Category Archives: Case Studies

Case Study: Neil Young’s Honour the Treaties Tour

by Tessa Nasca  Neil Young’s Honour the Treaties Tour is an example of a non-Indigenous celebrity artist engaging in an initiative that reaches a broad audience of mainstream arts and media consumers with a message rooted in treaty rights.  As … Continue reading

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Case Study: Transforming Curriculum, Transforming Consciousness? Initiatives Within the Formal Education System

A Case Study of Treaty Education in Saskatchewan and Manitoba by Kristen Lloyd The education system is an institution that has played a critical role in Canada’s colonial history, and one that continues to shape relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous … Continue reading

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Case Study: Reporting in Indigenous Communities

by Brodie Ferguson Ever since the creation of film and television, there has been controversy over the representations of Aboriginal peoples. Articles and reports on corruption, substance abuse, crime are often the only times we see Aboriginal peoples in the … Continue reading

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Case Study: The Sacred Water Circle

Case Study: The Sacred Water Circle by Cherylanne James In 2011, Dorothy Taylor from Curve Lake First Nation in Ontario took up a call from Indigenous spiritual leaders around the world.  The Hopi, the Dalai Lama and the spiritual authorities of … Continue reading

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Case Study: Violence Against Women: Remembering and Honouring Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

A Case Study of Sisters In Spirit Vigils, Walking With Our Sisters and the Moosehide Campaign by Sara Taylor Within Canada, Indigenous women experience violent victimization at a rate 2.5 times higher than non-Indigenous women (Statistics Canada, 2013). Indigenous women … Continue reading

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