In 2019, Indigenous people made up over 30% of the incarcerated population in Canada. In 2001, it was 17.59%.
Indigenous people already have to deal with the effects of generations of systemic racism. It’s cruel to make them deal with solving them, too.
Yesterday, the provincial government announced that it’ll spend $32 million over the next 3 years in the Indigenous Housing Capital Program. There are a couple things you should know.
The provincial government recently announced that applications for the Aboriginal Business Investment Fund opened on 29 June. Except they forgot to mention something.
Yesterday, the Lethbridge Police Service published a media release regarding 6 arrests they made last Friday related to drug trafficking. In the release, they name all 6 individuals.
The key to successfully colonizing a land is to dehumanize the people who were already inhabiting that land.
If you’ve ever seen a news article about an Indigenous person being convicted of a crime and the judge considering a Gladue report in determining a sentence, you’ve probable seen the white backlash.
I grew up thinking I was Indigenous. Or more particularly, that I was part Indigenous. I was taught that I was Métis, and that meant part French and part Cree.
A few months ago, I was discussing the concept of “a little bit racist” with a friend on Facebook. Before long, the conversation turned to Indigenous people, and his discussion points started to incorporate common myths white people believe about Indigenous people.
The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls was released in June 2019. It’s over 1,000 pages long and comes in 2 volumes. Even though it has 231 calls for justice, people got hung up on the report’s use of the word genocide. Critics of the term argue that since Indigenous people in […]