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Native children being removed at alarming rates in Manitoba Native children being removed at alarming rates in Manitoba (09/02)
Between 80 and 90 percent of children in care in the province are Native.
Native boy lands role as son of Leonardo DiCaprio in new film Native boy lands role as son of Leonardo DiCaprio in new film (08/31)
Isaiah Tootoosis landed the role of Young Hawk in The Revenant after a 15-minute audition.
First Native woman Ashley Callingbull wins Mrs. Universe title First Native woman Ashley Callingbull wins Mrs. Universe title (08/31)
The 25-year-old member of the Enoch Cree Nation stood out for focusing on her Native culture.
Native executive wasn't surprised by 'No Natives please' rental ad Native executive wasn't surprised by 'No Natives please' rental ad (08/28)
Namerind Housing Corporation helps Native people find housing in a city where they often face discrimination.
Lummi Nation sends totem pole on long trip to oppose coal project Lummi Nation sends totem pole on long trip to oppose coal project (08/25)
The 22-foot tall totem pole is making a 1,300-mile journey through the United States and Canada.
Housing rental ad in Saskatchewan requested 'No Natives please' Housing rental ad in Saskatchewan requested 'No Natives please' (08/25)
The racist ad stated that the landlord 'will not consider aboriginals' for the house in Prince Albert.
Carly McIntosh: Tracing roots to Native great great grandfather Carly McIntosh: Tracing roots to Native great great grandfather (08/24)
Earlier this year I was sitting in my lazy mans chair and started searching for my great grandfather.
Native Sun News: Tribes slam grizzly bear policy as genocide Native Sun News: Tribes slam grizzly bear policy as genocide (08/18)
Leaders of the Blackfoot Confederacy are mounting a vigorous challenge to the US government’s proposed removal of Endangered Species Act protections from the grizzly bear.
Don Marks: Government policies kept Native people from polls Don Marks: Government policies kept Native people from polls (08/12)
Political candidates who are counting on support from indigenous people are often told they usually don't vote.
Doug George-Kanentiio: In the golden era of Iroquois lacrosse Doug George-Kanentiio: In the golden era of Iroquois lacrosse (08/12)
Lacrosse is a game invented by the Iroquois many generations before contact with the Europeans as an alternative to war and conflict among communities and nations and as a contest which promotes peace and physical healing.
Transgender singer breaks new ground in treaty day contests Transgender singer breaks new ground in treaty day contests (08/10)
Aalayna Spence competed as her chosen gender in two talent competitions in Manitoba.
Mike Myers: Settler regimes overthrew indigenous governments Mike Myers: Settler regimes overthrew indigenous governments (08/07)
As many Indigenous territories throughout North America once again enter the settler imposed election cycles it might be a good time to revisit the meaning of democracy as we understand it.
Native cousins excited for roles as extras on 'Portlandia' show Native cousins excited for roles as extras on 'Portlandia' show (08/06)
Leah Arcand and Joi Arcand drew the attention of producers after posting pictures of themselves dressed like some of the characters in the show.
Canada sues First Nations for failing to disclose council salaries Canada sues First Nations for failing to disclose council salaries (08/05)
Most bands complied with the controversial First Nations Financial Transparency Act last year but this year is looking different.
Native Sun News: Keystone XL Pipeline protest draws big crowd Native Sun News: Keystone XL Pipeline protest draws big crowd (07/30)
A massive, new spill from a bitumen pipeline in the tar-sands oil fields of Alberta, Canada’s Athabascan territory fueled a series of pipeline protests by Native Americans and allies across South Dakota.
Aaron Angerman: Alaska Natives not consulted about mine plan Aaron Angerman: Alaska Natives not consulted about mine plan (07/28)
I am frightened to think that what happened at Mount Polley could happen here in our back yard now that the Red Chris Mine is operational.
New eatery serves up Indian tacos and bannock burgers New eatery serves up Indian tacos and bannock burgers (07/21)
Neechie's Pizzeria & Taco opened to brisk business in Regina, Saskatchewan.
Disputed leader of Alturas Rancheria blasts sister on marijuana Disputed leader of Alturas Rancheria blasts sister on marijuana (07/16)
Phillip Del Rosa accused his sister, Wendy, of providing false information to federal authorities.
