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January 16, 2006 Original Peoples

Who Owns The Climate?

smoke_fp.jpg Indigenous peoples demand a voice in climate change negotiations that are disproportionately impacting them. Hillary Lindsay listens in.

Indigenous leaders demand a voice in climate change negotiations

November 29, 2005 Original Peoples

Masala and the Rainforest

kermode21_fp.jpg Kim Petersen looks at the prospects for survival of the the Spirit bear, which has particular significance for west-coast First Nations

Future of Kermode bear and rainforest "uncertain"

November 1, 2005 Original Peoples

Settler Acculturation

Margaret-and-Gk2_fp.jpgWilma van der Veen attends a workshop confronting myths and misconceptions of Indigenous culture and history.

Confronting myths and misconceptions about Indigenous culture, spirituality, and worldview

August 16, 2005 Original Peoples

Insurgency In Occupied Alberta

bigbear_fp.jpg In the first installment of his "a voice from the coffin" series, Stewart Steinhauer looks at Canada's "little matter of genocide".

A Voice From The Coffin

June 21, 2005 Original Peoples

The Blockade Between Hope and Destruction

grassyflag_fp.jpg Macdonald Stainsby discusses the history of the blockades and the struggle for self-determination at Grassy Narrows.

Grassy Narrows, Abitibi Consolidated and the Canadian Governments

May 20, 2005 Original Peoples

Tsux'iit: Understanding Indigenous Spirituality

MMcanoe_fp.jpg 500 years after Europeans began coming to the Americas, Kim Petersen finds that settlers remain ignorant and intolerant of indigenous religions.

April 28, 2005 Original Peoples

No Lifeblood for Oil

bottledwater_fp.jpg In northern Alberta, the Lubicon nation is fighting oil companies and provincial and federal governments for their way of life, writes Kim Petersen.

Lubicon nation fights oil companies, governments for survival

April 5, 2005 Original Peoples

Canada, Racism, Genocide, and the Bomb

ore_fp.jpg Canada's little-known role in the construction of the first atomic bombs is still affecting people of the Dene nation today, says Kim Petersen

The Legacy of C.D. Howe

February 28, 2005 Original Peoples

"...where a son cannot work for his father"

sault_fp.jpg When can a son not work for his father? Kim Petersen examines government involvement in native fishing rights.

Métis fishing rights and the Ontario government

February 4, 2005 Original Peoples

Dam Locally, Warm Globally

Relatively untouched, Canada's vast boreal forest is once again being threatened. Kim Petersen finds a small Ojibway community on the front lines of its defence.

Boreal forest, aboriginal peoples threatened by new push for exploitation

December 19, 2004 Original Peoples

Arctic Climate Change

The arctic is warming up, a trend with massive ecological consequences. Kim Petersen looks at how the Arctic way of life will be affected.

The fight to preserve the Arctic Way of Life

November 6, 2004 Original Peoples

The Struggle for Haida Gwaii

The Haida people claim to have inhabited Haida Gwaii for 10,000 years, but official recognition of their sovereignty is still in question. Kim Petersen looks at what are sometimes called the Queen Charlotte Islands.

Sovereignty, resources and culture at stake, say Haida

September 30, 2004 Original Peoples

"I take this as genocide"

Development, genocide, or both? Kim Petersen looks into the conflict at Sun Peaks

Secwepemc battle BC government over land, Aboriginal Title

August 25, 2004 Original Peoples

Colonialism and Kanehsatake

The people of Kanehsatake are in an ongoing battle with the federal government. The government says it's about crime; Mohawks explain that their land and sovereignty are at stake. Kim Petersen takes a critical look.

Are dispossession and forced integration ongoing?

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The Dominion is a monthly paper published by an incipient network of independent journalists in Canada. It aims to provide accurate, critical coverage that is accountable to its readers and the subjects it tackles. Taking its name from Canada's official status as both a colony and a colonial force, the Dominion examines politics, culture and daily life with a view to understanding the exercise of power.

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