Alcatraz Canoe Journey to honor 50th anniversary of Alcatraz Occupation

While canoes representing tribes from up and down the West Coast circle Alcatraz Island to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1969 occupation, tribal colors representing all indigenous nations will be posted on the beach at Aquatic Park in San Francisco. Continue reading

Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission issues 94 ‘calls to action’ to Advance Reconciliation with 1st Nations

On Tuesday, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada made public its final report on the history and legacy of Canada’s residential school system. The final report is a detailed account of what happened to 1st Nations children who were removed from their homes and placed into government boarding schools. Continue reading