How One Indigenous Reserve Is Coping With Canada's Suicide Crisis
In recent months, hundreds of Canadian Indigenous people have tried to kill themselves, with 11 people attempting suicide in a single night in April. As the crisis intensifies across the country, the residents of one Cree reserve try to make sense of it while tracing the decades of injustices that led them here.
Women Make Big Gains In Canadian First Nations Leadership
Women recently made up half the candidates in a nationwide election for chief of the Assembly of First Nations, and First Nations (native Canadian) women say they're gaining political power. Says Michele Audette, president of the Quebec Native Women’s Association, “We started to think, we have to work with the men, and have a healing process. And we have to work with the women, and empower them."