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More3 months ago
Canada's Assembly of First Nations chooses first woman chief
Canada’s Assembly of First Nations (AFN) elected a woman as national chief for the first time.
Canada's Assembly of First Nations chooses first woman chief
More3 months ago
Canada indigenous group takes over child welfare services in govt. deal
The Canadian indigenous group that discovered some 750 unmarked graves near a former residential school last month has announced the takeover of its own child welfare services under a deal with the federal government.
Canada indigenous group takes over child welfare services in govt. deal
More3 months ago
Statues of colonial leaders toppled as protests mark Canada Day
A group of protesters have toppled statues of Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II in Canada amid growing outrage over the treatment of Indigenous children in notorious residential schools.
Statues of colonial leaders toppled as protests mark Canada Day
Brazil3 months ago
Police tear gas indigenous protest for land rights in Brazil
Riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a group of indigenous people protesting outside Brazil’s Congress against a bill that would undermine recognition of protected reservation lands.
Police tear gas indigenous protest for land rights in Brazil
More4 months ago
Church ignoring role in 'heinous crimes' against indigenous Canadians
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has criticized the Catholic Church for ignoring its role in running many indigenous residential schools in the country following the recent discovery of the remains of more than 200 children at one former school.
Church ignoring role in 'heinous crimes' against indigenous Canadians
More4 months ago
Children mass grave reopens wounds for Canada’s indigenous survivors
The discovery of the remains of 215 children at a former residential school in Canada has reopened wounds among indigenous survivors of colonial Canadian schools.
Children mass grave reopens wounds for Canada’s indigenous survivors
More6 months ago
With no access to drinking water, Native Canadians hit hard by Covid-19
Canada's Indigenous communities remain under boil-water advisories one year into the Covid-19 pandemic.
With no access to drinking water, Native Canadians hit hard by Covid-19
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