Indigenous People’s Day Reminds Us To Acknowledge And Support Indigenous Struggles

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Today is Indigenous Peoples Day. Across the country, a growing number of cities and states are recognizing this day in place of the traditional Columbus Day. This change reflects the growing [...]

Shining Light On The Dark Age Of The Tulalip Boarding School

By Isabella Breda, Herald Net. -

From 1857 to 1932, hundreds of Native youth from across the state and as far as Alaska were taken to the Tulalip Boarding School. There, they were beaten for speaking their Native languages. They [...]

Orange Shirt Day Is A Reminder Of A Genocide

By Kenneth Deer, Montreal Gazette. -

Some Canadians bristle at the suggestion that Canada has committed genocide. But the discovery of over 6,000 unmarked graves at residential schools has shocked Canadians into realizing that such [...]

Tsleil-Waututh Nation Lead Powerful Pilgrimage Walk In North Vancouver

By Elisia Seeber, North Shore News. -

A sea of orange flowed down Dollarton Highway on Sept. 30 as members of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation community, and family members from Musqueam and Squamish nations, took part in a pilgrimage walk [...]

Protestors Toppled Statue Of Canada’s First Prime Minister

On August 14, protestors in Canada toppled a statue of John A. Macdonald, the country’s first prime minister. Macdonald was responsible for some of the most atrocious crimes against Indigenous [...]

Rosebud Sioux Youth Council Returns To Carlisle Indian School

By Jenna Kunze, Native News Online. -

Carlisle, Pa. — Twenty-three-year-old Christopher Eagle Bear from the Rosebud Sioux tribe in South Dakota has been growing out his hair since he visited the site of the former Carlisle Indian [...]

Thousands March In Cancel Canada Day Actions

By Taytyn Badger, Left Voice. -

On July 1, several thousand Indigenous people and settler and immigrant allies answered the call of organizations like Idle No More to protest the celebration of Canada Day and the ongoing [...]

Statues Of Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth II Toppled

By Joseph Guzman, The Hill. -

Demonstrators toppled statues of Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II in Winnipeg Thursday as outrage grows in Canada over the discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves of Indigenous children. [...]

First Nations Replace Canada Day Fireworks With Vigils

By Willow Fiddler, The Globe and Mail. -

In Keewaywin First Nation, a remote community in Northwestern Ontario of about 500 people, it won’t be dark enough to set off Canada Day fireworks until 11 p.m. But, this July 1, there won’t be [...]

The Horrific Truths About Indian Boarding Schools Are Gaining Attention

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Due in part to Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the horrific truths about what children and their families endured and the graves of the children who were murdered in the residential [...]

New Federal Initiative To Investigate The Legacy Of Indian Boarding Schools

Washington — In remarks to the National Congress of American Indians 2021 Mid Year Conference today, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced a Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative, a [...]

Residential School Survivor Is Not Staying Silent

By Amy Judd, Global News. -

A residential school survivor from Haida Gwaii, B.C., is calling for a class-action lawsuit against the Catholic Church to reveal the names of the children who died at the schools. Sphenia [...]

China, Allies Seek Probe Into Indigenous Children’s Remains In Canada

By Stephanie Nebehay, Reuters. -

Geneva - China and its allies called on Tuesday for an independent investigation into the discovery last month of the remains of more than 200 indigenous children at a Canadian boarding [...]

Why We Must Confront The History Of US Native Boarding Schools

By Naomi Ishisaka, Seattle Times. -

When Patricia Whitefoot learned about the remains of 215 children found in a mass grave at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia, she was devastated. The children’s grave [...]

Seneca Nation Statement On Discovery Of Indigenous Children’s Remains

By Seneca Nation of Indians, Indian County Today. -

Seneca Nation President Matthew Pagels issued the following statement regarding the discovery of the remains of 215 children buried on the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in [...]

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