Three Reasons Why First Nations Voters Are Suddenly More Engaged

Hayden King, an Anishinaabe from Beausoleil First Nation on Gchi’mnissing in Huronia, Ontario currently serves as Director for the Centre of Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University in Toronto. He recently presented some reasons why he feels that, with more than 40 First Nation, Métis and Inuit candidates running in the upcoming federal election there will be an increase in First Nation voter participation.

By Hayden King, for CBC News Posted: Aug 21, 2015

Why Voter Turnout Is Lower Among First Nations

A recent opinion piece, written by Don Marks for CBC News, advanced several theories why First Nations people in Canada are believed to have a lower voter participation rate compared with non-Aboriginal Canadians. The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) claim that the First Nations vote could impact on the outcome in at least 51 ridings and could make a difference in whether there’s a majority or minority government.

By Don Marks, for CBC News Posted: Aug 12, 2015

Wab Kinew Public Lecture – The Reason You Walk

The College of Arts & Science’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Culture and Creativity (ICCC) at the University of Saskatchewan is hosting a free public lecture by Wab Kinew. His presentation, The Reason You Walk will take place Monday, September 21, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at the Neatby-Timlin Theatre, Arts Building (Arts 241) University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.