Native Rights

Mis-Stepping With the Samis of Arctic Sweden

Bob Ramsay | Posted 10.24.2013 | Canada Travel
Bob Ramsay

Eight of us from Toronto were huddled around a fire inside a Lavu, a giant teepee that served as our dinner tent. We were in Arctic Sweden "reindeer trekking" with a group of young Sami men. The Sami are the indigenous people of the very north of Scandinavia.

Feist, Broken Social Scene, Blue Rodeo Show Support For Idle No More Movement

Huffington Post Music Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada Music

A number of Canadian musicians have joined forces to show their support for Idle No More, the movement of First Nations people for "healthy, just, equ...

Media Bites: A Native Bill MAY Pass? Write it as Fact!

J.J. McCullough | Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg So the nation's editorial boards are all excited at the prospect that the federal government will soon introduce legislation to allow First Nations people living on reserves to own their own land. Which is interesting, because I'm not sure that's actually happening. Point is, press people want to talk about native property rights so that's what we're gonna do, dangnabbit.

Native Band Can't Start Commercial Fishery: Court

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has rejected a British Columbia native band's claim that it has a constitutional right to run a commercial fisher...