A refreshing touch of color in an unexpected spot channels the rejuvenating aesthetic of the season ahead.

bedroom updates for spring (and summer!)

headboard made from vertical wood slabs, home of Alle Fister and Don Popkes. Photo by Chris Patey.

BBC: On the trail of the murdered and missing - why have so many of Winnipeg's Aboriginal women and girls been killed?

Red River Women

Red River Women - BBC News - On the trail of the murdered and missing - why have so many of Winnipeg's Aboriginal women and girls been killed?

Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin says Canada attempted "cultural genocide" on aboriginals (John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail)

Chief Justice says Canada attempted ‘cultural genocide’ on aboriginals

Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin in Vancouver June In a speech on May she referred to Canada’s treatment of its aboriginal people as a “cultural genocide” that began in the colonial period. (John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail)

Angry Inuk director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril hopes to change minds on seal ban:  'Something had to be said ... about how unfairly we've been treated by anti-sealers'  (CBC News 04 May 2016)

Angry Inuk director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril hopes to change minds on seal ban

Documentary on Inuit women's tattoos may get wider release: Filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril had feared doc would spark copycat tattoo trend among non-Inuit (CBC News 09 January

Bloodletting/Christi Belcourt

Christi Belcourt turned an act of discrimination into a work of art

Bloodletting: Does This Make You Feel Better About Who I Am? by Christi Belcourt. Piece discussing the issue of blood quantum and acceptance in Native communities.

Cover-up of residential school crimes a national shame: St. Anne’s Indian Residential School in Fort Albany, Ontario, was probably most infamous for having a homemade electric chair that was used to punish children.

Cover-up of residential school crimes a national shame

Survivors of St. Anne's Indian Residential School demand government hand over damning new documents

Truth and Reconciliation Commission Chair Justice Murray Sinclair

At least 6,000 children died in residential schools, TRC chair says

Residential schools findings point to 'cultural genocide,' commission chair says: Final report from Truth and Reconciliation Commission to be released June 2 (CBC News 29 May

Heritage consultant Holly Martelle (left) points out some of the finer points of a historical black church site as Abbey Flower holds up historic photos last October. A new courthouse is planned in a former parking lot behind City Hall.

Ontario’s hidden archaeological scandal

Ontario’s hidden archaeological scandal: There’s a troubling scandal buried in the policy framework that guides the province’s approach to its archeological heritage.

Justice Murray Sinclair: Portrait of the man healing the nation

New Inside Policy: MLI names TRC chair Murray Sinclair 2015 “Policy-Maker of the Year”

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Taking on an identity: The Joseph Boyden debate

Joseph Boyden is the latest public figure to be questioned about his cultural identity.

A dozen Indigenous youth leaders, including three Inuit, spoke at a Senate standing committee on Tuesday, calling on the government to better support their communities.

'Solve it for real:' Inuit youth push for change on National Aboriginal Day

'Why are we dying at our own hands, at the worst rates in the world?' Alethea Arnaquq-Baril told Senators during a meeting of the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples, Tuesday.

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Meet The Man Bringing Hope to Canada's Indigenous People

Michael Redhead Champagne is not only a community organizer—he's an inspiration

Nunavut minister quits over liquor store plan

'My name is Paul and I’m an alcoholic.' Nunavut minister quits over liquor store plan

Nunavut minister quits over liquor store plan

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