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Blog
Apr 20, 2013

An insincere apology

Daniel Wilson
In this blog, Daniel Wilson reflects on the residential school apology and assesses its sincerity.
Podcast
Jun 30, 2012
Redeye

Book: First Nations 101

Redeye
Lynda Gray has written a book that contains "tons of stuff you need to know about First Nations people." Gray published the book herself and has sold almost 5,000 copies.
Podcast
Jul 21, 2011
Stephen Harper being named honourary chief of the Blood Tribe

Canada, still colonial

Progressive Voices
We speak with Dr. Hayden King on Stephen Harper being named honourary chief of the Blood Tribe, Canada's residential school system, the annexation of Six Nations land in Caledonia, and more.
News
Jul 7, 2011

Equity in Aboriginal education is the only way forward

Malinda S. Smith
We laud ourselves for supporting education of children in Afghanistan, while First Nations children get 60 to 80 per cent of government education investment received by non-Aboriginal children here.
News
Jan 24, 2011
Thanks to Elders of Turtle Island: Shirley Horton-Kampa and Agnes Grover, of the Rainy River First Nations. Photo: Robert Animikii Horton

Miigwech to our Elders

Robert Animikii Horton
Anishinaabe/Suomea poet Robert Animikii Horton felt inspired by his Elders to write a tribute to what they have meant to him in his life. This he shared with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Photos
Oct 15, 2010
Chief Dr. Billy Diamond. Photo: Ian Diamond/www.rezmutt.ca

Billy Diamond tells his own story

Meagan Perry
Kim Elliott and Jessa Runciman
The former grand chief of the Grand Council of the Crees, a passionate defender of his people, died on September 30. This is a speech from earlier this year.
Photos
Mar 31, 2010
Executive Director of the NWSM, Nakuset, at a Women's Policy meeting with Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff, on March 14 in Montreal. Photo: Maya Rolbin-Ghanie

Funding cuts a catastrophe for residential school survivors

Maya Rolbin-Ghanie
The Aboriginal Healing Foundation lost its budget less than two years after Stephen Harper's apology for the IRS system, and 134 healing programs are now unable to continue. Some will close today.
News
Mar 30, 2010
Executive Director of the NWSM, Nakuset, at a Women's Policy meeting with Liberal Leader Micahel Ignatieff, on March 14 in Montreal. Photo: Maya Rolbin-Ghanie

Funding cuts a catastrophe for residential school survivors

Maya Rolbin-Ghanie
The Aboriginal Healing Foundation lost its budget less than two years after Stephen Harper's apology for the IRS system, and 134 healing programs are now unable to continue. Some will close tomorrow.
Photos
Mar 30, 2010
The six women who were arrested while staging a sit-in action at  the the Ottawa office of Indian and Northern Affairs minister Chuck Strahl. Photo: Greg Macdougall

Protesters arrested at MP Chuck Strahl's office

Greg Macdougall
The six women who were arrested while staging a sit-in action at the the Ottawa office of Indian and Northern Affairs minister Chuck Strahl. Photo: Greg Macdougall
News
Mar 30, 2010

Protesters arrested at MP Chuck Strahl's office

Greg Macdougall
Two days before the federal government's funding cuts to the Aboriginal Healing Foundation take effect -- six women staged a sit-in outside the Ottawa office of minister Chuck Strahl.
Event

Free screening of We Were Children

Jun 2, 2016 to Jun 3, 2016
London Public Library, Stevenson and Hunt Rm. A
251 Dundas Street
London , ON
Canada
42° 59' 4.0056" N, 81° 14' 46.8492" W
Ontario CA
In this feature film, the profound impact of the Canadian government’s residential school system is conveyed through the eyes of two children who were forced to face hardships beyond their years.
Event

Alive with Breath

Jun 15, 2011 to Jul 3, 2011
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham Street (by Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 53.2584" N, 79° 24' 44.6868" W
Ontario CA
Alive with Breath is a multi-media installation piece that speaks to the beauty of life prior to Canadian residential school experience.
Event

Rev. Kevin Annett lecture and book launch: "Unrepentant: Disrobing the Emperor"

Mar 26, 2011
OISE (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education)
252 Bloor St. West Room 2-212
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 40' 4.854" N, 79° 23' 54.0816" W
Ontario CA
The former United Church minister, who first blew the whistle on Canada's infamous Indian residential schools, will speak at 2 Toronto locations as part of a lecture tour/book launch.

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