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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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GENERATION SCREWED, MEET INDIGENOUS RESISTANCE

GENERATION SCREWED, MEET INDIGENOUS RESISTANCE

“Time is not on our side…leaders must act,” Fortunately, Indigenous people have been organizing against the negative impacts of resource extraction since contact… The Fifth Assessment of the Synthesis Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was released on November 2, 2014...
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JESSE WENTE’S TOP 10 INDIGENOUS FILMS OF ALL TIME!

JESSE WENTE’S TOP 10 INDIGENOUS FILMS OF ALL TIME!

Let us know what your favourites are! With the 15th Anniversary of the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival just around the corner, MUSKRAT is celebrating Indigenous cinema this week! We invited Indigenous film critic and programmer Jesse Wente to share his list of top 10 Indigenous made films of al...
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SIX INDIGENOUS COOKBOOKS TO WARM YOU UP

SIX INDIGENOUS COOKBOOKS TO WARM YOU UP

This fall, forget the Paleo Diet: Eat Indigenous and stay warm! It’s that time of year, leaves are changing, the cool winds are blowing in, and the autumn harvest is rich with hearty delights! While pop culture is exploring *Paleo diets, Indigenous people have been practicing this from time immemorial....
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INDIGENOUS MEDIA ROUND UP: READ UP, TUNE IN, KNOW MORE!

INDIGENOUS MEDIA ROUND UP: READ UP, TUNE IN, KNOW MORE!

Indigenous controlled media to keep you informed and in the know. Please let us know who else should be on this list! Anishinabek News In 1988 the Anishinabek News was launched as a newspaper designed to foster pride for and share knowledge about Anishinabek Nation current affairs, culture, political ob...
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15 INDIGENOUS HEROES OF 2014 (not ranked)

15 INDIGENOUS HEROES OF 2014 (not ranked)

Original Painting: Fanny Aishaa. Original Photo: Ossie Michelin/APTN Picturing Amanda Polchies MUSKRAT celebrates the following Indigenous heroes of today that we are inspired by! We also want to note that there are many more unsung heroes – so to the ones mentioned below and the ones who go unsung, we...
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HEALING GARDENS: 7 INDIGENOUS MEDICINES IN YOUR BACKYARD

HEALING GARDENS: 7 INDIGENOUS MEDICINES IN YOUR BACKYARD

Medicines are everywhere, even in your own backyard. You just have to know what to look for! 1.  Stinging Nettle Stinging Nettle – when heated or dried they are edible. High in iron. It has numerous stinging hairs on its stems and leaves which inject histamine, producing a stinging sensation. Used...
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INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES 2014 SUMMER CAMP LIST

INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES 2014 SUMMER CAMP LIST

Mark your calendars, pack your tents, and bookmark your computers! Here’s MUSKRAT’s summer fun guide to re-learning our languages: 1. Nehiyawak Land and Language Camp July 20-24 2014 (Sturgeon Lake, SK) The Aboriginal Friendship Centres of Saskatchewan has partnered with Belinda Daniels to bring the 10t...
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11 INDIGENOUS BOOKS FOR SUMMER 2014

11 INDIGENOUS BOOKS FOR SUMMER 2014

MUSKRAT’s new release picks from Indigenous authors for your summer reading list. 1.    LEGACY by Waubgeshig Rice (Theytus Books) *summer 2014 Legacy is the first novel by Waubgeshig Rice, whose collection of stories— Midnight Sweatlodge—was the Gold Medal Winner of the Independent Publisher Book Awards...
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