Canadian indigenous peoples meet Pope Francis this week to ask him to apologise for the Catholic Church's role in residential schools where children were abused and their culture denied.
Pope Francis will meet representatives of Canada’s native peoples this month to listen to their concerns following the discovery of bodies of children buried in church-run schools in Canada, the Vatican said on Wednesday.
The Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, (AMC) one of the most powerful Indigenous leaders in this province, has been accused of sexual assault, and Winnipeg Police confirmed Friday those accusations have been reported to police.
A prominent Indigenous leaders’ group has urged First Nations to not buy into the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, saying the project poses significant financial risks and could become the “modern-day economic version of a smallpox blanket.”
Indigenous people make up half of all prisoners subjected to the harshest form of federal detention, an indication that problems persist under the federal government’s new model of inmate isolation.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for a Louisiana oil and gas company have asked a federal judge to reinstate a drilling lease it held on land considered sacred to Native American tribes in the U.S. and Canada.
The FBI put the Native American activist behind bars 44 years ago based on lies, threats and no proof he committed a crime. Why is he still there?
A federal raid on a household marijuana garden on tribal land in northern New Mexico is sowing uncertainty and resentment about U.S. drug enforcement priorities on Native American reservations, as more states roll out legal marketplaces for recreational pot sales.
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - Indigenous organizations in Saskatchewan have questions about the Prince Albert Police Service following three in-custody deaths in less than a month.
Long marginalized and misrepresented in U.S. history, the Wampanoags are bracing for the 400th anniversary of the first Pilgrim Thanksgiving in 1621