By Shannon Sampert Aboriginal Justice Inquiry, crimes against women, Indigenous people, Indigenous women, physical assault, reporting assault, revictimizing women, sexual assault, victims
Originally published in the Winnipeg Free Press on June 8, 2017 Another week. Another investigation into allegations that a sexual assault victim has been treated like a criminal. No doubt this one too will result in solemn mea culpas and a pledge to do better. I can’t be the only one who is fed up with […]
By Leonard G. Flett and Nicole Letourneau Canada, culture, first nations, health, history, indigenous, Treaty
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
By Jon McGavock and Christopher Mushquash culture, first nations, health, indigenous, Manitoba, Podcasts
While indigenous populations in Canada have higher risks of health problems, our usual treatments often focus solely on western medical approaches.
By Jon McGavock culture, first nations, health, indigenous, Manitoba
Wab Kinew has been telling scientists and health care professionals for years that culture is medicine.
By Brian Postl and Pierre-Gerlier Forest business plans, economics, first nations, Manitoba, Treaty
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.