Ever since the Canadian government announced recommendations that adults from Indigenous and racialized communities should be given priority for a COVID-19 vaccination, accusations of reverse racism have filled comment sections and social media posts. Now, racial minorities with vaccine priority are facing racism and other structural barriers to getting the jab.
April 26, 2021
From Joseph Boyden To Michelle Latimer – Why Does This Keep Happening?
Our gatekeepers keep elevating Indigenous artists with tenuous connections to Indigeneity.
February 15, 2021
“It’s the colonizers that have to decolonize themselves”
Graphic journalist Joe Sacco on Paying the Land
January 25, 2021
#262 Racist Vegan
Bryan Adams pulls a Morrissey, an Indigenous ceremony is broken up by the RCMP, and Ghomeshi attempts another comeback.
May 13, 2020
The Reporting Gap In The Wet’suwet’en Crisis
Without real reporting from on the ground, on reserve in Northern BC, basic facts will remain unclear
February 18, 2020
By Robert Jago
#304 From Nanook To The New York Times: Misrepresentations of the North
How the media can fail when covering Indigenous people.
November 24, 2019
#218 Whose Pipeline Is It Anyway?
What better way to recognize a climate emergency than by approving the Trans Mountain Pipeline? Why did the Raptors’ president get carded after his team won? And what's with U.S. media suddenly paying attention to Indigenous people in Canada?
June 19, 2019
Canada’s Media Was Always Going To Dismiss Genocide Against Indigenous Women
The response to the MMIWG report shows Canada behaving exactly like the systemically racist, settler-colonial state it describes
June 13, 2019
By Danielle Paradis
#216 The Word For This Is Genocide
The majority of our media is bending backward to avoid acknowledging Canadian genocide. Why? And Lindsay Shepherd travelled to Ottawa to complain about her weeklong Twitter ban: a look at the online hate hearings and the right's war on free speech.
June 6, 2019
Ginning Up Native Outrage
There are Indigenous people out there trying to get real issues covered, but the media just wants hear us rant about statues, mascots, and gin