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Native man from Canada faces charges for killing eagle in Nevada Native man from Canada faces charges for killing eagle in Nevada (02/03)
Authorities said Dana Morley McIvor had a recently killed eagle, a recently killed hawk, hawk parts and 124 eagle and hawk feathers in his vehicle.
Thousands of alleged residential school abusers located in Canada Thousands of alleged residential school abusers located in Canada (02/02)
None are facing any charges at this point but they were invited to participate in hearings for the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement.
First Nations sign agreement to protect lands from development First Nations sign agreement to protect lands from development (02/02)
Logging will be barred on about 85 percent of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia.
Mike Myers: A landmark decision for the future of Native children Mike Myers: A landmark decision for the future of Native children (02/01)
The really good news is that this is a legally binding decision, one that cannot be easily avoided or brushed off by the federal or provincial governments.
Pacific Northwest tribes oppose expansion of pipeline in Canada Pacific Northwest tribes oppose expansion of pipeline in Canada (01/27)
The four tribes in Washington say the Trans Mountain pipeline threatens their treaty protected rights and could lead to more oil spills in the Salish Sea.
Slate: Historians put a number on Indian people sold into slavery Slate: Historians put a number on Indian people sold into slavery (01/18)
Tribal members, from Apache people to Wampanoags, were forced to work as slaves in Canada and as far away as Bermuda.
Leonardo DiCaprio thanks First Nations in Golden Globe speech Leonardo DiCaprio thanks First Nations in Golden Globe speech (01/11)
The cast of The Revenant includes two young Native actors -- Isaiah Tootoosis and Forrest Goodluck.
Carly McIntosh: The deep and dark secrets of Canadian history Carly McIntosh: The deep and dark secrets of Canadian history (01/11)
The history of indigenous people must start being taught in every educational school across Canada.
A Tribe Called Red working to release third album after big year A Tribe Called Red working to release third album after big year (01/07)
Ian Campeau, also known as DJ NDN, said he's 'really excited' about the group's upcoming release.
Families await inquiry into missing and murdered Native women Families await inquiry into missing and murdered Native women (01/07)
Top officials in Canada are holding consultation meetings across the country in advance of launching the formal investigation.
TransCanada seeks $15B in damages for death of Keystone bid TransCanada seeks $15B in damages for death of Keystone bid (01/07)
The Canadian company filed a lawsuit against President Barack Obama and is initiating a second claim under the North American Free Trade Agreement.
First Nation might completely outlaw liquor in wake of homicide First Nation might completely outlaw liquor in wake of homicide (01/05)
Chief Rodger Redman said alcohol was a factor in the murder of a 28-year-old man on the Standing Buffalo Dakota First Nation in Saskatchewan.
Terese Marie Mailhot: Feeling nostalgic about returning to rez Terese Marie Mailhot: Feeling nostalgic about returning to rez (12/21)
The rez can be tough, growing up without, receiving a lackluster education, and dealing with the disparity Natives are subjected to.
Blood Tribe accepts $5.8M settlement for illegal use of reserve Blood Tribe accepts $5.8M settlement for illegal use of reserve (12/15)
During World War II, the Canadian government took 55,000 acres for a shooting and bombing practice range.
Lenard Monkman: Raising our girls to be indigenous and fierce Lenard Monkman: Raising our girls to be indigenous and fierce (12/14)
We need to teach our daughters to be strong, and we need Canadians to support indigenous women.
Sandra LaFleur: Indigenous people helped European strangers Sandra LaFleur: Indigenous people helped European strangers (12/14)
When the European explorers floated, half dead and starving onto Turtle Island’s shores, First Nations folk had to nurse the sailors back to health.
Alex Jacobs: Native community brings old Curtis film back to life Alex Jacobs: Native community brings old Curtis film back to life (12/14)
The name Edward S. Curtis immediately invokes spirited discussions amongst Native and non-Native artists, scholars and just plain folks who are attracted to the historic, romantic and nostalgic.
