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Northern Cree drum group nominated for Grammy award in 'regional roots' category (November 28, 2017)

Nominations for the 60th annual Grammy awards were released on Tuesday, with indigenous musicians again relegated to a single category.

Bill to end discrimination against indigenous women closer to passage in Canada (November 15, 2017)

A bill to end decades of gender-based discrimination against indigenous women is inching closer to passage in Canada.

National Congress of American Indians backs Native component for trade agreement (October 24, 2017)

The National Congress of American Indians is joining its sister organization across the northern border in seeking a Native component for the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Sixties Scoop survivors weren't consulted on settlement (October 9, 2017)

We were never involved in these negotiations. We never agreed to concede to the enormous financial surrender.

Leader of Congress of Aboriginal of Peoples 'can't remember' Native heritage (September 28, 2017)

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network has bombshell report on the leader of the Congress of Aboriginal of Peoples, an organization that represents off-reserve Native peoples in Canada.

The Conversation: Learning to include indigenous knowledge in the classroom (September 26, 2017)

Across Canada, there are increasing efforts on the part of many universities, colleges and schools to 'Indigenize' our curriculum and to 'decolonize' how we teach.

Museum announces $14.5 million upgrade to Hall of Northwest Coast Indians (September 26, 2017)

The American Museum of Natural History will work with tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada to update its Hall of Northwest Coast Indians.

The Conversation: Collaboration can help with Canada's indigenous water crisis (September 22, 2017)

Research that’s driven by Indigenous peoples can help to identify the causes of poor water quality in specific areas, and to design appropriate interventions.

Mark Trahant: Three fights ahead for the Native vote in United States and Canada (September 18, 2017)

A climate tax, a Senate seat, and the revival of a Canadian political party are three fights ahead for the #NativeVote in 2018.

The Conversation: First Nations must assert control of their education systems (September 13, 2017)

It’s important to move quickly to realize the lasting educational reform that Indigenous children so desperately need and deserve, Dianne Wilkins and Elizabeth Sloat write on The Conversation.

The Conversation: Lessons in indigenous consultation from Canada's highest court (August 23, 2017)

The Supreme Court of Canada's recent decisions contain key lessons to ensure that Indigenous rights are recognized and respected in the future.

Tad Lemieux: Inuit community wins landmark court decision on consultation (August 17, 2017)

After a six-year battle, the Inuit hamlet of Clyde River has won its bid in the Supreme Court of Canada to against seismic testing in the waters of Baffin Bay and Davis Strait.

Sandra LaFleur: Let's return to our traditions by restoring power to Native women (August 14, 2017)

For First Nations, the end of the Indian Act is an opportunity to return to tradition and empower indigenous female leaders, Sandra LaFleur writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Keystone XL Pipeline developer plans to announce decision by end of year (August 3, 2017)

President Donald Trump has repeatedly taken credit for reviving the Keystone XL Pipeline yet the project is far from a certainty.

Mary Annette Pember: Canada's inquiry into missing and murdered sisters in trouble (August 3, 2017)

A national probe into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls has come under fire in recent weeks as Native leaders and even a former commissioner question its direction.

First Nations are getting into the marijuana game amid uncertainty in U.S. (August 1, 2017)

While only a handful of tribes in the United States have successfully entered the marijuana industry, the picture looks a lot different just across the border.

Acclaimed 'Rumble' documentary shares Indian influence in popular music (August 1, 2017)

A new documentary about the influence of Indian musicians in popular music is playing in theaters in the United States and Canada.

Tribes team up to address northern border issues at conference in August (July 26, 2017)

Two tribes whose territories span the United States border with Canada have joined forces for a unique summit.

Canada continues to distribute $5 -- yes $5 -- in annual treaty payments (July 24, 2017)

The Canadian government continues to distribute $5 every year to citizens of First Nations whose ancestor signed treaties requiring annuity payments.

Pessamit Innu cross Canadian border to fight power line in New Hampshire (July 20, 2017)

The Pessamit Innu First Nation is in the United States to express its opposition to a power line that impacts its homelands in Canada.

Terese Mailhot: Go home with your racism and your rinky dink blankets (July 20, 2017)

The racist op-eds by Joffre McCleary about Natives in Canada contain an alarming ignorance of a history he professes to embrace, Terese Mailhot writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Indian relay team from Blackfeet Nation wins title at Calgary Stampede (July 13, 2017)

Carlson Relay defeated three other Indian relay racing teams at the Calgary Stampede event in Alberta, Canada.

Terese Mailhot: Don't hang a red dress for me if I go missing or murdered (July 12, 2017)

The use of the red dress to raise awareness for the plight of murdered and missing indigenous women is fraught with symbolic overtones, Terese Mailhot writes on Indian Country Media Network.

First Nations seek more resources to address suicide crisis among youth (July 10, 2017)

According to the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, 18 people have taken their lives on reserves in Ontario since January.

Judge to decide who represents Native community in British Columbia (July 7, 2017)

A judge in Canada is being asked to decide who represents a Native community where an energy project has generated significant controversy.

YES! Magazine: Coastal tribes preserve culture and health with clams (July 7, 2017)

Coast Salish people did not only harvest shellfish from the wild, but they actively managed beaches into productive clam beds to ensure a dependable food source.

Ray Cook: A Mohawk perspective on Canada Day and Independence Day (July 5, 2017)

Two countries that took land from indigenous nations. Two holidays that celebrate their new-found freedoms. What's a Native person to do?

Dorothy Grant: Getting treated like a criminal at the US-Canada border (July 5, 2017)

Being recently detained at the US and Canada border served as a reminder of how hard it can be to be Native, Dorothy Grant writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Gabrielle Scrimshaw: I was taken from my mother's arms at two weeks old (June 30, 2017)

More than a century of Indian policy by the Canadian government included forced migration, segregation, limiting education, outlawing culture and separating children from their parents, Gabrielle Scrimshaw writes in The New York Times.

Matthew Hayday: Indigenous activists protest 'celebration of colonialism' in Canada (June 29, 2017)

Canada Day is poised to be the high point of celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of Confederation but indigenous activists are resisting.

Government worker suspended after calling Native principal a 'rabid s----' (June 26, 2017)

An employee of Alberta Health Services in Canada has been suspended and a second is being investigated in connection with a racist text message.

Native woman was jailed and forced to ride with assailant during trial (June 22, 2017)

Authorities in Alberta, Canada, are investigating the treatment of a Native woman who was incarcerated and kept in shackles even though she was the victim of a sexual assault.

Native architect's case against racist 'Chief Wahoo' name proceeds (June 6, 2017)

Famed Native architect Douglas Cardinal will be allowed to proceed with a complaint against the racist mascot of the Cleveland professional baseball team.

Tiffany Midge: A response to winning the cultural appropriation prize (May 22, 2017)

Hal Niedzviecki is the winner of the Flaming Bag of Poo Prize for Best D-Bag Move by an Editor Propagating Appropriation and Racism

Tribes unite in signing declaration against Keystone XL Pipeline (May 16, 2017)

The ceremony takes place in the city where TransCanada, the Canadian firm behind the controversial project, is based.