White Buffalo sighting brings hope for peace

MISSOURI – A sacred white buffalo has been spotted in Missouri’s Ozark Mountains, a nature reserve of around 10,000 acres. The Buffalo population is estimated…

‘Truly sorry:’ Poet linked to killer of Indigenous woman cancels Regina lecture

By Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press REGINA — A celebrated Canadian poet has cancelled a lecture about Indigenous justice issues at the University of Regina…

‘Sudden death’ of Indigenous man, 35, probed in Lac Seul First Nation

LAC SEUL — Provincial police say they’re investigating the death of a man from Sandy Lake First Nation in northwestern Ontario’s Lac Seul First Nation…

Man gets prison for stealing lemur from California zoo

SANTA ANA — A man who admitted stealing a ring-tailed lemur from a Southern California zoo has been sentenced to three months in federal prison.…

Judge orders Brayden Bushby, man who killed indigenous woman with trailer hitch, to stand trial for murder

Brayden Bushby, the 20 year old man who killed Barbara Kentner will stand trial for murder in her death.

Man charged with first degree murder of Newfoundland Indigenous woman

CONNE RIVER, NL — A Newfoundland man has been charged with the first-degree murder of a 28-year-old Indigenous woman whose death shook her small, rural…

Tina Fontaine’s cousin killed during botched drug debt collection: Crown

WINNIPEG — The cousin of a teenager whose death fuelled calls to stop violence against Indigenous women was herself killed in a botched attempt to…

AFN says RCMP pipeline intervention a violation of rights

HOUSTON, BC — The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says the use of force against people peacefully protesting the construction of a…

Rallies planned for protesters arrested while blocking work on B.C. pipeline

HOUSTON, BC — Dozens of rallies are planned in British Columbia, across Canada and as far away as Europe to support pipeline protesters arrested in…

Five things to know about the LNG pipeline protest in northern B.C.

OTTAWA — Here are five things to know about the anti-LNG demonstrations in northern British Columbia: The pipeline A pipeline by TransCanada subsidiary Coastal GasLink…

Manitoba First Nations denied injunction to stop split of junior hockey leagues

WINNIPEG — A judge has denied an injunction against the split of two Manitoba junior hockey leagues that some allege deliberately excluded Indigenous teams. Justice…

Human rights body probing reports Inuit kids punished for speaking Inuktitut

MONTREAL — Quebec’s human rights commission has launched an investigation into the treatment of Inuit children in the youth protection system, citing reports that Indigenous…

Environmental and economic development choices split Canada’s First Nations

CALGARY — A Vancouver-area First Nation’s decision to support the Woodfibre LNG project may have come as a surprise to some, considering the nation’s role…

Metis, non status Indians launch ’60s Scoop lawsuit over identity loss

TORONTO — Metis and non-status Indians across Canada are seeking damages for the alleged harms inflicted on them by the Canadian government during the ’60s…

‘Both are true:’ Science, Indigenous wisdom seek common ground

The berries tasted different. The blueberries and cranberries didn’t look the same either. When elders from Fort McKay near Alberta’s oilsands went to their traditional…