Apples weren’t always big, juicy and sweet _ ancient ones were small and bitter

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Unlocking the secrets of maple syrup, one molecule at a time

By Sebastien Cardinal Nature conceals a phenomenal number of molecules as varied as they are imperceptible. The plant kingdom is particularly chemically complex. Plant evolution…

Bill 96 will harm Indigenous people in Quebec. We need more equitable language laws

By Richard Budgell One of the reasons I moved to Quebec in 2015 was because of the melange of languages in which many Quebecers —…

How adversity impacts the disproportionate suspensions of Black and Indigenous students

By Jane E. Sanders, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Western University In North American elementary and high-schools, Black and Indigenous students are disciplined through…

OPINION: She:kon community leaders, band council, Chief Hill, and to whom else it may concern

I am a young woman that has grown up on the Six Nations reserve, and I am reaching out in concern of the state our…

The termination agenda of the Trudeau government

The termination agenda of the Trudeau government is in full swing. Trudeau is trying to corner all historic Treaty First Nations into signing onto watered…

Leadership must step up, make it safe to come forward about violence on Six Nations

The details surrounding the assault of Six Nations woman Autumn Martin that have come to light this week are horrifying, but important for all community…

The importance of Indigenous storytelling in tales of post apocalyptic survival

By Krista Collier-Jarvis With many provinces across Canada lifting vaccine and mask mandates, anxieties are high. If COVID-19 is becoming endemic, we must search for…

The fatal consequences of colonialism

Canada’s speedy reconciliation farce has civil servants, and elected officials laughing at the needy desperation of the stupid Indians under their “care”. Prime Minister Justin…

Six houseplants even you couldn’t kill

We’ve all been there as new plant parents before. Going to bed filled with hopes and dreams of growing your very own in-home jungle, only…

Disney’s ‘Encanto’ shows healing from intergenerational trauma

By Mariam Georgis Disney’s Encanto depicts a multigenerational story about a grandmother and her family endowed with magic gifts, who were forced to flee their…

Meet Makasa Looking Horse

COVID-19 restrictions caused the cancellation of the Miss Indian World Pageant the last two years, but this year, 25-year-old Makasa Looking Horse is ready to…
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Terracotta vs. the world: Which type of pot is best for your plants?

When I was first getting into houseplants I swore I would never put one in a terracotta pot. They’re ugly, boring, not colourful and not…

More than entertainment: Indigenous women are teaching through filmmaking

By Jocelyn Thorpe and Kaila Johnston Boys fish with their mother and grandmother. A young woman trains as a mixed martial artist. Relay riders race…

Running to raise funds for Kawenni:io/Gaweni:yo

Almost 35 years later, Six Nations’ first language immersion school still has no space of its own. Kindergarten to Grade 12 students at Kawenni:io/Gaweni:yo are…