At the Forks

A meeting place for conversation and information about the intersection between Indigenous rights and human rights, with a focus on the prairies and its neighbours.

Niimaamaa

The Earth is said to be a woman. In this way it is understood that woman preceded man on the Earth. She is called Mother Earth because from Her come all living things. Water is Her lifeblood. It flows through Her, nourishes Her, and purifies Her. -Edward Benton-Banai [1]  Read More →

Clearwater Lake Sanitorium, after 1947

CONTENT WARNING Some of the information, content, and language in this essay may be difficult, triggering, and/or offensive. Where such content is included, it is used because it is important to understanding the history and context of the topic. The appearance of such content in this document in no wayRead More →

At the Forks is a new platform developed by the Centre for Human Rights Research and Mamawipawin, both located at the University of Manitoba. Our goal is to disseminate timely, accessible research and thinking about Indigenous people and colonialism, in the past and the present, seen through the lenses ofRead More →