Category Archives: Aboriginal Awareness

Proclaiming Our Roots

The Proclaiming Our Roots project is an initiative focused on  the histories, stories and experiences of mixed-race Black and Indigenous Peoples on Turtle Island. Combining arts and Community Based Research they aim to “illuminate the stories of community members and to … Continue reading

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Alaska Native Knowledge Network

This is a fantastic resource for teachers and people interested in delivering educational activities about Indigenous knowledge. It is also a fascinating compendium of information about the history of colonial systems, traditional knowledge of the environment, Indigenous legal, diplomatic and … Continue reading

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“It’s Our Time” – Assembly of First Nations

This educational toolkit contains resources of value to educators and the general public in learning about First Nations.  It also has resources for First Nations. It includes the following modules:  The Kairos Blanket Exercise, Residential Schools, Cultural Competency, First Nations … Continue reading

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Indians & Cowboys

This media site by Makoons Media Group, edited by Tara Williamson, has member-driven content relevant to decolonizing. “Our goal is to stay true to the moniker “Think” and publish work that engages ideas in a way that is provocative and … Continue reading

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Talking Treaties

Talking Treaties is a multi-arts performance-based initiative which represents a participatory collaboration between First Story Toronto and Jumblies Theatre. “Talking Treaties artfully shares local Indigenous history and awareness.” They focus on creative educational activities. One of their projects, Talking Treaties Spectacle … Continue reading

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The Decolonizing Lens

The University of Manitoba hosted this event, where they screened and discussed the work of Indigenous women artists who call attention and respond to the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirited People in Canada. There were … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Pole raised at University of British Columbia

The Reconciliation Pole, a 55-foot totem pole carved by acclaimed Haida artist 7idansuu “Edenshaw” James Hart, was installed at a place of honour at UBC on April 1, 2017. The ceremony, taking place on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of … Continue reading

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