Canadian harmonica player Mike Stevens discusses his commitment to Indigenous youth through ArtsCan Circle an organization he founded in 2000 with CBC Radio’s Brent Bambury.
Kimberly Jonathan, First Vice-Chief of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indigenous Nations (FSIN) was recently selected from a shortlist of candidates and approved at a recent meeting of the organization’s general assembly to serve on the Habitat for Humanity’s national board of directors.
Star-Phoenix, Kathy Fitzpatrick, May 15, 2017
A trio of Indigenous nurses are using Indigenous Nurses Day on May 11 as a platform to speak out on the need for increased numbers on Indigenous nurses. These individuals say that Indigenous nurses can help Aboriginal people feel safe and bridge the gap in health care.
By Angela Sterritt, CBC News Posted: May 11, 2017
In the second of a five-part Globe and Mail series on modernizing medicare, Indigenous health issues are addressed by Josée Lavoie, professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, and director of the Manitoba First Nations Centre for Aboriginal Health Research at the University of Manitoba.
Published Tuesday, May 09, 2017
In a recent opinion piece posted on the CBC website, Bob Joseph, founder of Indigenous Corporate Training Inc., and member of the Gwawaenuk Nation posed the question, Indigenous or Aboriginal: Which Is Correct?. After providing a history of the uses and misuses of various labels he advises people to use the terms that a community uses to refer to themselves.
CBC News Posted: Sep 21, 2016
The Tasha Hubbard’s film, “Birth of a Family” chronicles the experiences of National Film Board chronicle reporter Betty Ann Adam’s experiences with the ‘Sixties Scoop’ by filmmaker and documents her gathering with her siblings for the first time after being separated and raised as a foster child in a non-native home.
Corey O’Soup, in releasing his first annual report as Saskatchewan’s children’s advocate says he is concerned with the disparity between on- and off-reserve funding for child welfare and education.
Kiizhik School — an Anishinaabe immersion school in Kenora, Ontario — is setting up a satellite campus at Northwest Angle 33 First Nation, a small community on Lake of the Woods that hasn’t had a school of its own for about 20 years. Students used to start out at 5 a.m. to travel across the border to school in Warroad, Minnesota and would not be back until 7 p.m., spending more time travelling than learning.
By Jody Porter, CBC News Posted: Apr 25, 2017
As part of Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations, the Saskatoon StarPhoenix is telling stories of people who helped shape the nation. This article features lawyer Donald Worme who served as commission counsel for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).
Betty Ann Adam, Saskatoon StarPhoenix April 12, 2017
Former NHL Coach of the Year Ted Nolan will spend a full day on Monday, April 24 at the U of S, serving as the keynote speaker in a morning forum with university senior administration and Indigenous leaders from across the province. He will also meet with students and staff in Huskie Athletics and the College of Kinesiology about Aboriginal athletic development, and later with the Human Resources department and the U of S Aboriginal Advisors Circle. Nolan is a member of the Garden River First Nation in Ontario.