FourDirectionsTeachings.com is a visually stunning audio narrated resource for learning about Indigenous knowledge and philosophy from five diverse First Nations in Canada. The site is provided in English with French subtitles and includes curriculum resources in both English and French.
Hi all, I was recently introduced to the Ojibwe creation story and was fascinated by its contrasts, as well as similarities to the christian creation story. Thus, I thought I would share a little bit about it. The tale is often referred to as "Turtle Island" and consists of a flood that destroys a previous…
Going to that Residential School didn’t kill what was in us. And now we’re trying to get back some semblance of what we were. But there’s no way we can go back to do what our grandparents used to...exert from the book Out of the Depths...
21 Things You May Not Have Known About The Indian Act
Here are 21 facts you may not know about the Indian Act. Understanding the historical and ongoing impact of the Indian Act is crucial for those committed to reconciliation. This article provides some important insight.
In this excerpt from his recently-released book, the late Indigenous activist Arthur Manuel writes about how the BNA Act that created Canada set the young country on the path to a “race-based democracy”
OPINION | Debunking the myth that Canadian schools teach enough about indigenous people | CBC News
Whenever there is talk about the need for systemic changes to ensure Canadians learn about Indigenous peoples, a veritable tsunami of anecdotes pour in. To hear some tell it, Canadians are already experts on indigenous cultures, history and contemporary realities.