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The Sixties Scoop Court Decision Reveals Problems in Children’s Protective Services

by Terrance Hunsley

The federal government recently announced a fund to compensate indigenous people who as children were taken from their families and put up for adoption by non-indigenous families. 1,104 more words

Day 76 - What's a Savage Anyway?

Library of America, Vol. 2 – Typee, Omoo, Mardi by Herman Melville. Page 84.

“Typee or Happar? A frightful death at the hands of the fiercest of cannibals, or a kindly reception from a gentler race of savages?”  78 more words

Indigenous rights "serious obstacle" to Kinder Morgan pipeline, report says

Pipeline company downplaying major legal and financial risks of crossing unceded First Nations territory in British Columbia

The controversial expansion of a pipeline that would carry tar sand crude from Alberta to British Columbia’s coast will be doomed by the rising power of Indigenous land rights. 797 more words

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First Nations, Renewable Energy, and the benefits of community-owned energy projects

“These are exciting times in British Columbia for those interested in building sustainable, just and climate-friendly energy systems.” So begins the October 12 featured commentary, “ 469 more words

Energy Policy

Investing in Education (News and Research 63)

Investing in Early Childhood Education for Cambodia’s Future Success

While the net enrollment rate in primary education increased to about 98% in 2015, nationwide enrollment rate for children 3-5 years old was just 41% in 2016. 575 more words

Returns To Education

Companies ill-prepared to respect indigenous rights in Arctic, study finds

With the temperature at the top of the world rising and demand for natural resources accelerating, the extractive industry is moving farther northward. As oil, gas, and mining companies begin to operate in the Arctic, they often encounter indigenous peoples. 1,212 more words

Arctic