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Why there cannot be true reconciliation

There will never be true reconciliation. The Canadian government has shown time and time again that it does not care about Indigenous people and that it only aims to maintain…
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A show or real reconciliation

In June 2021, in response to the uncovering of 215 unmarked graves at Kamloops residential school. Pope Francis offered a thread of tweets. Now, he has agreed to come to…
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Indigenous resistance is vital to climate action

In the last few years, climate change movements have grown increasingly popular, and many people are being exposed to these ideas through social media. Figures like Greta Thunberg and David…
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Indigenous students deal with greater barriers while attending school

The Native Students Union is a place for support, and you are always welcome at the First People’s House. There’s also a great community
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Trudeau could have ended water advisories years ago

The Trudeau government clearly did not heed the recommendations. They are still far behind their promised goal. In the six years that Trudeau has not been putting money towards completely…
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The importance of Indigenous history month

This Indigenous History Month, and all after, read a book by an Indigenous author, unlearn what you have and learn the true history of Canada.
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Palestinians are facing violent settler colonialism at the hands of Israel

From house evictions to everyday violence, Israel continues to prove it is a racist settler state For the past week there have been demonstrations in the city of Jerusalem, and…
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The British crown need not hold any more power here

It is time to sever ties with those who have oppressed for centuries The country of Canada is a constitutional monarchy. This means that the Crown has authority but must…
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The Vancouver Police Department has consistently met Indigenous land defenders with hostility, but sit idly by while ‘Freedom’ marches occur

Colonizers have been spreading disease for decades, but Indigenous rights are where they draw the line The night of March 12-13, 2021, the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) violently arrested two…