Eugene Brave Rock, who plays "Chief" in the new Wonder Woman movie, was honoured with a headdress by the Blood Tribe. A special ceremony was held to present Brave Rock with the headdress and acknowledge his achievements in Hollywood.
Clayton Lorne Green, residential school survivor, will receive the President's Medal from the First Nations University of Canada. He will graduate with a degree in social work and plans to use his degree to work toward healing and restoration.
Artwork by students of Kainai High School will be showcased until September 27, 2018. This artwork draws on the long tradition of art within Blackfoot culture and is a reflection of Kainai/Blood identity and culture in the 21st century.
Two Indigenous leaders have been awarded honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from the University of Calgary. The Doctor of Laws is bestowed upon those who deserve recognition due their achievements and community service.
Six Indigenous scholars reflect on the findings of the Truth and Reconcilian Commission, Indigenous rights, and Canada's 150th anniversary.
Statistics Canada has released a report showing that one-fourth of all female homicide victims in 2015 were Indigenous. This statistic is six times higher than that of non-Indigenous women. In addition, Indigenous women are disproportionately represented in the prison population.
Dr. Nadine Caron is an internationally renowned physician and surgeon who will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Fraser Valley. As an undergraduate, Caron played basketball for the university and credits her coaches for teaching her life skills.
Ucluelet First Nation joins Huu-ay-aht Nation in adopting a living wage policy for employees of the First Nation government. This policy demonstrates the value of caring for each other and strenthening the economic health of the community.
Alberta Premiere, Rachel Notley, responded to questions about the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion by stating that the project will move forward.
Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett has encouraged Canadians to celebrate National Aboriginal History Month by reading a book by an Indigenous author this summer.