Category: 2014 08 11

Free-range slaughter

Recently, a young Inuk woman started plucking her gift from home, a goose, on a train in Montreal’s métro. This was recorded on a cellphone and uploaded to the Internet. It went viral for all the wrong reasons. Eventually, the young woman came forth to explain that she’s an Inuk simply ... read more ››

Wemindji youth help build a school in Nicaragua

The Nicaragua Crew at the top of the Masaya Volcano in Managua, Nicaragua. Chelsea Moses Blackned, Brandi Taylor, Austin Georgekish, Shauna Simpson, Mike Mark, Neebin Atsynia, Jeremy Matches, Selena Blackned, Cheryl Danyluk, Cody Mark, Tristan Dearhouse, Alyssia Georgekish, Brittany Visitor, Carmen Plank With the simple goal of helping where they can ... read more ››

Highlights from the North American Indigenous Games

It’s been six long years since the flags for the North American Indigenous Games were flying in the wind. But when they were finally run up the flagpoles once again, Quebec’s Eastern Door and the North team rose to the occasion. First Nations youth from all over the province, including a ... read more ››

Youth AGA celebrates its 25th anniversary by planning the future

From cost-cutting measures to setting priorities for the Cree Nation Youth Council, this year’s AGA was a celebration of what youth can do, according to Youth Grand Chief Joshua Iserhoff. The 25th Annual General Assembly of the Cree Nation Youth Council took place July 14 in Whapmagoostui. Iserhoff said that because ... read more ››

A large mural in Montreal commemorates Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

Beneath the indigo twilight sky, a shawl-covered woman whose head is ringed with stars and circling hawks holds a candle in her hands, its warm light glowing up to her face. Above her, in huge letters, the words “JUSTICE for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.” Montreal’s Missing Justice commissioned the mural, ... read more ››