Downtown LGBTQ+ hub deepens knowledge of Indigenous tragedy
Kind Space, a downtown LGBTQ+ community centre, believes education is needed for the public to understand the implications of the report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. That’s why they have organized regular readings of chapters of the national report.
Àbadakone at the National Gallery: ‘Continous Fire’ invites viewers to experience international Indigenous art
Àbadakone, the National Gallery of Canada’s new contemporary Indigenous art exhibition, opened Nov. 8 as the second in a planned series of three shows dedicated to showcasing the creativity of artists from dozens of Indigenous nations around the world.
Ottawa’s Indigenous community demands action on cases of missing, murdered women
The Indigenous community in Ottawa came together to fight for the closed and unresolved cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women.
Mòshkamo Festival a ‘long overdue’ celebration of Indigenous art
For Indigenous artist Natalie Sappier, the National Arts Centre’s Mòshkamo Festival was an important opportunity for healing — and incredibly long overdue.
Indigenous child-care program to launch as federal funds begin to flow
Local Indigenous preschool to open new child-care program
Ottawa’s Jeff Thomas found a second life on his artistic journey
Jeff Thomas is a self-taught professional photographer working to create conversation about Indigenous experience.
A Capital Current special report: Indigenous justice
Carleton journalism students examine the impact of the 20 year old Gladue decision on the treatment of Indigenous Peoples in the justice system.
On the same page: Ottawa school board seeks the path to reconciliation with Indigenous students
Students and experts say that including more Indigenous literature in classrooms is crucial for reconciliation in schools.
Building bridges: Indigenous traditions revived through maple syrup production
Indigenous peoples are reconnecting to the traditions of maple syrup production and collaborating with other producers.
Indigenous languages bill “a start” toward revitalizing Ottawa communities
New Indigenous Language Act, a “stepping stone” in the revitalization of Indigenous culture.
Indigenous leaders are developing strategies to protect traditional knowledge in the digital age
Indigenous leaders are developing strategies to prevent the appropriation of traditional knowledge and culture.
Indigenous experts skeptical about proposed child welfare legislation
With the recent introduction of a new Indigenous child-welfare bill, some groups are skeptical about the effectiveness of the legislation.