It still haunts Lorimer Shenher that red tape hindered his attempts to question a man who later confessed to nearly 50 murders.
David Maurice Smith documented the lives of people in the northern Ontario community, some of whom still suffer from the trickle-down impact of residential schools, extinguished only in 1996.
People of the Parting Rocks: Gaining cultural context of the Indigenous suicide crisis facing the Cree community of Attawapiskat.
To heal the deep wounds left by a dark colonial history and a recent suicide crisis, the Canadian First Nations community of Attawapiskat looks to reconnect with the land and their traditions.
David Maurice Smith travelled to Attawapiskat to show the community in a cultural context that could help Canadians see beyond crisis and understand more about the lives of its residents.
In Ontario, many people hope cows will soon head to prison–not for bad behavior, but because they believe prison is their rightful home.
Life in the northern reserve of St. Theresa Point is demanding, but strengthening and protecting Oji-Cree culture is the greatest priority. In that regard, the reserve has had astounding success.
Daniella Zalcman speaks with the PBS Newshour about her award-winning project "Signs of Your Identity."
Grantee Daniella Zalcman speaks with CBC Radio Saskatchewan about her new book "Signs of Your Identity."
BuzzFeed interviews Daniella about her new book, Signs of Your Identity.
Pulitzer Center grantee Daniella Zalcman's "Signs of Your Identity" work is now available as a hardback book.
After 80 years of service, the Mackenzie River barges succumb to changing economics and climate.
Over the past three decades, thousands of Canadian Aboriginal women have been murdered or gone missing. The government has begun investigating why indigenous women are so vulnerable to violence.
Gaining understanding of the suicide crisis facing the Cree community of Attawapiskat, Ontario through an understanding of the culture, values and perspectives of its residents.
For individuals and families living in the remote First Nations reserve of St. Theresa Point, life teeters between traditional expectations and encroaching Western influences, producing a lifelong tension.
What climate change looks like in the Canadian Arctic, from a canoe on the Mackenzie River.
Most countries fostering an influx of Syrian refugees are seeing a backlash. Canada is riding a wave of enthusiasm, as people feel empowered to help Syrians in what has become a popular movement.
Canada helps homeless alcoholics—by giving them free booze.
For more than a century, many Western governments operated a network of Indian Residential Schools that were meant to assimilate young indigenous students into mainstream European culture. The results were devastating.
Alberta’s oil sands region is at the heart of the KeystoneXL pipeline controversy. A project built on aerial photographs from 1,000 feet up brings into sharp focus the project's scale—and stakes.
Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.
In the remote northern reaches of one of the wealthiest countries of the world is an aboriginal community whose young people are slowly perishing by suicide.
Photojournalist David Maurice Smith travelled to the remote Canadian First Nations community of Attawapiskat, Canada to document the cultural context of a suicide epidemic facing its residents.
Listen to award-winning journalist Daniella Zalcman discuss her latest work on Canada's Indian residential schools titled: "Signs of Your Identity."
How did you spend your summer vacation? Pulitzer Center grantee Brian Castner paddled 1,125 miles down the Mackenzie River in Arctic Canada to report on climate change.
Tina Rosenberg discusses how a measured dose of wine can become the first step towards stability for alcoholics at a shelter for the homeless in Ottawa, Canada.
Reporter Robin Shulman reports on Canada's enthusiasm to welcome Syrian refugees, as citizens feel empowered to help Syrians in what has become a popular movement.
Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman discusses her work looking at the public health legacy of Canada's Indian Residential School system.
Le Monde journalist Yves Eudes discusses his six-part reporting project on climate change in the Arctic.
The Pulitzer Center partners with Skype in the Classroom to facilitate engaging virtual conversations with professional journalists in classrooms across the U.S. and beyond.
Pulitzer Center grantee Daniella Zalcman's work photographing First Nations Canadians is highlighted in a The New York Times Magazine essay about photographing indigenous cultures.
For a week, the Pulitzer Center will be featuring photography by female journalists around the world.
Grantees Ben Taub and Daniella Zalcman were honored with 2017 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards for their reporting.
This week: a Canadian town wracked by suicides, the first world's withdrawl from the hunt for Kony, and the obstacles France's Marine Le Pen must overcome to win the presidency.
Grantee journalists present thought-provoking narratives on the refugee crisis, exhibiting a myriad of lessons learned and reflecting on questions that linger after returning from the field.
Filmmakers and performers from "Circus Without Borders" visited schools in Winnipeg, Manitoba in March, 2017.
Pulitzer Center grantee David Maurice Smith is taking over Maclean's Instagram for a week.
This is the last week to submit photos of Strong Women to NatGeo Your Shot.
Pulitzer Center grantees Daniella Zalcman, Jake Naughton, Xyza Bacani, and Souvid Datta have been featured in Photo District News' 30 List.
Pulitzer Center grantee Daniella Zalcman visited 14 schools in Canada to present "Signs of Your Identity."
Pulitzer Center grantees provide insights into the lives of refugees affected by United States' recent ban of migrants from seven countries.
An extension of "Seeking Asylum: Women and Children Migrating Across Borders", this lesson provides suggestions for student research, reporting, arts activities, and community service.
Links to curricular resources for Daniella Zalcman’s Signs of Your Identity project.
Students discuss culture, identity and the impact of government-mandated residential schools for indigenous children in the U.S. and Canada using photography and reporting by Daniella Zalcman.
Students explore photographs of Canadian residential schools, composite portraits, and interview excerpts of residential school survivors from Daniella Zalcman's "Signs of Your Identity."
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
After engaging with reporting projects, students propose and defend a recommendation about how many refugees the U.S. government should accept.
This plan includes lesson plans connected to the work of journalists that presented at the UChicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2016.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
It has been said that journalism is the literature of democracy. What is journalism? Why is it important? You will soon have a chance to find out!
This global affairs lesson for English teachers, history teachers, humanities teachers, and science teachers examines how a journalist structures online reporting on one community's work to support...
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Through project-based learning, discussion, and reading, students examine the impact of Canadian Indian residential schools and the relationship between school environment and personal identify.