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A Mi'kmaq seat at the table How a struggling but defiant First Nation came to claim Aboriginal title over a third of New Brunswick

Kenneth Francis knew about the smoke billowing from the Rexton blockade in eastern New Brunswick, the RCMP cars set ablaze, elders pepper-sprayed and protesters hauled away in handcuffs. 68 more words

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Nick Cave supports Suicide Prevention App

Australian singer Nick Cave has been lending support to a suicide prevention app called the ‘Kurdiji 1.0’ app. It is an app by Australian Indigenous Elders designed to save young Indigenous lives. 115 more words

Suicide

Guatemala - Adapting to Machismo

As has been highlighted through recent media campaigns and revelations, it’s fair to say that every woman everywhere has experienced sexual harassment – be this unwanted attention, looks, remarks, or serious assaults. 817 more words

Central America

The Rights of the First Peoples

On October 13th of this year, Trinidad and Tobago celebrated a One-Off National Holiday in commemoration of our First Peoples. The Santa Rosa First Peoples hosted a week of activities to educate the national population about their history and traditions. 1,872 more words

Human Rights

Indigenous Education in Ontario

As a student, I was never made aware of the history of residential schools in Canada until university. University! It was so shocking to me that I went through twelve grades in the public education system in Ontario without ever learning this part of Canada’s history. 345 more words

Teaching

Recent Art!

Happy Saturday! If you follow me on twitter and instagram you may have seen a few of these already. But if not, here are some of the drawings I’ve created recently. 329 more words

First Nations

Keystone Pipeline Spill

I am in deep mourning today at the news of yet another oil spill.  This one from the Keystone pipeline network that I’ve invested so much time and energy and prayer resisting. 110 more words