How community engaged archaeology can be a pathway to reconciliation

By Dana Lepofsky, Christine Roberts, and Sean Markey We are standing in a circle on an expansive beach in front of an ancient rock-walled fish-trap…

RE: Six Nations of the GRAND RIVER BAND OF INDIANS vs. AG CANADA et al., Court File No. CV-18-594281

Further to the case conference endorsement date September 21, 2022, and in Particular paragraph 2 (b), the Men’s Fire of the Six Nations Grand River…

How community engaged archaeology can be a pathway to reconciliation

By Dana Lepofsky, Christine Roberts, and Sean Markey We are standing in a circle on an expansive beach in front of an ancient rock-walled fish-trap…

I can’t believe I ran a marathon

Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022 was the culmination of two years of running. When the pandemic officially began in March 2020, I quit my 20-year-old, pack-a-day…

Protecting the diversity among us keeps the Great Tree of Peace ever-growing

There is a beautiful tradition among the people of the Confederacy and those who follow the Great Law of Peace that has been the inspiration…

The Aesthetic Snail: Too much of a good thing

I’m looking after a friend’s plants for a few weeks and when checking in on them yesterday morning I found one looking pretty drowned. How…

7 spooky houseplants in honour of Halloween

With each holiday comes its own catalogue of seasonally-appropriate houseplants for homeowners to fill their rooms with. With Christmas comes mistletoe and poinsettias. Easter brings…

Saskatchewan stabbing tragedy illustrates ongoing settler colonial violence

By Emily Grafton and Jerome Melancon The recent mass killings at James Smith Cree Nation have left many trying to understand what could have led…

What is Canada up to on the eve of “National Truth and Reconciliation Day”?

From the eastern shores, Canada has been passing the buck on the continued fishing wars throwing the decision making power to the Department of Fisheries…

Saskatchewan stabbings: Why Myles Sanderson was granted statutory release from prison

By Lisa Kerr The violent acts of Myles Sanderson in the Saskatchewan stabbings have raised many questions about why he was in the community of…

Preparing for growth

Sometimes we forget to take care of ourselves. Sometimes we put ourselves in or find ourselves in an environment that isn’t healthy but we stay…

Social media gives support to LGBTQ youth when in-person communities are lacking

Teens today have grown up on the internet, and social media has served as a space where LGBTQ youth in particular can develop their identities.…

Back to school: Time to revisit strategies for child and family mental health

By Nicole Racine, Dillon Thomas Browne and Stephanie G. Craig The last two years have been far from normal for children and families. As households…

My term as Chief Commissioner of the Six Nations Cannabis Commission ended on May 31, 2022.

I was originally appointed under the first version of the cannabis law which put me on the commission for a maximum of three years. I…

The survival of the endangered monarch butterfly depends on conservation beyond borders

By Columba Gonzalez-Duarte The iconic North American monarch butterfly Danaus plexippus plexippus was recently listed in the IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species, signalling that…