Indigenous

One of the Centre for Human Rights Research (CHRR) areas of focus is Indigenous peoples and human rights. As we approach Canada’s second official National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Friday, September 30th, 2022, how do we understand and engage with the shifting and contested conversation about residential schoolsRead More →

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 →