April 25, 2017

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JOURNEY TO RECONCILIATION INSPIRED BY INDIGENOUS ARTISTS

JOURNEY TO RECONCILIATION INSPIRED BY INDIGENOUS ARTISTS

A close up of the Bentwood Box created by Coast Salish artist Luke Marston.  Art is a major factor in moving forward in the journey of reconciliation.| Image Source: www.the-peak.ca Canada Council for Arts has just revealed six provocative community based art projects as part of their new landmark {Re}c...
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BRAIDS OF RESISTANCE: COMMUNITY CREATION

BRAIDS OF RESISTANCE: COMMUNITY CREATION

Participants in the Braids of Resistance workshops created braids to weave into a larger one, dedicating their portion to someone significant in their life. Ombaasin means “to be lifted by the wind” in Anishinaabemowin. The Ombaasin Collective is a team of word and image warriors which includes, Elwood...
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INDIGENOUS SOUNDTRACK FOR THE FRONTLINES

INDIGENOUS SOUNDTRACK FOR THE FRONTLINES

What music inspires you to take action? We offer this inspiring soundtrack in solidarity with all people who are putting themselves on the frontlines to stand against systemic racism and colonialism with a special dedication to those at Burnaby Mountain and Ferguson. Let us know what music inspires you...
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WHAT THE MEN ARE SAYING: INDIGENOUS MASCULINITY—REVISITED

WHAT THE MEN ARE SAYING: INDIGENOUS MASCULINITY—REVISITED

Painting: When Blackfeet and Sioux Meet by Charles Marion Russell Men have to love the land, before they love women. To use a popular academic term, Indigenous men are “unpacking” male privilege. Through closer examination and conversation, our men are looking at the roles and responsibilities they have...
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PHOTOS: 2014 PEOPLE’S CLIMATE CHANGE MARCH IN NEW YORK

PHOTOS: 2014 PEOPLE’S CLIMATE CHANGE MARCH IN NEW YORK

Photo: ©2014 Ryan RedCorn/GCG Media Team In the last week, New York City has seen a flurry of Indigenous climate activism for the United Nations Climate Summit, and for the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples. The Summit began with the People’s Climate March on September 21, 2014 where hundreds of th...
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TORONTO AKA TKARONTO PASSES NEW CITY COUNCIL PROTOCOL

TORONTO AKA TKARONTO PASSES NEW CITY COUNCIL PROTOCOL

A new historic protocol has been put in place to open the monthly Toronto City Council meetings. As of last week, the Speaker (Frances Nunziata) announced that following the singing of the national anthem, the Speaker will acknowledge that Toronto is traditional Indigenous territory of the Mississaugas...
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