RABINAL, Guatemala – Vilma Evelia Lajuj Valey comes from a village nestled in the lush, green mountains of Guatemala’s Baja Verapaz department. Where she...Read More Central Americans need more than Canadian handwringing
As mining and resource extraction companies across the North continue to ride out a worldwide slump in commodity prices, there are several things that...Read More Indigenous workers and the mining rebound
For years, the ‘Namgis and Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw have been fighting controversial open-net fish farms in their territorial waters, in the Broughton archipelago near the...Read More Will BC embrace meaningful Indigenous consent?
As part of Ottawa’s proposed Recognition and Implementation of Rights Framework, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in February there would be “a new fiscal...Read More The gaping holes in Ottawa’s Indigenous fiscal policy
Il existe un lien bien établi entre la grossesse chez les adolescentes et les services de protection de l’enfance. Les filles qui, à un...Read More La réalité des mères qui accouchent pendant leur prise en charge
Canada is being praised in some quarters for taking a strong stance on supporting women’s empowerment as host of the G7 leaders’ summit earlier...Read More How Canada’s G7 summit fell short for women
From the fight against the Northern Gateway pipeline to the anti-fracking protests involving Elsipogtog First Nation and the Idle No More movement, Canadian surveillance...Read More Canada’s surveillance of Indigenous movements
There was little surprise when the Assembly of First Nations, at its Special Chiefs Assembly in early May, called on the government of Canada...Read More Feds must allow First Nations to tax, regulate cannabis