Indigenous peoples

Meet Autumn Peltier, the 15-year-old “Water Warrior”

A year before Thunberg’s emotional “#HowDareYou” speech made global headlines, then-13-year-old Autumn Peltier gave an impassioned address to the UN General Assembly on World Water Day while standing on a…

Orange Shirt Day in Victoria: Five years later

Every September 30, the University of Victoria and the Greater Victoria community hold events and wear orange shirts as part of an ongoing process of truth and reconciliation between Indigenous…
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"A recent genetic study of Skeena Sockeye salmon scales revealed that in the past 100 years, their population has decreased by over 75 per cent. This is no surprise to…

Royal BC Museum releases province’s first Indigenous Repatriation Handbook

The Royal BC Museum has items from Indigenous peoples across the province in its collection — but not all of these items were collected with their permission. Now, the museum…

UVSS to donate $1 000 to Unist’ot’en Camp legal defense fund

Your Jan. 21 UVSS board meeting recap On Monday, Jan. 21, the University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) Board of Directors met for the third Monday in a row to…

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