First Nations

The Site C Dam location is seen along the Peace River in Fort St. John, B.C., on April 18, 2017. The chief of a B.C. First Nation that won a landmark court case called on the provincial government to respect the decision ordering the province to stop authorizing industrial developments on the nation’s territory. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

First Nation calls on B.C. to respect, follow court ruling on industrial developments

‘We are not against industry, if this is done right there’s plenty of work for everyone’

 

Sanderlings by the sea. (Margo Hearne / Haida Gwaii Observer)

Questions arise after decapitated sea lion found upon B.C. shore

Headless sea lion discoveries have also been documented on Nanaimo and Comox beaches

 

Julie Payette resigned six days earlier after a bombshell investigation found she presided over a “toxic” and abusive workplace. (File/THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

Buckingham Palace throws cold water on Treaty chiefs’ request to intervene in Governor General replacement

‘It is time that Canada has its first Indigenous governor general’

  • Feb 3, 2021

 

COVID-19 crisis distracting from flood-prone First Nation’s plight: NDP

COVID-19 crisis distracting from flood-prone First Nation’s plight: NDP

COVID-19 crisis distracting from flood-prone First Nation’s plight: NDP

COVID-19 crisis distracting from flood-prone First Nation’s plight: NDP

Marc Miller urges First Nations to delay elections during COVID-19 crisis

Marc Miller urges First Nations to delay elections during COVID-19 crisis

Autopsy scheduled to determine death of Maskwacis boy

Autopsy scheduled to determine death of Maskwacis boy

Maskwacis RCMP continue to investigate the death of a 17-year-old boy found dead Wednesday

Autopsy scheduled to determine death of Maskwacis boy
Artist Archie Andrew shows off one of his carved masks. Don Denton photography

Indigenous Artist Archie Andrew Chases A Vision

Creating Carvings, Paintings, Prints and a Monumental Canoe

  • Jan 7, 2019
Artist Archie Andrew shows off one of his carved masks. Don Denton photography
Arthur Vickers; the Artist as Master Story Teller

Arthur Vickers; the Artist as Master Story Teller

Creating art in a Cowichan Bay waterfront studio

  • Aug 28, 2018
Arthur Vickers; the Artist as Master Story Teller
Shareena Ermineskin is crowned Miss Teen Central Alberta as a pageant in Calgary recently. Her platform was suicide awareness.                                Photo submitted

Teen from Maskwacis crowned Miss Central Alberta

The 13-year-old is heading to Toronto, Ont. for nationals in August

Shareena Ermineskin is crowned Miss Teen Central Alberta as a pageant in Calgary recently. Her platform was suicide awareness.                                Photo submitted
Priscilla Swampy-Dion, Treaty 6 representative and registrar for the Alberta Native Hockey Provincial Championships speaks during a press conference Wednesday in Edmonton about next the championships, which take place next month. Mayor Don Iveson also took some time to praise the tournament, now coming into its 25th anniversary. Photo submitted

Over 250 First Nations teams to converge on Edmonton for Native provincials

The 25th anniversary of the Alberta Native Provincial Hockey Championships starts April 5

Priscilla Swampy-Dion, Treaty 6 representative and registrar for the Alberta Native Hockey Provincial Championships speaks during a press conference Wednesday in Edmonton about next the championships, which take place next month. Mayor Don Iveson also took some time to praise the tournament, now coming into its 25th anniversary. Photo submitted