Assembly of First Nations
“We’re deeply, profoundly disappointed,” said Brooks Arcand-Paul of the Indigenous Bar Association.
“This thing is a mess. It’s a complete mess.”
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pledged reconciliation, but some Indigenous people say there’s very little to show for such rhetoric going into Canada’s 150th anniversary.
Admiting there's work to be done, the prime minister stood with Indigenous leaders on Thursday to commit to more action to address inequality for the Aboriginal population
Trudeau took the opportunity to defend his record on Indigenous issues
Decades after taking Indigenous children from their home, against their will, Canada's national police force is admitting that racism is still a problem — but that they want to fix it.
Cheers erupted as Canada announced it will fully support the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, reversing the position of the previous government, which nine years ago made it one of four countries to reject the document.
After years of regarding our government with deep cynicism and suspicion on missing and murdered Indigenous women, many find it hard to believe that anything good can come out of Ottawa.
“I’m immensely proud to be an Aboriginal person in this country and I’m equally proud to be a Canadian,” said Jodi Wilson-Raybould, the first justice minister in Canadian history who is indigenous.
Indigenous voters have been historically absent in federal elections, and with electors having conflicted ideas about participating in Canadian politics, it’s unclear whether mobilization efforts will actually work.
The AFN wants to be a bigger player in this year's federal election, but Stephen Harper's party wasn't listening to that message Tuesday.
Justin Darrow believes an education on the ramps teaches things you won't learn in school.