Indigenous Institutes Consortium receives funding to better virtual learning

The Indigenous Institutes Consortium (IIC) has formed a new partnership with eCampusOntario to develop and improve virtual learning in Ontario for Indigenous students. Advancement in...

Sault Ste Marie Museum: Bringing local history to you!

On May 18th at 1:00 pm, the Sault Ste. Marie Museum is celebrating International Museum Day by offering a virtual tour of the Skylight...

Mi’kmaq filmmaker Jeff Barnaby on pushing boundaries, pursuing his vision

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TORONTO — Jeff Barnaby is a visionary in the filmmaking world — so much so that it seems the industry is still trying to...

Indigenous legal service offers statement card to lessen anxiety

The Native Counselling Services of Alberta have recently re-released a downloadable “Statement to Police” card, designed to help reduce civilian anxiety in police encounters. These...

Living monument for MMIWG2S

The Grandmother’s Voice is an Indigenous initiative based in Halton, Ontario, with a vision to create a safe and welcoming network where Elders and...

Spirit Bear Day creates change in child welfare system

Spirit Bear Day celebrates the implementation of Jordan’s Principle, named after a First Nations child, Jordan River Anderson from Norway House Cree First Nation...

Instagram silences thousands on Red Dress Day

Wednesday May 5, 2021 marked Red Dress Day across Turtle Island.  Thousands of social media posts across Instagram were shared to raise awareness for...

OP-ED: Indigenous Health Disparities

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by Peter Chow There were 1,673,785  people who identified themselves as an Indigenous person— that is, North American Indian (First Nations people), Métis and Inuit....

The past is present as young descendants of 1850 Métis Petition witness historic signing

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Regional Implementation Agreement lays a path for community consultations, greater citizen involvement and protects the inherent rights of the regional Métis community. Sault Ste Marie,...

SIU asks for witnesses to come forward in alleged sexual assaults in Pikangikum

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Ontario's police watchdog is asking witnesses to alleged sexual assaults in Pikangikum First Nation to come forward. The Special Investigations Unit says it was notified...