Read about her passing on Indian Country Today. On its Twitter page, ICT also suggests you check out a discussion of her life and legacy on NPR Radio (note: it starts about a third of the way through, so don’t be thrown off at the beginning). And last but not least, you can watch her […]
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 […]
Made refugees from our own territories, we’re hardly ‘immigrants’ to cities A new study from the Environics Institute highlights the fact that many Aboriginal people who live in cities “have no plans to return to their home reserve,” reports the CBC. Leaving aside for the moment just how complicated it would be for most of […]
Aboriginal Canadians have been allowed to vote in federal elections for 50 years now. But who’s voting? It was the fall of 1993 and the Canadian federal election campaign was heating up. I was in Grade 10, and one of my history assignments was to poll people in my community about the parties they were […]
There seem to be a lot more students against naming a new library at Nipissing University for the former premier of Ontario, Mike Harris, than are for it.