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2015 / PDF
The following pages outline the Commission’s central conclusions about the history and legacy of residential schools and identify both the barriers to reconciliation and the opportunities for constructive action that currently exist.
Author(s): The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
1 year 5 months
2015 / MP3 Audio
The BC government is determined to flood thousands of acres of farmland and traditional territories in the Peace River valley. A court challenge may be the only way to stop the Site C dam.RAVEN is an organization set up to raise funds for court challenges by First Nations. They are working right now to support the Treaty 8 Nations in their fight against the dam.This interview was recorded...
Author(s): Redeye Collective
1 year 5 months
2015 / MP3 Audio
A new movie documents the realities on the ground for people who live along the Northern Gateway pipeline route in Northern Alberta and BC. Filmmaker Tomas Borsa speaks with Redeye host Jim Mainguy.
Author(s): Redeye Collective
1 year 5 months
2013 / MP3 Audio
Far from being "idle", Indigenous peoples in Canada have a rich history of anti-colonial resistance that continues to this day.
Author(s): Média Recherche Action
1 year 5 months
2011 / Video
LEROY LITTLE BEAR, Head of the SEED Graduate Institute, former Director of the American Indian Program at Harvard University and Professor Emeritus of Native Studies at the University of Lethbridge delivers the Spring 2011 Simon Ortiz and Labriola Lecture.
Author(s): ASU Libraries
1 year 5 months
2015 / MP3 Audio
A new report urges the federal government to implement the recommendations in the 58 studies that have been done into ending violence against First Nations women and girls. The report was produced by West Coast LEAF in response to Stephen Harper’s claim that he’s not holding a national inquiry because there have already been too many studies. Redeye host James Mainguy...
Author(s): James Mainguy
2 years 2 days
2015 / PDF
In order to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission makes the following calls to action...
Author(s): The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
2 years 2 days
2015 / PDF
For over a century, the central goals of Canada’s Aboriginal policy were to eliminate Aboriginal governments; ignore Aboriginal rights; terminate the Treaties; and, through a process of assimilation, cause Aboriginal peoples to cease to exist as distinct legal, social, cultural, religious, and racial entities in Canada. The establishment and operation of residential schools were a central element...
Author(s): The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
3 years 7 months
2010 /
An Action Plan developed by First Nations Chiefs and leaders in BC in 2007, containing a vision, principles, goals, and 57 action designed to implement First Nations jurisdiction over justice programs within First Nations communities; allow for dialogue among all parties; reduce overrepresentation of First Nations in correctional facilities; eliminate systemic discrimination within the justice...

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