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Reclaiming Culture: On the land, community and classroom in Sipekne’katik

Student journalists in the Reporting in Mi’kma’ki course – a collaboration between the University of King’s College and Nova Scotia Community College – headed to Sipekne’katik to learn more about a cultural reclamation.

Indigenous History Month: The Anthology

For Indigenous History Month 2024, we created an anthology series of poetry written by First Nations, Inuit and Métis writers.

Weather Spotlight | APTN News

Share the weather from your community!

Kainai Nation, opioids and the children left behind

Kainai First Nation has been affected by many deaths due to opioid poisonings leaving behind a generation of kids to be raised by grandparents.

APTN Investigates: Inside the Band Office

Examining the challenges facing grassroots communities fighting for accountability and transparency from their leadership.

The Place that Thaws

Discover the untold stories of resilience and adaptation in the High Arctic with a new six-part podcast series.

Food for Profit

Discover the untold stories of resilience and adaptation in the High Arctic with a new six-part podcast series.

Our Relatives

Their five-part series Our Relatives takes a deep look at the over-representation of Indigenous Peoples in Winnipeg’s homeless population, who travel to the “big city” from their rural and remote nations for shelter and a stable life, and find anything but.

Sasakwe: Origins of the healing Jingle Dress

Hundreds gathered from across Turtle Island to Naotkamegwanning waterfront pow wow ground.

Secrets of the Bay

Two Mohawk fishermen went fishing on the Bay of Quinte eight years ago. They never came home. Police ruled that their deaths were accidental, but the families believe they were killed.

Sharing Culture Through Sport

Student journalists in the Reporting in Mi’kma’ki course headed to Eskasoni in the lead up to the NAIG 2023.

Indigenous History Month | 2023

Art creates a sense of social identity and tells stories of our history and ancestors, helping to pass knowledge through generations.

Pelly Banks and their fight to be recognized

Canada erased their First Nation from history... Now, they’re fighting to be recognized.

Inside Corrections

APTN Investigates is taking viewers inside corrections facilities to see what’s really behind the overrepresentation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada’s justice system.

Remembering the Children

This day is to remember the children who went to these schools, their families and communities.

The Fight Back From Extinction

How Hunting Rights Resurrected The Sinixt Band

Rooster Town

Between 1901 and the late 1950s, Rooster Town was a tight-knit community of Métis families in Manitoba that banded together in the face of dispossession by the government and non-Indigenous settlers.

Road to Truth: The Pope's Visit

APTN News is following the journey of many as the head of the Catholic Church visits Edmonton, Quebec City and Iqaluit.

Behind the Thin Blue Line

Five years ago, the RCMP created a special unit to clear the way for B.C’s major resource extraction projects.

Indigenous History Month 2022

APTN News is highlighting modern Indigenous history-makers all throughout the month of June for Indigenous History Month.

Back to Keeseekoose

Sometimes the road to freedom takes you on a detour - back to the scene of the crime. Odelia Quewezance returns to her past to chart a new future.

My name is Bill Isadore Deafy

Bill Isadore Deafy wants you to know his name. He wants you to see his face. See that he’s real. This is the story of a teenage boy who doesn’t legally exist.

Reconciliation in Rome

Residential school survivors and leaders from national Indigenous organizations are meeting Pope Francis in Vatican City, Italy.


Imagine spending a day in prison for a crime you didn’t commit. Now add 30 years... This is the story of Odelia and Nerissa Quewezance.

Surviving Day School

APTN News obtained documents from the federal government that, for the first time, uncover the mystery around what officials called day schools.

100 years under Treaty 11

Treaty 11 was the last to be signed. The origin story was shared as part of the 100-year anniversary of the treaty during the summer of 2021.

Deaths, Deformities and Destruction

The truth about child welfare in northern Ontario

Stories of Survival

Residential schools survivors share their stories as the news of unmarked graves shocks the nation

Netukulimk: Our way forward

For Mi’kmaq, one guiding principle leads the way to a rights-based fishery

Class of 2021

Celebrating the Class of 2021 by displaying graduates on a virtual photowall

‘Death by a thousand cuts'

The struggle to get racism under control at Indigenous Services and Crown-Indigenous Relations

Indigenous History Month 2021

To mark Indigenous History Month, APTN News wants to take you on a journey through Indigenous historical moments