Aboriginal Issues

Highway Of Tears Hitchhiking Study Stalled

CBC | Posted 01.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A study on why women hitchhike along the so-called "Highway of Tears" between Prince George and Prince Rupert has stalled after researchers ...

Judge To Decide If Aboriginal Girl Will Be Given Chemo

CBC | Posted 01.14.2015 | Canada Living

An Ontario judge is to decide today whether the Children’s Aid Society should intervene in the case of an aboriginal girl whose family removed her...

Is This the Solution to Native Poverty?

Frank Busch | Posted 10.13.2013 | Canada Impact
Frank Busch

In the end, an author was able to provide a simple and feasible solution to all of the issues facing my people; "Wai-Wah!" in his west coast Tsimshian native language roughly means "just do it" and may sound like a Nike slogan. What Helin believes has been crippling the Aboriginal Community for 150 years is dependence on government programs and services.

Book Review: Uprising by Douglas L. Bland

Junius | Posted 03.21.2013 | Canada

This is not your typical Canadian novel, full of sensitively deconstructed angst and lapidary, workshopped prose. This is an action- packed "issues" novel, a one-man crusade to awaken Canadians from their complacency about the possibility of a paralyzing native insurrection.

Harmonicas Inspire Hope With ArtsCan Circle

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.14.2012 | Canada Impact

Music has always been a central pillar of ancestral aboriginal mythologies; Aboriginal peoples have recorded their history by 'singing their country' ...