Jorge Barrera

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‘Our children are not being treated fairly’

Canada desperately needs to invest in Aboriginal education to balance off its looming labour shortage and maintain key social programs like national health care into the future, says Assembly of First Nations national chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo.

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‘We meant war, not murder’

Resistance to a planned gold and copper mine in British Columbia’s interior carries echoes of another conflict for the Tsilhqo’in people who are leading the fight to have the project stopped.

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Chief: RCMP probe ‘rumour’

The chief of the Poundmaker reserve in Saskatchewan says neither he nor his band council are under RCMP investigation. Opponents of the band council, who have formed their own traditional council, say they have been interviewed by RCMP officers probing the affairs of the chief and band council.