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AFN national chief Perry Bellegarde has admitted that he doesn't vote in federal elections.
AFN national chief Perry Bellegarde has admitted that he doesn't vote in federal elections. paNOW file photo.

AFN urges aboriginals to vote, national chief doesn't vote himself

By The Canadian Press
September 2, 2015 - 5:04pm

OTTAWA — The Assembly of First Nations is urging aboriginal people to vote in the Oct. 19 election but the challenge involved is underscored by AFN national chief Perry Bellegarde’s admission that he doesn’t intend to cast a ballot himself.

Rosalie Sewap (pictured) was one of the residential school survivors photographed by photojournalist Daniella Zalcman as part of her project.
Rosalie Sewap (pictured) was one of the residential school survivors photographed by photojournalist Daniella Zalcman as part of her project. Daniella Zalcman, courtesy of The New Yorker photo department’s Instagram.

International photojournalist gains new view of residential school survivors

By Khang Nguyen
September 2, 2015 - 4:49pm

The history of Canada’s residential schools was recently documented through a unique lens when international photojournalist Daniella Zalcman visited the province last month.