Share this with friends

Windspeaker

Windspeaker Banner animateWindspeaker Cover - May No.1 2016

Windspeaker - Informing, Impacting and Inspiring
since March 1983.

Contributing Editor: Debora Steel

Windspeaker is Canada's most widely circulated Indigenous news publication and the most effective means of reaching First Nations, Métis and Inuit readers.


By Shayne Morrow Windspeaker Contributor WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C.
The six Chiefs of the Tsilhquot’in Nations of the B.C. Interior are calling on government to help in dealing with a recent increase in the level of violence in Williams Lake and surrounding communities. Three separate shooting incidents have rocked...
Windspeaker Staff
Off the hook It’s the Catholic Entities—again—that have thrown a wrench into the reconciliation part of Truth and Reconciliation, walking away from a third of its legal responsibility under the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement,...
By Sam Laskaris Windspeaker Contributor YELLOWKNIFE
Project North officials are once again anticipating huge success for their Arctic Tour. For the second straight year, members of the organization will be among those bringing hockey equipment to Inuit children in some of Canada’s most remote...
By Andrea Smith Windspeaker Contributor
In honour of the one-year anniversary (June 2) of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s release of its calls to action report, a group called Kairos Canada is planning special  events, called the Blanket Exercise, across the country. Kairos...
By Shari Narine Windspeaker Contributor VAL-D’OR, Que.
 A rescheduled meeting with Quebec Aboriginal Affairs Minister Geoffrey Kelly for Friday could not have been better timed for Edith Cloutier, executive director of the Val-d'Or Native Friendship Centre and president of Regroupement des centres...
Windspeaker Staff
The Government of Ontario announced April 18 funding for three research projects to support a more appropriate response from law enforcement authorities when dealing with incidents of sexual violence and harassment against Indigenous women, and to...
Compiled by Debora Steel
The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke and the Elected Council of Six Nations of the Grand River are setting the record straight on statements recently issued by the Sûreté du Québec, a press release states. As First Nations, Kahnawà:ke and Six Nations...
By Shari Narine Windspeaker Contributor OTTAWA
The only Métis body that enjoys a nation-to-nation relationship with the federal and provincial governments is the Métis National Council, and as such, in wake of the Daniels’ decision, it is the MNC that will be conducting negotiations with the...
Compiled by Debora Steel
The Canadian Nurses Foundation is excited to announce its One Million in One Year campaign, with the goal to double the number of scholarships it currently funds for Indigenous nurses. The aim is to raise $1 million to help support Indigenous...
Windspeaker Staff
Downtown Winnipeg BIZ's Aboriginal Peoples’ Advisory Committee launched an initiative April 18 that invites downtown businesses to install decals that welcome people in Indigenous languages. The initiative is symbolic and celebrates Indigenous arts...

content-bottom