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Indigenous People

Four good ones at VIFF take us to The Vatican, India, the Arctic and Hong Kong:

We watch two Popes, Hindu thugs, Ottawa’s control of the Inuit and a trippy dream in Hong Kong

Five more films worth catching at VIFF

Including an early award winner, a wildly funny party, a sad Swedish parallel to our treatment of indigenous people and the star architect who designed our latest hi-rise

Makeshift bomb explodes on Aboriginal blockade, Hereditary Likhts’amisyu chief Toghestiy says

A makeshift bomb exploded last night in the central interior of B.C. where a group of Indigenous people who have set up a blockade against the proposed Enbridge, Kinder Morgan, and Pembina pipelines.

The World People's Conference on Climate Change ends with Declaration for the Rights of Mother Earth in Cochabamba, Bolivia

The World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth  wrapped up its four days of non-stop working activism a little over a week ago. Located in the small...

All Are Friends and Welcome Here

As is the customs of all First Nations people, “I bid you all welcome” to the first posting of the First Nations blog entitled Welcome. Firstly, I wish to thank founding editor-in-chief Linda...