"No longer do Indigenous people have to occupy a site to get the attention of the government,” said the interior secretary.
Alan Lagimodiere, Manitoba's newly minted minister of Indigenous reconciliation, was skewered by an opposition leader for defending "residential schools."
"It goes without saying that my people are not an automobile, and for white Americans or white Europeans to tout an automobile using our name is wrong."
Deforestation, biodiversity loss and carbon emissions are lower on land governed by Indigenous communities, says a new United Nations report.
The boreal forest is threatened by climate change and human activity. Without urgent action, it could reach a terrifying tipping point.
The folk tune is popular around campfires and in grade schools, but it also called to mind the nation's long history of land disputes involving tribes.
"This is not the first pandemic Indigenous people have faced. Thanksgiving brings to mind the other things pilgrims brought to Native people. Things like smallpox."
The suspects are accused of toppling a statue of St. Junípero Serra, an 18th-century Catholic missionary criticized by Indigenous activists.
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Indigenous People's Day 2020 offers a chance to reflect on the destructive effects of colonialism and the enduring power of traditional ways of life.