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Canadian constitutional law and Aboriginal law are not likely what comes to mind when identifying the cause of a wildfire disaster.
The murder and disappearance of Indigenous women and girls are occurring at stunning rates at both sides of the Medicine Line, with shared historical reasons.
Rick Desautel, a Colville veteran who lives in the U.S., has once again won the right to hunt on ancestral territory across the border.
Instead of waiting for answers from police, Indigenous communities are scanning hillsides and riverbeds—and helping families cope.
Xwi7xwa library in British Columbia is working to decolonize the way libraries organize information.
It’s important that settlers understand what Unist'ot'en represents in the era of reconciliation currently being promoted by governments in Canada.
Ground zero in the global battle against climate chaos this week is in Wet'suwet'en territory, in northern British Columbia.
The South Selkirk Mountains caribou herd is down to just six animals.
The Colville Tribes are celebrating after securing a huge victory against the world's largest mining company.
Indigenous leaders pulled together a grassroots movement to resist the expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline.
Perpetrators of genocide should never be forgotten, but they should not be celebrated either.
Haida traditions are an inspiration to contemporary artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, the inventor of a new graphic genre.
Inspired by Indigenous storytelling traditions, the Math Catcher Outreach Program attracts youth to the study of mathematics.
With affordable and energy-efficient tiny houses, indigenous women are bringing back elements of Secwepemc culture.
The only caribou herd in the lower 48 United States has been declared 'functionally extinct' because it is down to just three animals.
Two adults and one child left the oldest known set of human footprints in North America, according to researchers in Canada.
Tiny House Warriors have been putting homes in the path of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
In the Great Bear Rainforest, Indigenous guardians enforce tribal and environmental laws.
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.
A judge in Canada is being asked to decide who represents a Native community where an energy project has generated significant controversy.
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.
Now that a Colville citizen has won the right to exercise his aboriginal hunting rights across the border in Canada, what comes next for the Washington-based tribe?
A judge has concluded that a Colville citizen retains hunting rights in British Columbia, Canada, despite living on the other side of the border.
Imagine every morning having to set a full pot of tap water on your stove and continuing to wait for it to boil just to be able to drink it.
A school on the Lower Kootenay Reserve in British Columbia is drawing interest thanks to its focus on language and culture.
For the people of White Earth and other tribes, both cases may mean that our tribal government and legal institutions may be able to protect citizens from non Indian businesses who break our laws.
Ron Austin, an artist and hereditary chief from the Wet'suwet'en Nation of British Columbia, collaborated with musician Alex Cuba on the effort.
A Canadian company that claims it is above U.S. law has once again released toxic waste into the Columbia River.
Josiah Wilson is a member of the Heiltsuk First Nation and is considered an "Indian" under Canadian law but his lack of Indian blood is keeping him off the court.
To make a long story short, the lands were so rich that Canada wanted them and took them. Arrow Lakes people were declared extinct and their lands confiscated.
Players and elders from the Haida Nation of British Columbia are bothered by the growing involvement of energy companies in the All Native Basketball Tournament.
Logging will be barred on about 85 percent of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia.
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.
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.
Since 1986, the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Band in British Columbia has been working on taking control of their membership.
'Tribal Police Files' is being produced by Steve Sxwithul'txw, a former tribal police officer.
According to documents, he was beaten over a cigarette or a prostitute. I prefer the cigarette.
Being a traditional Mohawk mother, who grew up on the Akwesasne Mohawk Reservation, I have always fought for the earth and our way of life with the rest of my nation.
A First Nation in British Columbia is reeling after an attack at the tribal office left 11 people injured and the suspect dead.
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.
Christina Gray will the first person to wear a Tsimshian button blanket and cedar hat to the bar ceremony.
Students from kindergarten through grade four in Prince Rupert will learn Sm'algyax, the language of the Tsimshian people.
Laura Milliken was shocked when a server at a restaurant blamed a high rate of crime on Native people.
Don't misunderstand me, I'm proud of my heritage, but not of our mortality rate.
Sometime in the 19th century, on the soggy, green coast of Vancouver Island, an artist sat down with some fresh cedar.
Racist graffiti was found inside the structure after the fire, which caused $40,000 in damage.
Remains of a 10,000-year-old ancestor were exposed earlier this year in British Columbia.
A serial killer was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Native woman and to three additional life sentences for three other murders.
Chief Ron Giesbrecht of the Kwikwetlem First Nation said band members continue to support him.
Newspaper welcomes decision to ban ban faux headdresses at the Bass Coast music festival.
Newspaper says the First Nations Financial Transparency Act will make Native leaders more accountable to their people.
Chief Ron Giesbrecht of the Kwikwetlem First Nation earned nearly $1 million.
At least three bands are moving quickly to assert their title to ancestral lands.
Peter d'Errico discusses how Native title has been treated differently in the U.S. and Canadian courts.
Columnist discusses the landmark Native title decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia.
Landmark decision recognizes Native rights to their aboriginal territory.
Energy firm promises to work with Native communities along the route.