‘Communal’ commitment needed to revitalize Canada’s Indigenous languages

By Staff on August 07, 2019 In Canada, a growing number of people are learning an Aboriginal language as a second language, according to Statistics Canada. However, the number of people with First Nations language as their  mother tongue is declining, since most of them are ages 65 and over.  Overall, only 16% of Canada’s … Continue reading “‘Communal’ commitment needed to revitalize Canada’s Indigenous languages”

National Indigenous Anglican bishop meets Pope Francis

By Tali Folkins June 22, 2018 Pope Francis, left, shakes hands with Mark MacDonald, National Indigenous Anglican Bishop and president for North America of the World Council of Churches (WCC), right, after a WCC event Thursday, June 21. Behind them is WCC General Secretary Olav Fykse Tveit. Photo: Albin Hillert/WCC   In a personal highlight … Continue reading “National Indigenous Anglican bishop meets Pope Francis”

Do you know whose land you’re on?

By Tali Folkins June 14, 2018 Indigenous-themed banners hang on the façade of the new Centre for Indigenous Peoples, directly across the street from Parliament Hill. The City of Ottawa and Parliament Hill are on unceded Algonquin territory. Photo: Paul McKinnon/Shutterstock   Beginning a service or other gathering with an Indigenous territorial acknowledgment can serve … Continue reading “Do you know whose land you’re on?”