In The News | May 17-21

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 May 17-21,




Events & Opportunities

  • There are two events featuring CIS faculty at the upcoming Un/Predictable Environments: Politics, Ecology, Agency conference. Learn more here. On Friday May 21 at 2pm PDT, join Elder Larry Grant and Bernard Perley for a Conversation on Language, Land, and Stories. FNIS’s Dr. Daniel Justice will act as chair. Sign up here. As well, join FNIS’s Candis Callison on Friday May 21 at 4pm PDT as she hosts a film screening and conversation with the director of #Protect, Diné filmmaker Deidra Peaches. Register now.
  • Apply by June 1st for a First Nations Health Authority National Indigenous Peoples Day of Wellness Grant. Learn more here.
  • Apply to the First Peoples’ Cultural Council Reclaiming My Language Program by May 31. Learn more here.