Truth and Reconciliation Commission – By the Numbers

Canada Truth and Reconciliation Commission chair Justice Murray Sinclair told CBC News that the TRC has recorded over 6,000 deaths of residential school students. (Darcy Hunter/CBC) Summary report is only one step in reconciliation By Daniel Schwartz The Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Canada’s Indian residential schools uses the term cultural genocide for what happened to…

People’s Climate Change March: Wall Street vs the Indigenous Peoples Movement

Hijacking Activism Voices of indigenous peoples rightly belong in discussions on climate change and other issues of world import like human rights. Sorting out authentic activists — indigenous and otherwise — as well as agendas, is another matter. The main organizers of the People’s Climate March — Avaaz and 350 — are pied pipers funded…