Melanie Goodchild looks at the camera in a red jacket from the article ‘Our greatest source of hope’: Weaving together Western science and Indigenous knowledge
TVO.org speaks with researcher Melanie Goodchild about how to integrate different ways of looking at the world.
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Award-winning author Tanya Talaga discusses her 2018 book, "All Our Relations: Finding the Path Forward."
a woman sits behind a desk from the article ‘Lead with compassion and love’: Chief Linda Debassige on women in First Nations governance
The chief of M’Chigeeng First Nation tells TVO.org why it’s important for women to lead — and how she navigates Canadian politics.
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Thomas King discusses his book, The Back of the Turtle." Then, Northwestern Ontario Hub journalist Charnel Anderson visits Silver Islet to learn about a new community project.

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Published On: July 08, 2021
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Published On: July 09, 2021
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Published On: July 05, 2021
From Agenda appearances in 2017 and in 2020, Murray Sinclair reflects on the importance of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Published On: July 05, 2021
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Published On: June 29, 2021
The process is lengthy, complex, and expensive. TVO.org looks at how gravesite investigations work — and whether the government needs to go further.
Published On: June 23, 2021
Two-Spirit people have largely been left out of the discussion of residential and day schools. A new project highlights their voices, experiences, and journeys.
Published On: June 22, 2021
While the term "Two Spirit" is relatively new, it's an age-old concept for Indigenous people. Here's how it went from a sacred role to an underground tradition, then back again.
Published On: June 21, 2021
TVO.org provides a brief history of the institution that has come to symbolize Canada’s relationship with Indigenous people.
Published On: June 21, 2021
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Published On: June 21, 2021
National Indigenous Peoples Day is an official day to honor First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples across Canada, but it's also a reminder of the work yet required for reconciliation in Canada.
Published On: June 21, 2021
Turtle Island is what some Indigenous peoples call North America, but it's so much more. Derived from creation stories, the term has become an act of resistance after centuries of settler colonialism.
Published On: June 17, 2021
The institution closed in 1976. The litigation continues to this day.  Here’s a 29-year timeline of how the St. Anne’s case developed.
Published On: June 07, 2021
TVO.org speaks with the CEO of the Native Women’s Association of Canada about the government’s priorities — and why the organization has created its own path forward.
Published On: June 03, 2021
We discuss what Canada has to do to not only reconcile its harmful past treatment of Indigenous people but revisit policies that continue to harm them.
Published On: June 02, 2021
In the wake of the discovery of 215 children’s remains in Kamloops, community members in Timmins and the James Bay area speak of trauma, healing, and the need for action.
Published On: June 02, 2021
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Published On: June 01, 2021
OPINION: The discovery of 215 children's remains near Kamloops is yet another reminder that residential schools were not merely a dark chapter in the story of an otherwise great nation.
Published On: May 07, 2021
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