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Published On: June 21, 2021
Award-winning producer writer and director Tracey Deer discusses her first feature-length film "Beans," inspired by her own coming-of-age during the Oka Crisis in Quebec during the summer of 1990.
Published On: June 21, 2021
The Agenda discusses what it means to create Indigenous architecture, and the legacy of designing an aesthetic that ensures sustainability and protects the earth.
Published On: June 21, 2021
Starting Monday, Indigenous artists from across Ontario will be offering comedy, music, theatre, and more at a brand-new festival
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
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 21, 2021
From Iqaluit to Fort Severn, remote communities run the gamut in terms of scope, size, and function in Canada, but their isolation is something they share and that can be challenging.
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 18, 2021
TVO.org speaks with Chuck Clément, one of the producers behind the Indigenous animated series airing on TVOKids, about bringing lessons from the Seven Sacred Teachings to the screen.
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 03, 2021
TVO Original From Earth To Sky offers a unique and inspiring story of a proud, accomplished collective of Indigenous architects, driving a movement as climate change threatens the planet.
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
Last week, the remains of 215 children were found at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia. With renewed attention now on the treatment of children in those schools, here's a short explainer on their history.
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
TVO.org speaks with Nicole Ineese-Nash about Building Our Bundle — an online program that combines mental-health skills with Indigenous cultural teachings.
Published On: April 16, 2021
After expelling the OPP from the community, chief and council say they want to establish their own police force. What would that involve — and how could the system be changed?
Published On: March 29, 2021
Reciprocity. Community. Connection to the land. At Ryerson University’s Indigenous Fashion Support program, the goal is to Indigenize entrepreneurship.