For Canada Day, the story of Alex Cuba, a Cuban-Canadian musician living in Smithers who decided to learn some of the indigenous language of Wit’suwet’in so he could sing it when he was invited to perform on Parliament Hill.
Who is allowed in to your space, and what are they allowed to say?
Aboriginal women and girls are more likely to be killed, but spouses or family members are less likely to be involved than in the homicides of other Canadian females. But that’s not in the headlines.
tweeting the transition from “Fort George Park” to “Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park”
Councillour Murry Krause suggests we rename Prince George’s main park to recognize a troubled past.
Read the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s report on residential schools anywhere.
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission wants journalists to understand Aboriginal peoples. Here’s where to start.
100 years isn’t that long.
People pine for the days when John A. Macdonald could build a national railway, conveniently ignoring the head tax and dangerous conditions forced upon Chinese workers to get it done and policy of starving Aboriginal people who might get in the way.
When discussing the legacy of W.A.C. Bennett’s dams, it’s important to remember the people who were swept aside – and the ongoing consequences of those decisions.
I’m not a fan of covering crime for its own sake. I understand people are interested in the details, but there’s a lot of crime and it would be easy to fill our days with gory details of shootings and murders from around the world. Not much public value in that. At the same time, there […]
Why I’m changing my online profiles to say I live in Lheidli T’enneh, and why you might want to, too.
When Alex Bird joined the Canadian Army as a private in the First World War, he was treated the same as the rest of the troops. When Alex returned to Canada he did not qualify for the 1919 Soldier Settlement Act.
From residential schools to racist murals, what do we do with the less savory parts of our past?
John A. Macdonald is as much my ancestor as Deganawida. So why was I only taught about one of them?
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