Native entrepreneur from Canada funded tribal marijuana grows Native entrepreneur from Canada funded tribal marijuana grows (07/10)
Jerry Montour 'financed' the operations at the Alturas Rancheria and the XL Rancheria in California, according to a Bureau of Indian Affairs special agent.
Charles Kader: Mohawk man looked for signs of escaped prisoners Charles Kader: Mohawk man looked for signs of escaped prisoners (07/07)
The escaped killers from Dannemora were in their third week on the lam when the Akwesasne Bear Clan member Kanaretiio (aka Roger Jock) began to hear a murmuring.
A Tribe Called Red releases free remix of Buffy Sainte-Marie track A Tribe Called Red releases free remix of Buffy Sainte-Marie track (07/02)
The Native DJs are showing some love to the legendary musician and activist.
Bois Forte Band expands economy with second Tim Hortons Cafe Bois Forte Band expands economy with second Tim Hortons Cafe (07/02)
The Canadian-based fast casual restaurant is known for its coffee and doughnuts.
Elizabeth Hawksworth: Being patriotic and being Native in Canada Elizabeth Hawksworth: Being patriotic and being Native in Canada (07/02)
Natives often have issues with patriotism because so much of Canada was built on colonialism and on fear, trickery, and massacre.
Micah Armstrong: My blood quantum does not make me less of an Indian Micah Armstrong: My blood quantum does not make me less of an Indian (07/02)
I may be pale-skinned, but I honor my traditions through the telling of my people’s stories, by speaking my people’s language and even by creating the traditional art.
First Nations attorney wears regalia to law society ceremony First Nations attorney wears regalia to law society ceremony (06/23)
Christina Gray will the first person to wear a Tsimshian button blanket and cedar hat to the bar ceremony.
Elizabeth Hawksworth: Church owes apology to Native people Elizabeth Hawksworth: Church owes apology to Native people (06/23)
I stand up now for the thousands of my brothers and sisters who were killed in the Canadian residential school genocide.
Mark Trahant: National Aboriginal Day stirs new hope in Canada Mark Trahant: National Aboriginal Day stirs new hope in Canada (06/23)
For nearly two decades, Canadians have celebrated June 21 as a national holiday to honor the Inuit, First Nations and Metis people.
Blood Tribe sees big turnout at conference to address drug abuse Blood Tribe sees big turnout at conference to address drug abuse (06/16)
The tribe dedicated more law enforcement resources and authorized the distribution of anti-overdose kits on the reserve.
Native language requirement added to schools in British Columbia Native language requirement added to schools in British Columbia (06/12)
Students from kindergarten through grade four in Prince Rupert will learn Sm'algyax, the language of the Tsimshian people.
Thomas King: No justice for Native people with residential schools Thomas King: No justice for Native people with residential schools (06/11)
I believe in justice. I can’t say I’ve seen that much of it in my lifetime, but I like the concept.
Terese Marie Mailhot: A young Native life 'discarded' in Canada Terese Marie Mailhot: A young Native life 'discarded' in Canada (06/10)
Our women are walking on too quickly, before they actualize their potentials, before we can revel in their light, before we can tell them we're here.
Pamela Palmater: Genocide was outcome of residential schools Pamela Palmater: Genocide was outcome of residential schools (06/09)
In Canada’s residential schools, many Indigenous children were beaten, tortured, raped, medically experimented on, and killed.
Mary Annette Pember: Healing from residential schools in Canada Mary Annette Pember: Healing from residential schools in Canada (06/09)
One of the first actions of Indian residential school administrators was to cut the children’s long hair, a terrible indignity for First Nations people that came to symbolize a cut with their cultures and families.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Victory with Mohawk land claim in Canada Doug George-Kanentiio: Victory with Mohawk land claim in Canada (06/08)
I recall my uncle, the late Angus George-Sohahiio, talking about the lost area of Dundee and how he believed the Mohawk people had that area of Akwesasne stolen from them.
Opinion: U.S. and Canada hope Native people forget about genocide Opinion: U.S. and Canada hope Native people forget about genocide (06/08)
We will never be able to reverse our wrongs. The only hope is that we forget, that they forget.

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