The Niisaachewan library from the article Niisaachewan had never had a library. Here’s how they got one
Thanks to a partnership between First Nations and an Ontario non-profit, Indigenous communities are welcoming new libraries.
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How Ontario's history with Indigenous protests is shaping its response to the Tyendinaga blockade.
train travelling at night from the article Whose law is it anyway? Part 5: ‘We’re facing an assault on the basic framework of Canada’
In an exclusive interview, a judicial official talks to TVO.org about secessionism and whether Indigenous peoples should really be considered “conquered.”

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Published On: March 20, 2020
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Published On: February 24, 2020
TVO.org speaks with retired Ontario Provincial Police officer Andy Miller about his work with First Nations, political interference, and why all of us need to do better.
Published On: February 21, 2020
TVO.org speaks with a former chief federal negotiator about earning goodwill, “outrageous expectations,” and why First Nations currently have leverage.  
Published On: February 20, 2020
TVO.org speaks with law professor Dwight Newman about how colonialism has suppressed Indigenous law — and why progress means having tough conversations.
Published On: February 19, 2020
TVO.org speaks with law professor Signa Daum Shanks about different views of leadership, keeping promises — and why colonialism doesn’t want Indigenous people to disagree with one another.
Published On: February 11, 2020
TVO.org speaks with Carleton University professor Kahente Horn-Miller about the Mohawk Resistance — and why it’s important to inconvenience people when you’re fighting for change.
Published On: February 10, 2020
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Published On: February 04, 2020
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Published On: January 30, 2020
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Published On: January 29, 2020
The community is short on Kanyen’kéha instructors — and that’s making it harder to pass the language down to the next generation.
Published On: January 27, 2020
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Published On: January 27, 2020
After the family of Devon MacKinnon Ottertail placed a spirit house on her grave, the city objected, saying it violated a bylaw — now this part of a sacred Anishinaabe burial practice could lead to legislative change.
Published On: January 22, 2020
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Published On: January 03, 2020
OPINION: Indigenous songs communicate knowledge, teachings, and wisdom. Recognizing their importance is both a moral and practical imperative.  
Published On: January 03, 2020
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Published On: December 17, 2019
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Published On: December 13, 2019
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Published On: December 13, 2019
A reading group in Ottawa is partway through its material — the 1,200 page MMIWG report.