A special project from The Pigeon.
This project was born out of a curiosity to explore some of the TRC's Calls to Action, how they have—or haven't—been implemented, and what Indigenous activists say still needs to be done.
How can you reconcile on stolen land?
Land Defenders at 1492 Land Back Lane say fighting injustice has impacted their perception of reconciliation.
Arrested journalists, misrepresented conflicts
Canadian media continues to fail Indigenous stories and storytellers.
Leila El Shennawy
Indigenous Ontario university admin and staff reflect on five years of reconciliation efforts.
Repairing severed lines
Canada's Indian Act severed female lines of descent—my grandmother broke the cycle.
Resistance and reclamation
Making space for two-spirit and LGBTQ+ Indigenous identities.
Education for reconciliation
"Our children, our education, our way."
For the Creator
Lacrosse is more than just a game to the Standing Buffalo First Nation.
Producer: Tegwyn Hughes
Editors: Tegwyn Hughes, Maggie Gowland, and Pamoda Wijekoon
Writers: Chezney Martin, Sophia Barkhouse, Kristy Frenken-Francis, Maia Herriot, Josh Kozelj, Meral Jamal, and Leila El Shennawy
Art direction: Amelia Rankine and Celina Gallardo
Illustrators: Meky Ottawa, Celina Gallardo, and Amelia Rankine
Digital presentation: Tegwyn Hughes, Celina Gallardo, and Victor Ubaru
Copy editor: Jo Ramsay