#Indigenous

  • Article: COVID-19: Oprah, Meryl Streep, and More Sign Open Letter Warning of Indigenous 'Genocide' in Brazil

    COVID-19: Oprah, Meryl Streep, and More Sign Open Letter Warning of Indigenous 'Genocide' in Brazil

    By Joe McCarthy|May 4, 2020

    Indigenous communities throughout Brazil are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 in Canada: Fears Mount That Indigenous Communities Could Be Left Behind

    COVID-19 in Canada: Fears Mount That Indigenous Communities Could Be Left Behind

    By Meg Black|April 16, 2020

    Close quarters and limited resources compound vulnerabilities to the virus. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous People in Canada Are Protesting a Gas Pipeline by Blocking Railways

    Indigenous People in Canada Are Protesting a Gas Pipeline by Blocking Railways

    By Catherine Caruso|Feb. 21, 2020

    The Wet'suwet'en First Nation has been fighting against the pipeline for a decade. Read more

  • Article: Australia Just Committed $90 Million to Help ‘Close the Gap’ For Indigenous Australians

    Australia Just Committed $90 Million to Help ‘Close the Gap’ For Indigenous Australians

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 8, 2019

    The life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians is at least 10 years. Read more

  • Article: Connected North Links Indigenous Students in Remote Areas to Classroom Resources
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    Connected North Links Indigenous Students in Remote Areas to Classroom Resources

    By Jackie Marchildon|Cisco|Oct. 29, 2019

    The network connects students to opportunities that are unavailable locally using Cisco technology. Read more

  • Article: Almost Half of All Indigenous Children in Canada Live in Poverty

    Almost Half of All Indigenous Children in Canada Live in Poverty

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 9, 2019

    The on-reserve child poverty rate is about three times the national rate. Read more

  • Article: 'Canadian Genocide': Report Seeks Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

    'Canadian Genocide': Report Seeks Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|June 3, 2019

    The inquiry gathered over 2,000 testimonies from around the country. Read more

  • Article: Inuit People Are 300 Times More Likely to Get Tuberculosis Than Non-Indigenous Canadians

    Inuit People Are 300 Times More Likely to Get Tuberculosis Than Non-Indigenous Canadians

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 10, 2019

    A look at how Canada is failing part of its population when it comes to their health. Read more