Leonard Skye from the article Teaching history, making history: Why Leonard Skye has dedicated his life to educating Canadians through an Indigenous lens
We spoke to Leonard Skye, the first-ever Indigenous teacher in Dryden, about racism, education, and fighting for the next generation.  
Sol Mamakwa from the article What this NDP private member’s bill could mean for Indigenous people in Ontario
Bill 76 calls for Ontario law to be in line with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. It’s unlikely to pass — but according to these Indigenous experts, the bill serves as an important test for Doug Ford’s government.
Jody Wilson-Rabould from the article What Justin Trudeau doesn’t understand about Indigenous-government relations
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.
three Indigenous leaders from the article Indigenizing the digital world
TVO.org talks to three Indigenous creators — of video games, apps, online archives, and more — about how they’re working to develop richer, more inclusive online spaces.

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Published On: March 20, 2019
Bill 76 calls for Ontario law to be in line with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. It’s unlikely to pass — but according to these Indigenous experts, the bill serves as an important test for Doug Ford’s government.
Published On: March 15, 2019
TVO.org talks to three Indigenous creators — of video games, apps, online archives, and more — about how they’re working to develop richer, more inclusive online spaces.
Published On: March 11, 2019

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.

Published On: March 06, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Jason Batise, executive director of Wabun Tribal Council, to discuss relationships between mining companies and Indigenous communities.
Published On: February 26, 2019

TVO.org talks to Riley Yesno — writer, advocate, and public speaker — about her thoughts on reconciliation, allyship, and her upcoming TEDxUofT talk.

Published On: February 22, 2019

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.

Published On: February 21, 2019

Indigenous women experience higher rates of poor birth outcomes, such as low birth weight and infant mortality. The Baby Bundle Project aims to change that.

Published On: February 15, 2019

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.

Published On: February 13, 2019

Ontario university students are doing hands-on work in food and medicine gardens and in manomin fields — all part of a community-based research program aimed at cultivating healthy relationships and a healthy environment.

Published On: January 30, 2019

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.

Published On: January 08, 2019

Indigenous communities across the province are dealing with inadequate housing. Farmers’ fields may hold the answer.

Published On: December 17, 2018

Research shows that fish in the area are contaminated with mercury, which can cause serious health problems in people who eat them — so why have they remained a staple of the local diet?

Published On: December 11, 2018

The 17-year-old was at least the 11th Indigenous youth from outside Thunder Bay to die in that city. We asked three First Nations activists and community leaders for their thoughts on this tragedy.

Published On: November 20, 2018

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.

Published On: October 24, 2018

There are dozens of boil-water advisories on reserves across the country. Can one research team’s innovative approach help fix that?

Published On: October 22, 2018

At this all-Indigenous high school, chef Mandi O’Connor and her students are building community one meal at a time.

Published On: October 04, 2018

ANALYSIS: Doug Ford says he’ll hop on a bulldozer if necessary — but a recent court decision about the Trans Mountain Pipeline shows there’s an easier way, writes Josh Dehaas.

Published On: September 28, 2018
The Agenda welcomes Sol Mamakwa to discuss suicide among Indigenous youth.