Charnel Anderson's articles
OPINION: By offering Jody Wilson-Raybould the position of Minister of Indigenous Services, the prime minister signalled that he still has a lot to learn about reconciliation, writes Charnel Anderson.
To mark Human Trafficking Awareness Day, TVO.org speaks with Collin Graham, of the Ontario Native Women’s Association, about recognizing the signs of exploitation — and learning from survivors.
For his advocacy on behalf of residential-school survivors, Edmund Metatawabin was awarded the Order of Canada. He spoke with TVO about what the honour represents to him — and what the future holds for Indigenous communities.
Melanie Goodchild’s research is informed by “Anishinaabe Gikendaasowin,” part of her First Nation’s knowledge system — she talks to TVO.org about complexity theory, two-eyed seeing, and fighting for change in academia.
Indigenous communities across the province are dealing with inadequate housing. Farmers’ fields may hold the answer.
The Tories are closing the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth. We talk to a child advocate, a crisis counsellor, and a youth peer mentor about how the move will affect children across Ontario.
Indigenous communities across the province invested in hundreds of green-energy initiatives — and they say they’ve lost millions in potential revenues since the PCs took power.
First Nations monitors work alongside archeologists on digs — but some feel that the process is keeping them on the sidelines.
Derval Clarke has long volunteered his services in his homeland of Jamaica. Last month, he travelled to another place that needs dental care — the remote community of Wunnumin Lake.
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission called for Indigenous issues to be covered in Canadian classrooms. This summer, Ontario’s education ministry halted work on the province’s response to that recommendation.
With a new Tory government in place, what challenges lie ahead for RoseAnne Archibald — and for Indigenous people across the province?
Powwows were once banned throughout the country, but the traditional celebrations of Indigenous cultures have made a comeback in recent years.
The CN-owned James Street bridge closed to vehicular traffic after a fire damaged it in 2013. Now an agreement from 1906 may force the railway to reopen it.
ANALYSIS: First Nations leaders say they’ve seen progress but expect more from the next government.
Fort William First Nation will celebrate its culture on the sesquicentennial of a country that tried to erase it.