There’s a story taking place at Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, across a bridge south of Montreal. It involves the band council and eviction notices to 24 “non-natives” last week. They’re all white. According to this CBC Radio interview, they “just wandered in” and stuck around: The band council says its nothing personal. It’s just that these […]
On some reserves, they’re on the verge of taking over. They roam in packs, hunting indiscriminately and reproducing quickly and heedlessly. They threaten the safety of young and old alike and even challenge social order. Dogs have become almost like a new class of citizens in many First Nations communities across Canada. On a daily […]
Al-Jazeera English piece on current relations between the indigenous Ainu and the Japanese government, perhaps “the last developed country to move towards indigenous people’s rights” (artist Koji Yuki).
Hooray! When Canada seizes control of the agenda at the next G8 meeting, Stephen Harper is making the health of women and children a priority! He said so in a Toronto Star opinion piece last month: There is a pressing need for global action on maternal and child health. As president of the G8 in 2010, […]