Indigenous Services Canada failing First Nations in response to wildfires, floods: AG

OTTAWA — The federal government still hasn’t provided First Nations with the support they need to respond to emergencies such as wildfires and floods despite…

Organization continues search to identify Indigenous veterans in unmarked graves

The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte have a long history of military service ranging from the First and Second World War to Afghanistan, but…

Court finds conditional sentence curbs are constitutional in Indigenous case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the constitutionality of provisions that prevent an offender from avoiding jail by serving their sentence in…

‘Eliminate the fraudsters’: Report delves into Indigenous identity at universities

SASKATOON — A report commissioned after controversy circled a health professor’s claims of being Metis says the University of Saskatchewan was unprepared for Indigenous identity…

New Inuit Research Network aims to support self determination in research

OTTAWA — The federal government and an organization representing Inuit in Canada have announced $6.4 million in funding to establish an Inuit Research Network. Inuit…

Reconciliation a ‘call to action to all of us,’ Jody Wilson Raybould says in new book

OTTAWA — Jody Wilson-Raybould says when governments make promises around reconciliation they must be willing to do the “real work” to see them achieved. That…

‘Race discrimination’: Indigenous Quebec man who lived on reserve denied insurance

MONTREAL — An Indigenous Quebec man who was denied car insurance because he lived on a reserve was the victim of race discrimination, the province’s…

Massachusetts museum returns sacred items to Sioux tribes

BARRE, Mass. (AP) — About 150 artifacts considered sacred by the Lakota Sioux peoples are being returned to them after being stored at a small…

Canada failing Black, Indigenous prisoners as overrepresentation persists: report

OTTAWA — Canada has made scant progress in addressing the overrepresentation of Black and Indigenous people in prisons, with some facing even worse conditions than…

First Native American woman in space awed by Mother Earth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first Native American woman in space said Wednesday she is overwhelmed by the beauty and delicacy of Mother Earth,…

More Indigenous led services for youth needed to prevent deaths, inquest hears

Ontario should establish more Indigenous-led and culturally appropriate services for youth in crisis to prevent tragedies similar to the death of an Indigenous teen who…

Establish ‘right to return’ for First Nations youth in care, inquest jury recommends

Ontario should establish a right for First Nations children receiving child-protection services to return to their home communities, a jury recommended Friday at a coroner’s…

Autopsy panel testifies at inquest into Indigenous men’s police custody deaths

A forensic pathologist told a coroner’s inquest on Monday that a man who died from hypertensive heart disease while in Thunder Bay police custody might…

Ottawa signs agreement to find Indigenous policing solutions after mass stabbing

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. _ Federal Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino says he had a heavy and difficult visit with families of those killed in a…

Canadian Museums Association recommends 10 ways to decolonize heritage sector

The Canadian Museums Association is calling for legislation, money and a cohesive national strategy to support Indigenous-led reconciliation in the museum sector. The association detailed…