Perry Bellegarde

Perry Bellegarde won’t seek re-election as head of Assembly of First Nations

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OTTAWA — National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations says he won't seek re-election as the head of the organization next...
NIPD Sault Museum

SSM Museum Celebrates “Big Part of our Heritage and Culture”

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Saultites visited the Sault Ste. Marie Museum on Friday for National Indigenous Peoples Day. NIPD is a day celebrated nation-wide, so all Canadians can recognize...

Operation Northern Spotlight nabs 15 in Human Trafficking ring.

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(ORILLIA, ON) - Members of police services throughout Ontario were able to ensure the safety of seven people who were in exploitative situations, including...

Indigenous Cultural Competency. It’s time

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If a person has lived pretty much anywhere in Canada, has been born into ancestry, First Nation, Settlers, or Immigrant, the chances are fair-to-midland,...

Returning land defenders, new faces take up familiar fight in Caledonia, Ont.

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CALEDONIA, Ont. — The more things change in Caledonia, Ont., the more one group of long-standing land defenders says things stay the same. Tense tableaus...
Drumhead Ceremony

Drumhead Ceremony Blesses New Police Flag

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Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service, along with some of their community partners, gathered at the Police Headquarters this morning for the...

Poems by man who killed Indigenous woman removed from parliamentary website

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OTTAWA — Two poems written by a man who killed an Indigenous woman have been removed from the parliamentary poet laureate website. The poems by Stephen Brown...

COVID-19 cases rising in Indigenous communities

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OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says Indigenous communities have been facing an alarming rise in COVID-19 cases during the last few weeks. Miller...

Tons of Fun Planned for Kids This Weekend

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NORDIK’s Urban Indigenous Youth for Change (UIYFC) project is collaborating with the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association (CSAA), Youth Social Infrastructure (YSI), and the...

Ottawa has ‘turned a corner’ in First Nations child welfare: Philpott

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WINNIPEG — Canada's Indigenous services minister says Ottawa has fully complied with the orders of a 2016 ruling from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal...