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Children's shoes and a painted orange rock that reads "Every Child Matters" site at a memorial at Canada's Parliament Hill for Indigenous children who were sent to Residential Schools

Truth before reconciliation: 8 ways to identify and confront Residential School denialism

Denialism obscures the truth about Canada’s Indian Residential School system in ways that protect the status quo

Red dresses are seen hanging on trees to commemorate missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls outside the City Hall in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on May 5, 2021. May 5 is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Canada, also known as Red Dress Day.

Two years after the MMIWG report, targeted work must move urgently ahead

Urgent and purposeful attention is needed to respond to the appalling reality of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG)

"The Daddies", an acrylic painting by Cree artist Kent Monkman, gives an Indigenous view of Canada's Confederation

How art can help with Indigenous reconciliation

Artist Kent Monkman, now showing at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology, is changing the way people see Canadian history

Orange Shirt Day Illustration

3 things you might not know about Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day on September 30 raises awareness about residential schools in Canada and was inspired by this heart-wrenching story

Musqueam artist Brent Sparrow with the bronze cast of his artwork on the UBC Vancouver campus

Artist marks a central Musqueam gathering place at UBC transit hub

Musqueam artist Brent Sparrow’s ʔəlqsən (Point Grey) installation welcomes commuters to this significant point of land

A boy and his mother work to preserve the first language of the W̱SÁNEĆ First Nation of Vancouver Island with the use of an ultrasound device

Pronunciation tool helps to save endangered languages

Ultrasound imaging helps learners visualize how their tongues should move to produce the right sound