November 19, 2017

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CEREMONY & MEDIA WITH NOKOMIS, MARY LOU SMOKE

CEREMONY & MEDIA WITH NOKOMIS, MARY LOU SMOKE

Mary Lou and Dan Smoke. Photo: DodemKanonhsa.ca I realized that the reason I knew where to get those berries was because of the blood memory from my great-great-great grandmother back in 1542. Being an Elder is not something that people get to decide for themselves. Most often it is through their engage...
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13 WAYS TO BOOST BRAINPOWER BY HONOURING CONNECTION

13 WAYS TO BOOST BRAINPOWER BY HONOURING CONNECTION

Photo: Robert Snache In our society, winning means someone has to lose and who wants to be a loser? When it comes to developing our intellectual and creative capacities, the message we get from colonial society is that it’s an individualized and competitive process.  The aim is to be smarter than others...
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MUSKRAT READERS ELECTION RESULTS FOR AFN NATIONAL CHIEF

MUSKRAT READERS ELECTION RESULTS FOR AFN NATIONAL CHIEF

Our poll results demonstrate support for electoral change at the AFN making it more inclusive of the diversity of Indigenous communities while also engaging traditional government systems. The election for National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) took place in Winnipeg earlier this week on...
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INDIGENOUS ACTIVITIES YOU SHOULD TRY THIS WINTER

INDIGENOUS ACTIVITIES YOU SHOULD TRY THIS WINTER

Here are some fun winter activities that are each rooted in Indigenous traditions! The cold winds are blowing into Tkaronto, and the rest of the Northern hemisphere of Turtle Island has been under a blanket of snow for weeks now, which means one thing: WINTER IS JUST ABOUT HERE! Winter can be long and h...
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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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AWOWAKII AND SABLE SWEETGRASS – ART IMITATES LIFE

AWOWAKII AND SABLE SWEETGRASS – ART IMITATES LIFE

Photo: Joanthon Potskin Awowakii means “Crossing over, a term that is applied to men who live as/or have transitioned into a woman.” Sable Sweetgrass is a name that not only rolls off the tongue nicely, it is very likely a name we will hear more of. Sable started writing in Grade 6 when she got ...
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MTV WORLD’S REBEL MUSIC ROCKS ‘NATIVE AMERICA’

MTV WORLD’S REBEL MUSIC ROCKS ‘NATIVE AMERICA’

Republished with permission from RPM.fm What does it mean to be Indigenous in the 21st century? More importantly, what does it sound likeThese are questions we’ve been asking since RPM started and every day we see the evidence all around us. Native artists are everywhere—making incredible music, buildin...
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PHILIP COTE HONOURS INDIGENOUS WARRIORS

PHILIP COTE HONOURS INDIGENOUS WARRIORS

Indigenous Warriors who lost their lives defending their lands and nationhood For this Remembrance Day and week, MUSKRAT Magazine invited visual artist and oral historian, Philip Cote to share his research and art that honours 100 Indigenous Warriors [excerpt below] who lost their lives defending their...
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