Ka’nhehsí:io Deer

Journalist

Ka’nhehsí:io Deer is a Kanien’kehá:ka journalist from Kahnawake, Que. She is currently a reporter with CBC Indigenous covering communities across Quebec.

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Covering Pope Francis's visit to Canada from the papal plane: Reporter's notebook

Ka’nhehsí:io Deer, a Kanien’kehá:ka journalist from Kahnawake, Que., was one of two Indigenous journalists on the Pope's plane during his visit to Canada.

Pope says genocide took place at Canada's residential schools

While the word genocide wasn't heard in any of Pope Francis's addresses during a week-long trip to Canada, on his flight back to Rome, he said everything he described about the residential school system and its forced assimilation of Indigenous children amounts to genocide.

'Indigenous representatives had no voice' at Quebec City papal event, say Haudenosaunee delegates

A delegation of Haudenosaunee is disappointed with the lack of opportunity to speak with Pope Francis during the papal visit to Quebec.

Pope says Catholic communities to promote Indigenous cultures 'in the spirit of' UNDRIP

After arriving in Quebec City, Pope Francis made a public address at the Citadelle, the fortress overlooking the plains and St. Lawrence River and bordering the old city.

Pope acknowledges need for 'concrete action' in mending relationship with Indigenous people

The Alberta leg of Pope Francis' "penitential pilgrimage” in Canada to express "sorrow… healing and reconciliation" between the Catholic Church and Indigenous peoples ended in Lac Ste. Anne Tuesday evening.

'I've waited 50 years for this apology,' says residential school survivor on Pope's statement

In his first public address since arriving in Canada, Pope Francis expressed deep sorrow for harms suffered at residential schools and asked forgiveness for church members' co-operation with government policies of assimilation.

Chiefs pass resolution to review Assembly of First Nations finances

National Chief RoseAnne Archibald had been calling for a forensic audit, alleging corruption within the organization.

First Nations policing needs to be made an essential service, police chiefs tell AFN assembly

Even though First Nations police forces received a boost in funding from the federal government last year, advocates say major gaps remain.

Youth council calls out chief 'squabbles' over national chief suspension

Day two of the Assembly of First Nations annual general assembly is underway in Vancouver.

First Nations leaders vote against Assembly of First Nations national chief's suspension

First Nations leaders across Canada voted against continuing the suspension of Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald, at the organization's annual general assembly in Vancouver Tuesday.

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