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Exploring Theme: "Indigenous Cultural Success"

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February 5, 2024

‘We belong in these spaces’: From the Arctic to Rome, Gwich’in Chef leading Indigenous foods program in B.C. 

Western Arctic communities support and stay connected through her jerky. APTN News: From Duck Tacos to creamy wild rice spruce tip soup, Stephanie Baryluk, Vancouver’s Gwich’in Chef and food educator, has been making mouths water across the country and internationally with her Indigenous cuisine, education and values. “I think the biggest thing is connection through...

January 26, 2024

The case of unusual, thought-provoking art

Art can teach us a lot about Indigenous worldview. It sparks discussion and we can share our stories by sharing our thoughts about an artist’s work. Such was the case back in 2000 when an artist brought his work into the offices of the Aboriginal Multi-Media Society in Edmonton. The artist had created a...

January 19, 2024

Grandmother Moon is sacred and should be respected Grandmother Isabelle Measawige pours herself a cup of tea, admiring the golden brown colour. Her nation, Serpent River in Ontario, had shared an advisory for the older ones to stay indoors during the severe cold spell. As an Elder, she conducts rites of passage ceremonies for the women, girls and youth. These offerings come...