Mercedes Redman

Pope Francis apologizes to Indigenous delegates for “deplorable” abuse suffered in residential schools

On Apr. 1, Pope Francis apologized to Indigenous delegates for the “deplorable” abuse Indigenous people suffered in residential schools from the Catholic church.  The apology followed a week of meetings with First Nations, Metis, and Inuit delegates who traveled from Canada to the Vatican. Delegates […]

First Nations University introduces new Indigenous language podcast project

Pîkiskwêwin is an Indigenous language podcast that encourages the revitalization of endangered Indigenous languages. The federally-funded project was initiated by Shannon Avison, a professor in the Indigenous Communication and Fine Arts department at the First Nations University of Canada. Avison wanted to create a project […]

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