Solidarity with the Gitdumt’en and Unist’ot’en – Call to Action!

  Idle No More organizers call on all Indigenous Peoples and Canadians of conscience to provide political, financial and material support to the Gitdumt’en and the Unist’ot’en, and to raise awareness in their communities. Further, we commit to an organized response in the event of police violence against the Gitdumt’en and the Unist’ot’en. Solidarity actions and more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/2225649537692362/?active_tab=about http://www.idlenomore.ca/turn_the_tables       Continue reading Solidarity with the Gitdumt’en and Unist’ot’en – Call to Action!

Can Nature & Fossil Fuels coexist?

  In the July/August 2018 issue of Canadian Geographic, Margaret Munro explores the challenge of protecting the species-rich Fraser River delta in the face of Vancouver’s ongoing economic boom and asks whether nature and development can coexist. Read an excerpt and see more of photographer Ben Nelms’ images from the link below:   Munro, M. (2018).The fate of the Fraser River delta: A booming economy, a thriving community, … Continue reading Can Nature & Fossil Fuels coexist?

Dominant Narratives in Need of Interrogation in  St. Denis, Tupper & Cappello’s Articles

  Indigenous people may not be the only people in Canada, but they are the First Peoples in Canada who shared the resources and built the Hudson Bay Fur Trading Company. Without their expertise in hunting, trapping, and tanning hides many fur traders may have  perished. Jennifer Tupper’s and Michael Cappello’s research study of teaching historical treaties enabled high school students to create a productive … Continue reading Dominant Narratives in Need of Interrogation in  St. Denis, Tupper & Cappello’s Articles

Melody Lepine of the Mikisew Cree First Nation Requests United Nations Study on Destruction of Wood Buffalo National Park

Report backs up concerns over Wood Buffalo National Park’s UNESCO World Heritage status Bob Weber · read more at: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/wood-buffalo-national-park-deteriorating-study-1.4747721 Justice For Our Stolen Children camp set to make ‘major announcement’ read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/justice-camp-set-to-make-major-announcement-1.4747952 Image credit Corey Coleman A Tribe Called Red. Photo by Matt Barnes Producing an unbelievably unique sound, A Tribe Called Red, Group of the Year at the 2018 JUNO Awards, mixes … Continue reading Melody Lepine of the Mikisew Cree First Nation Requests United Nations Study on Destruction of Wood Buffalo National Park