Over 1500 indigenous communities in danger of losing their land

IC Argentina's Indigenous Territorial Emergency Law expires in November. More 1500 communities could be affected. Felix Diaz (far right) and other leaders of the Indigenous Qom and Wichi Peoples during a protest camp on the main avenue of Argentina's capital of Buenos...

First Nation’s $550K powwow is no surprise for band’s members

  National Post - Christie Blatchford  'I think if members knew what went on … they would be sick to their stomachs for weeks,' says one member of the small Leamington, Ont.-based First Nation Louise Hillier is chief of the Caldwell First Nation, which has 368...

Coastal First Nations on front line of guarding the environment

Vancouver Sun Marilyn Slett is chief of the Heiltsuk First Nation.   For almost two decades the First Nations on B.C.’s central and north coast and Haida Gwaii have been working toward rebuilding a healthy coastal economy. Coastal First Nations — Great Bear...

How to make ‘nation to nation’ relationship genuine

Toronto Star - By Noah Richler Here are five actions that should be taken to improve relationships with First Nations in Canada. Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde speaks with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett before the start of...

Cree elder reflects on one dam, worries about the next

Discourse Jennifer Poole at Peace Island Park in Taylor, British Columbia. She felt it was important to tell her story outside, where she could be close to the land and the water Jennifer Poole has lost a home to resource extraction; a daughter to murder. She worries...

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