Assembly of First Nations
Canada’s national police force admits it has been racist towards Indigenous people
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.
Canada Adopts UN Declaration on Indigenous Peoples, but Some Are Skeptical Anything Will Change
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.
This Is a Moment in Canadian Politics Indigenous People Have Been Waiting For
“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.
‘Another Arrow in Our Quiver’: Indigenous Voters Rally Ahead of Canadian Election
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.
This Man Wants to Help Canadian First Nations Youth by Giving Them Skateboards
Justin Darrow believes an education on the ramps teaches things you won't learn in school.
Will an Inquiry into the Deaths of Canadian Aboriginal Women Bring Peace to Their Families?
Mag Cywink, who has spent over two decades searching for justice in her sister's murder, fears a national inquiry will hurt those who it is trying to help the most.
Talking to Canada’s Status of Women Minister About What Can Be Done to Stop Violence Against Aboriginal Women
Kellie Leitch is responsible for the status of women and labor portfolios. She sat down with VICE Canada to talk about violence against women.
How to Fix the Poisoned Relationship Between the RCMP and Aboriginal Women
Following news of yet another Canadian police officer mistreating an aboriginal woman, we spoke to the vice president of the Native Women's Association of Canada about how to rebuild the fractured relationship between cops and women in the country.
The Teenager Calling for an Inquiry into Canada's Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women
Rinelle Harper, a victim of assault herself, appealed to the country at the Assembly of First Nations.