Category Archives: Arts

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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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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#callresponse

Strategically centering Indigenous women as vital presences across multiple platforms, #callresponse is a multifaceted project that includes a website, social media platform, touring exhibition and catalogue (forthcoming in 2017). The purpose of #callresponse is to support the work of Indigenous North … Continue reading

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šxʷʔam̓ət (home)

This play was the Theatre for Living’s 2017 main stage project. It toured in 2017 and 2018. The title of this production, šxʷʔam̓ət, is based on a hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (a local Indigenous dialect) word used to reference home. Theatre for Living … Continue reading

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