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Thousands world-wide have participated in the “Breathe” project. Shelby Lisk speaks with beaders in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory for their stories.
a group of young people holding signs from the article ‘They’re really struggling’: Inside the Neskantaga First Nation water crisis
The community was promised an upgraded treatment plant by 2018. Two years later, its members have once again been evacuated. Why doesn’t Neskantaga have clean water yet?
illustration of people talking, with flowers from the article ‘For our children’: How families are passing down Indigenous languages
LONGREAD: Three families. Three languages. One goal — to speak through the generations.
bushby protest from the article Indigenous women react to the Brayden Bushby verdict
Earlier this month, Brayden Bushby was found guilty in the death of an Indigenous woman in Thunder Bay. Ahead of his sentencing, TVO.org speaks to three Indigenous women from the city about the case’s significance — and what it means for the community.

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Published On: January 05, 2021
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Published On: December 07, 2020
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Published On: November 27, 2020
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Published On: November 26, 2020
Building on an earlier pilot, the largest First Nations police service in the country is poised to provide new resources for victims and survivors in its 34 communities.
Published On: November 10, 2020
OPINION: I was 13 years old the first time I collected my “treaty money.” Since then, I’ve come to understand more what the experience means for me, my family, and Canada.
Published On: November 02, 2020
Before sending his mail-in ballot, Myeengun Henry, of the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, reckoned with questions of citizenship and identity — and the complexities of the 1794 Jay Treaty.
Published On: October 23, 2020
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Published On: October 22, 2020
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Published On: October 13, 2020
More than a century ago, two residential-school students died near the institution in Sault Ste. Marie. Now researchers and survivors are trying to discover their identities.
Published On: September 30, 2020
TVO.org speaks with Carley Gallant-Jenkins, of the Woodland Cultural Centre, about Orange Shirt Day — and making sure that voices that were taken away are now being heard.
Published On: September 19, 2020
For decades, the Anishinaabe trapper-turned-chief advocated for his community — and inspired respect across partisan lines. TVO.org speaks with the people whose lives he touched.
Published On: September 18, 2020
Shelby Lisk, TVO's journalist covering Indigenous issues, discusses the unique challenges facing Indigenous people in Canadian journalism.
Published On: September 16, 2020
What are the lessons and legacies of the 1995 conflict between Indigenous communities and the Ontario Provincial Police?
Published On: September 14, 2020
OPINION: I launched the Ipperwash commission as Ontario’s attorney general. Its urgent recommendations remain relevant today — acting on the first one would be a fitting tribute to Dudley George.
Published On: September 11, 2020
First Nations communities have been challenging the terms of the Robinson-Huron Treaty since before it was even signed in 1850 — now they’re the closest they’ve ever been to a resolution.
Published On: September 09, 2020
School reopening presents a real threat for First Nations communities, where education has historically been underfunded. Biigtigong Nishnaabeg, still waiting for federal dollars, is turning to land-based learning.
Published On: September 05, 2020
TVO.org speaks with Falen Johnson about the 1995 conflict — and what has and hasn’t changed in the past quarter-century.