A musician from Attawapiskat has delved into his life experience in the remote James Bay community to write a song on a topic that normally carries a lot of stigma.
In the case of convictions for simple possession of cannabis, the disproportionate harm it has exacted on black and Indigenous communities points to the expungement of convictions as the only way to permanently – and purposively – erase the scarlet letter.
Terese Marie Mailhot's debut memoir about her impoverished upbringing on the Seabird Island First Nation in the Fraser Valley has been nominated for the nonfiction prize at the Governor General's Literary Awards.
Dorothy Laboucane and her extended family held a memorial feast and round dance Saturday in Onion Lake Cree Nation for her son Brydon Whitstone. He died in October 2017 after being shot by an RCMP officer under circumstances that remain unclear.
Eustache worked to create the trails on the old hunting grounds and is working to ensure they are used by members of the community — especially the youth — as a way to reconnect with the land.
A two-spirit activist met with Calgarians this weekend to talk about what it means to be two-spirit, and discuss the importance of including queer Indigenous voices in the reconciliation process.
As a teenager in Winnipeg, Clarence Scott was in a gang, and dealing drugs. When he turned 18, he was sent to jail for attempted murder and firearm possession. After he was released, he found a surprising outlet - boxing.
Kean Littlechild starts prepping food in the Ermineskin Junior High School kitchen hours before the other students fill the halls. The Grade 12 student doesn’t mind, he loves the work.
The federal government is promising changes to its northern food subsidy program, but Labrador's Nunatsiavut government says Ottawa isn't listening to the people most affected by it.
An annual campaign that honours missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and their families in Fredericton, N.B., includes a spin on a ballet production about domestic violence.
Angus Andersen never makes it back to where he was raised, because it’s too expensive. But he still remembers what it was like during the old times and he does what he can to pass it on.
Fifteen people accused of contempt of court for breaching a court-ordered injunction at the Muskrat Falls site defend their actions after two years of waiting.
A new program is teaching First Nations residents how to safely recover chemicals left in old appliances so they don't end up in the landfill and do significant harm to the environment.
The Quebec ombudsman is calling on the provincial government to step in to help Inuit students overcome the significant obstacles they face in getting an education in Quebec's far north.
Since winning Future 40 in 2016, Lindsay Knight has been busy with new music, motherhood and exploring her Nehiyaw culture through academia.
Locals have created a chilling experience in an old abandoned house on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation. Fright House celebrates its 20th anniversary this Halloween and is opening its doors to the public.
The team inspires Indigenous youth and instills pride in Indigenous people in Winnipeg and across Canada, says Gerry "The Big Bear" Barrett.
Advocates and legal experts are concerned proposed changes to the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (CCRA) are adding restrictions to provisions for community release for Indigenous people.
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) is embarking on "very sensitive, very serious, very emotional work," says its director, as it develops and maintains a register of student deaths at residential schools.
Martin Prud'homme, who was the head of the Quebec provincial police force in 2015, said he had no reason to expect a wave of allegations of mistreatment would be made public against police officers in Val-d'Or, Que..