Who We Should Be Listening To

From the deadly racism of Thunder Bay to the debate over Canada 150, this year’s discussion of Indigenous issues in Canada rightfully dominated the national dialogue

From the deadly racism of Thunder Bay to the debate over Canada 150, this year’s discussion of Indigenous issues in Canada rightfully dominated the national dialogue

 

Who Can Call Themselves Métis?

 
With the latest reported census surge in the Métis population, it’s time to start talking about how we define the term
By Chris Andersen

Portraits of Resilience

 
I travelled across Saskatchewan to photograph Indigenous women whose loved ones have disappeared or died
By Sara Hylton

The Deadly Racism of Thunder Bay

 
A series of stalled police investigations reveals a city that’s indifferent to Indigenous lives
By Robert Jago

Scenes From Canada’s First Indigenous-owned Railway

 
The Tshiuetin bridges the vast distance between southern and remote central Quebec
By Chloë Ellingson

On Cultural Appropriation, Canadians Are Hypocrites

 
Citizens of this country believe in the value of protecting one’s culture—except when it comes to Indigenous people
By Robert Jago

It’s Not My Job to Teach You about Indigenous People

 
If you don’t have time to educate yourself, then I can’t help you
By Melanie Lefebvre

Canada’s National Parks are Colonial Crime Scenes

 
Many Canadians see wilderness as a right of citizenship. But the concept of Canada as a wilderness is unrecognizable to me and to other Indigenous people
By Robert Jago

What Western Education Didn’t Teach Me

 
How a group of Nishnaabeg elders helped me to let go of what I’d learned and embrace Indigenous thinking
By Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Where Is Our Nation-to-Nation Relationship, Mr. Trudeau?

 
Indigenous voters bet on him to follow through on his promises. Now many of us feel betrayed
By Robert Jago

Naming Ourselves

 
Who defines Indigenous identity?
By Melanie LeFebvre, and Alicia Elliott

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