Category: First Nations

Linda Larson, Have You No Sense of Decency?

Liberal MLA Linda Larson’s comments were absolutely inappropriate, ill-informed and, quite frankly, incredibly ignorant. Just as the world still remembers other human-rights atrocities, like the Holocaust, to honour victims and learn from the past, the lasting effects of residential schools on First Nations people must also not be forgotten.

How a people live

The trailer for Lisa Jackson‘s fine documentary: How a People Live, the story of the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nations of BC. The full 45 minute documentary is available through the CBC Player. I recommend […]

Growing discomfort

This week, we learned that Stephen Harper, in Nixonian tradition, is using federal tax authorities to harass political opponents. From The Globe and Mail: “Tides Canada is having its charitable status audited […]

Pardon?

Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett, speaking in the House of Commons: “(Aglukkaq) has cut programs for diabetes, youth suicide, Aboriginal health human resources. Can the minister explain to this house why her cuts […]