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Indigenous Peoples

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Pretendians and the Indian Act

When we prepare an article for our blog, Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples®, we put considerable thought into the title - how will it...

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Lower Income - #4 of 8 Key Issues for Indigenous Peoples in Canada

Indigenous Canadians earn about 70 cents for every dollar made by non-Indigenous Canadians, according to Canada's income data. This is a very...

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Houses on the Siksika Nation Reserve, Alberta - May 2, 2021.

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Inadequate Housing and Crowded Living Conditions - #3 of 8 Key Issues

Indigenous People face the worst housing outcomes in the country. Hon. Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations [1] To understand the...

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Indigenous women

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Resilient, Strong and Indigenous

By Bronte Phillips Changing their last names after marriage and sharing their bodies with their unborn children are two ways in which many women and...

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The First Thanksgiving 1621, oil on canvas by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3g04961.

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The First Thanksgiving in North America Was Not Held by Europeans

The descendants of European settlers are brought up believing that it was their ancestors who celebrated the first Thanksgiving after surviving the...

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First Nation Name Dropping - Good Idea or Bad Idea?

To name drop or not to name drop... that is the question. Many people assume that it is okay to name-drop as they move from community to community in...

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Nisga'a raven rattle

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The Day I Met Joe Gosnell

First and foremost, on behalf of myself and my father, Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, O.B.C., O.C, I want to give my condolences to the Gosnell family and...

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Métis dancers

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11 Ways to Virtually Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

In National Indigenous Peoples Day: 10 Ways to Celebrate we have suggestions for celebrating this important day. Most of the suggestions involve...

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constellation through trees

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A Brief Look at Indigenous Star Names

As the clock runs out on the United Nations International Year of Indigenous Languages we wanted to take a look at the language around the stars and...

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