Special Issue

  • To Clarify the Confusion:

    The word Indian is a legal term in Canada. As of a few weeks ago, non-status and Métis are now also considered Indians under the Constitutional Act of 1867.

  • Fixing the Cracks

    Canada Needs to Work to Mend Ties With Its Native Population

    What is a Canadian?

    No, seriously. Take a minute to think about that.

  • Clearing the Air for Dialogue

    Mainstream Media, Money Myths and Aboriginal Affairs

    The words aboriginal, Native, Indian and First Nations come across as four-letter words.

  • Learning More Than a Language

    Intensive Kanien’kéha Course a Powerful Link for Mohawk Community

    Akwiratékha Martin’s grandmother, like so many of her generation in Kahnawake, didn’t see learning Kanien’kéha—the Mohawk language—as a priority for her children, or her grandchildren.

  • Shared Momentum

    Inuit Idle No More Faces Unique Challenges

    For the past three years, Robbie Watt’s job has been to listen to real-life horror stories.

  • “This Is Not an Isolated Movement”

    The Search for Long-Term Solutions & Idle No More

    Something had to give. That’s the sense that you get when you look at the Idle No More movement, the scope of which now encompasses hunger strikes, spirited demonstrations across the country, a range of hash tags and continued coverage from news sources nation-wide.

  • The Hidden Borders of Canada

    When you look at this landmass, what do you see?

  • Nowhere Close

    Debunking the Myth of Free Aboriginal Education

    When it comes to the funding aboriginal university students receive for their learning, Sahra Maclean has heard it all.

  • Life on Mars

    Tweeting Rover Reignites Public Imagination When It Comes to Space

    Touching down on Mars. Date: Aug. 6, 2012. 12:25 a.m. EDT.

    Right on time, at 12:32 a.m., came another tweet: “I’m safely on the surface of Mars. GALE CRATER I AM IN YOU!!!”

  • Virtual Fears

    From Soldiers to Spiders, Quebec Psychologists Are Pushing the Envelope When It Comes to Using Computers to Fix the Mind.