The Trudeau government has proposed a bill to ban oil tanker traffic along a stretch of the northern B.C. coast. A group of B.C. coastal First Nations leaders support the ban, and they travelled to Ottawa to show their support.
Louis Levi Oakes, a 96-year-old Mohawk veteran from Akwesasne, is the last surviving Mohawk code talker. The Mohawk language was one of 33 Indigenous languages used to send encoded messages between Allied forces during the Second World War.
The Abegweit First Nation Mi'kmaq Wellness Centre is incorporating Mi'kmaq traditions into their healing for patients with mental health issues and addictions. Smudging and sweat lodges are part of this process, along with talking circles.
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett addressed the Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly this week.
The British Columbia government has approved funding for housing both on and off reserve for the first time.
Makayla Laboucan, a recent graduate of Northern Lakes College, was selected as her class valedictorian and received a degree in social work.
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.
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.
The Rainy River First Nations will soon receive atifacts, sacred objects, and the remains of ancestors from the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, where they have been stored for over 30 years.
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.