All charges have been dropped against a Secwepemc activist from B.C. after she was arrested during the Standing Rock protests last year.
Tens of thousands of people marched from the Queen Elizabeth Theatre to Strathcona Park, a distance of two kilometers, in the Walk for Reconciliation on Sept. 24.
The Canadian government has reached an agreement in principle with survivors of the Sixties Scoop worth some $800 million, Crown-Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett announced Friday morning, putting an end to years of fractious legal action.
Sisters in Spirit gatherings take place every year on Oct. 4 to remember nearly 1,200 murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls.
The fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline continued this week as seven First Nations, the cities of Burnaby and Vancouver, and two environmental groups appeared in the Federal Court of Appeal in Vancouver.
Professor Marie Battiste has been advocating for decades for a more inclusive history for Canadian schools. Due to her hard work, textbooks and curriculu in many provinces are being revised to include a more complete and accurate history of Indigenous people in Canada.
The Westbank First Nation's museum in Kelowna, B.C., preserves and interprets history. Jordan Coble, the cultural and operations administrator at the museum, discussed how the museum developed traditional protocols in order to handle sacred items.
Orange Shirt Day is officially recognized on September 30, and hundreds of students, politicians, dignitaries, and members of the public gathered in Edmonton to participate. Orange Shirt Day started in 2013 in Williams Lake, BC, in order to remember the victims of residential schools.
Family members began sharing their stories of missing and murdered Indigenous women during the first hearings held in Smithers, BC, on Tuesday, September 26. The hearings will run through Thursday. The national inquiry will visit eight other communities this fall.
Delegates at a conference in Whitehorse are discussing how the Canadian health care system can better serve Indigenous people. Delegates also heard about efforts to make hospitals more accessible to Indigenous people.
Earlier this year, the Burtch lands, were transferred by the government of Ontario to a corporation run by the Six Nations band council.
Dr. Judith Sayers has been elected as the new president of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council in British Columbia. The vice president position is vacant as the past vice president chose not to run again. The election was held on September 25, 2017, and Dr.
Leaders of the Tŝilhqot’in Nation are concerned about their territory being opened up for moose hunting after the summer's devastating wildfires. Moose populations have declined in recent years, and the wildfires only served to decrease the population even more.
Nearly 30,000 people showed up for the "Walk For Reconciliation," a two-kilometre walk that ends BC's annual reconciliation week. The walk was held once before in 2013.
Twenty-one First Nations in northern Ontario are taking the federal and Ontario governments to court to ask for an increase in their annuities. The amount of the annuity has not increased since 1874, Beneficiaries of the Robinson-Huron Treaty collect $4 annually.
In his speech to the United Nations, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called on First Nations communities and Indigenous people to consider the way they interact with the federal government.
The commissioner of the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women has asked a team of forensic investigators to begin reviewing police activity.
The British Columbia Utilities Commission issued a premilinary report about the Site C dam, stating the dam is on schedule so far. In the report, risks to the budget and schedule were identified and 73 questions for BC Hydro were raised.