Canada

Canada: Indigenous people suffer from toxic river, report says

A community that has lived along the English-Wabigoon River system for thousands of years is being poisoned by mercury dumped into the waters by a paper mill decades ago.

Opinion

Why is the pope not apologising to Canada's indigenous people?

Pope Francis remains silent over the abuse indigenous children suffered for 150 years at the hands of Catholic priests.

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

First Nations

Canada: Trudeau under fire as pipeline opposition grows

Canadian PM vows to push through a $5bn oil pipeline project, but indigenous leaders say it 'will never be built'.

Trudeau under fire as Trans Mountain pipeline opposition grows

Health

Canada's Inuit battle 'exceptional' tuberculosis rates

Canadian government unveils a new plan to eliminate tuberculosis from Inuit communities in the Arctic by 2030

World Tuberculosis Day: Canada's Inuit battle 'exceptional' rates

Canada

Thousands to protest oil pipeline in Canada

Indigenous groups, residents and activists expected to hold mass rally in Burnaby, British Columbia, on Saturday.

Canada: Thousands to protest Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Opinion

The killing of Colten Boushie

What does the killing of an Indigenous man, and the acquittal of his killer, say about Canada's anti-racist credentials?

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

First Nations

Acquittal in Native man's death spurs calls for reform

Indigenous leaders say not guilty verdict in Native man's killing highlights deep-seated racism in Canada.

Canada

Slain indigenous man 'denied justice'

Canadian jury finds farmer Gerald Stanley not guilty of second-degree murder in relation to killing of indigenous man.

Slain Colten Boushie's family vows to 'pursue justice'

First Nations

Canada: Sixties Scoop survivors want 'just reparations'

Sixties Scoop vow to block financial settlement until the government holds more inclusive consultation process.

Canada: Sixties Scoop survivors want 'just reparations'

Canada

Canada ordered to fund indigenous child welfare - again

Rights tribunal says indigenous children continue to face discrimination in child welfare system.

Canada ordered to fund indigenous child welfare - again

Global Warming

US: Indigenous women protest for climate justice

Group vows to stay until leaders recognise native treaty rights and take action on climate change.

Indigenous women occupy Washington state capitol lawn

Opinion

The irony of Australia's constitutional crisis

As an absurd citizenship crisis rages on in the Australian Parliament, First Nations people and refugees see the irony.

Ann Deslandes

by Ann Deslandes

Ann Deslandes

Canada

Canada's Trudeau apologises for residential schools

Justin Trudeau delivers 'long overdue' apology for decades of abuse of indigenous children at residential schools.

Canada's Trudeau apologises for residential schools

First Nations

'Mixed feelings': Canada to pay forced adoption victims

Ottawa agrees to pay $600m to 16,000 indigenous survivors of its controversial forced adoption programme.

'Mixed feelings' over Canada's '60s Scoop' settlement

Opinion

Mexico's Indigenous Congress: Decolonising politics

The First Nations of Mexico are on a quest to break down the silencing wall of racism, patriarchy and capitalism.

Walter D Mignolo

by Walter D Mignolo
- Rolando Vazquez

Walter D Mignolo