illustration of people talking, with flowers from the article ‘For our children’: How families are passing down Indigenous languages
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water from the article How treaties shaped my life — and my great-great-grandmother’s
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rows of growing plants from the article Why this First Nation bought a shipping container during COVID-19
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a man stands in front of a tree-lined pond from the article ‘I know who I am’: Why this former chief voted in the U.S. presidential election
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.

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Published On: October 13, 2020
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Published On: September 30, 2020
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Published On: September 19, 2020
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Published On: September 18, 2020
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Published On: September 16, 2020
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Published On: September 14, 2020
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Published On: September 11, 2020
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Published On: September 09, 2020
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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.
Published On: September 03, 2020
TVO.org speaks with journalist Kelly Boutsalis about being Indigenous in journalism and the responsibility that comes with telling stories from your own community.
Published On: September 03, 2020
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Published On: September 03, 2020
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Published On: September 03, 2020
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Published On: September 03, 2020
OPINION: Media needs spaces where we, as Indigenous people, can tell our stories — without having to explain ourselves, soothe discomfort, or feel like troublemakers.
Published On: July 28, 2020
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Published On: July 28, 2020
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