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MUST READ INDIGENOUS CHILDREN’S BOOKS LIST

MUST READ INDIGENOUS CHILDREN’S BOOKS LIST

Cover of the children’s book The Song Within My Heart | Image source: Strong Nations The beginning of May marked Canadian Children’s Book Week where family reading is celebrated and promoted across the country, First Nations Communities Read also announced their shortlisted selections for the 2016...
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FOUR THINGS LEFTIST VENUES NEED TO KNOW

FOUR THINGS LEFTIST VENUES NEED TO KNOW

Comic credit: Ad Astra Comix So you claim to be leftist, interested in subjugated knowledge, and you want to change the world with us. In doing this you claim to be interested in other knowledge systems such as Feminist knowledge, Indigenist knowledge, and DisAbleist knowledge and value what each has to...
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INDIGENOUS POETRY

INDIGENOUS POETRY

Calling Down the Sky cover art | Image source: mcnallyrobinson.com April is poetry month and lately Indigenous poets have been front and centre in the news. Halifax just appointed their first Mi’kmaw Poet Laureate, Rebecca Thomas, who is known for her powerful slam poetry. Thomas grew up in Moncto...
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CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL: HONOUR OR INSULT?

CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL: HONOUR OR INSULT?

A model of the planned Crazy Horse memorial | Image source: crazyhorsememorial.org The Crazy Horse Monument is set to be the largest monument in the world; larger than nearby Mount Rushmore, and taller than the Washington Monument. But that’s if it ever gets completed. The project has been in the works...
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OUTSTANDING INDIGENOUS MUSICIANS ROCK THE 2016 JUNO'S

OUTSTANDING INDIGENOUS MUSICIANS ROCK THE 2016 JUNO’S

Buffy Sainte-Marie was a big winner this year at the Juno’s with wins in the Aboriginal Album of the Year and Contemporary Roots Album of the Year| Image source: Rachel Maclean CBC.ca There is no shortage of Indigenous musical talent here in Canada. Many Indigenous musicians are blending tradition...
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INDIGENOUS VIDEO GAMES YOU SHOULD DOWNLOAD

INDIGENOUS VIDEO GAMES YOU SHOULD DOWNLOAD

The video game Qalupalik is based off of Inuit mythology. | Image source: qalupalik.com Today multimedia platforms are being combined with Indigenous teachings, mythology and stories to bring forth exciting new quests in the form of video games. Even the classic Space Invaders got a makeover! Here are s...
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INDIGENOUS SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED ACROSS THE NATION

INDIGENOUS SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED ACROSS THE NATION

The Regina campus of First Nations University | Image source: fnuniv.ca This is the time of year when students start applying to postsecondary institutions and asking the question: How will I get this paid for? While there are many ways to do this via student loans, bank loans, band funding, and by savi...
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Indigenous Love Traditions

Indigenous Love Traditions

Love Birds sculpture by Wayne DF Thomas | Image Source: mayneisland.com/Gallery of Carvings 2 In celebration of the day of love, MUSKRAT Magazine has compiled a list of Indigenous love teachings and traditions that you can try for yourself or your loved ones! 1. Love: One of the Seven Grandfather Teachi...
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HOW WILL YOU SUPPORT INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN 2016?

HOW WILL YOU SUPPORT INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN 2016?

Waurá Chief Atamai with Dr. Mark Plotkin, President of the Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) | Image source: ACT Ever since Leonardo DiCaprio’s shoutout to Indigenous Peoples at the Golden Globes this month, we’ve seen just about every kind of response you can imagine, from heartfelt applause t...
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