The housing crisis has been called the “hidden iceberg” lurking beneath many systemic issues facing Canada’s Indigenous peoples. The Cree Nation Government (CNG) has been proactively addressing the urgent need for affordable and adequate housing by working collaboratively with communities since 2011.
A month after the Viens Commission documented the “systemic discrimination” faced by Quebec’s Indigenous people in accessing public services, Cree leaders are hopeful that many of the report’s calls for action will be implemented.
According to legends of the Kitasoo and other First Nations living near the Great Bear Rainforest of the Pacific Northwest, Raven the Creator made one in 10 black bears white to remind him of when the world was covered by frozen glaciers
An Alberta judge has certified a class action suit for 5,600 clients of former Calgary lawyer David Blott, who is accused of swindling millions from those seeking compensation in the Independent Assessment Process of Canada’s Residential School Systems compensation settlement.
After a legal battle lasting 12 years, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) has ordered the federal government to pay compensation to First Nations children and their families who were unnecessarily separated by the child welfare system
Indigenous leaders welcomed the long-awaited Viens Commission report but expressed concerns about accountability when it was released in Val-d’Or September 30, where several women’s stories of provincial police abuse in 2015 led to the creation of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Quebec.
Nemaska was beautiful in the first week of August, as delegates, chiefs, heads of Cree organizations and departments gathered for this year’s Annual General Assembly to discuss and report on a wide range of topics.