From Unist’ot’en to Elsipogtog to Nitassinan, NunatuKavut and Nunatsiavut — more and more of Canada’s Indigenous peoples are defending their land and rights. Jon Parsons speaks with Freda Huson of the Unist’ot’en Clan.
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As the number of missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada continues to rise at an alarming rate, people, human rights groups and politicians strengthen the call for a national public inquiry
The Innu elder and activist will lead one last walk through nutshimit, by snowshoe and toboggan, as a symbol of “Innu dedication to protecting the land, the children and the Innu way of life.”
Exploding onto the North American and global music scene with a powerful, innovative sound, Aboriginal DJ collective ‘A Tribe Called Red’ is creating a soundtrack for the “urban Aboriginal experience” and providing inspiration for Turtle Island’s civil rights movement.
As discontent over Muskrat Falls mounts in Labrador, 74-year-old Jim Learning is being detained in solitary confinement and is on day five of a hunger strike that began with his April 5 arrest. He is calling for unity among Labrador’s aboriginal groups and non-aboriginal residents.
The story of a community’s struggle for recognition…