More than ever before, Indigenous people globally are creating conversations around the historic and contemporary injustices that their communities face. While the North has obvious geographic barriers to facilitate these conversations, many Indigenous Northerners are taking to Twitter and other social media to carve spaces for important conversations from territory to territory, nation to nation.
Many profiles date back to five or six years ago as the internet became more affordable and accessible in the North, and people started talking about the unique issues they face in their respective territories. As more people discovered the platform, conversations and communities began connecting and expanding, creating an insightful exchange about social issues across the North. With many Northern stories unable to break into southern media, these conversations are happening in the public domain and act as a record for real issues.