GEDSB to host known leader of the Onondaga Nation Council in New York State

The Grand Erie District School Board has announced that a controversial but well known leader of the Onondaga Nation Council in New York State is…

The very cool and true connection between Six Nations and the Coronation Chair

Millions of people around the world tuned in to virtually attend the crowning of King Charles on Saturday morning. The event was filled with the…

Weaving Indigenous and western ways of knowing can help Canada achieve its biodiversity goals

By Lydia Johnson and Diane Orihel The health of wildlife in Canada is socially, culturally and economically important to Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians. But in…

Statement on Catholic Church’s rejection of the Doctrine of Discovery

The repudiation of the Doctrine of Discovery by the Catholic Church is an important action showing that Indigenous voices, that were ignored for centuries, are…

Warriors exist, and the People’s Fire ever burning is the centre of the Haudenosaunee world

As a part of my job, I regularly have to read official documents and cross reference sources to make sure that the facts are straight.…

First Nations are using ‘creative disruption’ to foster economic growth in their communities

By Gregory C Mason, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Manitoba First Nations have been resisting the historic and ongoing impacts of Canada’s extractive economy…

To improve drinking water quality in First Nation communities, a collaborative approach is important

By Brady Deaton, Jr., Professor of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Guelph; Brandon Doxtator, Environmental Consultation Coordinator, Oneida Nation of the Thames; Christopher…

The ‘blue wall’ of silence allows bullying, sexual abuse and violence to infect police forces

By Jason Walker After an alleged targeted campaign of bullying and sexual harassment by fellow members of the Vancouver Police Department, Const. Nicole Chan died…

Invisible homelessness on Six Nations is at the root of our colonial pain

For a lot of us who grew up on Six Nations, no matter what challenges or struggles rez life may bring, Six Nations is always…

Bell Let’s Talk, to your plants

It is Bell Let’s Talk Day today meaning it is time to remind ourselves again of the importance of talking about mental health throughout the…

Residential school system recognized as genocide in Canada’s House of Commons: A harbinger of change

In a historic move, Canada’s House of Commons unanimously recognized the Indian Residential School System (IRS) as genocide on Oct. 27, 2022. The resolution builds…

Alberta’s new policy on psychedelic drug treatment for mental illness: Will Canada lead the psychedelic renaissance?

By Erika Dyck Patients in Alberta will now be able to legally consider adding psychedelic-assisted therapy to the list of treatment options available for mental…

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…