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Indigenous

Indigenous leaders call for calm and dialogue to resolve pipeline protests

Indigenous leaders on Tuesday appealed for calm and dialogue to resolve a crisis that has crippled much of Canada’s rail traffic amid protests in support of a small group of hereditary Indigenous chiefs in British Columbia who are fighting the »

Indigenous, Politics

Assembly of First Nations outlines 2019 federal election priorities

Policies to fight climate change, preserve the environment and recognize the equality of First Nations laws to common and civil law are the key priorities of Canada’s Indigenous communities in the upcoming federal elections, says Assembly of First Nations (AFN) »

Indigenous, Society

Louis Levi Oakes, last-known Mohawk code talker, dies at 94

The last surviving Mohawk code talker from the Second World War, Louis Levi Oakes, has died at 94, leaving behind a path filled with awe, resonance and heroism. Kanien’kéha, the Mohawk language, was one of 33 Indigenous languages used during »