November 22, 2017

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Looting of Métis Possessions Poses Barrier to Reconciliation

Looting of Métis Possessions Poses Barrier to Reconciliation

Photo: Library and Archives Canada As gunfire erupted in Duck Lake, Saskatchewan, Métis leader Louis Riel held up his crucifix and fervently prayed for victory. Although the Métis were victorious at the Battle of Duck Lake, Canada ultimately crushed the Northwest Resistance. Looting of Métis possessions...
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SIX WAYS TO THRIVE DESPITE WHITE SUPREMACY

SIX WAYS TO THRIVE DESPITE WHITE SUPREMACY

  Maori Grandmother Sharon Heta and Anishinabe Elder Shirley Williams, taken at the 2014 Trent Women’s Gathering themed: Celebrating Our Relationships with Water. | Image source: Zainab Amadahy You already know how to survive white supremacy or you wouldn’t be reading this. But are you thriving? Be...
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WARU: A New Māori Wāhine Classic Opens ImagineNATIVE 2017

WARU: A New Māori Wāhine Classic Opens ImagineNATIVE 2017

Scene from Waru | Image source: ImagineNative WARU (2017) is a series of gritty single take short films focused on the aftermath of a Māori boy’s death due to child abuse. These eight compelling stories were all created by Māori wāhine (women) using this simple yet formidable formula: one day and one sh...
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RACISM, AND ANTI-SEAL CAMPAIGNS VS. KUKUM KITCHEN

RACISM, AND ANTI-SEAL CAMPAIGNS VS. KUKUM KITCHEN

Film still of Angry Inuk | Image source: National Film Board Welcome to the Seal Meat Fiasco 2017 which includes an Indigenous restaurant: Kukum Kitchen which features seal meat, an anti-seal petition from animal rights activists demanding the seal meat be removed from their menu, and a counter petition...
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I Never Lied – A True Story About Survival

I Never Lied – A True Story About Survival

Métis writer and child rights advocate, Shelly Ann Wieringa, uses her own story of abuse, loneliness, homelessness, and eventual triumph as a vehicle to help others deeply affected by childhood neglect and trauma. In I Never Lied – A True Story About Survival, Wieringa takes readers on a step-by-careful...
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