#Indigenous

  • Article: Panama's First Indigenous Beauty Queen Is Breaking Down Social Barriers
    Girls & Women

    Panama's First Indigenous Beauty Queen Is Breaking Down Social Barriers

    Sept. 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Rosa Montezuma hopes to show other indigenous women that they can overcome prejudice. Read more

  • Article: McGill University Now Offers a Bachelor's Degree in an Indigenous Community
    Education

    McGill University Now Offers a Bachelor's Degree in an Indigenous Community

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 22, 2018

    This could be a step towards reconciliation. Read more

  • Article: 2017 Was the Deadliest Year on Record for Land and Environmental Activists
    Citizenship

    2017 Was the Deadliest Year on Record for Land and Environmental Activists

    July 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    At least 207 activists were killed. Read more

  • Article: These 'Tiny House Warriors' Have Occupied a Canadian Park for a Very Important Reason
    Environment

    These 'Tiny House Warriors' Have Occupied a Canadian Park for a Very Important Reason

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 12, 2018

    They plan to place tiny houses in the way of the pipeline’s construction path. Read more

  • Article: Ontario Just Cancelled an Important Project To Update Indigenous Content in Schools
    Education

    Ontario Just Cancelled an Important Project To Update Indigenous Content in Schools

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 10, 2018

    New curricula were set to include teachings on the legacy of residential schools. Read more

  • Article: Canada's Indigenous People Are Dying Because of Racism in Health Care
    Health

    Canada's Indigenous People Are Dying Because of Racism in Health Care

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 6, 2018

    And this isn’t a problem in just one country. Read more

  • Article: Trudeau Faces Protesters Outside Pipeline Meeting With Indigenous Committee
    Environment

    Trudeau Faces Protesters Outside Pipeline Meeting With Indigenous Committee

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 6, 2018

    The federal government purchased Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5 million last week. Read more

  • Article: Environmentalists and Indigenous Peoples React to Trudeau's Pipeline Purchase
    Environment

    Environmentalists and Indigenous Peoples React to Trudeau's Pipeline Purchase

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 1, 2018

    Trudeau bought the pipeline project for $4.5 million. Read more