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Colonialism, hate, and the media
Racism and hatred are growing in Canada. The role of the media should be to combat it, not promote it.
July 12, 2017
Elder, former Mi’kmaq chief says Qalipu “crisis” must be “stopped”
"We’re running away from the people that we’re supposed to be representing," says Calvin White.
June 30, 2017
An Open Letter to Dwight Ball on “Discovery Day”
Let's call it "Reconciliation Day" instead.
June 25, 2017
Truth first, then reconciliation
Some say the premier must do more to understand the lived experiences of Indigenous people and communities in this province if he is sincere about…
May 27, 2017
Qalipu enrolment outcome “next big reconciliation issue” in Canada: Chief
Chief, Qalipu reps, elders taking fight for recognition of Newfoundland Mi’kmaq to Ottawa Friday.
February 24, 2017
Protests continue as Mi’kmaq await enrolment outcome
Qalipu Chief says band will not walk away from flawed agreement; critics say it's the only way to achieve a fair process for all applicants.
January 18, 2017
Inaugural Mi’kmaq event set for this weekend in Bay of Islands
The Elmastukwek Mawio'mi is a grassroots effort to revive an old Mi'kmaq tradition that involves people coming together and sharing in stories, music, food and…
June 10, 2016
A movement is born
The provincial government’s 2016 austerity budget has sparked province-wide outrage and politicized a "whole new generation of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians [who are] not going away."
May 1, 2016
Corner Brook residents march against austerity
First Nations leaders, community groups and residents march in Corner Brook, call on Liberals to rescind austerity budget.
April 30, 2016
Toward reconciliation in Newfoundland and Labrador
Amelia Reimer, one of the province's most vocal advocates for Indigenous rights, fields questions about missing and murdered Indigenous women, residential schools, and the path…
March 21, 2016
Skating club backs away from offensive costumes
Following concerns from members of the Mi'kmaq community, the Stephenville Figure Skating Club says it will not outfit its young skaters in costumes depicting Indigenous…
February 23, 2016
Working toward “ecological conversion”
MUN professor takes aim at consumer capitalism for its role in the ecological and climate crises, draws inspiration from Pope Francis in leading a local…
February 17, 2016
“It’s opening up knowledge about our past”: Mi’kmaw Chief
Stephen Augustine, a Hereditary Chief on the Mi'kmaq Grand Council, says a new free online course he is teaching from Cape Breton University about Mi'kmaq…
January 17, 2016