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Canada 150 – Federation

Why some Indigenous people are calling out Canada 150

Many Indigenous people across the country will not be celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday this July — here’s why.
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Ontario’s ’poetic’ judge is back with another ruling

In a sexual-assault case, judge tackles the difficult question of whether to grant bail to an aboriginal man who has “no one in the world” to vouch for him
Canada’s Aboriginal Affairs Minister Valcourt speaks during a news conference with Labour and Status of Women Minister Leitch in Ottawa

True crimes, faulty statistics and Aboriginal women

Colby Cosh on deciphering data on missing and murdered Aboriginal women
Aboriginal Name Fight 20150306

What’s in a name? A Chipewyan’s battle over her native tongue

The Northwest Territories may be fighting to save Aboriginal languages, but don’t try to name your child with one
Pikangikum_SadGirl50-07/24/01-A sad young girl plays by herself on a dusty road in Pikangikum. Pikan

Canada’s race problem? It’s even worse than America’s.

For a country so self-satisfied with its image of progressive tolerance, how is this not a national crisis?
Winnipeg cityscape at night. Photograph by John Woods

Welcome to Winnipeg: Where Canada’s racism problem is at its worst

From 2015: How the death of Tina Fontaine has finally forced the city to face its festering race problem.
Willie Dunn, image courtesy of artist

Q&A: Native North America curator Kevin Howes

The Vancouver record collector on the still-pertinent revolutionary messages of long-lost Aboriginal-Canadian music
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$8 million spent to train eight midwives in Manitoba

Program to improve Aboriginal access halted
2014 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival – Day 2

Why the nostalgic headdress won’t go away

Aboriginal music acts like Ottawa’s A Tribe Called Red strike back at festival-goers sporting headdresses
Britain’s Prince Charles gestures during a visit to a historical site under reconstruction in Al-Diriyah

Why Prince Charles believes seeing is believing

Getting CEOs out of their comfort zone to help Aboriginal youth