Category Archives: Canada

Indigenous Funds Are Not ‘Federal Funds’ – A Quick Educational Reality Check

There are a host of historical reasons the Indigenous remain at arm’s length in relationship to Canada. The stories shared daily about the inequities are solidly documented. One of the most offensive statements the Indigenous hear repeatedly is, “the Indigenous … Continue reading

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‘Alternative’ Metis Nation Alert; Frauds exposed from the west to the east

Updated October 26, 2018:  News reports on fraudulent ‘status’ cards and police investigations, and APTN interview with professor researching the ‘eastern Metis’ groups. This is not new news, it has been reported in previous years, but it doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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Headline to Headline; Let’s Play

Big day in Canadian news today and this makes it a good day to play, which headline is real? “City of Victoria To Remove Statue of Depraved, Racist Drunk and Canada’s 1st Prime Minister” or “Sports Officials Unable to Find … Continue reading

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Because He Was Brown

Like most Indigenous paying attention to Canada’s recent handling of two murder cases – 22 yr. old Colten Boushie, shot while he was asleep in the front seat of a vehicle and Tina Fontaine, 15 yr. old, 72 lbs, killed … Continue reading

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I Looked For You

    I wondered and waited for you… I wondered who would show up, I wondered who would stand. I wondered if my words or calls for help would bring you to us. I worried my anguished voice would just … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Become Who We Were Supposed To Be

There’s a call-out right now from the Province of Alberta to Indigenous people who were apprehended by Child Family Services (CFS) during the “60’s Scoop” specified as: “a period of time when an unknown number of Indigenous children were taken from their parents … Continue reading

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