Food Security in Northern Manitoba

Indigenous people in northern Manitoba’s First Nation communities have 10 times the food insecurity rate of others in Canada. Foodinsecurity is a critical issue in northern Manitoba’s Indigenous communities. To maintain basic human rights Canada to remedy this unjust situation.  The right to food should be adopted by Canada. 0

The post-secondary education system for Indigenous people in Canada gets failing grades.

The education system is failing Indigenous people with educational attainment trailing far behind those of non-Indigenous people and by perpetuating a disconnection from the land and their Indigenous languages, which is integral to their cultural identities. The quality of on-reserve education is inferior because of being profoundly underfunded, creating shortages of materials, equipment and no…

A ticking time bomb: The Housing Crisis in Manitoba First Nations

The poor condition and shortage of housing is causing a health crisis in FNs across Canada but particularly in the FN reserves of Island Lake, Manitoba. James Anaya, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, reported in July 2014 that housing in Canada’s Indigenous communities “has reached a crisis level” (Anaya cited in The…