You most likely noticed some changes visiting our site today. That’s because we’ve re-launched mediaINDIGENA with a new look and a new logo. The logo is the work of Winnipeg-based graphic designer Sébastien Aubin (Cree) and we couldn’t be happier with his vision! We’re still working out some of the bugs so if you notice something is […]
A disturbing new study coming out of the Journal of Rural Health shows that the infant mortality rate in Manitoba is twice the Canadian average. Led by University of Montreal researcher Zhong-Cheng Luo, the study looked at 25,000 Aboriginal births and 125,000 non-Aboriginal births. According to the study’s abstract, researchers divided the births into four […]
The Aboriginal Healing Foundation (AHF) has just released The Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement’s Common Experience Payment and Healing: A Qualitative Study Exploring Impacts on Recipients. (PDF of study available here.) The Common Experience Payment (CEP) is a component of the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement and is intended to monetarily recognize and compensate the […]
With all due respect to the criticisms leveled against those who have seemingly run the First Nations University of Canada into the ground, there are those who suggest the province is itself no stranger to such secrecy and opacity. Take this Mar. 26 letter to The StarPhoenix: A 2007 report to the McCall Review identified […]
A closer look at the prospect for native insurgency in 2010.