If the Inuit people of Nunavut had their own independent country, they would have the highest suicide rate in the world.
The people of Grassy Narrows have dealt with the effects of industrial pollution for almost five decades. With government promises made and broken, they take to the streets to fight for justice.
Protest has become the norm for this First Nations community. For years, adults and elders have fought; now, it's a younger generation's fight.
Since the 1970s, a First Nations community in Ontario has suffered from symptoms of mercury poisoning. With promises made and broken, they continue to petition the Canadian government for relief.
People are eating more fish than ever, and a third of global stocks are threatened by overfishing. A small company says its genetically engineered salmon can help meet the demand, while critics say it’s a step in the wrong direction.
Conventional wisdom holds that all tree planting is good for fighting climate change and supporting wildlife, but research shows some techniques can be a problem.
All across the Arctic, indigenous languages are on the decline. But in many communities, people are finding new ways to reclaim both language and culture.
Canada has, in some ways, attempted to address its history with Indian Residential Schools. But America—the country that created the system—has not. It's time for a reckoning.
We have a moral imperative to let no Canadian child go to bed hungry. The North, a land isolated by geography and traumatized by colonialism, puts that principle to a difficult test.
Brian Castner retraces Alexander Mackenzie's 1,200-mile journey in search of the Northwest Passage through Canada, transporting readers to a world rarely glimpsed.
The Inuit’s rapid dietary shift from harvested to store-bought food is fraught with nutritional, financial, and cultural consequences.
As the Inuit incorporate more and more store-bought foods into their traditionally harvesting-based diets, their health and wellness suffer the consequences.
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.
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.
Grantee Daniella Zalcman visits several schools in Washington, D.C. to share her project "Signs of Your Identity," based on interviews with former students of Indian Residential Schools.
The Atlantic and Photo + Magazine discuss Daniella Zalcman receiving the FotoEvidence Book Award.
Daniella Zalcman speaks with TIME Lightbox's Olivier Laurent about her book, Signs of Your Identity.
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.
In this lesson we'll examine the work of Daniella Zalcman and introduce her project about the legacy of Canada's residential schooling system.
First set of exercises for students who will be watching "Circus Without Borders." Created by Jane Skelton for the Boston Globe Foundation.
Fourth set of exercises for students who will be watching "Circus Without Borders." Created by Jane Skelton for the Boston Globe Foundation.
Second set of exercises for students who will be watching "Circus Without Borders." Created by Jane Skelton for the Boston Globe Foundation.
Third set of exercises for students who will be watching "Circus Without Borders." Created by Jane Skelton for the Boston Globe Foundation.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.
Various standards-aligned lessons to support student learning around the importance of language diversity.