Rennay Craats

Putting First Nations Last

There are 75,000 native Canadians living in Alberta—and not a single full-time reporter who covers their lives. Yet when they do make the papers, it's no news but bad news

After the federal government made headlines this past January by apologizing to native people for past abuses inflicted on them in residential schools and pledging $350 million to the cause of native healing, an editorial cartoon appeared in the Calgary Herald with the word “sorry” spelled out in $20 bills. Native people in Alberta could be forgiven […]