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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.


Compiled by Debora Steel
A wild horse brings two cultures together in Mistatim   Young People’s Theatre in Toronto will present Mistatim, a story of reconciliation and friendship, by award-winning playwright Erin Shields, based on a concept by...
By Shayne Morrow Windspeaker Contributor
The president of the Three Voices of Healing Society has gone public to refute allegations of questionable spending at its 12-bed residential alcohol and drug abuse treatment centre in Invermere, B.C. The centre, which operated under the umbrella of...
By Shari Narine Windspeaker Contributor ROCKY MOUNTAIN FORT CAMP, B.C
A dedicated group of protesters are hoping they can accomplish what legal action has failed to do: shut down BC Hydro’s construction of the Site C dam on the Peace River. A rotating group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous members of the Treaty 8...
By Shari Narine Windspeaker Contributor EDMONTON
Jasmine, from New Brunswick, stood up at a recent open forum, hosted by the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples in Edmonton Jan. 14, and gently chided Alberta for not having a CAP affiliate. “It’s been a culture shock. The disparities between the...
By Shari Narine Windspeaker Writer ONION LAKE CREE NATION
February 10, 2016 Onion Lake and Poundmaker Cree Nations filed a class action lawsuit Monday against the federal government claiming $3 billion in damages and alleging “a continuing breach of fiduciary duty and negligence on the part of the federal...
Compiled by Debora Steel
The Moose Hide Campaign has headed to Ontario at Cambrian College. Started in B.C. a couple of years ago, the campaign is a grassroots movement to include men in the battle to end violence against Aboriginal women and children. People are to wear...
Compiled by Debora Steel
  A free guided tour of 39 significant works of Inuit sculpture will be offered by the Winnipeg Art Gallery on Feb. 3 at noon. Darlene Coward Wight, the curator of Inuit Art, will conduct the tour. The exhibit is on...
By Nigel Irwin Windspeaker Contributor
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is currently touring Going Home Star, a brand new production that finds its subject matter in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. This intriguing blend of European art form and Aboriginal narrative is the first of its...
Compiled by Debora Steel
The Kaska Dena nations which span the border between northern British Columbia and Yukon, has signed a land management framework deal with the territorial government. The agreement defines responsibilities, benefits and decision-making powers...
Compiled by Debora Steel
Rare mineral clays found in the traditional territories of the Heiltsuk First Nation, about 400 kms north of Vancouver, can fight bacterial infections in hospitals, scientist at the University of British Columbia have found. About 10,000 years...

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