Indigenous

News

Canada Grants More Religions Ability to Import Ayahuasca

A total of five religious groups now are allowed to use the hallucinogenic in their ceremonies.
Sarah Krichel
5.9.19
Anthropocene

1 Million Species Are Threatened with Extinction Thanks to Humans, UN Report Says

A comprehensive United Nations report compiled by more than 450 researchers warns of a dire future for both humans and nature if business continues as usual.
Becky Ferreira
5.6.19
Policing

Canadian Cops Will Scan Social Media to Predict Who Could Go Missing

Critics say that predictive models will lead to false positives and could disproportionately affect vulnerable communities.
Nathan Munn
4.17.19
News

Justin Trudeau Facing Outcry Over Sarcastic Response to Grassy Narrows Protesters

It’s the latest in a string of controversies faced by Trudeau.
Rachel Browne
3.28.19
Film

'I Thought He Was a Fake': Why Yalitza Aparicio Almost Left Her 'Roma' Audition

Her Oscar nomination broke ground, but it almost didn't happen over a suspected catfishing situation.
Ollin Velasco
2.25.19
News

The Winnipeg Women Ridesharing to Keep Each Other Safe

Non-profit, donation-run Ikwe Safe Rides is an alternative to taxis powered by Indigenous women.
Malak Abas
2.1.19
video

Embedding with Canada's Arctic Guardians

20 years later, the soldier-turned-photographer Philip Cheung is featuring the northern military unit in his latest exhibition.
VICE Staff
1.18.19
Views My Own

The Real War Facing the Wet’suwet’en Nation

The pipeline-fuelled conflict between the RCMP and land defenders in northern BC is a war between tribal and colonial law as old as Canada itself. And it’s a war we’ve internalized.
Trevor Jang
1.10.19
Photos

What Canada’s Military Looks Like at the Arctic Front

Acclaimed photographer Philip Cheung’s new series looks at what Canadian soldiers are doing post-Afghanistan.
Philip Cheung
1.10.19
Weed

Meet the Former Cop Behind Canada’s First Indigenous Licensed Cannabis Producer

Lewis Mitchell believes his company can be a force for good for First Nations communities.
Joshua Ostroff
12.6.18
VICE Canada Reports

How Indigenous Youth Are Healing Together

Indigenous filmmakers from the Nu Media Program partnered with VICE Canada to document the importance of how an Indigenous sharing circle helps address the epidemic of racism, violence, and intolerance.
VICE Staff
12.4.18
Essays

Saskatchewan Needs to Confront Its Violent Racists

After an arson attempt at a ‘Justice for Our Stolen Children’ camp, Premier Scott Moe has failed to take a stand against hate.
Chase Ruttig
8.22.18
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