It’s the first day of June and even though we’re nearly halfway into the year, the news about police brutality and violence against PoCs continues to make waves.
This past week wasn’t a great week for people of color. There were some highs, but there were a lot of lows. Read More PoC News in America
Between the anti-fracking protests in New Brunswick by the Elsipogtog First Nation and the wave of protests and discussion about mascots this football season, there’s plenty to discuss in Indian country this week. Read More News from Indian Country: On Fracking & Mascots
This summer, I did something very unlike myself and worked away from home on a construction crew in Western Canada. We initially started out in Alberta (I flew from Toronto) and from there we drove—trucks, equipment and all—to Manitoba. We started out near Brandon, but as the summer wore on, we progressed further north and ended up staying on an Aboriginal reserve at one point. Read More What You’re Not Taught in History Class
This past December, Canadian parliament adjourned for winter break with much more of a bang than a whimper. In response to the conservative government passing omnibus budget bill C-45: The Jobs and Growth Act, the opposition members of parliament ended the session by chanting “2015, 2015″ indicating the year where Stephen Harper and the conservatives will hopefully be held accountable for their actions. Read More Why “Idle No More” Should Matter to all Canadians