Earlier this week, from Goose Bay to Yellowknife, thousands of Nehiyaw, Dene, Metis peoples (joined by Canadians supportive of them) gathered in front of provincial legislatures, constituency and Aboriginal Affairs offices. They sang honour songs, danced jigs, and waved their flags and homemade protest signs out in the cold and the wind. This hash-tag movement […]
So simplistic, you’ll finish your articles in no time!
Renewing the relationship between First Nations and Ottawa and a discussion on retiring the Indian Act.
The documentary Last Call Indian begins with a simple premise captured in its very first shot. The narrator’s voice begins as the camera pulls back from an empty bed fitted with railings in a small sunlit bedroom. It’s a sick room. The empty bed speaks volumes. Then a woman’s voice emerges, soft and clear: “I’ve […]
On July 22, mediaINDIGENA’s Rick Harp sat down with CBC Radio’s “Up to Speed” to discuss that much-hated piece of legislation, the Indian Act. In particular, AFN National Chief Shawn Atleo’s pledge to repeal and replace the Indian Act by 2015. Rick also shared some insights gleaned from our poll, “Should the Indian Act be […]