Many Indigenous leaders had called for Pope Francis to visit Kamloops, B.C., where the discovery of unmarked graves at a former residential school spurred initial calls around the world for justice and transparency.
Bill to implement UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples clears Senate
The UN declaration, which Canada endorsed in 2010, affirms the rights of Indigenous Peoples to self-determination and to their language, culture and traditional lands.
“UNDRIP will help right the injustices of past, and ensure that Indigenous Peoples have a bright and prosperous future in Canada.”
Canada excoriated as racist failure during farewell speeches by departing MPs
Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, the New Democrat MP for Nunavut, used the opportunity to blast Canada as a country built on the oppression of Indigenous People and whose history is “stained with blood.”
Pope voices sorrow over Canadian deaths, doesn’t apologize
Trudeau on Friday blasted the Church for being “silent” and “not stepping up,” and called on it to formally apologize and to make amends for its prominent role in his nation’s former system of church-run Indigenous boarding schools.
Ethnocultural crime statistics to be collected through police, StatCan co-operation
Data about the experience of different communities is important in understanding how they are represented in Canada’s criminal justice system
Netizens chide ‘woke’ Fil-Ams for bullying Indigenous People (IP) leaders in US tour
Netizens lamented that the Indigenous People (IP) communities have long been used by the CPP-NPA in their guerrilla warfare, saying remoteness from the center of development makes them potential recruits in the armed movement.
No one can take respect away from us: Indigenous People (IP) leaders
Datu Jake Lanes, of the Mandaya-Manobo tribe, along with seven other indigenous people’s leaders are in the US for a speaking tour to break their silence on the deception and lies of the Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing