April 27, 2017

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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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FINDING NEMO FINDS ITS VOICE – IN NAVAJO

FINDING NEMO FINDS ITS VOICE – IN NAVAJO

Nemo Hádéést’íí | Image source: www.navajonationmuseum.org Leading up to the June release of Disney/Pixar’s Finding Dory, the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock, Ariz., recently released its year-long project dubbing Finding Nemo in the Navajo language. A unique partnership with one of the countr...
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POWWOW TRAIL LEADS TO GATHERING

POWWOW TRAIL LEADS TO GATHERING

Photo by Robert Snache | Image source: spirithands.smugmug.com. All Rights Reserved. Powwow is a way of life for some families. Here we get a rare, behind-the-scenes glimpse into the colourful, chaotic and culture-infused lives of three families on the powwow trail. STORY BY TARA GATEWOOD (ISLETA PUEBLO...
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HEALING THROUGH BIRCH BARK BITING

HEALING THROUGH BIRCH BARK BITING

Birch bark biting can be used to make quillwork | Image source: Mary Annette Pember “I see the design through my eye teeth,” said Denise Lajimodiere, Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibwe. “I keep my eyes closed when I work because I see the design in the darkness,” said Lajimodiere of her work in birch bark ....
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