What does a reconciled town look like?
Indicators used to measure reconciliation — including self-awareness, personal empowerment and motivation — are “generally weak.”
By Wawmeesh Hamilton ● Urban Nation ● August 3, 2017 August 5, 2022
I’m a journalist and photographer with lived experience as an Indigenous person, and my stories have context others don’t. I write about news and issues that matter to urban Indigenous people living in the Lower Mainland, British Columbia.
Sum’shathut festival welcomes community to Hul’q’umi’num’ celebrations
By Lys Morton ● Nanaimo ● December 14, 2022 December 14, 2022
Founder and curator Tsatassaya (Tracey) White weaves traditional with contemporary for a cultural celebration all can enjoy.
After her daughters were taken, Indigenous mother wins landmark human rights case
By Brielle Morgan ● Urban Nation ● December 2, 2022 December 2, 2022
The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has found VACFSS discriminated against the woman while her four children were in ‘care’ and ordered a $150K fine.
‘Justine’ to get her girls back from foster care
By Brielle Morgan ● Child Welfare ● June 14, 2019 August 5, 2022
After a three-year battle, this Siksika mom says she’s reached an agreement with B.C. social workers to bring her daughters home.