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.”
For days now this matter has been covered by CBC, CTV News, Global News, and the Winnipeg Free Press. But it was the reporting of the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network that triggered an unspoken community rule not to air the dirty laundry where outsiders can see it.
On this episode, I talk to Kenn Richard, founding Executive Director of Native Child and Family Services of Toronto
We don’t need, and we don’t want, a devil’s advocate to set us right about…
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.
Since 2007, Cindy Blackstock has been in a battle with Canada over policies that discriminate against First Nations children.
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