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Inside the Occupation by Indigenous Peoples That Has Spread Across Canada

A suicide crisis on the Aboriginal reserve Attawapiskat drew protesters, leaders, and mothers with young children in tow, to occupy offices of the Canada's Indigenous and Northern Affairs ministry this month.
Martha Troian
4.22.16
Canada

First Nation Elders Are Being Shoved into Boarding Houses by Health Canada

Citing "lack of funds,' Health Canada is sending First Nation elders to overcrowded boarding houses
Martha Troian
7.5.14
Canada

How Canada Lost Over 600 Missing or Murdered Aboriginal Men Cases

In Canada, racial data is “actively suppressed” statistics. As a result, Stats Canada does not include race in their count of homicides.
Martha Troian
5.21.14
News

Canada Lost Over 600 Missing or Murdered Aboriginal Men

In Canada, racial data is “actively suppressed” from law enforcement statistics. As a result, Stats Canada does not include race in their annual count of the country’s homicides.
Martha Troian
5.20.14
Canada

First Nation Communities in Canada Are Living on Land Filled with Contaminants

Mercury poisoning caused by the contamination has left some community members stricken with a rare condition known as Minamata Disease.
Martha Troian
5.4.14
Canada

Corporate Sponsorship of Indigenous Groups: A Necessity or Selling Out?

Indigenous organizations are accepting lifelines from a controversial source — namely oil & gas or resource extraction companies.
Martha Troian
4.16.14
Canada

Young Indigenous Girls Are Being Sacrificed to the Canadian Sex Trade

Poverty can be a big factor in the sexual exploitation of children by family members or friends, and the children are getting younger.
Martha Troian
4.3.14
News

Young Native Girls Are Being Sacrificed to the Canadian Sex Trade

A recent report published by the Canadian Women’s Foundation has revealed some terrifying details about Canada’s sex trade. For one, the perpetrators pushing young indigenous girls into sexual bondage are oftentimes members of their own family.
Martha Troian
4.2.14