Canada First Nations

Expect Standing Rock-Style Resistance To Keystone XL: Native Leader

CP | Blake Nicholson, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2017 | Canada Alberta

Groups in the U.S. and Canada are teaming up.

MMIW Inquiry Is In 'Serious Trouble,' Advocates And Relatives Write

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.15.2017 | Canada Politics

An open letter says people are "deeply concerned" about the inquiry.

Innu Nation Wants To Replace Gas-Sniffing With Culture For Its Kids

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.15.2017 | Canada

An 11-year-old is in hospital after sniffing gasoline.

Mother Mauled To Death By Stray Dogs On Remote Manitoba First Nation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.15.2017 | Canada

The 24-year-old was attacked on Saturday.

B.C. Elects Record Number Of Indigenous MLAs

HuffPost Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 05.10.2017 | Canada British Columbia

There are now four MLAs with indigenous heritage.

Meet The Man Running Across Canada To Stem First Nations' Water Crisis

HuffPost Canada | Emily Anonuevo | Posted 05.05.2017 | Canada

"Everyone should have their basic needs met especially in this great nation here."

B.C. Can't Say How Many Indigenous People Have Died From Fentanyl

CP | Linda Givetash, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2017 | Canada British Columbia

"People are dying needlessly.''

A Fair Solution To Supply Management Protects Canadian Farmers

Deepak Obhrai | Posted 04.20.2017 | Canada Politics
Deepak Obhrai

The Canadian government should be receptive to renegotiating NAFTA to include gradual changes to supply management, but this must be done in consultation with Canadian farmers. Having a long-term strategy to increase dairy trade with the U.S., while still protecting Canadian farmers and their livelihoods, is a win-win situation.

Manitoba's Government Is The Most Racist In Canada: Grand Chief

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2017 | Canada Politics

The premier has said that tensions around hunting were leading to a race war.

Indigenous Women Who Leave Home To Give Birth Won't Have To Go Alone

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2017 | Canada Politics

Doctors said some women were so scared to travel alone they would hide their pregnancies.

Police Botched Investigation Into Indigenous Woman's Death: Lawyer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2017 | Canada Alberta

The 29-year-old's death was ruled accidental.

Tired Of Drug Dealers, N.S. First Nation Wants to Banish Them

The Huffington Post Canada | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 03.09.2017 | Canada

A former chief says crimes of revenge from drug dealers are increasing.

Emma Paling

These 7 Films Made By Indigenous Women Are 🔥

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Paling | Posted 03.08.2017 | Canada

“It’s time for things to change. And it’s changing today.”

NDP MP Trolls Trudeau With 'Canoe And Paddle Program'

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 02.10.2017 | Canada Politics

"I commend your vision, Prime Minister."

Alberta Designer Brings Cree Culture To London Fashion Week

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Style

Tishynah Buffalo learned how to sew and bead in high school.

Emma Paling

Cree Artist Depicts The 'Alternate Facts' Canada Desperately Needs

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Paling | Posted 02.04.2017 | Canada

“I wanted to reflect on the last 150 years. What has it meant to indigenous people?”

First Nations Sue TransCanada For $40 Million Over Pipeline Process

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.09.2017 | Canada Business

The government is also named in the lawsuit.

Indian Status Cards Shouldn't Expire: Petition

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 01.01.2017 | Canada Politics

“We do not expire.”

Emma Paling

Young People Rebuild The Friendship That 'Canada Forgot'

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Paling | Posted 12.04.2016 | Canada

"They see progress.”

Wab Kinew Explains What Canada Can Learn From Standing Rock

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Politics

The bestselling author and NDP MLA rose to make a powerful statement.

End The Secrecy Around First Nations Leaders' Spending

Jordan Bateman | Posted 11.21.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Despite all the good the FNFTA has done in B.C., members of 23 bands are still waiting to see this year's disclosures, and three are missing two full years. This is basic transparency that every citizen deserves - how does government spend their money, and how much do politicians spend on themselves?

Child Abuse To Be A Key Theme In Missing, Murdered Women Inquiry

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2016 | Canada

The link is undeniable, sources say.

Isolation Conceals Abuse, Incest In Indigenous Communities: Chief

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2016 | Canada

Bellegarde is pleading with chiefs to confront the problem head-on.

Emma Paling

Chippewa Woman Explains Why She Posts This Photo Every Halloween

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Paling | Posted 10.30.2016 | Canada Living

"I did not want my daughter to grow up seeing our culture and sacred regalia mocked."

It's That Time Of Year Again

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 10.16.2016 | Canada Living

"In the spirit of Halloween, please keep this in mind."