Robert Jago on what we should take away from the acquittal of the man who shot and killed Colten Boushie
The sorry state of many Indigenous languages is no accident. Far from being ‘lost,’ our mother tongues have been under constant attack.
Virtually from the start, Canada has defined Indigenous peoples’ very existence as the “Indian Problem.” But for us, it’s been “The Canadian Problem” we’ve had to contend with.
The story of the Winnipeg Aqueduct might seem of little consequence or interest to anyone except those curious about a particular time and place. It actually represents a case study in colonialism, where the local and the global are one and the same.
Update on ambitious crowdfunder in support of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, a community whose water has quenched Winnipeg’s thirst for the past century, but are unable to drink it themselves.