Graphic: Aboriginal Canada

Statistics Canada’s National Household Survey shows that people had an Aboriginal identity in Projections show that the Aboriginal identity population in Canada could be million.

Hands-On Canadian History: Residential Schools

Hands-On Canadian History: Residential Schools

3. As Canadian politicians bickered on the evening news, 1,074 Aboriginal children & 6,265 Aboriginal women were sexually assaulted. Since the writ dropped, 33,534 Aboriginals were violently victimized. Another 182 committed suicide, roughly 8 times the national rate; 11 were murdered, at a rate almost 7 times higher than the national average. But sure, let’s talk about the niqab instead.

We care more about postal service, child care and tax credits for the suburban middle class than we do Aboriginal issues. What kind of a nation are we?

"The Invisible Indian" is a poem by Shelby Lisk, printed in Red Rising Magazine Issue #2, Regenerating the Spirit.

"The Invisible Indian" is a poem by Shelby Lisk, printed in Red Rising Magazine Issue Regenerating the Spirit.

Depressing History of Cdn Residential Schools

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Depressing History of Cdn Residential Schools

A Winnipeg aboriginal actor's spoken word poem Quiet is anything but silent on the internet. Mary Black says she had to get her feelings off her chest about everything from Child and Family Services to alcohol.

'I will not be quiet': Mary Black's poem about being aboriginal goes viral

A Winnipeg aboriginal actor's spoken word poem Quiet is anything but silent on the internet. Mary Black says she had to get her feelings off her chest about everything from Child and Family Services to alcohol.

Children from Neskantaga First Nation greet Carolyn Bennett, minister of indigenous affairs, at the airport in the northern Ontario community on Friday.

'Everything is connected: suicides, housing, water,' says teen who left remote Neskantaga

Neskantaga First Nation in year of state of emergency over suicides: Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett explores conditions in remote community (CBC News 16 April

Why all Canadians need to follow in the example of Gord Downie Two-spirited poet Gwen Benaway reflects on the dark legacy addressed by Secret Path

Why all Canadians need to follow in the example of Gord Downie

Two-spirited poet Gwen Benaway reflects on the dark legacy addressed by Gord Downie's new project Secret Path.

Kashechewan family seeking answers after infant plagued by skin infections Former chief said situation similar to 2005 water crisis: treatment plant has not been fixed.

Five month-old Kashechewan baby covered in sores two months after open heart surgery

Children treated for painful skin conditions on Ontario reserve

The prime minister has been under pressure to answer why his government has not…

Canada must do ‘better job’ for First Nations kids, Trudeau says

Justin Trudeau admits feds must do more for indigenous kids

Indigenous children are more than twice as likely than non-Indigenous children to live in poverty in Canada, according to a new study that shows First Nations children living on reserve continue to be worse off than any other group.

New Study Lays Bare 'Crushing Levels of Poverty' Indigenous Children in Canada Live In

Cancer Care Ontario is calling on the province to take urgent action to help a number of chronic health problems among aboriginal communities. via Urgent action needed to curb chronic diseases in First Nation communities: Cancer Care Ontario —

Unlearning racism against Indigenous peoples in one generation

rabble is reader-supported journalism. If we give them a chance, kids can help end racism against Indigenous people in Canada. And the best chance we can give them is through the schools.

'Inadequate' homes put lives in danger on Manitoba First Nations, leaders say MKO chief says First Nations leaders, residents should be concerned about homes they live in

'Inadequate' housing on First Nations endangering lives, chiefs say

'Inadequate' homes put lives in danger on Manitoba First Nations, leaders say MKO chief says First Nations leaders, residents should be concerned about homes they live in

On Growing Up in the Hateful Climate That Left Colten Boushie Dead | VICE…

On Growing Up in the Hateful Climate That Left Colten Boushie Dead

Understanding how Saskatchewan's inherent racism shaped my actions was difficult, but for my Indigenous peers, the stakes were much higher.

You don’t know what it’s like – What can media do better in reporting on our missing loved ones?

You Don’t Know What It’s Like By Lorelei Williams What can media do better in reporting on our missing loved ones? Treat our missing women and girl

TDSB schools now pay daily tribute to Indigenous lands they're built on TDSB schools began official acknowledgements when school started this year

Why Toronto public schools now pay 'very necessary' daily tribute to Indigenous territories

TDSB schools now pay daily tribute to Indigenous lands they're built on TDSB schools began official acknowledgements when school started this year

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