As Robert Jago has written, “we don’t know how many chiefs are opposed to the pipeline, we don’t know for certain what percentage of people in the Wet’suwet’en country support or oppose the pipeline and we don’t know if the pipeline was approved by a referendum, a town hall or a simple vote in council.”
Neil Peart yielded an army of air drummers, and at one time or another many of us were the Jason Segel character from Freaks and Geeks, playing along to Tom Sawyer in our parents’ basement.
On this episode we discuss APTN, Indigenous media, and the 2019 election.
On this episode, I talk to Kenn Richard, founding Executive Director of Native Child and Family Services of Toronto
Indigenous people have had to fight for recognition of every right we have. And we…
This week I talk to Chelsea Vowel, Brooke Torgerson, Carey Newman, Conrad Saulis, Doug Jarvis, Karen Lawford, and Nahnda Garlow about identity.
The two solitudes of Saskatchewan, the reserve and the farm, remain as estranged as ever, and Indigenous people everywhere hold their breath in anticipation of a trial they don’t dare allow themselves to believe will be fair and impartial.
The Indian residential school debate is and has always been about the right of one ethnic or cultural group to dominate and absorb another.
One day there will be an Indigenous Prime Minister of Canada. And I couldn’t care less.
Angie Abdou is the author of “In Case I Go.” She and Frank Busch talk about the making of this novel.
For the first time in Canada’s history, a federal government has a plan for Indigenous people that is going to be great for them
An honest telling of Canada’s story will make Canadians uncomfortable, but in the long-run Canada will be better for it.
So far the MMIWG National Inquiry has been a disappointment, but I wonder how much it is within the power of this organization to do better. To what extent is the National Inquiry hindered by Canada?
A lot of people fell for the Trudeau pitch, but the shrink wrap has been off a while now and buyers’ remorse has set in.