Indigenous peoples

Danielle Saddleman and Shane Miller OKIB business owners are reclaiming their family and hope to see more people choose the same path. (Kelsie Kilawna, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter)

Confronting their addictions to make way for healing — a B.C. love story

‘I think what’s helped us is that we had to understand our past and move forward’

 

An image from the Royal BC Museum’s digitized collection of historical photographs shows an Interior Salish woman and child weaving baskets. The image is one of thousands posted in an online database. (Courtesy of the Royal BC Museum)

B.C. museum releases more than 16,000 historical photos of Indigenous life

Digitized images preserved and shared with Indigenous communities

 

National Indigenous Peoples Day will be celebrated with an online contest this year giving participants a chance to win hundreds of dollars worth of prizes. North Thompson Aboriginal Cultural Centre Society members Cheryl Thomas, (left) secretary, and Cindy Wilgosh, executive director, show off reusable produce bags that come as part of the secondary prize packs. Photo by Jaime Polmateer

Indigenous Peoples Day goes online

Social media contest offers hundreds of dollars worth of prizes

National Indigenous Peoples Day will be celebrated with an online contest this year giving participants a chance to win hundreds of dollars worth of prizes. North Thompson Aboriginal Cultural Centre Society members Cheryl Thomas, (left) secretary, and Cindy Wilgosh, executive director, show off reusable produce bags that come as part of the secondary prize packs. Photo by Jaime Polmateer
Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller speaks with the media in the Foyer of the House of Commons before Question Period Tuesday March 10, 2020 in Ottawa. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)

Concerns raised over COVID-19 outbreak plans for Indigenous communities

Plans for possible outbreaks in remote, vulnerable Indigenous communities getting a failing grade

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller speaks with the media in the Foyer of the House of Commons before Question Period Tuesday March 10, 2020 in Ottawa. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
The third annual Moose Hide campaign is taking place Feb. 24 at the Dutch Lake Community Centre. Pictured, organizer Cindy Wilgosh shows off one of the moose hides people can wear to signify commitment in honouring, respecting, and protecting women and children, which is the purpose of the campaign. File photo

Moose Hide campaign goes into third year

Event will be held at the Dutch Lake Community Centre on Feb. 24

The third annual Moose Hide campaign is taking place Feb. 24 at the Dutch Lake Community Centre. Pictured, organizer Cindy Wilgosh shows off one of the moose hides people can wear to signify commitment in honouring, respecting, and protecting women and children, which is the purpose of the campaign. File photo
The Ricky’s All-Day Grill location in Nanaimo’s north end. (News Bulletin photo)

B.C. man who alleged racial profiling at restaurant wants end to dispute

First Nations man says customer service he received was different than other patrons

The Ricky’s All-Day Grill location in Nanaimo’s north end. (News Bulletin photo)
Retired hockey player Scott Niedermayer, Ktunaxa Nation Council chair Kathryn Teneese and former NDP leader Adrian Dix present a territorial claim to Jumbo Glacier at a news conference at the B.C. legislature, Nov. 15, 2011. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. VIEWS: The limits of Indigenous rights

Jumbo Glacier Resort decision a harsh lesson for John Horgan

Retired hockey player Scott Niedermayer, Ktunaxa Nation Council chair Kathryn Teneese and former NDP leader Adrian Dix present a territorial claim to Jumbo Glacier at a news conference at the B.C. legislature, Nov. 15, 2011. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)