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Stanley trial highlights colonialism of Canadian media
3 months ago

Stanley trial highlights colonialism of Canadian media

By  •  Commentary, Analysis

Indigenous community members are doing the work to situate Colten Boushie’s life and death within the colonial context.
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Colten — Our relative, our warrior
3 months ago

Colten — Our relative, our warrior

“And when they ask, ‘Is that your relative?’ I will say, ‘Yes.’” (Sarah Rain)

I remember the day Colten died. It was a hot summer day in Regina, Saskatchewan and… Continue Reading Colten — Our relative, our warrior

Why Tanya Talaga wrote Seven Fallen Feathers
8 months ago

Why Tanya Talaga wrote Seven Fallen Feathers

By  •  News, Work, People

Toronto Star reporter Tanya Talaga tells us about the reporting process that went into her new book.
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Listening to community members essential, say Indigenous journalists sharing industry experiences at local news conference
11 months ago

Listening to community members essential, say Indigenous journalists sharing industry experiences at local news conference

By Abby Plener for the Local News Conference

While working in community news, Wawmeesh Hamilton heard a story from a reporter at a rival paper that he found concerning.

The journalist told… Continue Reading Listening to community members essential, say Indigenous journalists sharing industry experiences at local news conference

How Durham College is Indigenizing its broadcasting program
1 year ago

How Durham College is Indigenizing its broadcasting program

By Anna Augusto Rodrigues and Phil Raby

What does reconciliation mean to me? This is a question we have reflected on since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls… Continue Reading How Durham College is Indigenizing its broadcasting program

Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities
1 year ago

Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

Indigenous people want their leaders held accountable, but journalists should be cautious about perpetuating negative stereotypes, Ryerson School of Journalism Rogers… Continue Reading Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities