#Indigenous

  • 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

  • Article: Indigenous Women Were Forced to Get Their Tubes Tied. Human Rights Groups Are Calling on Canada to Act.

    Indigenous Women Were Forced to Get Their Tubes Tied. Human Rights Groups Are Calling on Canada to Act.

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 19, 2018

    At least 60 women have joined a lawsuit alleging they were forced to have their tubes tied. Read more

  • Article: Canada's New Anti-Poverty Plan Aims to 'Transform' the Lives of Indigenous Homeless

    Canada's New Anti-Poverty Plan Aims to 'Transform' the Lives of Indigenous Homeless

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 7, 2018

    The new anti-poverty strategy aims to cut homelessness by 50% by 2030. Read more

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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 3, 2018

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