woman in pink dress standing amongst trees from the article ‘Invest in healing’: Chief RoseAnne Archibald on what the next government must do
TVO.org speaks with the Assembly of First Nations national chief about “Creator-given rights” and building a more just and equitable society for everyone.
smiling woman in an orange blazer holding a teddy bear also wearing orange from the article ‘Platitudes without a lot of commitments’: Cindy Blackstock on the leaders’ debate and reconciliation
TVO.org speaks with the executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada about the leaders’ debate and what was — and wasn’t — said about Indigenous issues.
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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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
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
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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.
Published On: March 19, 2021
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Published On: March 08, 2021
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Published On: March 01, 2021
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Published On: March 01, 2021
With broadband access either unreliable or unavailable, communities in the northwest are taking to the airwaves to communicate vital public-health information.
Published On: January 21, 2021
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Published On: January 20, 2021
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Published On: January 08, 2021
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Published On: January 05, 2021
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Published On: December 09, 2020
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Published On: December 07, 2020
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