- ‘Canada’s responsibility’: Trudeau responds to report of unmarked graves at residential school siteon June 24, 2021 at 7:54 pm
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today the pain and grief Indigenous communities are feeling after a preliminary report of 751 unmarked graves found near a former residential school in Saskatchewan is “Canada’s responsibility to bear.”
- Churches must release residential school records of burial grounds: Manitoba advocateson June 24, 2021 at 7:40 pm
Manitoba First Nations advocates are working to ensure that any children who may have been buried on the sites of former residential schools, including any who are among hundreds of unmarked graves recently discovered in Saskatchewan, are returned home.
- ‘We need justice’: Nunavut premier calls for action after Saskatchewan graves discoveryon June 24, 2021 at 6:35 pm
Premier Joe Savikataaq said called for apologies, accountability and ‘meaningful, quality’ reparations after a preliminary finding of 751 unmarked graves at a cemetery near a former residential school in Saskatchewan.
- Sask. First Nation announces discovery of 751 unmarked graves near former residential schoolon June 24, 2021 at 6:01 pm
The chiefs of the Cowessess First Nation and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations spoke about the discovery of a “substantial” number of unmarked graves at the site of the Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan.
- Indigenous businesses faced barriers accessing COVID-19 relief programs, survey findson June 24, 2021 at 3:12 pm
Like businesses across the country, many Indigenous-led companies needed financial help during the pandemic. But many struggled to access support programs like the wage subsidy because of the way those programs were set up.
- Indigenous community hurt amid allegations of false identity at Queen’son June 24, 2021 at 1:44 pm
Indigenous faculty and students at Queen’s University say the administration has left them in the dark as questions grow in response to an anonymous report alleging six instructors, professors and associates falsely claimed Indigenous identity.
- Why creating space, visibility is important for the Kanien’kehá:ka trans communityon June 24, 2021 at 8:00 am
Morgan Teiakonwathe Curotte was among the first people in Kahnawake, a Kanien’kehá:ka community south of Montreal, to come out as transgender.
- Sask. First Nation announces hundreds of unmarked graves found at former residential school siteon June 24, 2021 at 3:14 am
A news release from Cowessess and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous First Nations did not give a specific number, but said it will be the most found to date in Canada.
- A new logo for Canada’s national gallery — and a new outlookon June 24, 2021 at 1:10 am
The National Gallery of Canada’s new logo symbolizes a shift away from its western and Eurocentric focus and toward Indigenous art and other underrepresented communities.
- Facebook and NAC Indigenous Theatre to put mics, tripods into hands of Indigenous content creatorson June 23, 2021 at 10:39 pm
The National Arts Centre (NAC) Indigenous Theatre and Facebook Canada hope to help hundreds of Indigenous people create online content about their lives and culture through a new initiative.