Tiar Wilson

Tiar Wilson was raised in Opaskwayak Cree Nation, Manitoba. She's reported for APTN National News, CBC Winnipeg, and CBC North. Tiar is also involved with CBC's database of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls and continues to share the stories of these women, their families and communities. She's currently reporting for CBC Aboriginal. @yourpaltiar.

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Indigenous Affairs Minister begins 'pre-inquiry engagements' with families of MMIW

"The more I listen to families, the more I understand they have many instincts and much knowledge about the way we go forward in order to get this right," says Carolyn Bennett.

Louis Riel: Canadians and Indigenous Peoples continue to pay respect, 130 years later

One hundred and thirty years after Louis Riel was hanged for treason, Canadians and Indigenous Peoples alike continue to commemorate his death at events and on social media.

New medallions honour veterans on National Aboriginal Veterans Day

Nov. 8 is National Aboriginal Veterans Day. This year, thanks to Richard Blackwolf’s efforts, the Canadian Aboriginal Veterans and Serving Members Association has created new medallions to recognize the contributions of aboriginal veterans.

Hopeful indigenous reaction to Justin Trudeau's cabinet picks

Indigenous leaders and community members greeted today's appointments with hope but also some skepticism.

Facebook launches youth safety guide in Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut

Facebook Canada and Media Smarts, Canada's centre for digital and media literacy, launched a resource guide today for youth in Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut languages at the opening of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.

Justin Trudeau's MMIW inquiry should be family-driven, organizers say

Loved ones of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls are calling on prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau to put families at the forefront of a national inquiry into the issue.

Winnipeg Jets won't ban Blackhawks fans from wearing headdresses

The last time the Jets faced the Blackhawks in Winnipeg, a Blackhawks fan sported a fake headdress in the stands. A Jets season ticket holder filed a complaint with the Jets owner, asking it to ban headdresses at future games.

Bad water: Innovative solution for remote northern Ontario First Nations

Three northern Ontario First Nations have managed to stop boil water advisories in their communities since May because of access to a new real-time water quality monitoring system.

What a Liberal majority means to First Nations

When Pam Palmater heard Canada's next prime minister speak about a "renewed nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous Peoples that respects rights and honours treaties," in his victory speech Monday, she says she had mixed feelings of hope and skepticism.

First Nations Transparency Act: Northerners, First Nations react to issue

As many First Nations in the North face having funding cut after missing this year's First Nations Financial Transparency Act deadline, the issue has people talking in the Northwest Territories and across the country.

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