Two Edmonton artists are hoping to create equal representation for Indigenous artists through the best way they know how: doing it themselves. Marcus Thunder and Allysa Pierre are the curators of an Indigenous art show happening in Edmonton entitled
MacEwan University hosted the 26th annual Dreamcatcher Aboriginal Youth Conference Oct. 12 to 13, 2018. The Dreamcatcher Conference is an event aimed at providing Indigenous youth across Canada the opportunity to explore educational and career opportunities, while also celebrating Indigenous
“Art is integral to the strength of our society,” explains Christine Sokaymoh Frederick, executive director and producer of Dreamspeakers Indigenous Film Festival. “As one of our Elders phrased it, ‘(Art is a) participatory process built into our ceremonies to communicate
Crystal Lameman is a passionate advocate for the protection of natural resources and the preservation of indigenous cultures in current and future generations. She is the current treaty coordinator and communications manager for Beaver Lake Cree Nation. Her work is
In December 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) released its final report on Canada’s history of the residential schooling of First Nations, Métis and Inuit children. The initial summary of the report was released in July, and it came
MacEwan University’s Aboriginal Education Centre provides the campus community with a chance to learn from indigenous Elders in a series called Tipi Teachings. On Sept. 18, the centre held a session called “Teaching of the Tipi within Families,” which was
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