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Miles Morrisseau, ICT

Miles Morrisseau, ICT

Miles Morrisseau, a citizen of the Métis Nation, is a special correspondent for ICT based in the historic Métis Community of Grand Rapids, Manitoba, Canada. He reported as a national Native Affairs broadcaster for CBC Radio and is former editor-in-chief of Indian Country Today.

Coming Soon: ‘Star Wars’ in Ojibwe

By: - January 23, 2024

In a galaxy far, far away, they will soon be speaking Ojibwe. Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, and C3PO will be speaking Anishinaabemowin in an upcoming translation and dub of the original 1977 sci-fi classic, “Star Wars: A New Hope.” Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council and the University of Manitoba in Canada have an alliance with Disney/Lucasfilm […]

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Mixed feelings for Vatican rescinding ‘law of colonization’

By: - March 31, 2023

Built in 1612, the St. Augustine Mission Church in Isleta Pueblo is is one of the oldest churches in the United States. Thursday, the Catholic Church denounced the Discovery Doctrine, which was used as justification for taking Pueblo land and building the church. The Vatican said the doctrine was used as “Legal acts by which these two Pontiffs authorized the Portuguese and Spanish sovereigns to seize property in colonized lands by subjugating the original populations.” (Getty Images)

Papal Visit: Singer at peace after captivating world with protest song

By: - July 29, 2022

LAC STE. ANNE, Alberta, Canada — She is glowing as she stands near the shores of Lac Ste. Anne, wearing the same white buckskin dress and beaded headband that captivated the world. But this time Si Pih Ko didn’t break into song in Cree as she did Monday in Maskwacis, with tears streaming down her face — a symbol […]

Papal Visit: Apology at last in Canada

By: - July 26, 2022

MASKWACIS, Alberta, Canada – Saying it is time to find a pathway forward for healing, Pope Francis issued a long-awaited apology to the Indigenous people of Canada for the Catholic Church’s role in the brutal residential school system that separated children from their families, culture and language. “I am deeply sorry,” the Pope said, from the […]