indigenous people

Who and What’s Behind the Blockades Disrupting Canada’s Rails

Who and What’s Behind the Blockades Disrupting Canada’s Rails

A long-running dispute over a pipeline in British Columbia has turned into a national political storm, caused layoffs in the rail industry and raised broader economic fears.
As Canada’s Frustrations Grow Over Rail Blockade, Trudeau Gets Heckled

As Canada’s Frustrations Grow Over Rail Blockade, Trudeau Gets Heckled

Canada’s prime minister rejected calls to use force against Indigenous protesters opposed to a pipeline. An opposition leader asked: “Will our country be one of rule of law or one of rule of mob?”
As Canada’s Frustrations Grow Over Rail Blockade, Trudeau Gets Heckled

As Canada’s Frustrations Grow Over Rail Blockade, Trudeau Gets Heckled

Canada’s prime minister rejected calls to use force against Indigenous protesters opposed to a pipeline. An opposition leader asked: “Will our country be one of rule of law or one of rule of mob?”
Digging Into Oil Sands Divestment

Digging Into Oil Sands Divestment

The Canada Letter speaks with a Times reporter who has looked into large investors who have turned away from the oil sands.
Today’s Republicans Are Like Lincoln in Only One Way

Today’s Republicans Are Like Lincoln in Only One Way

They share a determination to undermine the land rights of Native peoples.
Pipeline Protests Cause Widespread Travel Delays Across Canada

Pipeline Protests Cause Widespread Travel Delays Across Canada

A small protest in Ontario supporting an Indigenous effort to block a pipeline thousands of miles away has created large-scale disruption in Canada.
Pope Francis Sets Aside Proposal on Married Priests

Pope Francis Sets Aside Proposal on Married Priests

The decision, in a letter on Catholic life in remote Amazon areas, is a victory for conservative forces who had warned that change there would put the church on a slippery slope.
Pipeline Protests Cause Widespread Travel Delays Across Canada

Pipeline Protests Cause Widespread Travel Delays Across Canada

A small protest in Ontario supporting an Indigenous effort to block a pipeline thousands of miles away has created large-scale disruption in Canada.

Canadian Police Move Against Pipeline Blockades

The protesters, lending support to an Indigenous campaign against a natural gas pipeline, brought rail service and ports to a halt.

Canadian Police Move Against Pipeline Blockades, Arresting Dozens

The protesters, lending support to an Indigenous campaign against a natural gas pipeline, brought rail service and ports to a halt.
Taika Waititi dedicates Oscar to Indigenous kids in powerful acceptance speech

Taika Waititi dedicates Oscar to Indigenous kids in powerful acceptance speech

After winning the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for his bittersweet satire Jojo Rabbit, Taika Waititi thanked a number of colleagues and family members who helped make the movie happen. But it was
A Victory in Court for Pipelines but the Debate Continues

A Victory in Court for Pipelines but the Debate Continues

The Federal Court of Appeal’s rejection of a challenge by Indigenous groups to the Trans Mountain pipeline won’t be the last word in the energy debate.
Will an Ex-Missionary Shield Brazil’s Tribes From Outsiders?

Will an Ex-Missionary Shield Brazil’s Tribes From Outsiders?

Critics fear uncontacted tribes may suffer “irreparable damage” after President Jair Bolsonaro appointed an anthropologist who is also an evangelical preacher to lead the National Indian Foundation.
Will an Ex-Missionary Shield Brazil’s Tribes From Outsiders?

Will an Ex-Missionary Shield Brazil’s Tribes From Outsiders?

Critics fear uncontacted tribes may suffer “irreparable damage” after President Jair Bolsonaro appointed an anthropologist who is also an evangelical preacher to lead the National Indian Foundation.
The Family Who Brought Totem Poles Back Home

The Family Who Brought Totem Poles Back Home

In the next film from our Sundance 2020 series, two brothers carve their community’s first totem pole in nearly a century.
My Culture Is Not Super Bowl Entertainment

My Culture Is Not Super Bowl Entertainment

The matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers brings out the worst Native Americans stereotypes.

A Battle to Protect Forests Unfolds in Central Africa

Indigenous people, environmentalists and industries vie for control over lands that can offer economic benefits or climate protection — but not always both.

A Battle to Protect Forests Unfolds in Central Africa

Indigenous people, environmentalists and industries vie for control over lands that can offer economic benefits or climate protection — but not always both.
Steps From the Australian Open, Anger and Activism Have Their Day

Steps From the Australian Open, Anger and Activism Have Their Day

On Australia Day, a short walk from the tennis arenas at Melbourne Park, a large gathering protested the holiday for its celebration of colonialism.
Steps From the Australian Open, Anger and Activism Have Their Day

Steps From the Australian Open, Anger and Activism Have Their Day

On Australia Day, a short walk from the tennis arenas at Melbourne Park, a large gathering protested the holiday for its celebration of colonialism.