first nations rights
The Dark Aftermath of the Most Famous First Nations Protest in Canadian History
During the Oka Crisis, Mohawk warriors faced off against the Canadian army. The conflict made headlines across the country—and a generation on the Kanesatake reserve.
The Mount Polley Tailings Pond Disaster Has Sparked a First Nation Blockade
After a man-made lake full of mining waste collapsed last week, BC Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett compared the disaster to an avalanche.
How Canada's First Nations Might Halt the Development of the Tar Sands
The constitutionally protected rights of indigenous people to hunt, fish, trap, and be consulted when new developments are being built are under attack. Following extreme deregulation to quickly develop Canada's oil-rich tar sands, indigenous rights...
Why Are Aboriginal People Who Use Toronto's Community Clinics Dying So Young?
Aboriginal people who use Toronto's community clinics have an average age of death of 37, a number in line with failed states like Yemen and Angola.