In The News | February 21 – 25

Each week, we feature a few articles about Indigenous news, issues and initiatives with a local, national and global focus. We feature these as an educational resource, and they should not be construed as an official stance or reflective of the opinions or beliefs of the Institute, CIS staff or faculty.

For the week of February 21 – 25:




  • China’s high-tech repression of Uyghurs is more sinister — and lucrative — than it seems, anthropologist says by Nahlah Ayed for the CBC
  • Failed Danish social experiment haunts Greenlandic survivors taken from families 70 years ago, CBC Radio
  • Dutch apologize for violence in Indonesian War of Independence by Toby Sterling and Anthony Deutsch for Reuters
  • Group representing Athabaskan peoples makes appeal for Indigenous rights amid Russia-Ukraine tensions by Ian Down for
  • Indigenous nations sue North Dakota over ‘sickening’ gerrymandering by Hallie Golden for The Guardian
  • Events and Opportunities

    • Join us for an exciting schedule of #HonouringIndigenousWriters events and Wikipedia activities this month. All events are online, free and open to everyone! Learn more here.