As universities continue to diversify, the need for cultural awareness is becoming of greater importance than ever before.
The Gordon Oakes-Red Bear Centre, currently under construction to finish for summer 2014, will benefit the identities and educations of Aboriginal Peoples and solidify the bond between students who self-identify and those who do not.
Cree, like other First Nations languages, is endangered — that much is clear. According to one former First Nations University (FNUniv) student, the University’s teaching system is a big part of the problem.
While many of the movement’s supporters don’t want to restrict Idle No More’s message to Canadian lands, the bulk of the dissent is centred upon the federal government’s omnibus Bill C-45.
An indigenous language chat application for mobile devices has created a shimmer of hope for the survival of aboriginal culture across the province and country. FirstVoices Chat is an iPhone application with over 100 keyboards for indigenous languages compatible with Facebook Chat and Google Talk.
"Why can’t they just get over the past and move on?” This comment, more than any other, enrages me when people discuss issues affecting First Nations in Canada. I have heard it more times than I ever wanted to. Unfortunately, it usually has nothing to do with the speaker hoping that aboriginal people can move beyond the
The legislature in Regina might become a more diverse place after Nov. 7 as a record number of First Nations and Métis candidates vie for seats in the upcoming provincial election. Leading up to the campaigns, a total of 16 aboriginal people have won the nomination of the two main parties. Of the 54 candidates