June 26, 2017

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INTRODUCING NIMKII AAZHABIKONG: CULTURE CAMP FOREVER

INTRODUCING NIMKII AAZHABIKONG: CULTURE CAMP FOREVER

The sign for Culture Camp Forever| Image Source: Isaac Murdoch’s Facebook Nimkii Aazhabikong means Village of Thunder Mountain in Anishinaabemowin, the Ojibwe language. It’s the name given to a culture camp being built by a community of youth, Elders and activists beside Ompa Lake, Northern Ontari...
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ANGRY INUK: WHY IS THE SEAL SKIN BAN WRONG?

ANGRY INUK: WHY IS THE SEAL SKIN BAN WRONG?

Film still of Angry Inuk | Image source: Qajaaq Ellsworth Angry Inuk contains important Indigenous messages the world needs to hear. Directed by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril (Inuit), the documentary seeks to inform audiences how animal rights groups, such as People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) a...
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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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THE EAGLE AND THE CONDOR: JUSTICE FOR BERTA CÁCERES

THE EAGLE AND THE CONDOR: JUSTICE FOR BERTA CÁCERES

Berta Cáceres in the Rio Blanco region of western Honduras where she, COPINH, and locals maintained a two year protest to halt construction on the Agua Zarca Hydroelectric dam.  | Image source: goldmanprize.org “They follow me. They threaten to kill me – to kidnap me. They threaten my family. That...
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WAUBGESHIG RICE: STORYTELLING, FICTION, & JOURNALISM

WAUBGESHIG RICE: STORYTELLING, FICTION, & JOURNALISM

Author and novelist, Waubgeshig Rice| Image source: Shilo Adamson In early December 2016, MUSKRAT Magazine and Rez 91 presented the first annual Gchi Dewin Indigenous Storytellers Festival, which paid tribute to the rich history, stories and storytellers from and around Wasauksing First Nation. Guest st...
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