New scholarship aims to support uOttawa’s Black and Indigenous student athletes
A fund created by two former uOttawa Gee-Gees aims to help Black and Indigenous student athletes who are juggling school, work and sport.
As Canada’s coat of arms turns 100, Nunavut MP urges redesign to include Indigenous Peoples, Arctic Ocean
As Canada’s coat of arms turns 100, some say it’s worth revising to be more inclusive of Indigenous peoples..
Ottawa police boardroom, city park renamed to honour ground-breaking Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook
A boardroom at Ottawa Police headquarters and a park in the Sandy Hill neighbourhood have been renamed to honour the legacy and life of Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook.
Tagwàgi Festival a first event for new Indigenous cultural attraction in Ottawa
The 2021 Tagwagi Festival at Mādahòkì Farm brought dozens of individuals and families alike together to enjoy some autumn indigenous traditions. Attractions included Ojibwe Spirit Horses, a reconciliation rock station, local artisans and a traditional pow wow dance.
Updated Dark Side of Sandy Hill walking tour acknowledged the role played by politicians in creating residential schools, Indian Act
The walking tour is back for its second year, this time with a stronger emphasis on the federal government’s historic mistreatment of Indigenous peoples.
Hundreds commemorated lives lost at Indian residential schools on National Day
Though hundreds attended the Remember Me event on Sept. 30, a deafening silence filled Ottawa’s downtown core.
Lansdowne offers pop-up space to Indigenous-owned, mother-daughter café and art shop
An Indigenous mother-daughter team will soon open a cafe and art shop in a pop-up space at Lansdowne Park. Capital Current talked to the owners of Beandigen Café.
Truth and Reconciliation in focus: Marking a solemn national day of remembrance and hope
Indigenous Peoples and allies gather in Ottawa for a day of reflection and education.
In focus: The first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Photo story from the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation taken by the Carleton School of Journalism’s fourth-year photojournalism students.
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation offers hope for healing, speaker says
As part of Canada’s First National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Carleton University welcomed Tim O’Loan, member of the Dene Nation.
Indigenous arts group urges solemn remembrance of lives lost on first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
An Indigenous arts group is urging Canadians to observe the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a day of remembrance, like Nov. 11, for the hundreds of lives lost in residential schools. As Canada marks the first national day Thursday, the Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada is hosting a solemn eagle feather ceremony as part of the official…
Innovative Indigenous-led housing project set to rise beside Vancouver’s Burrard Street Bridge
Known as Senakw, the 12-tower housing development will mark a major milestone for Indigenous urban planning in North America.