Indigenous

Justice system re-victimizes indigenous women

Justice system re-victimizes indigenous women

Indigenous people are not the ‘ghosts of history’

Indigenous people are not the ‘ghosts of history’

Canadian Indigenous people have been described as “ghosts of history,” spectres lingering in the background, haunting our legacy. This refers to the fact that Indigenous people have been ignored to a great extent in Canadian history

Culture is Healing in Indigenous Communities

Culture is Healing in Indigenous Communities

While indigenous populations in Canada have higher risks of health problems, our usual treatments often focus solely on western medical approaches.

The scientific link between culture and health for Canada’s indigenous populations is strong

The scientific link between culture and health for Canada’s indigenous populations is strong

Wab Kinew has been telling scientists and health care professionals for years that culture is medicine.

Canada needs to provide an urgent investment in indigenous health

Canada needs to provide an urgent investment in indigenous health

The health of Canada’s indigenous people lags substantially behind other Canadians – and the tragic reality is well documented. Sadly, the data regarding poor health status for indigenous populations shows us this is true across all major illnesses and across all age groups.