indigenous resistance

Screenshot of Angry Inuk trailer via National Film Board of Canada.

#Sealfie and Inuit social media resistance

The hashtag #Sealfie, a play on the words selfie and seal, became popular in 2014 as a response to the continued opposition towards seal hunting in so-called Canada’s north. Trending…
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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…
a far right protestor intimidates a Resist Canada 153 organizer

Resist Canada 153 attracts hundreds of attendees, clashes with far-right groups

Black and Indigenous-led event holds space at the Legislature, displacing fringe groups On July 1, the legislature lawn normally used for a Canada Day concert was instead filled with a…

Local choir singing for more than music

Although choir has always been a huge part of her life, Rama DeLaRosa never saw herself becoming a choir director — let alone someone who has helped people find their…

Moose Hide Campaign Day ceremonies offer solidarity with Indigenous women and children in face of violence

The annual Moose Hide Campaign Provincial Gathering and Day of Fasting began at 7 am Feb. 24, expressing solidarity with Indigenous women and children in the face of violence. Despite…

NEWS UNSETTLED | The Duplicity of the Media, and Where to Turn

"The spread of false information on Wet’suwet’en and solidarity actions has resulted in Indigenous people being put in the line of hatred and danger. It has stoked the fire of…

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