The children were taken out of their homes in Canada, largely without the consent of their families or bands, and placed in non-Indigenous care from the 1960s to the 1980s, in a period now known as the Sixties Scoop.
Residents of the Muskoday First Nation have to rely on tanker trucks of water after an oil spill leaked into their drinking water.
A national inquiry into the reasons why more than a thousand Indigenous women have disappeared or been killed hasn't yet begun, but it's already causing fraustration.
Decades after taking Indigenous children from their home, against their will, Canada's national police force is admitting that racism is still a problem — but that they want to fix it.
Canada's Federal Court of Appeal has overturned the government's approval of the project on the grounds that it did not properly consult Indigenous communities that would be affected.
The fear is that, over time, the vast majority of Canada's Indigenous languages will go extinct. But there's a movement afoot to not just preserve them, but to get them back in active use.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has promised to bring clean drinking water to all Indigenous communities within five years. It might fall to youth in those communities to get the job done.
But the $70-million commitment over three years is a fraction of what a provincial government has pledged. And leaders say the federal government needs to take deeper action to address the underlying issues.
Researchers of a new the report said the situation on First Nations reserves in Canada paralleled similar crises in Kenya and part of Latin America
Indigenous children are more than twice as likely than non-Indigenous children to live in poverty in Canada, according to a new study that shows First Nations children living on reserve continue to be worse off than any other group.
Azraya Kokopenace was arrested by the local Kenora police, in northern Ontario. Just weeks later, after a second arrest, she was found dead steps away from the local hospital.
Cheers erupted as Canada announced it will fully support the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, reversing the position of the previous government, which nine years ago made it one of four countries to reject the document.
Trudeau made the comments while in Shoal Lake 40, an Aboriginal reserve in Canada of around 250 people that has been on a boil water advisory for two decades. He was there as part of an upcoming VICELAND documentary.
A crowd of youth and community leaders gathered to see Justin Trudeau as he arrived on Shoal Lake 40 by helicopter Thursday morning, the first such visit for the Canadian prime minister.
A new report from Alberta's child and youth advocate was released in the midst of a national outcry over an astounding rash of suicides and suicide attempts by young people across the country living on First Nations reserves.
Ottawa is pretty sure it knows what this rash is, but isn't quite sure where it's coming from. In the meantime, it's getting children out of this remote community.
On Tuesday, the Liberals announced $1.8 billion over five years for water infrastructure on First Nations, but that pales in comparison to what a government report said was necessary. And chiefs say the problem runs deeper than money.
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In Canada, there are more than 130 boil water advisories on 87 First Nations — and that doesn't include those in British Columbia.
Cops in the Akwesasne First Nation arrested a Canadian resident for trying to smuggle three others into Canada. And it's not the first time.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigned on a promise to restore a nation-to-nation approach of dealing with First Nations — so how the government responds to this suit could sour a relationship it’s trying to restore.