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It takes tragedy to find true life and peace in Sandy Bay

Unknown committee plans "monumental change" to the way Canada funds First Nations

OTTAWA, ON-There is a plan in the works that is going to transform the way the Canadian government deals with Indigenous peoples. If things go according to hopes and planning, it... — Updated 01/9/2017

Standing Rock water protectors wait and see after "huge" victory

CANNONBALL, ND-When the announcement was made in early December to block the Dakota Access pipeline, it was like an early Christmas gift from the United States government.... — Updated 01/9/2017

A Happy Warrior goes home

Art Whitehawk Begay, founder of Warriors for Christ, passed away peacefully on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2016 surrounded by his family. A Celebration of Life for Art was held on ... — Updated 01/9/2017

Canada to spend $500 million on high-speed Internet access for First Nations reserves

OTTAWA, ON-Canada is investing up to $500 million to bring high-speed internet access to 300 remote communities by 2021. Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains stated that the "Connect... — Updated 01/9/2017

Trump administration picks billionaire to oversee review of Dakota Access Pipeline

NEW YORK, NY-A wealthy businessman with no experience in First Nations issues is slated to oversee the federal agency whose handling of the Dakota Access Pipeline has come under... — Updated 01/9/2017

It takes tragedy to find true life and peace in Sandy Bay

My name is Skyler Roulette and I am a German-Canadian Treaty Cree. How so, you ask? My mom was German and came to Manitoba where she found a job working at a restaurant in... — Updated 01/9/2017

Mental Illness Is Not a Defect

Mental illness was in the news a lot in 2016. Reports say one in four people deal with mental illness. Writer Mikaela Conley reporting for Good Morning America stated back in 2012... — Updated 01/9/2017

2017-An opportunity for recovery and hope

2017 began like the last day of 2016. The sun rose and life seemed to go on pretty much as before. While we're accustomed to dire predictions for the future at the end of each... — Updated 01/9/2017


Years ago I knew two brothers who farmed their land together. One of them had lost both legs fighting in the Korean War. The other brother had lost an arm in a farm-machinery... — Updated 01/9/2017

Would Jesus Eat Frybread?

LAWRENCE, KS-The fourth annual "Would Jesus Eat Frybread?" conference was held at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas, November 4-6, 2016. "Would Jesus Eat... — Updated 01/9/2017

The Reason You Walk

Most Canadians have heard of Wab Kinew either from his reporting on CBC, as host of the 8th Fire documentary series or his involvement with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. ... — Updated 01/9/2017

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