The Manitoba government has seized nearly $500,000 in legal cigarettes from a Dakota smoke shop that has been raided five times by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), alleges one of the chiefs behind the shop.
A historic class action lawsuit by people who attended Indian Residential Schools as “day scholars” has begun to spread across Canada.
Unequal economic and social conditions for indigenous women in Canada will be the focus of a national conference to be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Flanked by his great-aunts and adorned with a Nuu-chah-nulth woven cedar hat, Shawn A-in-chut Atleo took the stage to celebrate his reelection as National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations.
With much attention to women candidates’ historic showing in the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) elections on July 18—four of eight hopefuls were female—many expressed hope for restoring a gender balance lost since First Contact.
Sliammon First Nation members in British Columbia have voted, with 57.5 percent in favor, to accept a treaty settlement.
In the wake of Bill C-38′s budgetary gutting of the environmental review process, indigenous fisheries experts in Canada are decrying their exclusion from a new federal panel for anglers and hunters.
This summer has seen a swathe of regional indigenous leaders elected across Canada—and may provide a glimpse of what’s ahead for the rocky Indigenous-Crown relationship.
The heads of 633 First Nations will vote for the position of national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, in a race with eight candidates vying for the top position.
Members of Musqueam First Nation, battling to stop a condo development from being built on their ancient burial ground, are escalating the fight with blockades of public roads.