November 19, 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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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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Ku-kum Kitchen: Now Open

Ku-kum Kitchen: Now Open

Kū-kŭm storefront + braised venison tenderloin. All photos: Sarena Johnson  Kū-kŭm is boldly entering the culinary scene as Tkaronto’s first Indigenous fine dining restaurant. Located at 581 Mount Pleasant Rd., this uptown neighbourhood gem boasts Indigenous traditional cuisine in a casual fine dining a...
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ARTISTIC FREEDOM WORKS BOTH WAYS

ARTISTIC FREEDOM WORKS BOTH WAYS

Image Source: Clayton Windatt I have been in a lot of conversations lately that pit “Artistic Freedom” against the “Rights of Indigenous Peoples”, specifically when it comes to discussing “Self-Determination”, often referenced as “Cultural Appropriation”. Comments defending discrimination-based actions...
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MY BERRY FAST

MY BERRY FAST

Raspberries | Image source: Barrie Hill Farms The berry fast ceremony marks the stage of life when we start to put away our childhood toys and begin to focus on being a young woman, modelling behaviours and values for the younger generation. My first experience with a berry fast happened when I was four...
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