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Indigenous Policy and Silence at Confederation

This essay is the first in a three-part series on Confederation that provides critical historical context for Canada’s sesquicentennial anniversary. The other essays will appear on the 28th and 30th of June. 1,264 more words

Canadian History

Canada 150 or Canada 15000?

I remember Expo 67. I was five years old, and my parents put me on a leash so that I would not get lost amidst the crowds of people who gathered on Île Sainte-Hélène. 607 more words

Canadian Issues

Good News for Julian Assange, Bad News for Manuela Picq & Ecuador’s Indigenous Peoples

This week, as Julian Assange marks his fifth year inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, international media coverage continues to strengthen Ecuador’s image as an international champion of free speech. 1,355 more words

Ecuador

CBC News: Indigenous communities in Canada finally on Google Maps

CBC News: Indigenous communities in Canada finally on Google Maps. “More than 3,000 Indigenous communities in Canada have been added to Google Maps and Google Earth — and it’s about time, Aboriginal people say.”

Tweaks & Updates

Couldn't Help but Judge by Comparison

“Over six years, they led the examination of the Indian residential school system, combing through myriad documents and witnessing the courage of survivors who shared their stories.  82 more words

History

Ecuadorians denounce foreign loggers in Yasuni national park

David Hill: Interview with anthropologist Jos Proao on perils to indigenous peoples in isolation were imposed by timber trade

Three NGOs in Ecuador marked the… 2,433 more words

Viral

Aboriginal awareness day

by Dan Struthers

Sixty-five people from Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, Waterdown and the surrounding area first gathered in the Fireside Room at St. Matthew on-the-Plains Burlington. 617 more words

Indigenous Peoples