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Why Canada Still Needs the Assembly of First Nations

(13) Comments | Posted May 7, 2014 | 12:44 PM

It's an interesting time in the world of First Nations politics. The past week has seen the resignation of National Chief Shawn A-in-Chut Atleo, the shelving of Bill C-33, the First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act, and the Assembly of First Nations scramble to make arrangements to respond....

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Honour the Apology: Fasting for My Father, a Residential School Survivor

(97) Comments | Posted July 25, 2013 | 8:22 AM

This may sound funny, but history is not confined to the past. Just over a week ago I was at my childhood home on the reserve when I heard the news that my father and uncles Fred, Tootoons and John were likely part of one of these "nutritional...

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Idle No More Is Not Just an "Indian Thing"

(305) Comments | Posted December 17, 2012 | 11:28 AM

What is "Idle No More"?

It is a loosely knit political movement encompassing rallies drawing thousands of people across dozens of cities, road blocks, a shoving match on Parliament Hill between chiefs and mounties and one high profile hunger strike.

It is also a...

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