Addressing the drinking water crisis in First Nations communities is not rebuilding post-war Europe. And mandating Indigenous content on Canadian broadcasters could get baked into the Broadcasting Act.
November 19, 2020
Journalist Facing Criminal Charges For Covering Indigenous Protest
Move seen as "serious threat to press freedom" in Canada
March 9, 2017
By Evan Balgord
Things Joseph Boyden Has Claimed To Be But Is Not
To a growing number of newspaper and magazine pundits, the Joseph Boyden controversy is about political correctness run amok, a public...
December 29, 2016
#162 Do First Nations Have A Free Press?
First Nations reporting usually falls into the four D's: drumming, dancing, drinking, and death. Wawmeesh Hamilton is trying to change that.
December 4, 2016
#144 Follow Up: John Furlong
John Furlong has been accused of abusing dozens of First Nations children when he was a teacher in Burns Lake in the 1960s. Journalist Laura Robinson told this story and ended up on the wrong side of a defamation lawsuit.
July 25, 2016
Assembly of First Nations Votes to Press Government for New John Furlong Investigation
Decades after her alleged abuse by John Furlong, what Cathy Woodgate really wants is to heal. But to heal she first needs to be heard....
July 14, 2016
By Robert Hiltz
#120 Indigenous Media Roundtable
Most Canadians don't hear about the stories Indigenous peoples tell within their communities. Mainstream media only covers the most tragic events affecting Indigenous communities — if it chooses to cover them at all. Now, alternative digital platforms have created an opportunity for these stories to travel outside the communities they are about.
February 9, 2016
Don’t Let Harper Happen Here: Wab Kinew on Entering Politics
Wab Kinew talks about systemic racism against Indigenous peoples in Canada and why he's turned to politics to try to make the changes he wants to see.
February 8, 2016
#112 Newsworthy Victims: MMIW and the Media
It's taken 40 years for the media to pay attention to the permanent crisis of missing and murdered aboriginal women. Karyn Pugliese, APTN's Director of News and Current Affairs, talks about what has finally changed and why it's taken so long.
December 13, 2015
#49 Nannies/Indigenous Comments/Collateral Teen
The National Post's Ashley Csanady on the Prime Minister's childcare, the CBC closing comments on all stories about First Nations, the teenager at the center of a media firestorm and three puff-pieces in three papers about three powerful people.