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By William Brangham, Teresa Cebrian Aranda
In our news wrap Monday, Ukraine will resume exporting grain under an agreement with Russia despite weekend missile attack on the port of Odesa, President Biden's COVID symptoms are almost completely resolved, Pope Francis made a historic apology in Canada…
Pope Francis’ trip to Canada to apologize for the horrors of church-run Indigenous residential schools marks a radical rethink of the Catholic Church’s missionary legacy, spurred on by the first pope from the Americas and the discovery of hundreds of…
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
“For the deplorable conduct of those members of the Catholic Church, I ask forgiveness of the Lord,” Francis said during an audience with dozens of members of the Metis, Inuit and First Nations communities who came to Rome.
For more than a century, native children sent to Canadian Christian boarding schools were banned from speaking their languages or practicing their traditions. Hundreds died but their families were never told and bodies never returned — only found in unmarked…
By John Yang
By Rob Gillies, Associated Press
Demonstrators have set up blockades in British Columbia and Ontario in solidarity with opponents of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project that crosses the traditional territory of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation in northwestern British Columbia.
Native Americans received more attention from presidential candidates this week than in previous years. Nine 2020 Democratic hopefuls attended a forum in Sioux City, Iowa, to discuss U.S. treaty obligations to Native people, the epidemic of violence against Native women,…
By Corinne Segal
A photo series shows the legacy of Canada's residential schools program, which aimed to eliminate the culture of indigenous people.
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