Continue Reading... Walk to protect the Akikodjiwan Chaudiere Falls sacred site from Zibi condos – VIDEO, AUDIO
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Walk to protect the Akikodjiwan Chaudiere Falls sacred site from Zibi condos – VIDEO, AUDIO

Short video from the Spirituality is Unity walk June 22, and audio report from the Ottawa City Council meeting’s $61-million…

Data from Statistics Canada. Table 35-10-0156-01 Homicide victims, by gender and Indigenous identity: Rate per 100,000 population is between 10.87-16.50 for Indigenous males, 1.65-2.25 for non-Indigenous males, 3.29-4.87 for Indigenous females, and 0.56-0.78 for non-Indigenous females
Continue Reading... Expanding the Conversation – MMIMB: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Men and Boys
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Expanding the Conversation – MMIMB: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Men and Boys

While the problem of MMIWG is widely recognized, MMIMB is also becoming more known, with StatCan data published since 2014.

Continue Reading... Competition between regional broadcasters and APTN for Indigenous radio licences ends in mixed result
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Competition between regional broadcasters and APTN for Indigenous radio licences ends in mixed result

Federal Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly now promises a new CRTC mandate supportive of Indigenous languages and reconciliation by…

Continue Reading... ‘Collaborative Consent’ or Indigenous Rights: Algonquin protecting sacred site in Ottawa
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‘Collaborative Consent’ or Indigenous Rights: Algonquin protecting sacred site in Ottawa

Includes: 3min VIDEO | ARTICLE with PDF | WEB LINKS | 93min VIDEO/PLAYLIST of speakers & music — Community efforts…

Continue Reading... PODCAST: Interview with Anja Kovacs, Internet Democracy Project, at World Forum on Free Media
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PODCAST: Interview with Anja Kovacs, Internet Democracy Project, at World Forum on Free Media

Topics include ‘zero rating’ and net neutrality; state surveillance; public dissatisfaction with Facebook and creating alternatives; and how the internet,…

Continue Reading... PODCAST: Anti-Black sanism in the police killing of Abdirahman Abdi, and more broadly
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PODCAST: Anti-Black sanism in the police killing of Abdirahman Abdi, and more broadly

A half-hour interview with Idil, board chair of Across Boundaries mental health centre in Toronto, on race and mental health…

Continue Reading... Audio: Legal teachings from Wolverine, William Jones Ignace (RIP) circa 2002
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Audio: Legal teachings from Wolverine, William Jones Ignace (RIP) circa 2002

An interview posted in honour of the late Secwepemc Elder and Warrior Wolverine upon the occasion of his recent passing,…

Continue Reading... Algonquin land claim: Interview with Russ Diabo
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Algonquin land claim: Interview with Russ Diabo

Interview with policy analyst and advisor with the Algonquin Nation Secretariat, Russell Diabo, on the ongoing Algonquin land claim for…