B.C. Supreme Court allows schools to hold mandatory Indigenous smudging ceremonies
If we let this ruling stand, then we are accepting that when it comes to participation in spiritual rituals, some Canadians are more equal than others.
RCMP were prepared to use ‘lethal overwatch’ on Indigenous protesters: Guardian
The Guardian reported on RCMP documents showing the Canadian national authorities were prepared to shoot Indigenous protesters with sniper fire.
Trudeau’s Indigenous spending boost is part reality, part shell game
A budgetary mugs game spilled into Senate Finance committee this December about spending increases for Indigenous services and staffing two new departments.
Metis activist and Conservative MP speak out about poor Metis identification standards
The Indigenous scholarship brouhaha looks like it could be the latest in an sad trend of people self-identifying as Indigenous in order to reap the benefits meant for historically persecuted and marginalized people.
Media’s reporting incredibly biased on B.C. Indigenous rituals in public schools case
Mainstream media are biased in their coverage of a court case in B.C. regarding Indigenous spiritual practices in public school class rooms.
Girl jokes about being ‘whitest person ever’ after winning Indigenous scholarship, faces outrage
Social media users expressed outrage this past week after seeing what appeared to be a young white student getting a scholarship intended for Indigenous youth.
Pamela Anderson called “racist” for Native American headdress photos
Canadian model and sex icon Pamela Anderson has come under fire after posting photos of herself with a Native American headdress.