a woman with long hair and a blue skirt stands in front of rows of shoes from the article ‘Not forgotten children’: Honouring the victims and survivors of residential schools
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.
Douglas Cardinal by water from the article 'From Earth to Sky' A TVO Original film by Ron Chapman
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.
TVO News
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.
shoes arrange in a circle in front of Parliament Hill from the article Residential schools are not a footnote in Canada’s history. They are its past and present
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.

Most Recent in Indigenous Stories

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 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
TVO.org speaks with professor Carmen Robertson about representations of Indigenous people in media — and how news stories have helped shape Canadian identity.
Published On: September 03, 2020
Teionkwatenhontsó:ni aionaktó:take tsi nón:we aón:ton aiakwathró:ri ne onkwakara’shón:’a – tánon iah tha’teiotenhontsóhon taiakwarihwáthe’te, aontaionkwáton’ne tóka’ ni’ aiakwanonhtonniónhwe teiakwa’nikónhrhare.
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: June 19, 2020
The Residential Schools Land Memory Mapping Project at Carleton University honours and offers awareness about residential school survivors.
Published On: June 03, 2020
The federal government says it will be late delivering a MMIWG action plan due to COVID-19. Advocates say the pandemic has only emphasized the need for action.
Published On: July 30, 2020
The controversial Belo Monte Dam is causing ecological devastation along Brazil's Xingu River, a major tributary of the Amazon and one of the world's most diverse ecosystems. River Silence follows four women whose lives have been profoundly changed.
Published On: December 03, 2019
The Agenda explores the debate playing out in some Indigenous communities in search of economic development opportunities.
Published On: June 03, 2021
The Agenda welcomes Bob Joseph, author of "Indigenous Relations: Insights, Tips & Suggestions to Make Reconciliation a Reality."
Published On: June 09, 2021
Is hanging Indigenous art in an office "reconciliation?" Indigenous experts take a look at what it really means to reconcile.
Published On: June 09, 2021
Pam Palmater on the emotional reactions of students who are surprised at the realities of racism in Canada.
Published On: June 09, 2021
Eddy Robinson is an educator on Indigenous issues. He explains why asking "How Can I Help?" is not the right question.
Published On: June 09, 2021
Cindy Blackstock tells us the story of Jordan River Anderson and why she fights for the rights of Indigenous children.
Published On: June 03, 2021
Acclaimed Canadian musician Tom Wilson talks to Nam Kiwanuka about his early life in Hamilton and how he learned of his Mohawk heritage.
Published On: June 03, 2021
The Agenda in the Summer discusses how Indigenous art can address cultural appropriation and facilitate reconciliation.
Published On: August 23, 2018
A new permanent exhibition at Algoma University commemorates the dark history of Shingwauk Indian Residential School.