aboriginal

ancient DNA

DNA Can Help Return Indigenous Remains to Ancestral Sites

“We propose that our approach can be used now and will be used routinely in the future to return remains to their rightful kin.”
Becky Ferreira
12.19.18
indigenous rights

How Indigenous Millennials Are Using Tech to Save Their Dying Languages

Decades of oppression and forced assimilation have led to the steep decline of Indigenous languages. Now tech-savvy young people are fighting to preserve their culture.
Polina Bachlakova
6.6.17
connection

Indigenous Peoples in Canadian Cities Want Their Own Radio Stations

Radio is a technology that connects people to their culture.
Jordan Pearson
3.28.17
Premieres

Toronto's Que Rock Is "Completing the Circle" of Teaching Aboriginal Culture

We premiere his new video, "Wounded Knee, Pt. 3" and talk to him about its many messages.
Noisey Canada Staff
11.17.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

DNA Tests Prove Aboriginal Australians Are the World's Oldest-Living Culture

The genetic study helps show that the ancestors of today's aboriginals came here about 58,000 years ago.
Katherine Gillespie
9.22.16
Premieres

Digging Roots Fight Fire with Fire, Peacefully, in "AK-47" Video

The Aboriginal band is fighting a war on the side of love and peace.
Phil Witmer
6.22.16
Canada

This Aboriginal Keyboard App Is Helping Preserve Indigenous Languages

With FirstVoices Keyboards, “you can text an elder now.”
Cailynn Klingbeil
5.31.16
Taiwan

Foraging and Pig Hunting Still Sustain One of Taiwan's Most Remote Aboriginal Villages

The population of Smangus—an aboriginal village in a remote region of Taiwan—is only 178. There, the townspeople keep their indigenous language alive, forage for mushrooms and bamboo, and throw a party every time a wild pig is caught.
Clarissa Wei
5.12.16
News

At Shoal Lake 40, Trudeau Vows to Close Digital Divide

The prime minister revealed few details of the plan.
Jordan Pearson
5.3.16
News

A Canadian Energy Company Is About to Expose an Inuit Community to Toxic Mercury

Children could be born with lower IQs for generations, scientists say.
Jordan Pearson
4.20.16
Stuff

Inside the Threatened Refugee Camp for Australia's Indigenous People

Since its founding a year ago the camp has endured abuse from the public, criticism from the Premier, and raids by the police. But for Western Australia's homeless and dispossessed there's nowhere else to go.
Kristen Daly and Jeff Tan
4.11.16
Film

Indigenous People’s Stories Need More than Just Leonardo DiCaprio’s Speech

We appreciate the sentiment, Leo, but budgets and greenlights would be helpful.
Ryan McMahon
1.11.16
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