In Canada, a 13-year-old indigenous girl has made the fight for clean water her life’s mission.
Native people accounted for nearly 15 percent of fatal police shootings in Canada between 2000 and 2017, far higher than their percentage of the entire population.
Study confirms Inuit knowledge about movements of caribou herds (April 2, 2018)
Inuit knowledge about the Dolphin-Union caribou herds in Canada has been confirmed in a study that used drones to track the animals.
Two adults and one child left the oldest known set of human footprints in North America, according to researchers in Canada.
Mary Annette Pember: Rising above colonialism with spirit writing (March 21, 2018)
Spirit writing is more than tattoos. It’s guidance from the past that connects our responsibilities to each other and to earth.
YES! Magazine: Elders and warriors keep close watch on pipeline (March 14, 2018)
Tiny House Warriors have been putting homes in the path of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
A group of indigenous women from Canada, the United States and other countries competed in the 2018 Roller Derby World Cup last month.
Indigenous people are looking for an acknowledgement that the pain of racism is real, and that racism can influence how Canada determines justice.
The Conversation: Science is catching up with indigenous knowledge (February 27, 2018)
In recent years, many scholars have become aware of the large body of information known as Traditional Knowledge.
Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council welcomes First Nation to group (February 26, 2018)
The Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council has welcomed a new member from the north.
Graham Lee Brewer: Native man's death opens old wounds in Canada (February 21, 2018)
Why the shooting of a Canadian Cree man has so many people angry.
High Country News: Indigenous guardians protect their homelands (February 9, 2018)
In the Great Bear Rainforest, Indigenous guardians enforce tribal and environmental laws.
Native Sun News Today: Family still searching for Cheyenne River Sioux man (January 18, 2018)
The lives of murdered and missing First Nations and Native Americans often become lost in the larger narrative of data collection and statistics, rarely do the stories of the individuals get told.
TransCanada sticks with Keystone XL Pipeline amid tribal opposition (January 18, 2018)
The Canadian firm behind the Keystone XL Pipeline remains committed to the controversial project amid opposition in Indian Country.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk people must take action on marijuana (January 17, 2018)
Who was Harry Anslinger and how did he come to have a deep effect on the Mohawks of Akwesasne?
Mary Annette Pember: Native women bring back traditional birthing practices (January 16, 2018)
Native women across the United States and Canada are putting their skills to work in challenging the status quo of mainstream medicine.
Uranium mining company pushed Trump administration to reduce Bears Ears (January 16, 2018)
A uranium mining company based in Canada stands to benefit from the gutting of the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.
The Conversation: Threats to Bears Ears and sacred places violate human rights (December 18, 2017)
Legal and policy frameworks in both the U.S. and Canada fail to reflect emerging norms related to Indigenous legal and cultural traditions and human rights.
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.
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.
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 Supreme Court of Canada's recent decisions contain key lessons to ensure that Indigenous rights are recognized and respected in the future.
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.
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.
President Donald Trump has repeatedly taken credit for reviving the Keystone XL Pipeline yet the project is far from a certainty.
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.
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.
A new documentary about the influence of Indian musicians in popular music is playing in theaters in the United States and Canada.
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