victims. Native Americans are used to being routinely ignored by American popular culture, with their presence on TV barely a blip as just a handful of shows. Paramount Network's “Yellowstone" includes them. (Emerson Miller/Paramount Network via AP)

‘Big Sky’ producers recognize Native American criticism

‘Big Sky’ producers recognize Native American criticism

This image released by Paramount Network shows, Gil Birmingham, from the series "Yellowstone." Native American tribes and coalitions are condemning “Big Sky,” a Montana-set ABC drama, for ignoring the history of violence inflicted on Indigenous women and instead making whites the crime victims. Native Americans are used to being routinely ignored by American popular culture, with their presence on TV barely a blip as just a handful of shows. Paramount Network's “Yellowstone" includes them. (Emerson Miller/Paramount Network via AP)
Senator Murray Sinclair appears before the Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples in Ottawa, Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Sinclair is planning to leave the Senate early next year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Sen. Murray Sinclair, former head of TRC, set to leave the upper chamber next January

Sen. Murray Sinclair, former head of TRC, set to leave the upper chamber next January

Senator Murray Sinclair appears before the Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples in Ottawa, Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Sinclair is planning to leave the Senate early next year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
A picture of Joyce Echaquan is seen during a vigil in front of the hospital where she died in Joliette, Que. on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Advocates marking MMIW remembrance day note death of Indigenous woman in hospital

Virtual Sisters in Spirit vigil lit candles to honour Indigenous women

A picture of Joyce Echaquan is seen during a vigil in front of the hospital where she died in Joliette, Que. on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Lack of capital for major project investments cited by Indigenous business panel

Lack of capital for major project investments cited by Indigenous business panel

Lack of capital for major project investments cited by Indigenous business panel

Lack of capital for major project investments cited by Indigenous business panel
Study finds about one-third of Indigenous grads find work with Indigenous employers

Study finds about one-third of Indigenous grads find work with Indigenous employers

Study finds about one-third of Indigenous grads find work with Indigenous employers

Study finds about one-third of Indigenous grads find work with Indigenous employers
‘It is urgent:’ Commissioner calls for Indigenous bodies to oversee police

‘It is urgent:’ Commissioner calls for Indigenous bodies to oversee police

‘It is urgent:’ Commissioner calls for Indigenous bodies to oversee police

‘It is urgent:’ Commissioner calls for Indigenous bodies to oversee police
Lawyer starts job as first Indigenous president of Canadian Bar Association

Lawyer starts job as first Indigenous president of Canadian Bar Association

Lawyer starts job as first Indigenous president of Canadian Bar Association

Lawyer starts job as first Indigenous president of Canadian Bar Association
LIVE: Community gathers for monumental totem pole raising along B.C.’s Highway of Tears

LIVE: Community gathers for monumental totem pole raising along B.C.’s Highway of Tears

The totem pole is to honour murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls

LIVE: Community gathers for monumental totem pole raising along B.C.’s Highway of Tears
Indigenous leaders call for systemic review of RCMP practices

Indigenous leaders call for systemic review of RCMP practices

Indigenous leaders call for systemic review of RCMP practices

Indigenous leaders call for systemic review of RCMP practices
Provinces pose challenge to Indigenous child-welfare reform: Bellegarde

Provinces pose challenge to Indigenous child-welfare reform: Bellegarde

Provinces pose challenge to Indigenous child-welfare reform: Bellegarde

Provinces pose challenge to Indigenous child-welfare reform: Bellegarde
‘No celebrations’: Indigenous communities, leaders share Canada Day frustrations

‘No celebrations’: Indigenous communities, leaders share Canada Day frustrations

‘No celebrations’: Indigenous communities, leaders share Canada Day frustrations

‘No celebrations’: Indigenous communities, leaders share Canada Day frustrations
Cornwallis debate: Coast guard working with Indigenous group to change ship name

Cornwallis debate: Coast guard working with Indigenous group to change ship name

Cornwallis debate: Coast guard working with Indigenous group to change ship name

Cornwallis debate: Coast guard working with Indigenous group to change ship name
Indigenous women’s group wants RCMP action to end ‘needless deaths’

Indigenous women’s group wants RCMP action to end ‘needless deaths’

Indigenous women’s group wants RCMP action to end ‘needless deaths’

Indigenous women’s group wants RCMP action to end ‘needless deaths’