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Residential school survivor's story illuminates Canada's need for change

'TIME TO QUIT LIVING IN SHAME': Mowachaht Elder Lillian Howard gives The Vancouver Observer a dark glimpse into her life as a residential school survivor.

Court rules First Nations can sue over property rights

Industrial giants, from forestry companies to mining operations, must respect aboriginal territorial claims in British Columbia just as they would heed the rights of any other Canadian landowner, the...
'Groundbreaking' report calls for national inquiry into missing and murdered abo

'Groundbreaking' report calls for national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women

“This report exposes the Harper government for violating the rights of indigenous women and girls in this country,” said Grand Chief Stewart Phillip

First Nations help Canada find the way forward

We often think that the world's First Peoples were defeated. I think they were just waiting for us to listen.

Little justice available for jailed Indigenous population

Former inmates spoke of discrimination against Indigenous peoples and the unresolved legacy of residential schools and colonization.

BC Indigenous women put fear aside and become powerful leaders in fight for equality

As Idle No More's first year anniversary approaches on Dec.10, Indigenous women in BC are making dents towards equality for Aboriginal people, youth, and women.

Happy Canada Day? Learning about Treaties in tar sands territory

Want to be patriotic on Canada Day? Consider learning about the treaties.
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VSB Aboriginal Snowboard Team changes lives

An amazing video tells the story of the VSB Aboriginal Snowboarding Team.

Joe Oliver's speech coloured by "racism": First Nations Grand Chief

Natural Resources Minister's comments go beyond paternalism and border on racist, First Nations Grand Chief Stewart Phillip said.

Harper to meet First Nations at chiefs summit

Harper will meet with First Nations representatives to discuss economic development, education, accountability in Ottawa.