Indigenous News

Penticton joins Victoria in cancelling Canada Day activities
Penticton joins Victoria in cancelling Canada Day activities

The City of Penticton has joined Victoria in cancelling its Canada Day celebrations in the wake of the discovery of what are believed to...

Virtual ceremony officially welcomes Judith Sayers as Vancouver I…
Virtual ceremony officially welcomes Judith Sayers as Vancouver I…

A unique ceremony inducting the new chancellor of Vancouver Island University (VIU) while observing local Indigenous traditions and...

Hundreds at Catholic health network demand church apologize for r…
Hundreds at Catholic health network demand church apologize for r…

WARNING: This story contains details some readers may find distressing Close to 500 doctors, nurses and other workers from one of...

Sask. commits $2M for searches of residential school sites for un…
Sask. commits $2M for searches of residential school sites for un…

WARNING: This story contains details some readers may find distressing. The Saskatchewan government has committed $2 million to...

Indigenous fringe festival turns to drive-in performances after a…
Indigenous fringe festival turns to drive-in performances after a…

Artists performing at a new Indigenous fringe festival next week say it's a good time for the community to come together in a safe...

Reconciliation agreement reached between B.C. and Heiltsuk Nation
Reconciliation agreement reached between B.C. and Heiltsuk Nation

The B.C. government has signed a wide-ranging agreement with the Heiltsuk Nation aimed at promoting economic development and carrying...

Demolition of former residential school in Lower Post, B.C., post…
Demolition of former residential school in Lower Post, B.C., post…

The planned demolition of a former residential school in Lower Post, B.C., has been put off to a later date, according to the Daylu...

Mi’kmaw leaders considering MMIWG safety concerns tied to N.S. en…
Mi’kmaw leaders considering MMIWG safety concerns tied to N.S. en…

Mi'kmaw leaders in Nova Scotia say the safety of their communities is a "fundamental concern," but are not saying how they expect the...

Mural depicting Canada’s residential schools ready to be unveiled…
Mural depicting Canada’s residential schools ready to be unveiled…

A large public mural in Selkirk, Man. dedicated to the legacy of residential schools has been completed and its artists have added a...

N.S. curriculum asks students to list pros, cons of residential s…
N.S. curriculum asks students to list pros, cons of residential s…

A Mi'kmaw student says she was saddened and hurt to see racist stereotypes about Indigenous people included in her Grade 10 English...

AFN says Ottawa using ‘racist and colonial’ policies to restrict …
AFN says Ottawa using ‘racist and colonial’ policies to restrict …

The Assembly of First Nations says Canada's attempt to narrow the list of First Nations children who can access services under Jordan's...

New Indigenous community healing space planned for Children’s Hos…
New Indigenous community healing space planned for Children’s Hos…

When Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Grand Chief Arlen Dumas was a kid, he remembers his first hospital visit as a cold, lonely experience....