Tim Fontaine: Native people seeking action and justice in Canada Tim Fontaine: Native people seeking action and justice in Canada (12/09)
Canada has held more such public inquiries than any other Commonwealth country, though few have dealt with issues that specifically affect indigenous peoples. At least not at the national level.
Ruth Hopkins: Native woman leads inquiry into our missing sisters Ruth Hopkins: Native woman leads inquiry into our missing sisters (12/09)
Jody’s Kwak'wala name is Puglaas, meaning 'Woman Born to Noble People.' Besides her education and experience, she will bring a fresh, new perspective to her post.
James Mills: First Nation finally regains control over membership James Mills: First Nation finally regains control over membership (12/08)
Since 1986, the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Band in British Columbia has been working on taking control of their membership.
Interview: Doug George-Kanentiio on Native cross-border trade Interview: Doug George-Kanentiio on Native cross-border trade (12/07)
Mohawk journalist Doug George-Kanentiio discusses how implementation of the Jay Treaty can improve economic conditions for First Nations in Canada and tribes in the United States.
Opinion: Native people seek a mutual partnership with Canada Opinion: Native people seek a mutual partnership with Canada (11/23)
We aren't looking for someone to take care of us, but rather a leader who will respect our independence, understand our history, our uniqueness, and our goals for the future.
Donna Loring: Native youth are changing lives with their music Donna Loring: Native youth are changing lives with their music (11/23)
We do have star power in our communities and in my humble opinion these songs are good enough to be on the national charts.
Blood Tribe banishes five non-members for dealing drugs Blood Tribe banishes five non-members for dealing drugs (11/13)
The tribe has taken a hard stance after 20 people died and 60 overdosed from a dangerous opioid in a six-month period.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Respect treaty right to cross borders Doug George-Kanentiio: Respect treaty right to cross borders (11/10)
Canada has refused to acknowledge that Native nations have the right to cross the border unimpeded.
Tribes and activists celebrate rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline Tribes and activists celebrate rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline (11/09)
Leaders in South Dakota spent seven years rallying opposition to a project that would have crossed treaty-protected territories.
Mark Trahant: A new era of reconciliation emerges in Canada Mark Trahant: A new era of reconciliation emerges in Canada (11/09)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered the message that Aboriginal Canadians are significant intellectual contributors to Canada’s political discourse.
Obama kills permit for controversial Keystone XL Pipeline Obama kills permit for controversial Keystone XL Pipeline (11/06)
The Canadian firm behind the project said it would review its options after learning of the decision.
Television series focuses on tribal police in British Columbia Television series focuses on tribal police in British Columbia (11/04)
'Tribal Police Files' is being produced by Steve Sxwithul'txw, a former tribal police officer.
Mark Trahant: Making Native vote progress one win at a time Mark Trahant: Making Native vote progress one win at a time (11/04)
What will it take for Native Americans to have full representation in the United States, in state governments, and in city halls?
Obama won't delay decision on Keystone XL Pipeline permit Obama won't delay decision on Keystone XL Pipeline permit (11/04)
The Indigenous Environmental Network said the 2016 presidential election motivated TransCanada's request to delay the decision.
Obama prepared to reject controversial Keystone XL Pipeline Obama prepared to reject controversial Keystone XL Pipeline (11/03)
The Canadian company behind the project is asking the State Department to suspend review of its long-delayed application.
Mohawk women lose claim to freely cross US-Canadian border Mohawk women lose claim to freely cross US-Canadian border (10/30)
A judge in Canada rejected aboriginal rights to cross the border and held that national security rules are advanced in the bests interests of the Mohawk people.
Erik Stegman: Lessons from Canada for the Native vote in 2016 Erik Stegman: Lessons from Canada for the Native vote in 2016 (10/28)
North or South, elections still matter, and Native people deserve and need a strong voice to help determine our elected leaders and their policies.
Vice President Joe Biden reflects on triumphs of Obama's Indian policies Vice President Joe Biden reflects on triumphs of Obama's Indian policies (10/28)
A reception for five contemporary Native artists offered a glimpse into the Obama administration's impact in Indian Country.

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