The Truth and Reconciliation Commission heard concerns about coerced sterilization of Indigenous women during its years-long examination of Canada’s residential school legacy, Sen. Murray Sinclair said Thursday as he joined a chorus of calls for a national investigation on the issue.
Hundreds of Native American women have been murdered or have gone missing over the years, and their fate remains a mystery as authorities are appallingly lax in keeping track of such crime victims, according to a new study. Of the 5,712 American Indian and Alaska Native girls and women reported missing in 2016, only 116 […]
Problems are inherent in using genetic databases to unearth Indigenous ancestry, but efforts are underway to help Indigenous students acquire skills and knowledge that would help them move into advisory and leadership roles withing genomic research.
Lawyers for Grand Council Treaty Three will make arguments to the court in a case brought by the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario, which challenges the Ford government’s roll-back of the 2015 sex-ed curriculum.
An old Aztec ball game dating back to 1500 BC really heated up in Mexico city Saturday as teams battled for possession of a flaming ball of fire. Pelota purepecha is an indigenous ball game during which players use sticks to hit the ball around the pitch in a game that is similar to hockey, […]
Pediatric healing room infused with Indigenous knowledge of the Seven Grandfather Teachings, medicine wheel and spirit animals is now open to Indigenous and non-Indigenous patients.
Hundreds of health professionals from across the country have heard how Indigenous patients are still waiting for equitable access to treatment.
Mark Daffey July 4, 2018 Share this article Taipei’s annual Dream Parade—a cacophonous riot of color honoring Taiwan’s aboriginal villagers (and funded by a local property magnate)—has been likened to Rio’s Carnivàle and the Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Mark Daffey dives in. Dressed in guises designed to replicate banana peels, wizened old women turn […]
Delaying pot legalization won’t change much, Health Canada says after senators urge for Indigenous voices to sit at the table.
Members of the Senate’s Aboriginal peoples committee are recommending the Liberal government hold back on legalizing cannabis for at least a year in order to address its potential for harmful effects in Indigenous communities.