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By Barb Nahwegahbow Windspeaker Contributor TORONTO
Alanis Obomsawin’s latest film is a condemnation of Canada’s discrimination against its most vulnerable citizens – First Nations children. In 2007, the Child and Family Caring Society of Canada and the Assembly of First Nations filed a landmark...
By Barb Nahwegahbow Windspeaker Contributor TORONTO
Toronto’s Native Canadian Centre was the venue for a meeting between national Indigenous leaders and International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland and Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, on Sept. 9. Minister Freeland said...
By Andrea Smith Windspeaker Contributor CHAPLEAU, Ont.
          Moose Cree war hero commemorated in home town       An Aboriginal Second World War soldier has been commemorated. A monument dedicated to Charles Henry Byce, the most decorated First Nations veteran...
By Shari Narine Windspeaker Contributor KINGSTON, Ont.
“In any type of a revolution, we always say, it’s the poets and the musicians and the gifted that take the lead and frame the new thinking in advance of everyone else,” said Stephen Kakfwi, president and CEO of Canadians for a New Partnership. The...
By Shari Narine Windspeaker Contributor EDMONTON
 “Travesty and injustice” were the words used Monday morning by the legal director of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund as she joined with other organizations, and about a dozen people, to mark the appeal of the man acquitted in the...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor LOUIS BULL TRIBE
September 7, 2016. The environmental stewardship that the NDP government has embraced as policy is an opportunity for Indigenous people to lead. “We have that ancestral connection as environmentalists to take care of Mother Earth, to look after...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
September 16, 2016. Photographs that focus on Indigenous causes are part of a new three-person show documenting activism. “All three artists are political and make art to change people’s lives. All three artists accept that there is a social...
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor STONEY NAKODA NATION
August 25, 2016. After years of talking, Argintina Hailey has joined forces with others in her First Nation’s community to host Morley Pride this weekend. “You can say, in some terms, it’s our ‘coming-out,” said Hailey. It’s not a coming-out for...
Compiled by Shari Narine
September 7, 2016. Joel Ground and Ashley Callingbull are among the three finalists in this season’s The Amazing Race Canada. On Tuesday night, they placed second, securing themselves a spot in next week’s finale. Winning would earn them $250,000....
By Shari Narine Sweetgrass Contributing Editor EDMONTON
September 15, 2016. Two days after Joel Ground wrapped up his final appearance on The Amazing Race Canada, he says without hesitation that the experience was “life-changing.” Ground and step-daughter Ashley Callingbull finished third. The final...

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