As many as 4,000 First Nations, Metis, and Inuit elders from across the country will gather in Edmonton for the inaugural National Gathering of Elders on Monday, September 11, 2017.
Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario is creating a full-time elder position to take the lead on brining in a cultural perspective. Indigenous elders have an entire set of knowledge that no one else has and can bring their expertise to higher education systems.
Federal and provincial ministers and First Nations groups met on September 5, 2017, to discuss efforts to rebuild parts of British Columbia after the summer's devastating wildfires.
A recent report released by Moody's found that Indigenous people are involved in big projects such as hydro transmission lines, roads, bridges, and airports. In some cases, Indigenous people are creating their own projects and inviting the private sector to work with them.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has begun moving his cabinet members around and has divided the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) department into two parts with experienced ministers over each. Former Health minister Jane Philpott has been moved into a new position as minist
Renison University College will be offering a new program called Introduction to Kanien’kéha (Mohawk Language) in September.
First Nations leaders met with a United Nations committee on racial discrimination to express their concerns about the treatment of Indigenous people in Canada. Judy Wilson, chief of the Neskonlith Indian Band and secretary-treasurer with the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, said Canada's l
An article published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has linked long-term health problems such as diabetes and obesity to the prolonged hunger that existed in residential schools.
While the province of British Columbia has decided not to press charges agains the Mount Polley mine company, Bev Sellers, a First Nations woman from British Columbia, has filed charges privately against the company for the destruction caused when a tailings pond dam breached its prot