indigenous resurgence

NEWS UNSETTLED | Understanding Unist’ot’en Part II

Understanding the weight and consequences of the situation on Wet’suwet’en land requires nothing less than diligent and critical research into Canada’s founding and the convictions of the settlers who justified…

NEWS UNSETTLED | These lands aren’t free

The Native Students Union regular column Canadian colonialism is not merely a historic event or relic of the past. It is an ongoing process that continues to negatively impact Indigenous…

Emotional gathering in Victoria for Stolen Sisters Memorial March

Hundreds gather in Victoria for the 12th annual Stolen Sisters Memorial March “It’s a tough day,” says Dwayne Joe of Cowichan Tribes. He is one of hundreds gathered outside of…

NEWS UNSETTLED | Lawless colonialism in Canada

In the wild west of Aboriginal law, Canada shoots first and asks questions later. For several hundreds of years, the Crown has disregarded Indigenous sovereignty in order to access land…

NEWS UNSETTLED | Understanding Unist’ot’en

And B.C.’s legacy of undermining Indigenous governance What is happening on Unist’ot’en territory is not just about pipelines and fossil fuels. It is about how Canada continues to infringe upon…

Women’s March Victoria back for round three

Hundreds showed up to support intersectional feminism with a focus on Indigenous women’s rights Sunshine broke through the rain clouds on Saturday, Jan. 19, as a crowd gathered on the…

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…

Native Students Union call on UVic to take stance in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en First Nation

NSU among hundreds in demonstration at B.C. Legislature Hundreds gathered on Tuesday, Jan. 8 in front of the British Columbia Parliament buildings to protest RCMP officers forcing members of the…

UVic hosts fourth annual Building Reconciliation Forum

“Education got us into this mess, so it’s education that has to get us out” Nearly 250 leading thinkers from universities, federal and regional governments, and Indigenous communities and governing…