Kahnawake suing Ontario for gaming

KAHNAWAKE — The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke launched a constitutional challenge against iGaming Ontario and the Attorney General of Ontario over the provincial government’s unilateral…

Chiefs of Ontario statement on 16 days of activism against gender-based violence

Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare issued the following statement marking the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and calling for…

Emma Morrison is Miss World Canada 2022

Miss World Canada 2022 is none other than Emma Morrison; making history as the first Cree First Nations titleholder. She succeeds last year’s winner Jaime…

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…

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…

House of Commons officially recognizes Indian Residential Schools as genocide

The Indian Residential School system in Canada has officially been recognized as genocide by the House of Commons. Winnipeg MP Leah Gazan brought forward a…

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,…