First Nations

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Residential school children students in a typical classroom. An estimated 6,0000 of Canada’s indigenous children died in residential schools that failed to keep them safe from fires, protected from abusers, and healthy from deadly disease, a Commission report found. (Photo: Anglican Church Archives)
The Canadian government's historic practice of forcibly removing Indigenous youth from their homes and sending them to "residential schools"—where tens of thousands were subjected to abuse, malnutrition, substandard education, illness, and often death —amounts to nothing short of "cultural genocide," charged the country's Truth and Reconciliation...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In the face of persistent inaction by the federal government and Canadian law...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Over the course of two decades, dozens of human rights groups, First Nations...