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Systemic racism in policing across unceded territories in B.C. demands reform says Human Rights Commissioner
New report shows Indigenous Peoples are ‘grossly overrepresented’ in arrests and chargeable incidents.
Drag bingo fundraisers raises money for local residential ‘school’ survivors
More than $8000 raised for syilx survivors.
Penticton Indian Band member honoured through Remembrance Day Sentry program
swʔw̓ikist (Cpl. Justin George) is an Eagle Staff carrier with a duty to support fellow Indigenous Peoples in the Canadian Armed Forces.
Métis woman says learning to be an electrician is ‘amazing’
‘With electrical, I’m always thinking, I’m always on my feet, always moving,’ says Okanagan College student Alanah Coss.
New wildfire in syilx territory on Penticton Indian Band land
The fire started Saturday and is listed as out of control. No evacuation orders yet.
‘It was a team effort,’ says Chief Joe Alphonse on receiving the Order of B.C.
Tl’etinqox Chief and Tsilhqot’in National Government tribal chair Joe Alphonse is one of 16 recipients of the Order of British Columbia.
The Lhoosk’uz Dené village near Quesnel celebrates clean drinking water
Community worked with UBC and RESEAU Centre for Mobilizing Innovation to develop sustainable water source.
Syilx artist and community leader contributes to UBCO’s public art collection
Sheldon Pierre Louis’s painting celebrates the strength of Indigenous women.
Survivor shares stories from church-run residential school St. Eugene’s in B.C.
‘All I want to do is let the truth be known, some of the horrors that happened,’ says Jack Kruger.