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Indigenous Peoples

Long journey of reconciliation ahead at Canada’s journalism schools
3 years ago

Long journey of reconciliation ahead at Canada’s journalism schools

Journalism programs face ongoing struggles to implement TRC’s Call to Action – almost three years later.
Stanley trial highlights colonialism of Canadian media
3 years ago

Stanley trial highlights colonialism of Canadian media

Indigenous community members are doing the work to situate Colten Boushie’s life and death within the colonial context.
Colten — Our relative, our warrior
3 years 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 I had enjoyed a leisurely summer, free of journalism work.…
Why Tanya Talaga wrote Seven Fallen Feathers
3 years 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.
Controversial CRTC decision raises questions about space on airwaves for Indigenous broadcasters
3 years ago

Controversial CRTC decision raises questions about space on airwaves for Indigenous broadcasters

Wawatay Native Communication Society says it was denied the Toronto and Ottawa licenses because of its government funding.
Canadian Press style now capitalizes Aboriginal and Indigenous
3 years ago

Canadian Press style now capitalizes Aboriginal and Indigenous

By  •  News, Research
But you no longer have to capitalize internet, which was dropped on July 3.
Listening to community members essential, say Indigenous journalists sharing industry experiences at local news conference
3 years 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 him that their publisher said that First Nations…
How Durham College is Indigenizing its broadcasting program
4 years 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 to Action were announced in 2015. As professors who teach media courses…
Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities
4 years 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 Visiting Journalist Duncan McCue said during a lecture on Indigenous…