Indigenous & Aboriginal News

Walkers from Mushkegowuk Territory Head to Ottawa, posted on Net News Ledger

In their 21st day of this spiritual journey, the “Omushkegowuk Walkers” continue their spiritual journey to deliver a strong message from the Aboriginal People (and all Canadians)of Canada to the Prime Minister of Canada and all Provincial Governments and Premiers across Canada; Honourably respect and implement the spirit and intent of the legally binding Treaty agreements now! [Read More…]  

Grassy Narrows First Nation on alert for logging by Crystal Greene, posted on CBC Aboriginal

The Asubpeeschoseewagong First Nation (Grassy Narrows) is on alert for logging trucks to come in April 2014. Grassy Narrows is the home of the longest running First Nations blockade in Canada. Its original Slant Lake blockade site, about 100 km north of Kenora, Ontario, started on December 2, 2002.  [Read More…]  

Justice on Horizon for Original Peoples of Canada? by Kim Petersen, posted on Dissident Voice

After centuries of Indigenous resistance, a breakthrough in obtaining justice for Indigenous peoples may be edging closer. A human rights organ of the Organization of American States — The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) — has adopted as a case the petition brought by a Lil’wat mother, Loni Edmonds, against Canada.  [Read More…]  

Role of the media and Indigenous voices in reshaping relationships by Tracy Samra, posted on Nanaimo Daily News

A letter to editor, which appeared in the Daily News in March of 2013, was the lightning rod that brought together Vancouver Island University, the City of Nanaimo and Snuneymuxw First Nation. These local leaders initiated a series of reconciliation talks in Nanaimo. The most recent conversation on the role of media and Indigenous voices in reshaping relationships trended on Twitter. It was streamed live across Canada.  [Read More…]  

Human Rights Watch slams Canada over rights violations, posted on Press TV

Human Rights Watch has slammed the Canadian government for violating the rights of indigenous women and girls. The rights group said on Friday that the Canadian government should investigate cases of rights violation, urging Ottawa to establish a system that carefully looks into police misconduct.  [Read More…]    

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