first nations rights
Study Shows Residential School Sex Abuse Has Generational Impact
The study showed if an indigenous girl had at least one parent who attended residential school, they were 10 times more likely to be sexually assaulted later in life.
New Oil and Gas Pipelines Could Pose a Serious Threat to Canada’s North West
“This is not a feasible project. There’s too much opposition to it and we’re really not willing to risk our territories, our waters, for projects that aren’t even economically sound."
‘Trick or Treaty’ Shows What Lengths the Government Will Go to Protect Their Interests
We spoke to director Alanis Obomsawin about her film Trick or Treaty, which looks at the infamous Treaty 9—the agreement wherein First Nations communities allegedly signed over sovereignty of their land.
Did the Government of Ontario Lie to Stop a First Nation Elder's Hunger Strike?
An activist says promises made by Ontario's Minister of Aboriginal Affairs were lies to get a First Nation Elder to stop a hunger strike.