Patricia Dawn, who is Cree, founded the Red Willow Womyn’s Society in 2008.
The True, Lasting Reconciliation report, a joint effort of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, has been released.
Three Indigenous women filed actions against Robert Riley Saunders in BC Supreme Court last week, bringing the total to five. The three women claim to have been made homeless due to Saunders' actions and placed in situations were they were exposed to drugs and sexual exploitation.
Matthew Jefferson, whose aunt Frances Brown went missing over a year ago, has been walking across Canada since June to raise awareness of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
Two First Nations leaders representing the Fraser Valley's Sto:lo Tribal Council expressed concerns to the National Energy Board about the potential impacts of an expanded Trans Mountain pipeline.
The British Columbia government has approved funding for housing both on and off reserve for the first time.
Truth and Reconciliation Commission Chair Justice Murray Sinclair has called for a national investigation into the coerced sterilization of Indigenous women during their time at residential schools.
The Stollery Awasisak Indigenous Health Program at the University of Alberta Hospital was created in 2016 to build bridges for Indigenous children. Some of the families have to travel up to 1,000 km.
Makayla Laboucan, a recent graduate of Northern Lakes College, was selected as her class valedictorian and received a degree in social work.
Chiefs of Alberta's First Nations voted unanimously to support Bill C-69. The First Nations support the legislation because it provides Indigenous communities with a greater say about development.
One in five kids in B.C.
The over-representation of Indigenous people in prison has reached an all-time high. In the late 1990s, Jamie Tanis Gladue pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing her boyfriend, and she was sentenced to three years in jail.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and federal ministers have signed formal agreements with three national Indigenous organizations (NIOs): the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the Metis National Council (MNC) and the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK).
Ontario’s child advocate’s office has 27 individual investigations currently on-going into group homes and foster care. Irwin Elman is not sure what will happen with his cases if he isn't able to finish the investigations before the government closes the office.
Hearings about the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project have been held in Calgary and will be held in Victoria from November 26-29 and in Nanaimo, B.C., from December 3-6.
Parents struggle when trying to get their children back from the ministry, especially if they do not have a lawyer. Both the federal and provincial governments have pledged to spend more money on preventing children from coming into care in the first place, while returning those in care to
A young orca was found beached on the West Coast of Vancouver Island in Mowachaht/Muchalaht territory on November 14. Ray Williams, head of the only family living on this territory, contacted the First Nation's staff to make sure a proper ceremony was held for the mammal.
Jane Philpott, federal minister of Indigenous Services, announced $248 million for schools in four remote First Nation communities in Manitoba.